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Day 3 #30DC13: Audio Recording Tools

vocaroo

Today’s post is on audio recording tools.  Many teachers are searching for a free web-based solution.  Vocaroo is an online recording sight that is FREE and EASY to use.  No registration is necessary, just select the record button to begin.

Vocaroo click to record

A pop-up will appear that requests access to your computer’s microphone.  You will select ALLOW and the recording will start.

vocaroo allow

When you are finished, you can listen to decide whether you want to re-record or save the file.  There isn’t a maximum recording length on Vocaroo.  Voice recordings can be saved online or you have the ability to download them as MP3 or WAV files.  An embed code is provided so you can embed in a blog or other website.  You can also share your recording to Facebook, Twitter, and other social media with a click of a button.

One unique feature of Vocaroo is the ability to generate a QR Code for the audio recording.  Because recording audio files on this site is flash based, you will not be able to use an iPad or iPhone to record.  You can, however, use an iPad and iPhone to scan the QR code and listen to the recording.

Vocaroo sharing

I can imagine many uses of the QR Code generator in a classroom.

  • Book review:  Students record a review of the book.  Attach the QR code to the inside cover of the book
  • Art:  Students record the inspiration for their piece
  • World Language Classrooms: Give students instructions in another language
  • Directions at a learning station
  • Record student’s oral reading to share with their parents
  • Record a welcome to new students

Another online audio program is AudioBoom.

audio boom You will need to create an account on the audioBoo site.  Once signed in, select recordnew recording; start recording.  The maximum recording length is three minutes.  You will give your recording a title, description, and category.  The audio recording is published to the audioBoo site.  Files can be quickly shared via Linked in, Google +, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and email.  The site also provides RSS, iTunes podcast integration and can generate a QR code for the recording.

Your challenge  

I challenge you to create a Vocaroo recording stating your name, what subjects you teach, and your school location.  Please include the URL of your recording in your reply to this post. I also challenge you to create another Vocaroo recording and generate a QR code for the file.  You do not need to reply with that QR code, but state a way you could incorporate an audio QR Code in your curriculum. Vocaroo Voice Recorder

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Stacie Inman December 8, 2014 at 2:39 pm

I like the idea of using vocaroo as keeping a log of verbal behavior contracts. I also think it would be a neat idea to use it as a tool for students to record a book review, biographies, etc. for research projects! It would be completely interactive!

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Traci Langford December 17, 2013 at 4:18 pm

I finally got this to work at home on my personal laptop after many attempts at school.

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1HPWvJ5FfWp

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tracilangford December 17, 2013 at 7:48 am

I have not been able to create a recording. It was not supported on the ipad. Our tech person gave me a microphone to try on my desk top computer and it did not record anything. I will try again at home tonight on my personal computer.
If this could work at school, it would be nice to have students to use this to record presentations, book reviews, fluency type recordings for reading or oral tests.
I like that you can attach a QR code so students can access the recording possibly from MBC or other sources.
How are others accessing or able to record at your schools?

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Kris Gordon December 17, 2013 at 10:43 am

I believe most are using a laptop or desktop computer. The site is not specific to one type of computer (mac/PC) so I’m not sure what is going on for you,.. But we do believe in effort! Thanks for giving it a sporting chance!

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Tyra Harnishfeger (@tyra_8) December 12, 2013 at 8:09 am

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0WI8hTy698s

This site has many possibilities (especially when coupled with a QR reader). The more interactive a lesson, the greater the student engagement. Using the Vocaroo and QR reader could be used for telling students directions during activities such as Daily 5, where students work in groups independently. Having directions set up through the QR reader, students can listen to the directions multiple times if they forget what the teacher had originally instructed them to do.

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Paul December 1, 2013 at 1:12 pm

Okay.

I have tried several times in order to get this thing to record. Ive even tried other websites to record my voice. Ive also tried it on several different computers.

So, I hope you will let me settle with an explanation as to how this can be useful in a math classroom. Many students need help and explanation during a problem. WHat i could do with this is take 4 or 5 homework problems assigned and put in a qr code that could explain them to the students. This way they could have guided help at home with no more effort on their part other than scanning a QR code.

