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Engaging Learners with VoiceThread

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Perhaps the most educator-friendly Web 2.0 tool to emerge over the past 3 years, VoiceThread has been adopted by hundreds of thousands of educators around the world. It is a proven tool for providing students with a safe place to create, communicate, collaborate and to share their learning. If you are looking for student engagement and ownership of the learning process, look no further. Easily integrate this tool with YOUR curriculum this year. This session will seek to introduce new users while providing those with experience plenty of ideas and resources.

 

 

 

  • A $60 classroom account will be demonstrated during the session.

 

 

 

Presentation links and resources are here.

 

 http://sharetabs.com/53b

 

SCROLL TO PG 3 OF THIS GUIDE TO SEE HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A FREE TEACHER ACCOUNT

VoiceThread

 

 

 

Presentation Sources:

 

Great Quotes about Learning and Change: http://www.flickr.com/groups/858082@N25/pool/

 

"It's a Book" movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4U8jlhcHr0

 

"A Vision of K-12 Students Today" movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8

 

ISTE NETS Standards for Students: http://www.iste.org/content/navigationmenu/NETS/forstudents/2007standards/nets_for_students_2007.htm

 

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy by Andrew Churches: http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom's+Digital+Taxonomy

 

Students as Tutorial Designers movie: http://themediaspot.org/blog/students_tutorial_designers_documentary_high_school_math_voicethread_production_1

 

Joe's Non-netbook movie: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4232212558646621307#

 

Presentation Tools:

 

Presentation- Prezi

 

Browsers- Google Chrome and Firefox

 

Tab sites- ShareTabs

 

URL Shortener- Tiny URL

 

Survey- Google Docs/Forms

 

Word Cloud- Wordle

 

Downloading YouTube videos- Download Helper Firefox Extension

 

Finding Flickr CC images: http://compfight.com/

 

 

About the presenter:

 

Brad Wilson is a 4th grade teacher for Lakeshore Public Schools.  He has used VoiceThread in his curriculum for 3 years. Brad has presented at TechCamp in 2008 as well as at the MACUL-sponsored Collaborative Tools for Learning Conference. He just completed a Masters degree in Educational Technology and lives with his wife in Saint Joseph.

 

Contact:

bwcoach at gmail dot com

twitter: [at] dreambition

 

 

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