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: Use Voki to Make an Announcement

Voki Tip of the Week: Use Voki to Make an Announcement

You know those days. You’ve spent the whole night grading and preparing for class, then wake up late only to find you’ve run out of coffee.Now a classroom full of  bright eyed children are waiting for your performance…

This is the perfect morning to have a Voki introduce the day’s lesson and assignment.

Check out these examples and create your own savior Voki today!

Until Next Time,

The Voki Team

Voki Tip of the Week: How to Embed Voki Using Presets

Voki Tip of the Week: How to Embed Voki Using Presets

Embedding Voki with the publishing presets is easy! Showcase your Voki on Facebook, Friendster, Twitter and more with just a few clicks.

Step One: After you have created your Voki, added text or voice, and have it ready to go, click Publish Your Voki.

Step Two: Select the size in which you would like to display your Voki. We recommend choosing large for the full Voki effect!

Step Three: Choose the platform where you would like to post your Voki. If you do not see a quick option for a particular site or blog, grab the embed code below. Once you click the code, it is automatically copied and ready to paste on your website.

Some sites, such as WordPress, require a bit of massaging to embed your Voki on the page. For WordPress instructions, please check out our past Voki Tip of the Week, How to Embed Voki on WordPress.

We hope you have fun creating your Vokis and sharing them with your students, teachers, and friends! If you have any questions or issues with embedding, please let us know in the comments section or by sending us an e-mail to feedback@voki.com.

Sincerely,

The Voki Team

Voki Tip of the Week: Recognize Student Achievement with Voki

Voki Tip of the Week: Recognize Student Achievement with Voki

Voki is a useful tool that makes lessons interactive, educational, and fun.We love seeing how teachers around the world incorporate Voki into their classroom activities.  Voki isn’t only a great supplement to lessons, it can also serve as a cute message bearer that recognizes student achievements, good work, or birthdays! Just imagine a student’s delight upon receiving a Voki in their e-mail on their birthday that delivers a special and personalized message.

Below are a few examples of how Voki can help you give your students a virtual pat on the back.

Have a great week!

The Voki Team