If I ever get this thing figured out Ill be sure to post my voice on here. But until then I hope this will do!

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Kris Gordon December 2, 2013 at 8:43 am

:) No problem. The Challenge is about learning from each other! Thanks!

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Elizabeth Murry November 25, 2013 at 9:30 am

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0TAOzD4pvLz

This is something we could really integrate into the ENL program. It is so much more helpful for students to hear words as they are reading them– engaging more senses means learning faster. Thanks for posting this!

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profeconn November 13, 2013 at 12:50 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s02G7rsuQ0BT So cool, I currently use google voice to have my language students read to me so that I can assess their pronunciation and fluency but it has a 3 minute limitation on messages. this may be an alternative option.

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Dee Higgs November 14, 2013 at 8:39 am

Vocaroo does not limit recording length.

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Beth Bohnert (@bbohnert) November 12, 2013 at 3:15 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0BQhBWjBlNO

This is so easy to use. I have some students wanting to start a radio broadcast. This will be a great place for them to start practicing until we can get the real deal up and running.

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Dee Higgs November 14, 2013 at 8:37 am

The great thing about Vocaroo is that you are not limited to the length of the recording…perfect place to practice your broadcasts.

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Kathy Walz November 11, 2013 at 11:35 am

I just love the 30 day challenge. I get so many ideas in my head. I just used QR codes in my classroom to have the kids read a definition then write down what type of genre it was. After they got done, they scanned the QR code to see if they were correct. How much more fun would it be if they heard a recording through this neat program. I am once again excited to try this out in my classroom. My kids love the QR codes and if I can get them excited about learning, then I am doing my job as a teacher.

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Dee Higgs November 14, 2013 at 8:35 am

We’d love to hear the Vocaroo you made.

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ksickee November 7, 2013 at 11:26 pm

Hi. I could not do vocaroo on my iPad. I did make a recording on audioboo. I plan to use this for explanations of mathematics. But am open to all suggestions.

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Dee Higgs November 8, 2013 at 7:46 am

Vocaroo is flash based. iPads are not able to run flash. We’d love to hear your audioboo, please share the link.

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Thomas Higgs November 6, 2013 at 7:27 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s01BCP5XLHuz ….I could use a QR code to form verbal cotracts with students that are working to improve a certain behaviors……and then check at the end of each week to self monitor their goal.

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Heather Coy November 4, 2013 at 8:16 pm

Here’s my recording:

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1w2ydTraHgc

Using audio recording would add another dimension to student projects. To present their multi-genre research projects, students create Weebly websites. Students would embed a “welcome” to visitors.

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Dee Higgs November 7, 2013 at 8:02 am

A “welcome” recorded by a student adds a nice personal touch. Good idea!

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Karen Dishman November 4, 2013 at 2:33 pm

I wasn’t able to make a Vocaroo. It kept telling me that I needed to configure my microphone that nothing was recorded. I adjusted the microphone and settings but still couldn’t get it to work :(
I was able to create an Audio Boo and here is the link:
.https://audioboo.fm/boos/1705697-karen-dishman?utm_campaign=detailpage&utm_content=retweet&utm_medium=social&utm_source=email

I think if the Vocaroo would work for me it could be great for my students that need to record notes in class instead of using a scribe :)

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Dee Higgs November 7, 2013 at 8:19 am

When you select record in Vocaroo, a pop up will appear that says, “Adobe Flash Player Settings Camera and Microphone Access” You will need to select “allow” for the program to access your mic. Check to make sure pop ups are allowed in the browser you are using.

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Sherri Falconer November 4, 2013 at 1:27 pm Reply
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Pam Lindsey November 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm

With a little help from the IT department, I was finally able to create my Vocroo challenge. I love how simple this app is to you. I love the idea of creating short book chats for the library using the QR codes…or maybe using them for a more interactive science fair!

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Pam Lindsey November 4, 2013 at 1:03 pm

My link is:
http://vocaroo.com/i/s1Djrk2NbHNo

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jenniferbrandt2013 November 4, 2013 at 8:23 am

http://vocaroo.com/i/s02GYSTqSEgr

not sure it worked right for me. But I like the online recording option. My students record and send me lots of work!

