Presentation on theme: "Media Center Essential Question How can I be an effective user of information?"— Presentation transcript:
Media Center Essential Question How can I be an effective user of information?
Where do I find my information? Where do I find my information? Yourself – Biography Sheet How will I organize my information? How will I organize my information?Voki How will I communicate my finished product to my instructor? How will I communicate my finished product to my instructor?Email
Voki What is Voki? Free website that allows you to create speaking avatars to use in blogs, profile, and email messages. Why Use Voki? Fun way to communicate information. Sample Voki Sample Voki
Task Definition Complete a Biography Sheet Create/Access your Email Account (County Email or Gmail) Create a Voki Account Activate Voki Account using Email Create a Voki Avatar from your Biography Sheet Share/Email Voki Avatar to Teacher Define the Information Problem Identify Information Needed
Information Seeking Strategies Biography Sheet Email Account Voki Account Determine all Possible Sources Select the Best Sources
Location And Access Determine All Possible Sources Select the Best Source Biography Sheet Handout from class Email Account https://www.google.com/a/k12bcs.org https://www.google.com/accounts Voki Account http://www.voki.com/
Use of Information Engage (Read, Hear, View, Touch) Extract Relevant Information Create an avatar using Voki and Biography Sheet (Native Language and English Reading) Character Customize Voice (Microphone) Background Player Color (Mouth, Eyes, Skin, &Hair)
Synthesis Organize from Multiple Sources Present the Information Completed Biography Sheet Completed Voki Avatar from Biography Emailed Voki Avatar to Teacher Teacher will Post Avatars on Teacher Website and Share with Class
Evaluation Judge the Product (effectiveness) Judge the Process (efficiency) Teacher Rubric/Scale Self Evaluation What would I have done differently? What other ways might I use this tool?
Voki Project Help 1. Access Email County Email: https://www.google.com/a/k12bcs.org https://www.google.com/a/k12bcs.org GMail:https://www.google.com/accounts https://www.google.com/accounts 2. Register Voki Account http://voki.com http://voki.com 3. Activate Voki - Link via Email 4. Create Voki Avatar (Log in First) http://www.voki.com/create.php http://www.voki.com/create.php 5. Publish Voki 6. Email to Teacher (Send to Friend)