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  • New Teacher Webinars VoiceThread Create, Collaborate, Communicate
  • New Teacher Webinars Sponsored by: Calgary Regional Consortium Elizabeth Cressman CRC Brenda Dyck CRC
  • What grade do you teach? Catching Up What Web 2.0 Tool (that we’ve learned about during this series) have you played with or tried in your classroom? Magazine Cover Mosaic Maker Trading Card Motivator Poster Call out assignment Any Other BigHugeLab tool? Flickr Storm Google Reader Google Docs Twitter Delicious Any Other Web 2.0 Tool?
  • What is a VoiceThread ?
    • “ A VoiceThread is an online media album that can hold any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows people to make comments in 5 different ways –
    • + using voice (with a microphone or telephone),
    • + text,
    • + audio file, or
    • + video (with a webcam) –
    • and share them with anyone
    • they wish.
    • A VoiceThread allows group
    • conversations to be collected
    • and shared in one place, from
    • anywhere in the world." ~ From Voice Threads basics
  • 2.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess. 3.3.4 - Create products that apply to authentic, real-world context 4.1.8 - Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning VoiceThread Covers the following Standards for the 21 st Century Learner:
  • http://voicethread.com/#q.b409
    • 2.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and und understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess.
    • 3.3.4 - Create products that apply to authentic, real-world context
    • 4.1.8 - Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning
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  • Rationale for Using VoiceThread
    • Tool for differentiation
    • Captures student voice
    • Supports metacognitive thought
    • Develops visual literacy skills
    • Extends the classroom walls
    • Connects the students to experts
  • VoiceThread is the New…
    • KWL Tool
    • Debating Tool
    • Teacher/Student Presentation Tool
    • Digital Storytelling Tool
    • Discussion Tool
    • Literature Circle
    • Reflection Tool
    • Tutorial Tool
    • Peer Feedback/Assessment
    • Visual and Oral assessment
    • Digital Portfolio Tool
    • Foreign and English Language Practice
  • Visual Lessons http://tinyurl.com/y895uut
  • Lab Report http://tinyurl.com/me36zs
  • Book Talk http://tinyurl.com/ljqalq Great Books project http://greatbookstories.pbworks.com
  • Grade 6 Social Studies http://tinyurl.com/krp748
  • Grade 11 Social Studies The Key Issue: To what extent should we embrace nationalism? http://tinyurl.com/my79kw
  • Critiquing a Photograph http://tinyurl.com/mbsqaq
  • Digital Dialogue http://tinyurl.com/mggwen Political Cartoon
    • Do you have an idea for how you might use VoiceThreads in your classroom?
  • VoiceThread Considerations
    • Provides a secure environment for students
    • The need to teach digital dialogue skills
    • How do you assess VoiceThreads?
    • Intellectual Property
  • Where to Get Images?
    • Create your own (take photos, scan student work)
    • Bring photos from home (scan)
    • Upload documents (Word, PDF, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Use images from Flickr Storm, Creative Commons, Wikimedia Commons
    Flickr Storm http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/ Creative Commons http://search.creativecommons.org/intro.php Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/
  • Follow up Wiki
    • Go back to map and talk about how we could use VT with the map
    • http://weekdaywebinars.pbworks.com
    • * See VoiceThread Library
    • http://voicethread.com/library/
    • * Be sure to check out:
    • Letters from the Internment Camps http://voicethread.com/library/23/
    • http://newteach2010.pbworks.com