Teachers. Technology. Together.
I was making a Voki today and, upon publishing, noticed the ability to embed my Voki on Symbaloo. Wow! I had not realized this was possible and my mind started racing with all of the cool possibilities for student projects and tutorials using the combination. A little more investigation and I found a great example of a fifth grade class that made a “goodbye” webmix on Symbaloo out of Vokis. Each student created one goodbye and remembrance of their fifth grade year. The teacher even created a Voki explaining their Voki assignment.
This addresses so many issues including some of the barriers that often affect teachers such as finding a site or space to host projects like this! Of course, it’s motivational, allows students to be creative, integrates technology, is downright cool, and free!
Take a look at the fifth grade “Goodbye” webmix to get an idea of how this looks: http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/vokigoodbye?searched=true
How about this Voki Webmix sharing tips about the Sun? http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/sunwisevoki?searched=true
Finally, here’s a great webmix from Symbaloo with instructions for embedding your Voki into a webmix: http://certification.symbaloo.com/mix/embedtutorials
It also covers embedding Google Docs, Teacher Tube, Flickr, SlideShare, Screenr, Prezi, TwitPic, and Animoto!
Give it a try!