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Google Voice Typing- YES! or BOO!?

When Google Voice Typing was announced all over the Blogosphere, I rejoiced!

And just like a teacher, I thought about how I could use this in my classroom, and I was happy.

I introduced it to my class the other day, and they were happy.


BUT, now I’m thinking… am I interfering with their ability to learn how to write?

Am I interfering with their ability to navigate a keyboard?

What about spelling? Will it help them become better/worse spellers?


I guess this is one of those Pros and Cons type of things…

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Voki, Speaking Avatars!/GiveaWay!

Techfully Yours Episode 5 VOKI    YouTube blog post pic

 

 

Okay, imagine this. Your students are completing biographies on famous people. You could go the traditional route and have them write a report. OR, you could use Voki.

How much more interesting to hear the report from an avatar that represents a biographical figure, a character in a book, even the student themselves!

The great thing is, Voki can be shared with a link, email, or using the embed code!  READ MORE

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