Shutterfly Photo Story is an awesome free app for iPads that is great for creating authentic learning experiences for students. It lets students in all grade levels create customized self-published photo books that apply what they have learned in the classroom through a hands-on, project-based learning experience. Shutterfly Photo Story allows students to tell stories through text, photos, audio and Doodle, a feature that enables writing and drawing on any page/photo in the book.
With this app teachers can promote student engagement and achievement by giving kids easy-to-use multimedia tools that facilitate learning and creativity, and document student knowledge in a tangible artifact. It enhances student learning in every subject, including English Language Arts, social studies, math and science, and demonstrates student knowledge in these core subject areas by motivating them on a deeper level. This app facilitates collaboration between students, including brainstorming, peer editing and problem solving. Shutterfly provides professional development that guides educators through the creation and implementation of lesson plans that meet ISTE technology standards.
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