Storybird is an easy to use, highly engaging, web 2.0 platform for readers and digital storytellers of all ages. Storybird curates original artwork from illustrators worldwide. Students choose the artwork they like, and select the illustrations they want to use and then add their own text. I will use this program with my ELL students to create books for studying, presentations, and vocabulary practice.
Top 5 Websites for Teachers to Use in Their Classrooms Absolutely amazing Web 2.0 tools are a fantastic way for teachers to foster interactive, media-rich projects. The great news is that most are free and don't require any software to be installed.
if you're not teaching over your head, you're not doing an effective job." so say my colleague Anthony Luscre. And he is right. The quote gets your attention, initially I guess because of the somewhat surprising statement. But read this article and you will come to understand why I count Anthony as one of the leaders in the field.