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Why use Voicethread?
Because of the 1’s and 3’s. *from Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom by Susan Winebrenner
1 2 3
Also because of...
..a collaborative environment where every single person is accountable, mimicking a classroom. -(Allison, 2008)
The case could be made that the collaborative aspect of this tool actually proves it to be a direct, meaningful experience that will allow students to practice essential communication skills that will be necessary for their future. -(Wilson, 2008)
A higher level of learning is seen when students collaborate with others. Collaboration is a method of learning that provides communication with multiple people in a group. -(Fairbanks, et al, 2008)
Where can I use it?
The bottom line...
“ A positive attitude toward learning is the only viable 21st century job skill.” -Susan Winebrenner