Friday, August 2, 2013

Try Storyboard That for Creating Stories and Planning Video Projects

Disclosure: Storyboard That is an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers.

Storyboard That is a nice tool for planning and creating stories online. Storyboard That provides templates in which you can create your stories in a comic strip style. To help you create your story Storyboard That provides dozens of scenes, characters, and text bubbles to fill your storyboard's frames. Each element that you drag into your storyboard's frames can be re-sized, rotated, and re-positioned.

Applications for Education
Storyboard That could be a good tool for students to use to create simple cartoon stories. Students can also use Storyboard That to create outlines for longer creative writing projects or to script videos they're producing.

The free version of Storyboard That limits your stories to six frames. A premium plan allows for more frames, uploading of your own images instead of just using clipart, and the premium plan offers a "teacher view" for monitoring your students' work.