Voicethread – DEN March Madness – Entry #7

This is the seventh of sixteen entries in the 2014 DEN March Madness Challenge. Explore these posts each day so you stay up to date of each entry in this year’s challenge. Read why this entry was nominated and how it can be used in the classroom. In addition, you’ll probably see an example of the tool in action.

ENTRY #7 – Voicethread

Screen Shot 2014-03-11 at 11.19.29 AMVoicethread is our seventh entry in DEN March Madness. DEN STAR Telannia Norfar nominated this oldie, but goodie. Voicethreads can be created to share all sorts of content. Basically, a Voicethread is an interactive slideshow that allows students to comment on the creation through voice, text and annotate on an image or video. You can put a Discovery Education images or part of a video as a way to introduce a concept. You can also use it to assess students understanding of a concept.

Learn more about Voicethread.



Stay tuned to the DEN Blogs as we continue to share the entries for this year’s DEN March Madness. If you have a favorite tool to use with Discovery Education content, let us know. What are some of the tools you use with Discovery Education content? What do you use to create, share, teach, curate, mashup, and learn with?

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