After being introduced to the project, her students began the researching and writing stages. When the class was in the library, they read nonfiction books to become familiar with the structured of writing, and why the author chose a particular style. The students began reading as writers.
In our small school district, over a dozen teachers and 200 students participated in a project-based learning activity that allowed students to become self-published authors.
The Common Core State Standards require teachers of all disciplines to integrate writing and technology into their curriculum. In this webinar, learn how student-created eBooks can be used to engage students, while meeting the demands of the Common Core. California teacher Stacy Olson shared strategies for using Shutterfly’s free Photo Story App for the iPad to inspire enthusiastic, confident student authors while also fulfilling CCSS.
edWeb.net is happy to announce the addition of four new professional development programs from Gryphon House, Shutterfly, Crayola, and Mackin Educational Resources.
edWeb.net is partnering with Shutterfly to present Creating Multimedia Stories for Learning to help students discover their individual voices and share their stories.
According to iNACOL, personalized learning is tailoring learning for each student’s strengths, needs, and interests to provide flexibility and supports to ensure mastery of the highest standards possible. Here’s your opportunity to think outside the box by emphasizing the need for learners to be involved in designing their own learning process.
Storytelling is an ancient tradition that has evolved over many centuries. With digital tools, teachers and students now have the means to create stories and non-fiction narratives that will last beyond the spoken or written word and be published and shared with worldwide audiences.
It is possible to transform and energize your classroom with the power of technology integration. Shutterfly’s Photo Story provides the possibility to deepen and enhance the learning process across the curriculum while supporting State, Common Core, and ISTE standards.
Empower students to publish one-of-a-kind books using photos, text, drawings and audio with Shutterfly’s Photo Story for iPad App. This free app is ideal for Project Based Learning and enriching your classroom literacy program, while enabling students to achieve many of the College and Career Readiness Standards in English Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies.