Teacher Review for VoiceThread

Great! Easy to Use Digital Storytelling Tool!

Jana S.
Technology Integration Specialist
Mt. Lebanon School District
Pittsburgh, PA
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My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I think this is a great tool for retelling a story! Students can add images from the camera roll or take their own and add comments on the images. Students have three ways to add comments: text comments, voice comments, or video comments. This app is easy to use and students can share with their VoiceThread Groups (if you have an edu account) or email, message, or tweet. This app can work seamlessly into any lesson and the students really enjoy creating their Voicethreads!
My Take
I love this app because it's very intuitive for children. This app is versatile and can be used for digital storytelling, teacher made tutorials, biographies, and so much more! I think it serves students better because they are able to learn the art of collaboration when designing Voicethreads and also are engaged in the interactive storytelling that this app provides!