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Use Digital Storytelling Tools to Enhance Writing and Engage Your Elementary Students

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Learning to write at a young age is essential to later success, and providing engaging tools that allow your elementary students the opportunity to unleash their creativity while sharing and publishing their work can help sharpen their skills and foster a love of writing. Join Lyn Hilt as she discusses free tools and helpful strategies for implementing digital storytelling in the elementary grades. She will explore the writing process through the lens of digital tools that support student writers through brainstorming, drafting, composing, and publishing their writing. Lyn will share how creative tools such as Little Bird Tales and Storybird can be used to make this process more engaging and successful.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, November 1, 2018 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Digital Storytelling, Reading & Writing, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: communication, creativity, digital media, elementary, Tags: Digital storytelling

Reviews (64)

Full Member
I am glad the Lyn has provided links to the slides.
Thanks for the ideas! I'm thinking about how some of these digital platforms could work with my second graders...
Full Member
I think I will try storybird with my kindergarten class.
Very helpful info
Full Member
Great suggestions. Thanks for the ideas.
Full Member
I want to try Little Bird Tales - sounds great!
Full Member
Thanks for the info. I want to try Little Bird Tales this fall.
Basic Member
I think I will try storybird with kindergarten. It sounded great with storytelling.
Basic Member
Very good material
Full Member
Great presentation and so helpful!
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