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Kris Gordon November 4, 2013 at 8:33 am

Jennifer,
I didn’t get any sound out of your Vocaroo. The recording was playing, but no sound emerged :(

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amykerney November 3, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Here is my recording: http://vocaroo.com/i/s13WqOxei8V9. I could see using this in my science class for students to record observations on an experiment then share their observations with each other.

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Brian Hartman October 31, 2013 at 7:53 pm

Like others have mentioned, in science I would like to use the QR code generator for lab station directions. I have used video before, but the kids would have to either go through the stations sequentially or fast forward/rewind to find the spot for the station they are work on. With the QR code, they could get directions simply by zapping the QR code!! Awesome use of tech they have in their pockets!

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0OWAYLCrVI2

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Dee Higgs November 1, 2013 at 9:03 am

Station directions via the QR code is a great application of this digital tool.

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Sue Kroupa October 31, 2013 at 2:12 pm

http://vocaroo.com/qrcode/Vocaroo_QR_Code_s0Z7U9A7Pcha.png
http://vocaroo.com/i/s0Z7U9A7Pcha

Here are the links to my recording. I was unable to do this on my laptop with a headset microphone for some reason (worked fine on a desktop). I thought it was funny when going through the “Help” section to read the disclaimer that said – not responsible for computer explosions :)

My only concern with any technology use is that it requires it being done in class for the most part since we have some students who do not have computers or possibly special equipment, i.e., a microphone, at home.

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Dee Higgs November 4, 2013 at 9:03 am

Sue, you may need to go into your sound properties(mac) or sound/manage audio devices(windows) to make sure the input microphone you are using is enabled.

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Dee Higgs November 4, 2013 at 9:12 am

Your Vocaroo recording has many suggestions for incorporating this tool in curriculum. I think foreign language teachers would like your idea of having students record a passage and then the teacher could listen at their convenience to check for proper pronunciation.

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Brian Wassmer October 31, 2013 at 1:59 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0d0xcBixoCw ….One idea that comes to mind with Voacaroo and QR codes would be sending messages not only for students, but athletes. It can be time consuming calling and sending out 20-30 messages, but if a QR was sent out on twitter(with the message) it would save time from calling each individual person. Trying out it out this week.

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Dee Higgs November 7, 2013 at 8:24 am

Brian, Be sure to look at Day 8 in the challenge. It is on text communications. Remind101 is a tool you may find more convenient to use for your student athletes.

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kelleybland October 31, 2013 at 1:29 pm

I already use vocaroo for those students who do not have their own device to record on. I have been very pleased with how easy it is to use. I did not realize there was the QR code feature. I think that is an awesome feature for either passing on student work to the parents or for assigning directions in Spanish. Thanks for sharing!

Kelley Bland
Spanish teacher
ECS

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0cVEHJLtUoH

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Dee Higgs November 1, 2013 at 9:08 am

Assigning directions in Spanish is a great way to integrate Vocaroo in your curriculum.

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sfeller2013 October 31, 2013 at 9:15 am

Here is my recording: http://vocaroo.com/i/s0gkAeWqerVa. This device can by used in presentations. Teachers can use it for directions on any activity!

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 9:59 am

Your students will enjoy listening to your directions in Vocaroo.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 8:36 am

QR codes for daily bell ringers…. great idea, Natalie!

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 8:29 am

I like your suggestion of using Vocaroo to have students explain their steps in solving a math problem.

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mmemmer October 31, 2013 at 7:20 am

I bought a microphone a year ago, but hadn’t used it. This was easy.
http://vocaroo.com/i/s0ugVEYSSHlg

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 8:01 am

That’s what I like about Vocaroo too. How might you use recordings in your classroom?

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Melinda Poole October 30, 2013 at 11:00 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0wq6lLZgfwS
I love the simplicity of it!!! Super Cool!
I think it would be nice to use for a message to the kids when you have to have a sub. Have the sub play your message. It would be different, and allow the kids to hear from you on a day you aren’t in the classroom!
I like the idea of a qr code, bc you could differentiate your messages by topic, in a small group setting, the students use ipads and scan the appropriate code to get the work you have differentiated for them. So excited about this challenge, love learning new techie things :)

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm

A message from you played by the sub…GREAT idea!

