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Gamify Your Class with VoiceThread Mobile - Faculty eCommons

Gamify Your Class with VoiceThread Mobile - Faculty eCommons | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"Gamification involves integrating game mechanics and design techniques into your class to boost learner engagement and provide problem-solving opportunities. How you gamify your class is a creative process, but one key method that opens new dimensions of brainstorming is locating a tool with unique characteristics, like VoiceThread Mobile."

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VoiceThread is one of those options that has been around for quite a long time and for most of this time I have been a little lukewarm about it. It always had that "it's interesting but" aspect to it. This post looks at a creative use which takes away that but......

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Lessons Learned using VoiceThread for iPad

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Lessons Learned using VoiceThread for iPad | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"The free VoiceThread for iPad app has been available for awhile, but this afternoon was the first opportunity I’ve had to play with it at length. Rachel, my 8 year old daughter, just finished reading “Christmas in Camelot” (a Magic Treehouse book) this weekend and was VERY excited to tell me all about it. It’s been a few years since she last made a VoiceThread book report, so since the VT iPad app is now available I figured this would be a perfect chance to put it through its paces. We had fun and were successful making the VoiceThread book report. Here are a few of our lessons learned."

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