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By Katy Murphy
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 9:58 am in Uncategorized.

Class lists at Burckhalter Elementary
photo by Laura A. Oda/Oakland Tribune

I used Storify for the first time yesterday, compiling public tweets and photos that people had posted (mostly, those with the hashtag #oaklandschools) on Twitter and Facebook, as well as our first-day coverage. Thanks to all who responded to our call for stories!

You can find the final product here.

Now that I’m hooked on Storify and see how easy it is to use, I’m thinking of the next project — an educational issue or event that people will naturally be discussing on social media. It could be local, regional or even national.

Have an idea? Post it here, email it to me at kmurphy@bayareanewsgroup.com, or send it to me on Twitter, at @katymurphy.

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  • Cranky Teacher

    I don’t see anything. Can others see it? Maybe OUSD is blocking it.

  • Lisa Capuano Oler

    I can’t see anything either.

  • Katy Murphy

    Have you seen it yet? It takes a few seconds to load. If it can’t be viewed from the OUSD network, that would be good to know!

  • makeitgoaway

    9/11 anniversary coming up

  • Katy Murphy

    Good idea — thanks!