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Voki for the Classroom

by kerwin
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Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.

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Language Arts Ideas1. Create an avatar to read a poem written by the student.2. Have a student create their avatar and use it for digital storytelling.3. Have students write and record a special message for someone.4. Have the avatar introduce a discussion topic.

Math Ideas1. Introduce a new concept by using a talking avatar.2. Have your avatar give instructions for an assignment.3. Have your avatar explain the steps to solving an equation.4. Your avatar could tell your students a word problem that they must solve.

Science Ideas1. The avatar could explain the scientific method.2. Students could create their avatar and have it explain the results from an experiment.3. Have an avatar introduce a new concept.4. Have the avatar introduce a Discovery Streaming video or science journal activity.

Social Studies Ideas1. Students can create an avatar to share historic event information.2. Create a historic figure avatar to give an autobiographic account of their life.3. Have the avatar give clues to a location on the map and use Google Earth to find it.4. Students could write a news report and have the avatar read it for them.


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