Transcript of "VoiceThread for Interactive Projects"
Using VoiceThread for Interactive ProjectsISTE11 handouts:http://tinyurl.com/istevt Colette Cassinelli email@example.com Twitter: ccassinelli
ISTE ’11 Handouts:edtech VISION wiki http://edtechvision.wikispaces.com/voicethread OR http://tinyurl.com/istevtVoiceThread 4 Educationcollaborative wiki http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com
Create an educator VoiceThreadaccount (free)http://www.voicethread.com
NETS*SNETS #2 - Communication andCollaborationStudents use digital media and environments tocommunicate and work collaboratively, including ata distance, to support individual learning andcontribute to the learning of others. NETS for Students 2007
What is a VoiceThread?A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slideshow that holds images, documents, and videos.
4 WAY TO USEVOICETHREAD CommentingCommunication Creativity Collaboration
VoiceThread sandboxClick BROWSE and search for “ISTE11” on VoiceThreadhomepage. As we share VoiceThread projects, share yourideas or thoughts and leave a text, voice, phone, or web camcomment for all to view. http://voicethread.com/share/2121732/
Commenting Join another’s VoiceThread project Good place to begin so all can get comfortable with interfaceAll Grade levels – Advice for Obama Many Voices of Darfurhttp://voicethread.com/share/300897/ http://voicethread.com/share/85497/
Communication Use VoiceThread as a platform to share information or opinions Voice component very powerful when combined with images, docs, and/or video 8th Grade Debate http://voicethread.com/share/774475/ 1st Grade talking about books 10th Grade Career Reporthttp://voicethread.com/about/library/1st_grade__ http://voicethread.com/share/70584/Reading_Analysis_from_Leanne_Windsor/
Creativity Use photographs, scan student artwork, use computer painting program, upload documents, add video Year 7 Water Cycle – uses artwork http://voicethread.com/share/118753/ 6th Grade Math – uses video http://voicethread.com/about/library/6th2nd Grade I Spy – uses photographs _Grade_math_from_Jackie_Ionno/http://voicethread.com/about/library/2nd_graders_play_ISpy/
Collaboration Harness the true power of VoiceThread by collaborating with other classes or experts Authentic audiences bring purpose to the assignments4th & 5th Grade Progressive Stories 4th Grade Letters from the Internment Campshttp://writeyourstory.wikispaces.com/St http://voicethread.com/about/library/4th_Grade__ory++40 Letters_from_the_Internment_Camps/
VoiceThread for Online Instruction http://voicethread.com/share/908650/
VoiceThread ideas …Literacy Development Poetry Anthologies Book promotions Author Studies Oral NarrativesSubject Areas Scientific Inquiry Historical Cause/Effect Create an Invention
More ideas … ESL / ELL Language Practice Cultural comparisons Thinking Around A Topic Commentary on Social Issues Debate an Issue Explanations Math directions Instructions / How to
Even more ideas … Collaboration Landforms where we live Multi-Generational projects Showcasing Work Art Gallery Speeches Digital PortfoliosCan be used with any grade level and anysubject area – even professional developmentVisit:http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com
VoiceThread Digital Library http://voicethread.com/library/
More examples … 5 yr old collecting 100 comments for 100th day celebration http://voicethread.com/share/321990/ 3rd Grade – Strategies to help with bullying http://voicethread.com/share/1814765/ 5th grade Flip book animations - http://voicethread.com/share/253737/ Professional Development: Reflecting on NETS for Teachers http://voicethread.com/share/330098/ Booktalks from Ms. Skalkottass Class - http://www.mchslibrary.org/booktalks-from-ms- ss-class.html
Pre-plan What the goal? Who is the audience? Who will participate? Storyboard plan Conduct research
Create Docs/Images/VideoBASIC MORE OPTIONS Use digital photos, PDF, Use Creative Commons Word, Excel, PowerPoint licensing files, images and video Can imports photos from Media sources like: Other VoiceThreads, Flickr, Facebook, New Hint: Use PowerPoint to make slides and then export as *.pdf York Public Library or http://voicethread.com/support/howto/Trouble from URL shooting/File_types_accepted/
Prepare for Narration BASIC Text, audio, web cam, doodle & phone MORE OPTIONS (paid acct) Record audio using: ◦ Audacity or GarageBand w/mic ◦ A online recording site ◦ iPod w/ mic
Upload Content Upload images & choose title and description Record narration or upload audio files Choose playback and publishing options Be sure to moderate comments
Add comments ONE account but multiple identities Younger students can draw and scan original artwork for avatar You can doodle on top of the media as you record your comment
Additional Suggestions Start simple. Encourage appropriate and thoughtful comments like: I noticed …, this reminds me of …, I’m not sure that .. Moderate comments if VoiceThread is public Beware: if account is deleted, all comments are gone
You might not know … Download media with right click Export finished VoiceThread to .mov Can receive Daily Digest of comments on your Threads Bookmark a VoiceThread by “subscribing” and it will appear on MyVoice page
Newest Features … A new Voting feature is now live on the VoiceThread player The Moodle "VoiceThread Commenting" Assignment is a new assignment type within Moodle 2.0 VoiceThread supports many forms of authentication (LDAP, Active Directory, etc..) New: VoiceThread Universal - interface specially designed for screen-reading software Coming Soon: VoiceThread Mobile
ITSE Evaluation Please fill out the BYOL evaluation at:http://www.iste.org/byoleval2011
Questions?Please add your VoiceThread samplesto the collaborative wiki athttp://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com Thank you for coming
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