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Jerrad Gleim October 30, 2013 at 9:17 pm

Just letting everyone know that if you left a comment on this post tonight and you don’t see it listed yet, Dee will be replying to it as soon as she can. She had to go out of town briefly this evening and I’m sure at the moment she is back on the road headed for home.

Have a great night everyone and keep the comments coming!

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jmaglis October 30, 2013 at 8:49 pm

Here is my vocaroo:
http://vocaroo.com/i/s0e0JnqiRipd

It would be great to us the QR code on assignments to read the instructions or questions for students with an IEP to have certain things read to them!

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 8:04 am

Yes, IEP integration would be a useful application of this digital tool. Glad to have you participating in the challenge.

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jmattmiller16 October 30, 2013 at 8:43 pm

Here’s my Vocaroo!

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0sOkcx77UVu

This is a great tool I had never heard of. It’s so easy. Being a world language teacher, there is lots of benefit to being able to record, save and share quickly and easily. This could be used in speaking homework, in voice comments to student work and in conjunction with other projects and assignments.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 10:21 pm

I agree, Vocaroo is SO easy to use. With just a few clicks, you can have an audio recording & a QR code for the file if you want one.

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Kris Gordon October 31, 2013 at 10:15 am

Ohhh.. I hadn’t thought about world language usage. Makes things a little easier for having students read or speak and practice fluency!

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Michael Booth October 30, 2013 at 8:29 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1f3kiMct10F I have been looking for something like this. Thank you!!! So much easier than going through audacity and garage band.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Yes, this tool is SO easy. I love the fact that I didn’t need to sign up on the site to use it. It takes less than a minute to start a recording; save it; and get a URL or QR code for the recording. Glad you are participating in the challenge.

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ccombs17 October 30, 2013 at 8:17 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1YTabzDRboR

I think this is a great tool. I think it would beneficial to use for reading a book. Some students are slower readers and can use a review by hearing the chapter over again. This can also be used for kids who have been absent and need so extra explanation on material.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 10:25 pm

Using Vocaroo for catching up students who are absent would be a good use of this tool. You could use the QR code for the recordings, so students could work at their own pace.

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Kris Gordon October 31, 2013 at 10:09 am

Good question about hearing your own voice… Wish I knew.

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ssternberg2013 October 30, 2013 at 8:08 pm

This was an incredibly easy way to record voice instructions and great for learning centers, students who need directions read to them, or even for students to record the steps they took to solve a math problem. I particularly love the fact that you can link it to a QR code for easy navigation for students. Here’s my link:
http://vocaroo.com/i/s1bovunwMl6u

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 10:44 pm

The QR code generator for the recording is a feature I like as well.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 7:43 pm

Love your idea of using QR Codes to accompany science fair projects!

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jweagley October 30, 2013 at 6:35 pm

I don’t have a microphone available at the moment, but I will have to dig an old one out to give this a try this weekend. I could see using this for directions for a project or possibly for a display to explain how it works or what to do.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 8:08 am

We look forward to hearing your voice.

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shanwright October 30, 2013 at 4:24 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0js9Wro91kW

Here is my Vocaroo! Thanks. :)

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 10:32 pm

I agree, this tool may help a student who is shy and not comfortable speaking in front of the class. Giving them the option of recording their voice to demonstrate mastery of a skill or concept is a nice twist.

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Melissa Mayer October 30, 2013 at 3:40 pm

I just got our new fancy headphones from EVSC that go with our reading series. They have a microphone attached to them. It was super easy, fast, and fun to make my Vocaroo! I have inlcuded in my Vocaroo how I would use the QR code part.http://vocaroo.com/i/s03kMrdePUHO

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Melissa Mayer October 30, 2013 at 3:43 pm

I shouldn’t try and type and talk to someone at the same time!. :) Sorry for the typo. It should have read I have included in my Vocaroo how I would use the QR code part.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 8:31 am

I like your suggestion of using Vocaroo to have students explain their steps in solving a problem in math.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 9:29 am

QR codes for daily bell ringers…. great idea, Natalie

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nmosier13 October 30, 2013 at 3:14 pm

http://vocaroo.com/delete/s1gw4m1HtlNs/28985d451267fac5

I think I would also use this for power point presentations. The students are always so nervous to get up in front of the class. This would be a good way to practice the presentation and receive feedback on how it sounded (listening to it again).

