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This presentation is for Learn East 2012. It showcases a couple of online writing tools that could be used in your classroom.

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Learn east 2012 writing Learn east 2012 writing Presentation Transcript

  • The Writing’s on the Virtual Wall... On-Line Tools for Writing Cheryl Russell-School District 10
  • Story BirdCheck out the classroom edition forstep-by-step instructions!http://storybird.com/teachers/
  • What’s awesomeFree for Educators including threeclasses and 75 students. Any morethan that costs $$You can keep books “private”. Classmonitoring is simple.Accessible from anywhere.Can be shared/emailed/embedded
  • Suggestions for use: You send a specific assignment to students to complete. Students create their own works. Students collaborate on one story.
  • What it might look like...Students select one picture and thenwrite sentences utilizing as manydetails as possible.Students put themselves into the storyas a character, interacting with thecharacters in the art they chose.Limit students to 3 pictures to writea story beginning, middle and end.Create a word problem based on animage.
  • Story JumperCheck out the classroom edition forstep-by-step instructions!http://www.storyjumper.com/main/classroom
  • What’s awesomeFree for Educators including multipleclasses.“Safe” and easy for teacher tomonitorStep-by-step instructions to set upand printables to send home.Variety of options for writingCan be shared in multiple ways
  • Suggestions for use: Students complete graphic organizers before building a story. Students use Story Jumper to generate ideas for a story.
  • What it might look like...fictional narrativesinstructions for new students comingto your schoolcollaborative writing projects withinor outside your buildingsummaries of units, to be used forformative assessment purposesWrite-to-self, Read Aloud
  • Empower Students. Engage them.Make their voice heard.
  • Thank you for your time!Contact me at russechd@nbed.nb.catwitter: @russechd
  • A few more resources..Tech 20 Tuesdays - A great place tolearn in 20 mins. Lots ofpresentations are already stored here:http://tech20tuesday.wikispaces.com/http://caffeinatedteaching.wordpress.com/2011/01/06/writing-ideas-for-storybird/Story Jumper: http://teachweb2.wikispaces.com/Storyjumper