Tuesday, April 26, 2011


I was just reading recently about a new software called “Storify”, which allows you to create stories and based on tweets, photos, and videos. It allows you to search multiple social networks and just drag and drop them into your story. I really love the idea of this…especially given that I think digital storytelling is becoming a new craze! I am so interested in the idea of digital storytelling because I think it’s something fun and creative for students to do, and now being able to create your own story easily from your own personal pictures and videos, I see it as having great potential. I also think it sounds like a great way to collaborate and reflect on our classroom and have it accessible to parents. What a great way to include the parents by telling them a story!
Has anyone ever used this before? Is it as easy as I have read? I’m going to start playing around with it but I wanted to get suggestions on what others might be doing with it!


  1. Lindsey; I have never heard of this before, but it sounds great. I will ask around in my school and see if any teachers have it and let you know. I know of Storybird.com, which has images already uploaded to use for things like digital storytelling.

  2. Lindsey, I am glad you blogged about Storify! The first time I heard about it was on Monday, when a patient came in and told me about it. I was definitely intrigued but I did not look into until I was reading a New York Times article about it today. It is a great idea and I am sure we are going to see it a lot in the media. Sometimes we are so overloading with information and storify makes news events easier to follow. And this will be a great resource to use in the classroom! I almost want to add it to my PBL :)
    I've signed up but have not used it yet. I will let you know how it goes!