Thursday, 10 November 2011

Grade 7 Voki's

This week, I decided it would be a fun thing for the Grade 7's to make their own avatar using

Since they are the first Grade 7's going through the school I thought it would be fun for them to create an avatar with a message to the Grade 1-6's giving them some advice or a parting message.  I decided not to tell them how to use the site in the traditional manner, but instead, using Jing, I created a screencast of the instructions which they viewed and followed.

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It worked like a bomb - and I think I shall teach them how to use Jing next!

Here is an example of one of their final products:

It was great watching them work it out, discover different images and voices, and enjoying the activity. I was thrilled with the outcome of their Voki's and already have ideas where I can use this with other classes.


  1. This sounds fabulous...just what I needed for a program! Thanks from Sydney, Australia

    1. Glad to be able to help! How did it go? :)


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