20 + Ideas for Using
In the Classroom
What Are InstaStories?
How To Use InstaStories?
easily switch between
the front and rear
cameras when recording
and selfies or
shoot reverse videos
INSTASTORIES AT A GLANCE
2. Interview a classmate
Students interview a classmate, others
ask questions in the comments section.
1. Introduce yourself
Students introduce themselves live.
Their classmates ask questions in the
comments section to learn
more about each other.
3. Tell a story
Students tell a story while
others use comments as a
backchannel for discussion.
4. Read a poem
in a foreign language
Students read a poem in a
foreign language while others
6. Live stream a
Students live stream a science
experiment, ask questions or
comment on the procedure.
5. Explain a concept
Students explain what they are
learning while others pose
questions about it.
7. What do I like?
Students take a picture or video
explaining what their hobbies are
and what they like doing.
PICTURES, VIDEOS & GIFS
8. Who am I?
Students use the drawing tool to
draw your biggest wish.
10. Your favorite book/movie/song
Students post screenshots, videos and drawings to
introduce their favorite book/movie/song. They
connect with classmates who share similar interests.
9. Make a gif of your pet.
Students write something about their
pet on the gif that they have created
12. Make a video dictionary
Make a video and add speech bubbles with
words in a foreign language. Pin the word to a
specific object so that the word moves along with
the object the video.
11. Make a picture dictionary
Use objects around you to make a picture
14. A Museum Exhibit
Students take a picture of a museum exhibit or
an artefact and describe it.
13. A Field Trip
Students record a video about their trip and write a
15. A tutorial
Students create a tutorial explaining how to do
something. They take a picture of each step and
write a short explanation on each picture.
16. Close-up and personal
Students take a close-up shot of an object and
write or draw a clue on what it is. Other students
write answers in the comments.
17. A story prompt
Students take a picture or a video, add
stickers and some text to create a story
prompt for classmates to write a story.
They can use google docs or telegra.ph
to create different versions of the same
19. Advertisements and
a product that students have created
a school event
a parents meeting
a sports match
18. A scavenger hunt
Use pictures, videos and drawings to hide clues
for students to find.
Students take a picture and use the
drawing tools to add their own
elements to the picture. Let their
imagination run wild.
21. Use stickers and emoji
Students create a message for
classmates with stickers and emoji.
22. KW Chart
Students write what they know about a topic
and what they want to learn about it.
23. Exit ticket 1-1-1
Students write 1 thing they have learned,
1 question they still have, 1 thing they
want to learn.