Using Photobooth to Publish

So you say you want to use Photobooth to publish student work?  What a great idea!  Did you know that Photobooth is so versatile because it is…

  • good for sharing presentations and a good way to use technology to publish.
  • a manageable process for students learn the process and use independently.
  • a good way for students to self evaluate their speaking/listening and presentation qualities as well as their piece of writing.
  • easily used with multiple genres…biographies are one idea but you can also use poetry nonfiction and beyond.

Resources to Get Started:

Using Photobooth to Publish Planning Guide


Examples of Photobooth Publishing Recordings to share with kids: 

Let’s learn our Photobooth Publishing Do’s and Don’ts!

A Non-Example

An Example

What I need to remember when publishing with Photobooth:  An Anchor Chart that can be come a self-reflection guide


Presentation Templates:

For Primary:

Presenation Flip cards in PDF format

Edit the Presentation Flip cards, if you wish, in Comic Life

For Intermediate Grades:

Presentation Template Script

Completed Presentation Script 

Resources For When You’re Ready to Record:

If you’re not sure how to use Photobooth or need a refresher, check out one of these resources that will help walk you through the process:

Photobooth Basics–a step by step guideline

How to Use Photobooth–a step by step guideline


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Holly Tracy

About Holly Tracy

Holly Tracy is an ELL Instructional Coach for Lincoln Public Schools. She works with the staff and administration at Adams, Arnold, Calvert, Cavett, Clinton, Hill, Humann, Kloefkorn, Maxey, Roper, Rousseau, and Zeman. Holly has had the chance to develop valuable partnerships with many teachers across these buildings as they support their ELL students and looks forward to continuing this work.

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