A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Using Voice Thread for Media Literacy Education
Analyze and comment on media messages using Voice Thread!
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia annotation tool that lets you upload images, videos, print or other files. People can comment on these materials using voice (with a mic or phone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).
- 7 things you should know about Voicethread
- The Voicethread for Education Wiki
- Voicethread K-12 | K-12 Voicethread Pricing
See our explorations as we've begun to use VoiceThread for media literacy education.
Teacher Education: Creating an online slide show: 21st CENTURY SKILLS
Teacher Education: Responding to Images: VERY STICKY
High School Social Studies/Visual Arts: AMATEUR VS PROFESSIONAL CAMPAIGN PHOTOS
Middle School/High School Language Arts: "What's Your Swagger?" See attached Lesson Plan
Elementary School/Parent Outreach: MJ PEPSI AD (Powerful Voices for Kids)