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Presentation storybird

  1. 1. Title
  2. 2. 1. Registering <ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Sign up” in the top right corner to register for an account. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the instructions in the Sign up sidebar. In particular, choose a username carefully. You can’t change it. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you click “Create your account,” you’ll be sent an email to confirm your registration. </li></ul><ul><li>Activate your account </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1. Registering <ul><li>Choose the type of account </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1. Registering <ul><li>Follow the instructions in the Sign up sidebar. In particular, choose a username carefully. You can’t change it. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you click “Create your account,” you’ll be sent an email to confirm your registration. </li></ul><ul><li>Activate your account </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. Registering <ul><li>Once you click “Create your account,” you’ll be sent an email to confirm your registration. </li></ul><ul><li>Ac tivate your account. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1. Registering <ul><li>The interface upon successful verification </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. Logging in <ul><li>Click on “Sign in” to login </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2. Logging in <ul><li>If you forgot your username or password, use the links in the sidebar </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2. Logging in <ul><li>Edit your details </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2. Logging in <ul><li>General Setting </li></ul><ul><li>update your avatar, password, and email (usernames can’t be changed). </li></ul><ul><li>delete your account at any time (careful—it’s permanent). </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2. Logging in <ul><li>Privacy Setting: </li></ul><ul><li>change your privacy settings </li></ul><ul><li>Default- private (Storybirds will not show up in library) </li></ul><ul><li>Public- all Storybirds are made public </li></ul>
  12. 12. 2. Logging in <ul><li>E-mail Notification Setting: </li></ul><ul><li>control how often tells you about comments on your Storybirds or when a collaborator switches turns with you. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 2. Logging in <ul><li>Spellcheck setting: </li></ul><ul><li>On: highlights misspelled words in Storymaker, provides dictionary alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the language for the dictionary </li></ul>
  14. 14. 3. Finding Storybirds <ul><li>Click on the “Read” link in the main navigation to reach the public library </li></ul>
  15. 15. 4. Reading, commenting on and hearting Storybirds <ul><li>1. Read a Storybird : click anywhere on the cover. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Comment : scroll below the cover and use the comment box. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Heart a Storybird : click the heart icon. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Add to your reading list : click the link. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Share the link : click the social networking icon(s). </li></ul><ul><li>6. Link to the author : click the name(s) beside the author tag. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Link to the illustrator : click on the name(s) beside the illustrator tag. </li></ul>1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  16. 16. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>Click on the “Create” link in the main navigation to start creating your own Storybird. </li></ul>
  17. 17. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>Artist </li></ul><ul><li>Browse stories from different artists. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on any story to start a story with their pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>Click “see more art” to view more stories. </li></ul>
  18. 18. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Browse stories of different themes. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on any theme to view stories related to the theme </li></ul><ul><li>Click “see more art” to view more themes </li></ul>
  19. 19. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>1. Pictures : drag art thumbnails onto the page. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Words : mouse over the white page and start writing. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Pages : add or delete pages using these controls. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Menu : invite a collaborator, publish, or save and close. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Clear thumbnails : removes all thumbnails but leaves pages. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Start over : removes all pages and thumbnails. </li></ul>
  20. 20. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>Making a cover </li></ul><ul><li>Write a title in this area. </li></ul><ul><li>Insert the author’s name (your name). </li></ul><ul><li>Use this image, or replace it with another art thumbnail as the cover picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a colour for the cover. </li></ul>1 2 3 4
  21. 21. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>Creating a page </li></ul><ul><li>Drag a art thumbnail into the page (it can be on the left, right, top or bottom). </li></ul><ul><li>Type your words into the box provided. </li></ul>1 2
  22. 22. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>Adding a new page </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Add a Page” to create a new page in your Storybird </li></ul>
  23. 23. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>Removing a page </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Remove a Page” to delete a previously-created page in your Storybird. </li></ul>
  24. 24. 5. Creating Storybirds <ul><li>You can invite a collaborator in two places. </li></ul><ul><li>From the menu inside Storymaker </li></ul><ul><li>From the dashboard </li></ul>i ii
  25. 25. 6. Inviting a Collaborator <ul><li>Fill in the invitation form. </li></ul><ul><li>Your collaborator will get an email that looks like this </li></ul><ul><li>When your collaborator clicks on the link they’ll be taken to an invite landing page where they can jump in and start playing </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Taking turns </li></ul><ul><li>You can jump in and make changes to a Storybird anytime you want. </li></ul><ul><li> assigns turns and notify you on your dashboard and by email when your partner has taken their turn or is switching turns with you. </li></ul>6. Inviting a Collaborator
  27. 27. 7. Publishing Storybirds <ul><li>When you (or your partner, if you’re collaborating) want to finish and publish your Storybird: </li></ul><ul><li>choose “Publish” from the Storymaker menu. </li></ul>
  28. 28. 7. Publishing Storybirds <ul><li>ii. click the “Details” link beside the cover on your dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>- clicking “Details” will take you to the “About this Storybird” panel where you can include details about your story, set your privacy option, and publish it. </li></ul>
  29. 30. 1. Starting a Class <ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the details of your class </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Create your Class” </li></ul>
  30. 31. 2. Adding students <ul><li>Click “Start adding students” to add your students into your class </li></ul>
  31. 32. 2. Adding students <ul><li>Last name: key in your student’s last name </li></ul><ul><li>First name: key in your student’s first name </li></ul><ul><li>Username: </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a username for your student </li></ul><ul><li>Add: After filling </li></ul><ul><li>in the details, click “Add” to add the student into your class. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat the same steps to add more students. </li></ul>1 2 3 4
  32. 33. 2. Adding students <ul><li>Student log in </li></ul><ul><li>After you add students to your class, you'll give them their USERNAME (not student name) and the INITIAL ACTIVATION PASSWORD. </li></ul><ul><li>They'll use that to login. When they do, they'll create a NEW password (for safety reasons). </li></ul>
  33. 34. 3. Giving an assignment <ul><li>Click “Assignments” on the dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Then, click “Create an assignment” to assign tasks for your students. </li></ul>
  34. 35. 3. Giving an assignment <ul><li>Choose a title for the assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Use a Storybird or photo to inspire your students </li></ul><ul><li>Choose ON if you want students to be able to use spellcheck while writing their Storybirds. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the due date for the assignment. Due dates appear in the student’s dashboard as a gentle reminder to complete the theme/assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Save assignment” </li></ul>1 2 3 4 5 6
  35. 36. 4. Viewing students’ stories <ul><li>Click “Library” on the dashboard to view all your students’ stories (assignments and own stories) </li></ul>
  36. 37. 4. Viewing students’ stories <ul><li>You can view your students’ stories if they have published any. </li></ul>
  37. 39. E-mail
  38. 40. Invitation e-mail