Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Creative Writing #1: Use Storybird.com to give your students an unforgettable, free, online writing experience

imageSubmitted by Fiona Beal
If you want to give your class a great writing experience and you have computer devices for your class to use why not try using Storyboard http://storybird.com/? Storybird is one of the most popular free tools for digital storytelling in schools around the globe.

Wondering what it is?
Storybird is a free (for schools) online story creating program that lets one make visual stories in seconds. One of the things that sets Storybird apart from other creative writing applications is that it curates beautiful artwork from illustrators and animators around the world and inspires writers of every age to turn those images into fresh stories. The stories can be made and viewed as e-books and they can also be purchased as hard cover books. My students love using this application.

A brief look at how it works
This video takes us on a brief walkthough.

In our next post we’ll look at how to easily get your class signed up to Storybird

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