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ss4122 October 30, 2013 at 3:09 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1yCJXs4dQ1g
I am so glad to see Darlene’s comments, it is so important that we are thinking about accessibility.

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Miranda Owen October 30, 2013 at 2:04 pm

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0iSjij9xtkt

I would like to use the QR code for stations. I am currently doing stations right now and I think my verbal instructions would have been better than my written instructions.

Also, I think Vocaroo would be perfect for my literary genre project. I am having the students read different books for each genre. After they finish reading the book, they have to tell me about it. I think that this would be a great way to tell me about it and then I could listen to them at my own pace.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 9:35 am

You’re right, QR codes would make convenient to listen to students’ book summaries outside of class.

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Aimee October 30, 2013 at 1:30 pm

I have tried to make a recording on my computer, but have not been able to get it to work. I will add one when I can use the microphone. I think this would be a great tool to use for a science fair or invention convention. Students could record information, such as why they chose that particular project, and make a QR code for people to listen to as they are looking at their projects.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 9:36 am

We will look forward to hearing your first Vocaroo recording. You’ll find that it is a quick and easy tool to use.

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Leah Simon November 2, 2013 at 2:47 pm

I have tried mine 5 times on 2 different computers with no luck as well.

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Dee Higgs November 4, 2013 at 8:53 am

Leah, you may need to go into your sound properties(mac) or sound/manage audio devices(pc) to make sure the input microphone you are using is enabled.

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jtcox4 October 30, 2013 at 1:29 pm

The QR adds a ton of possibilities for this site. Thanks for sharing!

Enjoy my Vocaroo! http://vocaroo.com/i/s12BJjkr07xo

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jtcox4 October 30, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Love the idea of students attaching QR code to their projects explaining their thought process along the way.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 9:56 am

Entertaining Vocaroo recording :)

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 11:51 am

Thanks for trying out the Vocaroo QR code generator.

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Darlene Wallace October 30, 2013 at 11:34 am

I was able to make a QR code of my recording. I might be able to use this on my web site for hearing parents, but I would need wither closed captioning or an attached video with an interpreter to use it for my students. http://vocaroo.com/qrcode/Vocaroo_QR_Code_s0RhayoKCZmX.png

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Pam Lindsey October 30, 2013 at 9:38 pm

You could create something like that with Aurasma. Kids don’t scan a QR code, but they do scan a “trigger” image which in turn causes a video to start to play. Save the “auras” in channel, have students or parents “follow” the channel, and they can watch any videos that you’ve created.

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gaylemooney October 30, 2013 at 10:36 am

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0lVpGvcYub6
This is a very simple tool to use. I think students would really enjoy using it. The recordings could very easily be added to digital presentations. I could add it to flipcharts, use it for instructions or directions. Ease of use is a plus!!

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msellers5678 October 30, 2013 at 10:35 am

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1abNjUiKbpO

I believe my teachers will adopt Vocaroo as it is very simple to use. Personally, I would have used the QR in a learning scavanger hunt, a webquest led by my voice or even in stations. I also envision students explaining their art work for an art fair using this. If we post the QR code by the their work, parents can use their device to gain the student recorded explanation! How cool!

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Kris Gordon October 30, 2013 at 11:11 am

Maria,
I love QR scavenger hunts! It is a fun twist on an old favorite. Students are more engaged with the codes. Every time my boys see a QR code on something they ask me to scan it.

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msellers5678 October 31, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Love it!

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tiffraetodd October 30, 2013 at 10:20 am

This is awesome.. I love that I can make a QR code. This will be great for stations. If the teacher could just recored the directions for a station and when the students get they they scan the QR code for the instructions. I am so excited to use this and teach others about it.

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1XdGmacO9rc

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 11:39 am

Good luck in your move next week to Sullivan Community Schools.

