In my search for new digital writing platforms for both my students and myself, I discovered “Cowbird”.
Here is a little bit about it:
I love the way this platform allows a synthesis between the written word, visuals and the spoken word. Scrolling through the stories shared, I can definitely see that many are too mature in theme and content for my sixth graders, but I still think it would be a wonderful new way to create stories. I might begin with an exploration of my own – just to experiment. But, I think it would be a fantastic writing option for kids in high school and beyond. Here are some of the topics that have been written about/explored: