The goal of today’s session was to allow the participants to use VoiceThread in a manner that is very adaptable for many content areas and grade levels. Unfortunately, the standing room only crowd did not get a chance to add their reflections due to issues with the LAN and wireless access. I hope that some will attempt to leave their reflections tonight or within the next few days. I am inviting you to also reflect on the VoiceThread and share it with others, including your students. The reflection questions the thread focuses on are as follows:
- Today we elect the 44th president of the United States of America. Who was your favorite president? Why?
- Some of the Top Issues of the 2008 Election are:EducationEnergy and Climate ChangeWhat issues are most important to you? What issues do you think should be important to everybody?
- In your opinion, what are the most important qualities that a person running for President of the United States should have?
- What encourages people to vote? What are some reasons people may decide not to vote?
- I am proud to be an American because…