Tech BFF: Using Voki Talking Avatars in the Classroom


Cute little Vokis give imaginary friends digital properties~

Voki is an application that lets you create personalized avatars to use on your wikis, blogs or websites. You can also e-mail these wonderful characters. This free web 2.0 tool is a great way to motivate learners of any age, because they are very interactive and provide various options for students to customize them.  It’s a great way to improve your students’ speaking and listening skills in an engaging and innovative way

I use Vokis in the online courses I facilitate for PBS, but this blog has easy and innovative ideas for using them in the classroom. Read more

BFF is an acronym for “Best Friend Forever.” These websites and tips are so good that they will become your technology BFFs!