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Online Content Creator

I've just been playing at Tackk, a new online content creator. No need to register, design and share instantly. Customise by font, colour, add media etc. Here's the link to a sample one I made: Sign up though does mean they store your Tackks. 

Added by Susan Stephenson, the Book Chook on January 7, 2013 at 8:28pm — 1 Comment

Alternatives to Book Reviews

Being able to consume, critique, and create media is so important for our 21st century students. While I love to write about books in my book reviews, lots of children don't share my enthusiasm. If your kids or students groan at the mere mention of writing a book report,…


Added by Susan Stephenson, the Book Chook on October 2, 2012 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Make Posters Online

ArtSkills is a website where you and your kids can make posters. You need to register - a simple process. Then you can check out posters others have created in the Poster Gallery, or make your own. 

The poster wizard offers you a range of templates to help you get started.

Great for advertising a class event! Here's a simple one I created, below. Read more in my post,…


Added by Susan Stephenson, the Book Chook on December 29, 2011 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Creative Prompt Series at The Book Chook

If you teach kids to write, or create in some other way, you might be interested in my Creative Prompt Series. Each Friday at The Book Chook, I post a prompt that encourages kids, parents and teachers to get started with a little creativity. My latest post was about using some story elements to generate plotting ideas, but earlier prompts have used nature, a poem, a video or those two magic words, "what if?". You can link back to earlier posts via… Continue

Added by Susan Stephenson, the Book Chook on October 26, 2010 at 6:49pm — No Comments


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