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Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
Developing Young Authors with Storybird
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Developing Young Authors with Storybird

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Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print. It is a fun, collaborative, storytelling website that can be an effective resource for teaching parts of a story, the …

Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print. It is a fun, collaborative, storytelling website that can be an effective resource for teaching parts of a story, the writing process, promoting creativity, and more. Storybird also seamlessly keeps a portfolio of each student's writing development.

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  • 1. Developing Young Authors with Storybird Clif Mims clifmims.com
  • 2. Clif Mims clifmims.com clifmims.com/connect Connect and let’s learn together.
  • 3. All materials are available online: bit.ly/mims202
  • 4. Examples
  • 5. Guided Tour
  • 6. Gift of Time
  • 7. Mrs. Patterson Classroom Examples and Uses
  • 8. Noteworthy • FREE! • It requires minimal teacher preparation time.
  • 9. Noteworthy • Educators should sign up for the Teacher accounts. Teacher accounts allow you to setup classes and administer student accounts. – Alleviates the necessity for student email accounts. – Makes it possible for children under 13 to legally have accounts.
  • 10. Noteworthy • Educators should sign up for the Teacher accounts. Teacher accounts allow you to setup classes and administer student accounts. – Storybird has safeguards for child online safety built into it. Teacher accounts also help you with this. – Student work can be made public or private. – Teachers can setup assignments with directions and deadlines that students will see. – Teachers can specify that students use a particular art gallery for an assignment.
  • 11. Noteworthy • The use of the artwork can prompt reluctant writers and encourage deep reflection and higher-order thinking. • Students can benefit from writing for an audience.
  • 12. A Few Curriculum Connections • Promote early writing -- even with student created wordless picture books. • Sequencing • Main idea • Elements of a story • Propaganda techniques • Practice with a variety of writing genres (persuasive writing, mysteries, poetry, etc.)
  • 13. Sharing • What tips do you recommend? • Will you be making any changes?
  • 14. Teachers Can Use Storybird: • To introduce themselves or the class rules on the first day of school and at parent night. • To create lessons and tutorials about any topic. • As an easy strategy for keeping a portfolio of student writing. • To promote the writing process. • To help students better understand the parts of a story. • To encourage higher-order thinking skills (HOTS). • To promote creativity. • To collaborate with students, colleagues, and other classrooms.
  • 15. Students Can Use Storybird: • To write an About Me story the first week of school. • As an alternative strategy for submitting research reports, book reports, and essays. • For journal reflections. • To create gifts for loved ones. • To collaborate with others inside and outside of the classroom.
  • 16. Download here.
  • 17. Presentation materials and many other teacher resources available at http://clifmims.com/pd.
  • 18. Clif Mims clifmims.com clifmims.com/connect Connect and let’s learn together.
  • 19. clifmims.com/ccl

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