" A VoiceThread is an online media album that allows people to make comments, either audio or text, and share them with anyone they wish. A VoiceThread allows an entire group's story to be told and collected in one place." ~ Paul Allison - New Journalism

If you are a podcaster, you're going to like VoiceThread. Think of VoiceThread as a visual podcast.For an overview of VoiceThread, checkout their What's a VoiceThread Anyway? video and then listen to a few samples, such as Sword Dragon Man, in which a budding young artist explaining his interest in dragons; or a math example , in which students explain the different ways a problem could be solved, while sharing their thinking as they solved the problem (something teachers miss out on with conventional paper and pencil exercises), or a middle school project on Durfur, in which teacher Bill Ferriter provides guidelines for meaningful participation in a VT discussion. For a look at cross grade levels collaboration on real-world issues, George Mayo's Many Voices of Darfur project.

If you're looking for a comprehensive overview to share with staff, checkout Suzie Vesper's slideshowand Lee Kolbert's slideshow.

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