Monday, January 14, 2013

Make Stories Come to Life with StoryBird

My seven year-old daughter loves reading stories. In fact, we have read every book on our book shelf at least three dozen times! As a father of an avid reader, I am always looking for new stories to share with my kids. I found Storybird, a unique visual story telling site, where you can create, read, or share stories.

The site is filled with stories of all different types and quality; however, I like that my daughter can practice reading and writing her own stories. Storybird takes a unique approach and allows users to create stories by starting with a visual first and then adding the story second. There are literally hundreds of pictures to choose from from the library of illustrations and the interface is very easy to use.

There are a variety of ways that this site could be used in any classroom. Elementary and middle school students could use the site to practice their writing skills. Foreign language teachers could implement this site into their curriculum as a unique way to practice their language skills. No matter how you use the site, it is a very unique way to allow students to express themselves.

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