Voki - Create a Talking Avatar
Voki (http://www.voki.com/create.php)

“Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages. Voki is brought to you by the folks at Oddcast, a New York based company that has been creating innovative user-generated media technologies for years. " this "Voki" describes a character from the book Animal Farm:
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Use a 'Voki' to describe a vocabulary word:

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Use a Voki to tell a Bible Character Story:

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How can I use Voki in my classroom?

  • Mini book report
  • Character description - Be a ‘Bible’ character
  • Describe politicians political point of view
  • Question or blog response
  • Teachers can create a Voki for ‘talking lesson plan or directions for class.’
  • ‘Fact review’
  • Student reflection of book or reading
  • Student explanation or summary - in own words - of Science experiment or history topic
  • Publish to blog or wiki
  • Vocabulary Word

What NETS standards will students meet using Voki?
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Research and Information Fluency

What Technology Operations skills will students learn using Voki?
  • Access site using link provided by teacher
  • Create character - make multiple choices
  • Record Voice or type in text
  • Insert images as background
  • Save project
  • Get Embed Code
  • Publish!