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Tools For Curating the Web: Storify



Storify is a great tool for bringing together elements from multiple social media platforms to tell the story of an event or topic. Users can bring together posts from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and more.

Click Here To Go To The Storify Website

Storify Introduction

Example Storify Story

Resources to Get You Started

Ways to Use Storify in Your Classroom

  1. Collect posts around a current event and use it as a discussion starter.
  2. Have students create Storify stories around research topics.
  3. Storify your class and share your learning with the world on a regular basis.
  4. Have students create stories that give us a peek into the interests of a character in a story or a historical figure.
  5. Have students respond to a question such as “What is the difference between a student and a scholar” by creating Storify stories.
  6. Have students do research on their own digital footprint and present their findings with a Storify story.
  7. Have journalism students capture the pulse of their school through social media postings that they find through Storify.
  8. Capture a class backchannel discussion (such as a Twitter chat) and publish it for later analysis/review.
  9. Demonstrate the evolution of an event, or show its causes/effects through a Storify story.
  10. Create a learning playground of artifacts around a particular topic/idea for students to explore ahead of a formal learning experience.

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