Writing with Technology

Writing Tight

Caption Writing

Twitter

  • Limit responses to 140 characters (With or without tech)
  • Use hashtags
  • Twitter bios - examples goo.gl/4bfhQR
  • Chirp app (iOS or Android)
Chirp.io

Blogging Challenges

Pre-Writing

Visual Free-writing Prompts

Brainstorming and Mind Mapping

  • Padlet - online bulletin board for brainstorming and collaboration; free
  • Popplet - simple mind mapping tool; available online and as an app; free and paid versions
  • MindMeister -

Drafting

Google Docs

Titan Pad

Wikispaces

Sharing & Responding

Commenting in Google Docs

Wikispaces

Revising & Editing

Google Docs - Research, Define, Spell

Chrome Speak  - Google Chrome extension that reads selected text

Paper Rater (http://www.paperrater.com/) - online service that checks spelling, grammar, and originality

Publishing

Kidblogs

Smore/Tackk

Weebly

Alternative Forms

Videos

  • iMovie, Cute Cut
  • WeVideo

Infographics

  • Grafio Lite
  • Piktochart

Books

  • Book Creator, Scribble Press
  • Story Bird, Little Bird Tales, Story Jumper

Animations

  • Puppet Pals, Toontastic

Comics

  • Comic Book!

Screenplays

  • PlotBot
  • Google Docs Storybuilder

Choose Your Own Adventure

  • Inklewriter

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