4 years & up. Fun-and-easy wireless microphone encourages even reluctant students to speak up! Just one button to record, then simply play back and listen (up to 4 hours of audio). Extended uses across the curriculum -- oral language, fluency, phonics, speech therapy, intervention, math facts, podcasts and more. Built-in USB to charge via your computer and download (PC, Mac). Upload student-created files (WAV or MP3) to digital portfolios for authentic assessment, or share with other educators or parents. Integrated speaker offers quality playback for instant self-assessment.
- A great tool for storytelling, emotions, phonics, tongue twisters, fluency, speech therapy, intervention, math facts, podcasts, dramatic play, assessment, teacher conferences, field trips and more
- Boosts students' 21st-century skills
- Invites all students to talk -- ideal for reluctant speakers and readers
- Download to your computer (PC/Mac) and send files to other teachers, parents, and specialists
- Upload to your class website, virtual learning network or digital portfolios for assessment
- Provides simple operation for young students. Reading not required, and easier to use than a tape recorder
- Allows teacher or student to listen without disturbing others
- Does not require the purchase of batteries
- Choose the file format / size that's right for you
- Inspire creativity and budding musicians
- Offers convenient portability and safety
- Up to 4 hours of wireless recording time
- Built-in speaker for high-quality playback
- 128MB built-in memory
- Fun microphone shape (5 1/4" H)
- USB connection
- Positive action on / off switch
- Simple single button record
- Playback volume control
- 1 headphone jack
- Battery charges via USB connector
- WAV or MP3 recording capability
- Audacity® recording software
- Breakaway lanyard
Examples of Uses for Easi-Speak® Pro USB Recorder
- Document student learning / thinking for formative assessment -- share files with specialists, other educators, or parents.
- Conduct oral quizzes / tests or student self-assessments.
- Record and communicate more complicated instructions for student activities or games.
- Dictate curricula explanations, lessons or homework to provide to parents, administrators, absent students or substitutes.
- Record and replay morning message.
- Collect student-generated content to use as models for teaching others.
- Conduct interviews.
- Discuss / relate content to real-life contexts.
- Share fears or favorite things about studying certain subjects / topics.
Early Childhood and Special Needs
- Capture social interactions and conflict resolution between students.
- Use for dramatic play (role play singing, announcing, reporting, storytelling or giving speeches).
- Practice pronouncing phonemes or letter sounds, counting, singing, chanting, etc.
- Record speech therapy activities.
- Practice pronouncing phonemes, letter sounds or blending words.
- Record read alouds, buddy reading or timed fluency readings
- Recite poetry, spelling words or sentences using correct phrasing and intonation.
- Retell or sequence a story. Record predictions. Ask questions about a story and recall details.
- Record oral grammar structures and replay them to see if they sound correct.
- Define and explain key vocabulary words.
- Dictate writing prior to putting words on paper. Record writer's workshop conferences.
- Practice or give a speech.
- Be a reporter and conduct interviews.
- Perform computations verbally, step by step. Explain mathematical reasoning and problem-solving strategies.
- Communicate about, and relate, math concepts. Relate math to other subjects.
- Complete a timed mental math quiz for math fluency.
- Read a clock. Use correct wording to read aloud numerals, fractions / decimals / percents or monetary amounts.
- Recite times tables, common equivalencies, place value order, months of the year or days of the week.
- Identify, describe and compare objects' attributes.
- identify and discuss a pattern, including how to create and extend it.
- Estimate, compare and convert number values,measurements, etc.
- Gather verbal data (surveys / polls) -- interpret data aloud.
- Describe likelihood in probability or a coordinate path in geometry.
Science and Social Studies
- Explain scientific thinking.
- Demonstrate understanding of "big idea" concepts.
- Explain how to design an investigation or full inquiry, or narrate / record actual ones.
- Record observations. Identify, describe, compare and classify objects.
- Gather, analyze and interpret data verbally.
- Recite the order of the planets, steps in a process, states and capitals, presidents, a timeline or famous speeches.
- Reenact historical events.