sketchcast:a free online whiteboard to create and share

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Sketchcast is a great site for both teachers and students . It allows its users to sketch something on a whiteboard and illustrate it with an audio recording before sharing with others . Sketchcast offers a new way of online communication that is licensed under the Creative Commons .



Some features of Sketchcast

Here is a list of features that Sketchcast provides for its users ;
  • It is free
  • It requires a sign up
  • It allows you to create sketches and send them to others
  • It lets you attach your recorded audio clip to your sketches
  • You can embed your sketches in your website or blog
  • You can create your Sketchcast channel and let other interact with you
  • Grow you community  by letting people subscribe to your RSS feed
watch this tutorial to learn more

Applications of Sketchcast in education

Sketchcast is a great web2.0 tool in education . We can use it to
  1. create tutorials for our students
  2. Explain grammatical structures , math formula in the form of doodles
  3. We can even create cartoonic characters and let students invent dialogues and use their imaginative skills to come up with situations  to enrich and use real language
  4. it can also be used as a drawing tool
You can think of other ways to use it with your student just make sure you give it a try .

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