"Thanks Lindsey. We had the kids design their characters in the computer lab but then had them record one by one while the class was doing something else. I used this link on my site to introduce them to how to design their characters:…"
"This is a really cool idea! As we all know reading is crucial in today's educational field. I just finished testing all of my students to see where they stand as far a reading fluency. You can tell that many students get very nervous when it…"
"This is a great idea. I can see how students would be drawn to the technology available. It is so important that students get the foundation they need in first grade before they reach me in grade six. I love this idea but would modify the…"
"Thanks Jackie. I believe you can create a free account though it may be more cumbersome... but it's worth investigating for sure. I think the classroom account is about $25/year. I'm a tech specialist so I worked…"
"I could not agree more that this program would really motivate the children! I think whenever there is a time that you can switch up your everyday routines and throw something more exciting in to the mix, you should! I myself plan on using…"
"Thanks for your comment, Alison. The best part about this is the kids get really motivated by being able to design and then show off their character to their classmates and eventually their families when it finally gets published on the…"
"As a First Grade Teacher, one of my most important jobs is to teach my students to not only read but to be fluent readers. After viewing Voki.com, it seems like this could definitely be a tool that would be beneficial with my 25 little First…"
"This Classroom 2.0: The Book chapter can be downloaded at Practicing Fluency Using Voki.com." Students record themselves reciting a poem, then create an animated character that appears to "speak" their poem using their voice. In order to complete this activity, students must first practice reading their poem aloud repeatedly. This improves their fluency and speaking skills which they…See More