Storybird: an inspiring reading and writing tool
AuthorTekiner Tolu, Aylin
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CitationTekiner Tolu, A. (2017). Storybird: an inspiring reading and writing tool. Eğitimde Gelecek Konferansı- EGK17.
In this workshop, the presenter will introduce an online writing/reading tool, Storybird, which is a totally free online tool, used by more than 5 millions of students and 400.000 K-12 schools in all around the world. It is user-friendly, boosts students' motivation and creativity to write with its rich artwork collection library. It can be used at any grade level from kindergarten to higher education. Storybird is an interactive tool where students, teachers and parents can be all involved in learning and sharing process with the help of comment, email, and share features. In addition, students can work collaboratively in writing. By the end of this workshop, the participants will be able to set-up a classroom account, create assignments, add items for reading to class library, check students' writings, grade and comment on them. The participants are expected to bring their laptop or tablets (with wifi connection).