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.
Example Storify Story
Resources to Get You Started
- Storify: A Tool For Differentiating Instruction
- 4 ways to Use Storify in the Classroom (resource is no longer available)
- How To Create A Storify Story
Ways to Use Storify in Your Classroom
- Collect posts around a current event and use it as a discussion starter.
- Have students create Storify stories around research topics.
- Storify your class and share your learning with the world on a regular basis.
- Have students create stories that give us a peek into the interests of a character in a story or a historical figure.
- Have students respond to a question such as “What is the difference between a student and a scholar” by creating Storify stories.
- Have students do research on their own digital footprint and present their findings with a Storify story.
- Have journalism students capture the pulse of their school through social media postings that they find through Storify.
- Capture a class backchannel discussion (such as a Twitter chat) and publish it for later analysis/review.
- Demonstrate the evolution of an event, or show its causes/effects through a Storify story.
- Create a learning playground of artifacts around a particular topic/idea for students to explore ahead of a formal learning experience.