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Kathy Hughes October 30, 2013 at 9:59 am

I will use this in my careers class for the students to use in their intro on their digital resumes. Thanks

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Kris Gordon October 30, 2013 at 11:08 am

Kathy,
We’d love to see an example Vocaroo recording from you!

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Aliciabuse2013 October 30, 2013 at 9:32 am

I just made a very short recording using the AudioBoo2 iPad app. My concern with the app is it asked about being at least 17. If age is a requirement, I think teachers could still use it as a teaching/sharing tool with colleagues. If I am missing something here, please let me know.

I really like the recording categories..very nice when looking for a particular topic in class.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 9:55 am

Audioboo states in their user agreement that the service is available only for people aged 13 or older. Audioboo will forego the age registriction for those under 13 who are using the Service as part of a school-led initiative.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 10:00 am

Be sure to post your Vocaroo URL of your recording in your reply. I’m looking forward to hearing what subjects you teach. How do you foresee a use of an audio QR code in your classroom?

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Aliciabuse2013 October 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

https://audioboo.fm/boos/1695694-just-experimenting-with-audio-boo?utm_campaign=detailpage&utm_content=retweet&utm_medium=social&utm_source=email

This is the link for the Audioboo recording I made this morning. I sent into the website instead of the app to get the link. Is there a way to share the link directly from the app?

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Aliciabuse2013 October 31, 2013 at 10:51 am

I would love to know more about the QR code. I saw the button for this, but have no idea what is is/does. I did see another person’s comment about making a scavenger hunt. I think that might be a nest tool to review Biology vocabulary.and possibly a way to connect current Biology articles/videos with the textbook topic.

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Dee Higgs October 31, 2013 at 11:05 am

A QR code (quick response code) is an image that is linked to text or something online. It’s made up of an arrangement of black and white squares kind of like a checkerboard. A QR code reader app uses a camera on a smartphone, iPad, computer, or other digital device to access the URL associated with the unique QR code.

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Peter Barringer October 30, 2013 at 8:27 am

Here’s my Vocaroo: http://vocaroo.com/i/s1pRkTnbdrtW

I went ahead and explained my own applications for it in the voice message. Awesome tool! It’s already linked to my site.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 10:47 am

Students in your class will enjoy using Vocaroo to record voice messages as a character in a novel they are reading.

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 11:17 am

Peter, I don’t think that Volcaroo will be an option for your fundraiser for the yearbook. I looked on the Vocaroo site to see how long they keep files. Their help page states: …
Vocaroo does not provide permanent storage; there are simply too many messages recorded for this to be possible. There is not a definite age at which messages are deleted, however it is likely messages will expire after a few months. If a message is important you should download and save it to your own computer as soon as possible to avoid losing it.

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peterbarringer October 30, 2013 at 8:06 pm

I appreciate you telling me that. I’ll have to find a more permanent (and free) solution. I’ll check out Audio Boo to see what theirs says. Thanks again.

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Timothy Wilhelmus October 30, 2013 at 8:02 am

Awesome! I’m really excited to see the QR function on Vocaroo. I could imagine a lot of applications for this. For example, if a student needs instructions read to them, a teacher could include a QR code on the assignment that the student could scan as needed. That is very cool.

Here is a link to the ICATS Broadcasting Tools page as well for those who are looking to explore other tools for capturing and sharing audio: https://evscicats.com/blog/web-tools-for-teachers-broadcasting/

If you want to go even deeper, here is a link to the ICATS Audio Editing Tools page: https://evscicats.com/blog/web-tools-for-teachers-audio-editing/

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 9:43 am

I like the idea of using a QR code for instructions. A student could follow along the written directions as the audio recording is played.

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John Wells October 30, 2013 at 6:02 am

I lost my voice, so I sound horrible, but here it is in all of my scratchy glory:

http://vocaroo.com/i/s190cTnDxfWl

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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 11:43 am

Thanks for giving Vocaroo a try…scratchy voice and all!

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aknueven October 30, 2013 at 5:44 am Reply
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Dee Higgs October 30, 2013 at 11:22 am

Using QR codes to break down specific concepts within a unit would be beneficial to students. Thanks for the great idea.

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