News Flash: Use Voki on Apple and Android Devices!

News Flash: Use Voki on Apple and Android Devices!

Here at Voki, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the way students and teachers use Voki! Today, we have very great news for you! Voki users can now access the Voki site with Puffin Academy! Puffin Academy is designed for K12 kids and teens. It’s a free app and can access approved educational web sites.

What’s even better? It’s available on Apple AND Android devices! Download it here:

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Follow these instructions once you downloaded the app:

1. Open Puffin Academy app on your mobile device.

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2. Search for Voki.

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3. Click Go.

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As an alternative to Puffin Academy, Voki users can also download the free Puffin Browser here:

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1. Open the free Puffin Browser on your mobile device.

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2. Go to www.voki.com.

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Note: Although the free Puffin Browser allows users to access any website, this browser may contain contents that are unsuitable for younger students. We highly recommend teachers and parents use Puffin Academy instead.

What are you waiting for? Download the app today and start creating your Voki!

If you have questions, comments, or feedbacks for Voki, please send an email to email to feedback@voki.com!

Until next time,

The Voki Team

Introducing Voki Presenter

Introducing Voki Presenter

As all Voki fans know, the Voki worked hard on this secret project for the last few months, which we can finally introduce!

So without further ado…

Introducing: Voki Presenter

Voki Presenter is a presentation tool for Voki. Voki Presenter helps make your lessons and presentations educational, engaging and entertaining. Voki Presenter is designed to enhance the way you use Voki in your classroom, and the way you teach and engage your students in your lessons.

Let’s take a look at the main features of Voki Presenter.

Voki Presenter key features include:

  • Create Presentations. Start a new presentation or duplicate existing one. You can add as many slides as you like. There’s no limit!2
  • Add Vokis. Add your favorite Voki to your slides. Now your Voki can be your personal teaching assistant.1
  • Unlimited Audio. Your Voki can say as much as they want. Queue up their speech with different slides. Perfect for reciting a passage or engaging in conversations.
  • Share. Student missed a class? No problem. Share the presentation with them to get caught up. Why stop there? Share it with parents and other teachers!
  • Easy Access. All your presentations are stored on the cloud. Play it anywhere, at any time.

For more information on Voki Presenter, please visit the Products page.

Until next time,

The Voki Team

Voki “Guess the Name” Contest Winner

Voki “Guess the Name” Contest Winner

We’re so excited to receive thousands of entries to the Voki “Guess the Name” Contest! Thanks so much to everyone who submitted their guess!

So who’s the lucky winner? The winner of the Apple iPad is… Charles L. from NY! The runner ups are Marilyn W. from MI, Bev H. from MO, and Hanbi C. from NY.

Here’s a thank you message from Charles:

 

Congratulation to all the winners! We hope you enjoy the prize!

Until next time,

The Voki Team

Voki is giving away an iPAD!

Voki is giving away an iPAD!

Banner Mock-up4Voki is giving away an iPad! All you need to do is “Like” Voki and enter your contest entry! It only takes two minutes to complete your entry.

The objective is to correctly guess the name of our upcoming new Voki product.

The contest will soon be over, but so far no correct entries have been submitted. This means your odds of winning are very high if you submit the right answer!

To help you solve this puzzle, take a look at some of our recent clues:

 

Voki Clue #12: Easily adding different Vokis to your SLIDES!

Voki Clue #14: With Voki as your virtual assistant on your SLIDES, you can focus more on your students!

Voki Clue #15: Capture your students’ attention with fun PRESENTATIONS.

 

For a full list of clues visit the Voki Blog.

To enter the contest, go to our contest page. Do it now because the contest will soon be over, and you will have missed your opportunity!

 

Good luck!

The Voki Team

P.S. Since you read this far, how about a secret extra clue, just for you? The new product’s name starts with the letter P and ends with an R !  (Shhhh…)

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