An Excellent Digital Storytelling Tool to Use in Class with Students
StoryJumper is a good web tool students can use to create and publish storybooks. It’s an ideal way to enhance students writing skills and immerse them in engaging writing projects. StoryJumper is easy and simple to use and provides tons of interesting features to unleash students creativity and push their imagination to unlimited learning experiences. Stories can contain text, photos, audio and many more. As a teacher, you can create an online classroom in StoryJumper where you can collect and save students stories.
The site offers a workbook which is ‘a tool for teaching students the creative writing process. The goal of the workbook is to coach students in building the 7 primary components of a story (Characters, Challenges, Motivation, Setting, Obstacles, Climax, and Closing). Finishing the 7 steps will give students complete story arcs that they can then develop into rich, detailed stories. You can also adjust the material to fit the needs of your class.’StoryJump library features works created by other users which you and your students can use for inspiration and for new ideas. Watch the video below to learn more about how to use StoryJumper in your class.