How to Create Storyboards Online

Published On: February 6th, 2017·By ·

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Let's explore one of our favorite free tools for creating storyboards online.

Watch above as SimpleK12's Teacher Learning Community Trainer Monica Burns shares how to create a storyboard online using Storyboard That.

Our mission is to provide simple and clever visual tool sets for people of all ages, and all geographies, focusing on the Four C's – Critical Thinking, Creativity, Communication & Collaboration – to improve everyone's thinking capabilities, thereby improving global intelligence and potential. – About Storyboard That

How to Create Storyboards Online

Engage students with digital storytelling, and create your own storyboards online using Storyboard That.

Storyboard That allows you to select your own blank storyboard, filling it in with scenery and characters to create your story. When you're finished, you can publish your story and share it with others. This tool makes it simple for students to bring their stories to life using digital storytelling.

Looking for a few ideas of how to use this digital storytelling tool in the classroom? Storyboard That has several lesson plans available for viewing with a free trial of their teacher account.

If you're interested in some other fun online tools for student projects, take a look at this training session, Using Google Apps to Create Interactive Student or Class Projects. In this fast-paced session, join Meredith Martin as she explains how to use Google Slides and Google Drawings to go beyond the basics with your class to create interactive reports, projects, lessons, and other digital content.

How do you use storyboards in your classroom? Share your favorite methd in a comment on this article.

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About Our “Create Storyboards Online” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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