Voice Thread Created by: Jackie McCarty, Isais Garza and Laura Mattheis
What is Voice Thread?
Voice Thread is much like a power point gone global.
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos.
It allows people to not only view the pieces of work, but also leave comments in different 5 ways.
VoiceThread Tutorial Tutorial Video VoiceThread Tutorial http://voicethread.com/?#q.b409.i848804
How do you create a voice thread? First: Go to voicethread.com and sign up (it will walk you through the steps) Second: Upload an image(s) from a computer, media source, URL, or webcam Third: Comments can be attached by the creator or veiwers by using text, phone, microphone, webcam, or the doodle feature
In the Same Day In March Once you are logged on to VoiceThread, go to the browse tab, then type in the title “In The Same Day In March” Please experiment with leaving messages on this VoiceThread
Commenting A Group of people can comment on the same slide using any or all of the 5 ways to comment. Text Phone Computer Microphone Webcam Doodle (This feature allows you to doodle on the picture that will be saved and played with your message. Great tool to help express/explain your ideas.) Commenting takes place right in your web browser with no software to install.
Great us of TPACK for any subject area
Student Uses Book Reports Peer Editing Journaling/Creative Writing Learning uses of technology Sharing work/projects with parents and others Collaboratively/Creatively working with others
Special Needs and Ell Use of sign language/foreign languages Accommodates different learning styles Speech – students hearing their own voice Vocabulary words Virtual reality fieldtrips
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References Voicethread. (2009, June). Retrieved from www.educause.edu/eli Voicethread. (2007). Retrieved from http://voicethread.com/about/features/ Dix, J, Deloney, A, & Workey, A. Voicethread Retrieved from http://innovations08.pbwiki.com/FrontPage