“I’d rather hear it from an avatar.”
Who’s with us? We know the millions of teachers who use Voki worldwide can agree, but we’ll speak for ourselves—avatar technology rocks. No doubt about it, a new chapter of teaching and learning is making an indelible mark in the classroom—and Voki is helping write the story. Read on to learn our ed tech developments—it’s a page (er, paragraph?) turner.
Character Analysis Meets the Techie Teacher’s World
ELA was never so animated. This four-step lesson plan—story selection, graphic organizer completion, written reflection, and Voki creation—will get your students analyzing character development on a whole other level.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Avatars Teach Kids About Democracy
Bring current affairs discussion into the classroom using the Voki Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton avatars. It’s never too early to teach the merits of democracy.
Kindergarten Math: Shapes and their Characteristics
Can you classify a shape without using its proper name? Learn how to use your observe and describe skills in this all-new Voki Teach lesson for your kindergarten kiddies. Geometric vocabulary, including ‘side,’ ‘corner,’ and ‘curve,’ is discussed.
National Hot Dog Day is July 23!
You don’t have to tell us twice. In this hook activity, lend your ear to our Voki hot dog avatar and support his cause—post a picture of a frank on July 23 with hashtag #NationalHotDogDay!
Voki 2.2 Coming Soon
Did you like the above hook activity? Well, there’s good news for more than just our frankfurter fans: our Voki 2.2 edition is due out later this summer. What does this mean for you? More time, less search. Voki Teach will now house all Common-Core aligned lessons, hook activities, and tech projects organized by subject area and grade level and with the same layout as our favorite video resource, Youtube. Share links to these resources, and Level 3 users, edit lessons and hooks to your liking.
The Voki App is Now Available in the iOS App Store
Create Voki avatars at your fingertips with our Voki app. It’s the perfect tool for students to work on projects and assignments. Download it here.
Tune in for Live Coverage of the School Technology Summit, NYC
Voki is attending the Department of Education School Technology Summit on July 27! Catch live updates on our Facebook and Twitter pages to get the scoop on ed tech news from inside the event.
Has Voki had a positive impact on your student’s life?
If so, we would love to hear about it and inspire others! Please email email@example.com and share your story with us. If your story is featured, we will provide your classroom with a free, one-year level 3 subscription valued at $100.
Stay cool, Voki fans!
Catherine Alvino, Digital Marketing Coordinator