StoryBird, 21st Century Storytelling BY: Stephanie ReidAdministration of Technology Resources Spring 2013
Storybird: A world of endless literacy opportunities…
Meets National Educational, Technology, Standards:2. Design and Develop Digital Age Learning Experiencesand Assessments Teachers design, develop, andevaluate authentic learning experiences andassessment incorporating contemporary tools andresources to maximize content learning in context andto develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudesidentified in the NETS·S.c. Customize and personalize learning activities to addressstudents’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, andabilities using digital tools and resources.
Storybird’s Educational Benefits:1. Interactive and visual storytelling2. Tool to differentiate reading, writing, & language arts3. Improves vocabulary and language development4. Helps learners to identify theme: author’s purpose, plot, etc.5. Helps learners identify Literary Genre6. Helps leaners recall events & make predictions
Cont’d Storybird’s Educational Benefits• Practice Fluency• Collaborate storytelling• Multicultural and individualized instructional resource tool• Students may create and publish their stories• User friendly 21st century technology tool