Storytelling through Maps (11-15 yrs old)

Course Description

What is your life story? We will make an interactive "biography map" of your unique story: places you've come from or the places that made the most impact in your life? You will learn how to create an easy beautiful online map with your photos, stories and audio. You can share and save this map to share with your parents, relatives and friends!

Instructor: April Xie

April Xie is a designer with a focus on social design practice, civic media, and information visualization. Her work is grounded in a conviction for breaking silos and bringing more voices to the table. She is 1st generation Chinese-Canadian, West Toronto born and raised. She cares about politics, data, participation, stories of migration, civic tech, and representation in visual and digital storytelling. She likes bad puns.