A designer lessons article by George Chilton
Voki is a web 2.0 application with plenty of scope for classroom use, ideally with young learners and teenagers. Providing an editable avatar, Voki allows the students, or the teacher, to give a character a voice. The final product can be shared over a number of web-based channels.
There are hundreds of applications for this tool, both in the classroom and at home, and I'm covering a couple of ideas with you here.