How I Use It
I used the Tellagami to introduce a long-term Project Based Learning activity. I hoped that my students would find the digitally animated version of me as noteworthy.
Tellagami is a mobile app for both Apple and Android products that lets you create animated avatars that speak your own voice, or a voice of your choosing through text-to-speech, with many accents to choose from. You can choose the background of the animated avatar from the few that are preloaded, or you can upload an image of your own. the final product is a short video that has your avatar communicating your message to the viewer. Despite updates, the processing of the video sometimes crashes, forcing a re-do. That can get tiresome. Also, only short videos can be made. I have strung short videos together to form a three-minute Tellagami, but doing so took precious time.