If you are short on iPads or have yet to acquire some for your campus, there are other quality tools to get your students to create their own digital books:

Little Story Bird:
  • Upload personal illustrations or images from the web
  • Type in text to support your story
  • Record audio to support your storytelling (narrate or add a little something extra)


FlipSnack turns any PDF into a book:
  • Upload a PDF containing text and images and turn it into a digital book
  • Use your campus copier's "scan" feature to scan in student drawings and text
  • Find pics from the web and paste into desktop publishing software and add text


Mixbook:
  • Layout story in a scrapbook style
  • Text or journaling could accompany uploaded images
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PhotoPeach:
  • Upload images from the web or a digital camera
  • Narrate your story with slide in text
  • Pair a soundtrack from a respository of music to capture the tone