VoiceThread

Reasons for use

  • A different way to do a "slideshow" or any type of presentation.
  • Present information with real world images and music to make it more relevant and authentic.
  • Digital storytelling.
  • Synthesizing information taught in class, read from the textbook, researched online, gathered personally, etc.
  • Independent reading projects / book reports.
  • Collaborative so students can work together and also comment on each other's work.

Ease of use

  • Once the user learns the basics of how to create and comment on the VoiceThread, very easy.
  • Can upload photos, audio, video, documents, presentations, etc.
  • Can record comments with text, audio (microphone or telephone), and video.
  • Can embed in any web space that accepts HTML code such as wikis, blogs, Moodle, websites, etc.

Resources


VoiceThread Educator's Guide

VoiceThread-Educator's Guide - Get more College Essays

VoiceThread Tutorial in VoiceThread


Fourteen Interesting Ways to Use VoiceThread in the Classroom

Examples

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