2. Web 2.0 Weekday Webinars Sponsored by: Calgary Regional Consortium Leslie Snyder NRLC Wanda Dechant NRLC Brenda Dyck CRC Northwest Regional Learning Consortium 3. Where areYouLocated? Map of Alberta:http://tinyurl.com/ljcxsb 4. What is aVoiceThread ?
A VoiceThread is an online media album that can hold essentially any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows people to make comments in 5 different ways -- using voice (with a microphone or telephone), text, audio file, or video (with a webcam) -- and share them with anyone they wish.
A VoiceThread allows group conversations to be collected and shared in one place, from anywhere in the world." ~ FromVoice Threadsbasics
5. 2.1.4 -Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess. 3.3.4 -Create products that apply to authentic, real-world context 4.1.8 -Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning VoiceThreadCovers the following Standards for the 21 stCentury Learner: 6. http://voicethread.com/#q.b409
2.1.4 -Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and und understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess.
3.3.4 -Create products that apply to authentic, real-world context
4.1.8 -Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning
7. 8. Rationale for UsingVoiceThread
Tool for differentiation
Captures student voice
Supports metacognitive thought
Develops visual literacy skills
Extends the classroom walls
Connects the students to experts
9. VoiceThreadis the New
Teacher/Student Presentation Tool
Digital Storytelling Tool
Visual and Oral assessment
Digital Portfolio Tool
Foreign and English Language Practice
10. Visual Lessons http://tinyurl.com/y895uut 11. Lab Report http://tinyurl.com/me36zs 12. Book Talk http://tinyurl.com/ljqalq Great Books project http://greatbookstories.pbworks.com 13. Grade 6 Social Studieshttp://tinyurl.com/krp748 14. Grade 11 Social StudiesThe Key Issue: To what extent should we embrace nationalism?http://tinyurl.com/my79kw 15. Critiquing a Photograph http://tinyurl.com/mbsqaq 16. Digital Dialogue http://tinyurl.com/mggwen Political Cartoon 17. VoiceThreadConsiderations
Provides a secure environment for students
The need to teach digital dialogue skills
How do you assess VoiceThreads?
18. Where to Get Images?
Create your own (take photos, scan student work)
Bring photos from home (scan)
Upload documents (Word, PDF, Excel, PowerPoint)
Use images from Flickr Storm, Creative Commons, Wikimedia Commons
Flickr Stormhttp://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/ Creative Commonshttp://search.creativecommons.org/intro.php Wikimedia Commonshttp://commons.wikimedia.org/ 19. Follow up Wiki
Go back to map and talk about how we could use VT with the map
* See VoiceThread Library
* Be sure to check out:
Letters from the Internment Campshttp://voicethread.com/library/23/