No Voice; but oh! the silence sank like music on my heart.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834)
A group of five educators and myself went to the North Bay CUE conference in Napa over the weekend.
It was a good day and I attended sessions on multimedia presentations, QR codes, and EdModo. However as so often is the case at these conferences … our group was most blown away by something that had nothing to do with our sessions*.
Indeed it came up in a side conversation – adding voice comments in GoogleDocs. What a great way to give students feedback! Its quick, its easy, it allows students to hear your voice in the feedback and, i believe, more students will listen and think about the feedback you are giving them**
Here’s a great tutorial in less than three minutes by J. Roberts: