Voki Tip of the Week: Voki Quiz

Voki Tip of the Week: Voki Quiz

Spice up your quizzes with a Voki character!

Create a character and record some questions. Ask the children to write down their answers to those questions. When they finish writing, they can read aloud their answers. When they all finish speaking, let the Voki character speak and check who has the right answers!

Check out an example below:

If you have any feedback, comments, or suggestion for Voki, send us an email at feedback@voki.com!

Until next time,

The Voki Team

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Voki Tip of the Week: Voki on Wikispace

Voki Tip of the Week: Voki on Wikispace

Do you have a Wikispace? We know that a lot of teachers use Wikispace for their class website and some are having problems embedding a Voki on their page. So let’s take a look at how you can do it:

1. Go on www.voki.com.

2. Create your Voki and Publish.

3. Select the size for your Voki and copy the embed code.

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4. Log in to your WikiSpace account and click on Edit.

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5. Click on Widget.

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6. Click on Other HTML.

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7. Paste your Voki’s embed code into the box.

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8. Find src=”http://vhss-d.oddcast.com within the code.

9. Add “s” after http.

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10. Click on Save and your Voki will appear!

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If you have any feedback, comments, or suggestion for Voki, send us an email at feedback@voki.com!

Until next time,

The Voki Team

Voki Tip of the Week: Post-New Year’s Project

Voki Tip of the Week: Post-New Year’s Project

It’s always a good idea to start off the first lesson back after their holiday break with a fun Voki project! Have your students create a Voki to talk about their holiday. Make sure that they use the correct past tense!

Check out an example below:

If you have any feedback, comments, or suggestion for Voki, send us an email at feedback@voki.com!

Until next time,

The Voki Team

Tip of the Week: Adding Voki to your RSS feed Reader

Tip of the Week: Adding Voki to your RSS feed Reader

Did you know that we have a RSS feed for the Voki blog? Add the Voki blog to your RSS feed Reader so you can be up to date with the latest announcements, tip of the weeks, guest bloggers, and interviews with educators!

Just follow these simple steps to add the Voki blog feed to your RSS feed reader!

Chrome users

1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar. Chrome1

2. Select Settings.

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3. Select Extensions.

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4. Click on Get more extensions.

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5. Search RSS.

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6. Find RSS Feed Reader.

7. Click Add to Chrome.

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8. A pop-up will appear and click Add. A notification will show up once the extension is added to Chrome. The RSS Feed Reader will be added to the side of the address bar.

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9.To open the RSS Feed Reader, click on the icon.

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10. Click the + icon to add feed.

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11. Type in blog.voki.com and click search.

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12. Find The Official Voki Blog >> Feed and click Follow.

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13. The RSS feed for the Voki blog is added to your RSS Feed Reader. Click on it to see the list of new posts.

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FireFox user

1. Click on Tools.

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2. Click on Add-ons. (Note: You can also press CTRL+SHIFT+A to open Add-ons.)

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3. Search for RSS Reader.

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4. Find Simple RSS Reader and install.

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5. Click on Restart Now to restart your browser.

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6. Go to blog.voki.com/feed.

7. Select Live Bookmarks and click Subscribe Now.

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8. A pop up will appear. Click Subscribe.

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9. The RSS feed for the Voki blog will appear under your address bar.

Internet Explorer users

1. Go to blog.voki.com/feed.

2. Click on Tools.

3. Click on Subscribe to Feed.

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4. A pop up will appear. Click Subscribe.

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5. Click on Favorite, or press CTRL+J, to open up your RSS feed.

6. The RSS feed for the Voki blog is added to your feed. Click to open.

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If you have any feedback, comments, or suggestion for Voki, send us an email at feedback@voki.com!

Until next time,

The Voki Team

Voki Tip of the Week: Thanksgiving Poems

Voki Tip of the Week: Thanksgiving Poems

Gobble gobble everyone! Thanksgiving will be here soon! Remember those handprint turkeys we used to make in school? Let’s celebrate Thanksgiving this year by reciting a Thanksgiving poem. Have your students research a short (or funny) Thanksgiving poem and recite it!

Encourage them to share it with their family at their Thanksgiving dinner!

Let’s listen to our Thanksgiving poem, If Turkeys Thought, by Jack Prelutsky.

 

Do you have a Thanksgiving poem or quote you would like to share? Share it with us on our Facebook page or tweet it to us @officialvoki!

Until next time,
The Voki Team

Voki Tip of the Week: Halloween Voki Assignment

Voki Tip of the Week: Halloween Voki Assignment

Before we know it, Halloween will be around the corner! Maybe you are planning to assign some short horror stories from Poe or some excerpts from classic horror novels, like Shelley’s Frankenstien or Stoker’s Dracula. Here’s a fun activity that you can do with your students: create a Voki on their favorite character and their favorite quote from the story/novel.

 
Check out some examples below! Can you guess which characters they are?



 
If you have any feedback, comments, or suggestion for Voki, send us an email at feedback@voki.com!
 
Until next time,
The Voki Team

Voki Tip of the Week: Who am I? – Voki Guessing Game

Voki Tip of the Week: Who am I? – Voki Guessing Game

Finished a book in English class? Having a quick review on historical figures? Here’s a quick activity that you can do with your students! Tell your students to create a guessing game using Voki. Have them write up hints or important facts about the character or historical figure and let the rest of the class guess!

 

Check out this example! Can you guess what historical figure she is?


 
If you have any feedback, comments, or suggestion for Voki, send us an email at feedback@voki.com!
 
Until next time,
The Voki Team