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Audio Review # 29 | Vialogues Lets Anybody Start Discussions During Video

Vialogues is COOL! Let me just get that statement out of the way as I continue to describe what this super platform can do.

Vialogues lets you post original or borrowed (YouTube, Vimeo) content and start a discussion with it. The discussion takes place as you watch the video, so a timestamp is created when you leave a comment. This lets the viewer know exactly where in the video you had a thought worth conveying.

Others can reply to your comments, you can add polls and there are a variety of privacy options.

The discussion is in written form only.


Privacy is well handled as everybody needs an account, but it is possible to make mistakes and share the video too widely.

Sample Uses

Do I Plan to Use It

Oh I SO plan to use it. I will start using it right away for online PD we do.

Commitment and Learning Curve

Learning curve is nothing. Just create an account and go. Commitment curve could be greater if you are looking to change your existing teaching practice to incorporate these type of exercises.

Best for ES MS or HS?

All grades that can type, can benefit. So grade four and up are perfect candidates.


No cost. Columbia College is the creator and sponsor and they are not charging for the service.

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