||Voice Thread gives practice
with a variety of skills. Students can practice speaking by using the web tool and an external microphone. Students can use the drawing tools to highlight and draw attention to the pieces they are talking about to demonstrate comprehension. Students can also use the text feature to type in comments. |
What is Voice Thread?
Voicethread is a collaborative multimedia slide show. The site says:
"With VoiceThread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world. A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too."
Assignment #1: Collaborate with students from another city. Student Sample 1
Assignment #2: Collaborate with students from another city.
Student Sample (Salsa)
View the Ideas for Using Voice Thread Digital Library
How is Voice Thread Useful?
- It requires no special recording equipment
- Voice Thread allows students to prerecord presentations.
- Voice Thread allows for asynchronous conversations to occur.
- Instructors can record listening items and have students record or type responses.
- Students can respond multiple times, if more practice is needed
Getting Started with Voice Thread
Creating a Voice Thread
View the Voice Thread Features Page to learn more about how to use the Voice Thread features.
Setting Up Your Voice Thread Account
Learn more about setting up a free educator account from Voice Thread.