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VoiceThread K-12 Single Educator License

Item #: 70211 | Grades K-12

VoiceThread is a cloud-based tool that brings teachers and students together in an engaging multimedia format, providing a platform for meaningful interaction. VoiceThread for K-12 is both secure and easy to use, allowing users to jump right in to conversations.


VoiceThread vastly improves teacher presence and immediacy while maintaining a fluid, asynchronous learning environment. Educators consistently report increased quantity and quality of student participation and are better able to assess student comprehension.

Major Features

- Asynchronous collaboration tool used to share and discuss media.

- Create and Share multi-media projects.

- Google Apps of Education (GAFE) integration is available for seamless sign-on with School and District licenses.

Cloud based

VoiceThread is a cloud application, so there is no software to install, maintain or update. VoiceThread will work in any modern web browser and on almost any internet connection.


Upload, securely share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos. Over 50 different types of media can be used in a VoiceThread.


Comment on VoiceThread slides using one of five powerful commenting options: microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.


Keep a VoiceThread private, share it with specific people, or open it up to the entire world.


With VoiceThread Mobile, all of your content is available on your Apple mobile device. Whether you’re working from the Mobile App or from your web browser, experience the simplicity and flexibility you expect from VoiceThread.

Download the App and sign into your account to:

- Capture images from your camera or upload them from your photo library.

- Flip through slides with the flick of a finger and annotate while you narrate.

- Share VoiceThreads as easily as sending an email.

- Receive notifications for new comments on your VoiceThreads.

- Access the extensive catalog of existing content on VoiceThread.com.

Free Digital Library Content for Educators

The Digital Library is a database of articles about successful VoiceThread projects. The projects are arranged by a range of categories including ESL, English/Language Arts, Mathematics, IT, Science, Social Studies, Visual/Performing Arts and more. See them here

Annual Licensing

VoiceThread offers licenses to individual teachers, schools, or an entire district. For ease of use, School and District licenses can be integrated with Google Apps, most Learning Management Systems, LDAP or Active Directory.

A Single Educator License allows you to give your students their own accounts within a secure collaborative network, ed.voicethread, and includes:

- 50 student accounts (add more at any time for $2 each)

- Create student usernames (email address not required)

- Automatically be made an editor of student work

- Manager tool to create classes and student accounts

- Custom web address to easily share public VoiceThreads

In addition, the single license includes:

- Upload audio comments (MP3/WAV)

- 6 hours/year or 30 Minutes/month of phone commenting minutes

- Unlimited video commenting (webcam)

- 100/year or 8/month of Archival Movie Exports

- 10 GB + 1 GB/student content storage

- Unlimited + 50/studentVoiceThreads

Watch a VoiceThread presentation to learn more about the secure, collaborative environment of ed.voicethread.

If more than one educator in a school or building will be using VoiceThread, consider purchasing a school license. A School License provides accounts for students and educators in one school building to create VoiceThreads in the secure collaborative network, ed.voicethread.

The School License runs for one calendar year and includes:

-Ability to create student accounts without valid email addresses

-Simple Manager tool to create student accounts and classes

-Pro Educator accounts for teachers

-Custom homepage to showcase student work

-Access to VT Universal and VoiceThread Mobile App

Pricing starts at $450/year for up to 350 users. Discounts are available for higher volumes. Contact [email protected] or (866) 344-7758
Lesson Plan Name Grades
Producing a Franchise to encourage global awareness, increased, informed decision making about health, peer relationships and education. 7 to 8
The students will determine categories of franchises from which to work out media productions for weekly broadcasts on our school news show.
Poetry Alive! Interpreting Poetry Using Digital Images 9 to 12
A team of English students will take the role of a production company and will create a 4-5 minute film using the digital image as a medium for interpreting students’ original poems. Three classes will be working together in order to complete this project: Creative Writing, English, and The Actor’s Studio.
Digital Forensics 9 to 12
Students will understand and comprehend how to investigate a crime scene and the importance of crime scene photography.
PROJECT H.O.P.E. (Highlighting Opportunities for Potential Employment) 4 to 5
This is an exciting Career Exploration Unit that allows students to integrate technology skills while researching various careers.
Weather Watchers 2 to 5
Students will observe weather collecting data from hand made and scientific instruments and the internet weather resources. They will correspond with weather professionals and devise their own weather forecasting video using their knowledge and vocabulary.
Ready, Aim, Focus! 1 to 5
Through a hands-on photography lesson, students will develop and enhance writing focus, including brainstorming ideas, topic selection, word choice, and use of descriptive words. Also, students will use the printed images to inspire additional writing strategies such as developing voice, organization, and editing.
Postcards 4 to 6
Students will create a colored pencil drawing of themselves in an environment of their choice, using a digital output of their head as the starting point. The teacher will reduce the painting to postcard size and the students will write a descriptive letter on the back.
Picture This: A Book Full of Patterns! P-K to 8
My students will use various hands-on manipulatives while making different types of patterns (ab, abc, aabb, aabbcc, etc.) Students will use the digital camera to take a picture and write what they did!
Faces of Emotion 5 to 5
Students will be photographed with a variety of facial expressions.
The Family Tree 6 to 8
Families are a wonderful resource of support, traditions, and stories. In this unit, my students will write a series of essays about their families that will be put together in a book that can serve a record that can be shared with family now and in the future.