How I Use It
I bought access to this program for low literacy students to create a project following the research report guidelines of the rest of the 8th grade. It doesn't teach, but it allows integration of student thinking and technology tools, which is always a great motivator for school strugglers. The POWER is in the feedback. We had peers, paraprofessionals, and special ed. teachers ask questions and leave specific comments. Awesome.
Students love the ability to reflect and get peer comments about their work. It is not cheap, so I would love to see a free education version in the near future. My students and I also struggled a bit with creating inside VoiceThread, so we ended up using powerpoint and posting it afterward.