Storybird Digital Storytelling Web Tool

Maximum Points: 2,000

Summary: Storybird is a website where users select artwork and write text to create digital books that can be shared with others.

Alignment to CCSS: College and Career Readiness RLA Anchor Standards: R7, R10, W3, W4, W6, SL2, SL5, L1, L2, L3, L5

REACH Alignment: Domains 1 and 3

Supports for a Personalized Library: Storybird is a quick starter tool that encourages students to be creative in their work. They can select from a large range of artwork that appeals to their unique sensitivities. Best of all, Storybird adapts to a wide range of grade levels and abilities by allowing students to add their own text.  Choice of artwork motivates students to come back again and again to continuously improve their final products.

Activity in CPS University for CPDU Credit: Regular CPS teachers should enroll in CPS University to attain CPDU credit for completing this course. Charter school librarians should click here to request your CPDU credit after completing your challenge activity quiz. One (1) CPDU credit will be available for those who complete the module quiz with 70% or better.

Screencast: Click here to watch the training video.

Challenge Activity: After viewing the screencast and practicing the skills, click here to take your module quiz, if not participating in the CPS University module.

Support PDF: Click here if you would like to learn these skills from a handout instead.

Bonus Challenge: Now you've seen how to create a Storybird. It's not part of the game, but take it to the next level and create your own Storybird!

Sample Storybird: