Voki “Guess the Name” Contest Clues and Hints

Voki “Guess the Name” Contest Clues and Hints

Banner Mock-up4Some of your may have missed some clues and hints that we posted in the past. So we decided to compile a list! Be sure to check back for an updated list!

Be sure to check out this blog post for instructions on how to enter the contest! Or… go here to enter into the Voki “Guess the Name” Contest!

#VokiNextBestThing posts:

July 30, 2013 – Did you know that PowerPoint was launched in May 22, 1990?

July 31, 2013 – The chalkboard was made of black slate so it was called a blackboard.

August 1, 2013 – The record for the longest lecture marathon lasted for 121 hours by Errol Muzawazi (Poland) in 2009.

August 2, 2013 – Did you know that the first whiteboards were very expensive and were made of enameled steel?

August 5, 2013 – In the 16th century, blackboards were used for music education and composition in Europe.

August 6, 2013 – The first whiteboard was invented by Martin Heit to take down phone messages.

August 7, 2013 – The use of computer hardware and software in education and training dates to the early 1940s.

August 8, 2013 – Blackboard was introduced to the US education system in 1801.

August 9, 2013 – By the late 1990s, teachers are using video projectors in class.

August 12, 2013 – The first overhead projector was used for police identification work. It became a part of the classroom in the early 1960s.

August 13, 2013 – Over 6 million teachers around the world use PowerPoint.

August 14, 2013 – Chalk is used to make cement and is used by gymnasts and other athletes to provide grip.

August 15, 2013 – Albert Einstein did much of his important work using chalkboards.

August 16, 2013 – One of the oldest whiteboard companies in the world is the UK-based, Magiboards.

August 19, 2013 – The average PowerPoint slide includes 40 words.

Voki clues:

Voki Clue #1 – The new Voki product is cloud-based. You and your students can access your projects anywhere, anytime!

Voki Clue #2 – With the new Voki product, you can easily share your project with anyone!

Voki Clue #3 – With the new Voki project, you can have unlimited audio by creating and adding as many Vokis as you want.

Voki Clue #4 – Easily project your project from your computer and share it with your students.

Voki Clue #5 – Engage your students and increase class participation by adding Vokis to your projects.

Voki Clue #6 – Imagination is the limit. Add fun backgrounds and text to your Voki project.

Voki Clue #7 – Use your favorite Voki as your virtual assistant. Students will be surprised by how fun learning can be.

Voki Clue #8 – The new Voki project is a tool created for teachers to assist them in engaging their students.

Voki Clue # 9 – Using the new Voki project can help captivate your students and make your lesson more fun and exciting.

Voki Clue #10 – Engage your students and increase class participation by adding Vokis to your projects.

Voki Clue #11 –

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Voki Clue #12 –  Easily adding different Vokis to your slides!

Voki Clue #13 –

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There is no purchase required to win. Contestants must be 18 year of age or older and be a resident of one of the eligible countries.

For more complete information please see  the terms & conditions.

Good luck!

The Voki Team

Voki “Guess the Name” Contest

Voki “Guess the Name” Contest

Hi Voki fans!

Voki is hosting a naming contest for a *top-secret* project that we’re working on!  Voki fans will have a chance to guess the name of our upcoming new Voki product.
Starting today, and for the next several weeks until the contest is over, users may submit their entries  (no more than one entry a day per person). The Voki Team will periodically post clues and hints! Clues and hints will be posted to Voki’s Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ page. (Hint: Find the posts with #VokiNextBestThing.) Be sure to check back often!

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Entering the Voki contest is easy. Just follow these steps:

  1. Like the Voki Facebook page
  2. Enter your information.
  3. Type in your guess.

Note: Must have a valid Facebook account to enter.

Increase your chances by entering once a day. You may provide the same entry each time or a different one.

What’s the prize? Those who correctly guess the name of the new Voki product will be entered to win one of ten (10) annual subscriptions to the new product. In addition, one lucky winner will be drawn from all correct guesses to win one (1) iPad and a free 1-year subscription to the new Voki product.

There is no purchase required to win. Contestants must be 18 year of age or older and be a resident of one of the eligible countries.

For more complete information please see  the terms & conditions.

Good luck!

The Voki Team

Voki Classroom July Special 2013

Voki Classroom July Special 2013

Just one more month until Voki Classroom Summer Special is over! This month is the last chance to take advantage of Voki Classroom Summer Special. For the entire month of July, you will receive an extra month of Voki Classroom added to your 1 or 2 year subscription!

summer-special6 Just sign up for Voki Classroom and your extra month will be added onto your subscription automatically.

If you have any questions or feedbacks, send us an email at feedback@voki.com!

Enjoy the rest of your summer vacation!

Until Next Time,
The Voki Team

Voki Classroom June Special 2013

Voki Classroom June Special 2013

Get your beach towels and sunglasses ready for some summer fun!

For the entire month of June, you can get 2 free months when you subscribe to a 1 or 2 year Voki Classroom subscription! With these extra months, you can enjoy your summer vacation and feel confident with your new Voki Classroom subscription before the new school year!

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  • June Special – 2 extra months
  • July Special – 1 extra month

 
 
How to take advantage of Voki Summer Special? Just visit our Products page!

Enjoy your fun in the sun! (Don’t forget to bring sunblock!)

Until Next Time,

The Voki Team

Voki Classroom Summer Specials are BACK!

Voki Classroom Summer Specials are BACK!

What’s more exciting than the summer? It’s getting extra months for Voki Classroom! That’s right! Voki Classroom Summer Special is back this year.  All you have to do is subscribe to a 1 or 2 year Voki Classroom subscription and get extra months added on.

Check out the schedule below!

 

  • May Special – 3 extra months
  • June Special – 2 extra months
  • July Special – 1 extra month

 
 
What are you waiting for? Take advantage of this Voki Classroom Summer Special today! Visit the Voki Classroom website. Have a great vacation!

Until Next Time,

The Voki Team

National Poetry Month Celebration

National Poetry Month Celebration

It’s time to celebrate National Poetry Month! Last year, we have Voki users shared some of their favorite poetry with us. Take a look at them below:

A Poem by Emily Dickinson

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! By Dr. Seuss

Warm Summer Sun by Mark Twain

We would love for you to send in more of your favorite poems. Just send us the embed code of your Voki poet to feedback@voki.com! Be sure to include the title, entire poem, and the poet’s name!

In addition to posting your favorite poems, we will be posting a fun Tip of the Week with a great poetry activity to do with your students! So be on the lookout for them!

Until next time,

The Voki Team

New Voki Characters: Fairy Tale Characters

New Voki Characters: Fairy Tale Characters

Thanks to the feedback of Voki fans, we decided to create a new set of Voki characters! This month, we are expanding our collection of Voki characters to the magical land of Happily Ever After. Our new Voki fairy tale characters include some of your favorites.

We have a beautiful princess, a charming prince, a noble knight, a mischievous fairy, a funny jester, and a majestic unicorn and they’re available to all Voki users! Click here then go to the Fairy Tale category to see them in action!

Let’s take a look at some examples below:

Oh, and stay tuned for more fairy tale characters! We have more brewing in our cauldron!

If you have any feedback, comment, or question for Voki, send an email to feedback@voki.com!

Until next time,
The Voki Team