Try live-tweeting the House Divided anniversary conference on Reconstruction and then incorporate some of those tweets along with a few other links and resources into a short Storify essay. Then you will embed this Storify into a blog post at our course website.
- Make sure to follow @House_Divided on Twitter and pay special attention to our tweets marked with hashtags #reconstruction150
- And here’s some good advice on live-tweeting from Inside Higher Ed.
- For help with getting a better handle on how to use Storify, check out our video tutorial below and review this House Divided Storify on a recent academic debate over slavery and the Constitution. But if you want to see a really good example of how to combine live-tweeting with Storify in an effective way for covering a historical conference, look carefully at this recent example from the University of Virginia and their coverage of a 2016 panel session at the National History Center (NHC).