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VOKI

MFL & SPEAKING
 CHARACTERS
VOKI
• What is it?:
• Age: 13-17 needs parental
  consent first
• Email: real
• Pupil access: c2k-ok (although
  images ma...
VOKI
 • Can be accessed at home
   and school.
 • Necessitates computer-pupil
   interaction = motivation
 • Pupils have o...
José Picardo, www.asísehace.net

 I was very careful to introduce the idea of using Voki to my
 pupils so that they would ...
GETTING STARTED
• Go to www.voki.com
• Click on “Register”.
• Choose your character by clicking on the
  dice.
• Change the look and style by clicking on
  “Customize your character”...
• Give your Voki a voice by clicking on one
  of the options.
• If choosing text to speech, type in your
  text, choose yo...
SAVING & SHARING
• Click “Publish”.
• Click on “For most sites use this code”.
  Copy the code.
• Paste the code into an e...
PUPIL USE
• Remind pupils not to use their full name,
  when registering
• Get them to click “Publish”, then click on
  “F...
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  1. 1. VOKI MFL & SPEAKING CHARACTERS
  2. 2. VOKI • What is it?: • Age: 13-17 needs parental consent first • Email: real • Pupil access: c2k-ok (although images may be blocked)
  3. 3. VOKI • Can be accessed at home and school. • Necessitates computer-pupil interaction = motivation • Pupils have ownership – a unique creation. • Facilitates the transition from teacher-centred, class- based learning. • Quieter pupils are heard. • Provides a “mask” – a distancing effect.
  4. 4. José Picardo, www.asísehace.net I was very careful to introduce the idea of using Voki to my pupils so that they would be immediately engaged and enthused by the prospect of using it. I therefore decided to plan for serendipity and cheat slightly by making them think it was their idea to use Voki all along: I purposefully showed them a Voki during a lesson which had been recorded by my three year old son speaking in Spanish. I then waited until one of my pupils suggested that they could use Voki in their Spanish lesson, what a brilliant idea! From this moment on, I deliberately tried to become a facilitator or a collaborator:
  5. 5. GETTING STARTED • Go to www.voki.com • Click on “Register”.
  6. 6. • Choose your character by clicking on the dice. • Change the look and style by clicking on “Customize your character”. • Choose a background by clicking on “Background”.
  7. 7. • Give your Voki a voice by clicking on one of the options. • If choosing text to speech, type in your text, choose your accent / language and choose your voice.
  8. 8. SAVING & SHARING • Click “Publish”. • Click on “For most sites use this code”. Copy the code. • Paste the code into an email and email it to yourself or others. • Use this code to upload it to your wiki
  9. 9. PUPIL USE • Remind pupils not to use their full name, when registering • Get them to click “Publish”, then click on “For most sites use this code”. Copy the code. • Paste the code into an email and email it to you • You can then use this code to upload it to your wiki

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