Thursday, May 14, 2015

Tech Tip: About Storify is a great free tool that you can use for curating content, collecting items from Twitter (that is how it is most commonly used) along with content from Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Google+, SoundCloud, and Tumblr, plus other web sources.

You the search tool to find and select what you include in your presentation, and then the presentation can be viewed at the Storify site, or embedded in a webpage. See an example below, along with more Growth Mindset Storify presentations.

Live content in CanvasYou can also continue to edit a Storify after it is done, so if someone visits the Storify site or looks at an embedded presentation, they will see the latest version with the fresh content that you added... and Storify works great embedded in Canvas (see So, for example, if you wanted to keep track of a "best of" selection of student content, you could create the Storify and edit it daily (or weekly or whenever), and the latest content would appear in your Canvas site... automatically.

Sample Storify presentation, also available at Storify site:

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