Presentations can be used to tell digital stories, make presentations, explain processes, etc.Presentations can be created for commenting within classes or between classes. Narration and commenting differentiate from other presentation software.
Practice: use languageInteract: listening to others, asking questions, responding to questions Collaborate: if set up, with classmates or across classes
First 3 take the most timeMost important # 2. Involves collecting pictures and creating a narration. Can include writing drafts.Record picture sourcesTeachers can make recordings of scripts for students to practice.
Site licenses depend on how many accounts you need. Based on a sliding scale. Can be very expensive. K-12 licenses are also available for primary and secondary school teachers. A little bit cheaper.Excellent support
Important to use avatars for identities. Only a limited number of symbols
Collaborative Learning: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Web 2.0 Technology in the World Language ClassroomKathleen E. RooneyAragon High SchoolBay Area Foreign Language Programkathleenerooney@gmail.comSummer 2011 Technology Strand
Voice thread for student presentations
J A L T C A L L 2 0 1 3A L A N B E S S E T T EP O O L E G A K U I N U N I V E R S I T YVoiceThread for StudentPresentations
Overview What is VoiceThread? What kind of presentations can students create? Why use VoiceThread What do teachers need to do? How to make a VoiceThread presentation? What are the options for using VoiceThread?
What is VoiceThread? Web-based presentation software Pictures, videos, PowerPoint slides, and documents Narration and comments Text, doodles, voice, or video & voice (with a webcam) Individually or collaboratively
Examples of students work Talking about Yourself Tell something about yourself, for example, a hobby, a trip,your family, a pet, a part-time job, etc. My School Excursion Introducing Japanese culture Introduce an aspect of Japanese culture, for example, a templeor shrine, flower arranging, a festival, kimono, etc. Sashimi and Sushi
Why use VoiceThread? Engaging Opportunities to use language Practice Interact Collaborate Ease of use
Process1. Deciding on a theme2. Researching and preparing3. Practicing4. Creating the VoiceThread5. Commenting6. Evaluating
Creating a VoiceThread Choose pictures (4 - 5) that Say something about you Say something about your culture Upload the picture(s) to VoiceThread Record comments about the pictures Share the VoiceThread with the JALTCALL 2013group Make comments on other VoiceThread presentations
Media Documents DOC, DOCX, PDF, ODT, XLS, XLSX, and ODS Presentations PPT, PPTX, ODP, and PDF Audio MP3 or WAV Images JPEG, GIF, PNG, and BMP Video Not YouTube Seehttp://voicethread.com/support/howto/Troubleshooting/File_types_accepted/
Tips - Planning Model How to use VoiceThread Final product Comments Provide language support
Tips – Miscellaneous Identities Volume for comments
VoiceThread Ideas Beginning Level Describing a Family Photo Album Creating a Fashion Show Reviewing Food at a Restaurant Intermediate Level Giving Directions (Maps, “How-To” Projects) Describing Your Childhood Planning a Future Trip Abroad Reporting on a Trip Taken Abroad Comparing and Contrasting Famous Works of Art Advanced Level Discussing Politics and Current Events Analyzing Literature and Poetry Writing and Narrating Original Stories
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