The K24x7 blog is intended as a place for anyone interested in applications of technology to teaching and learning to explore ideas and options. It is one component of a larger system - Knowledge 24x7 - created using free tools for generating audio, video, and 3-D systems to build a Virtual Learning Environment for use at home or in school.
Short courses online for individuals and groups in ESL, Statistics, Fundamentals of Economics, Web 2.0 Tools for teaching and learning.
Every once in a while you stumble across something so funky that you just have to try it. I can't believe I spent nearly an hour tweaking the image, adding a background photo (my house), and recording a message.
Voki is free; a much more powerful commercial version is found at SitePal
Click the "Listen" button at each post to hear how ReadSpeaker Voice translates text posts to audio and podcast files.