PROMOTING STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY IN WRITING THROUGH STORY BIRD GUIDED WRITING
Keywords:Storybird, Guided Writing
The innovation of the teaching and learning activity is needed. It has a function to change the situation becomes more interesting and get the students more motivated. Nowadays the innovation of the teaching and learning process is getting closer with the existence of digital literacy. Through the digital literacy applies on web or mobile phone it is possible to have a literary work and do the literacy activities easier. There are many webs and applications offer the digital literacy features. This paper focuses on describing the use of Storybird as the digital literacy web in Guided Writing. The discussion is about the way it conducts in a class, the steps and also the materials used. The data were collected by documentation, observation, and interview; and, analyzed using qualitative description. The results show that Storybird is able to build the students’ motivation in writing. It is because the features offered in Storybird give the students’ a chance to build their creativity. Thus the guided writing automatically helps the students associating their ideas and give the suggestion needed related to the grammatical error which is commonly happened as well as give the comments related to the dictions they apply on.