N.C. Spanish teacher uses Google Voice to assess students' skills

04/21/2013 | Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

An honors Spanish teacher at a North Carolina high school uses Google Voice to prompt her students to carry on conversations in Spanish while using their cellphones. Paty Prieto asks students to respond to a question, such as what they did over the weekend, in Spanish -- talking for two to three minutes via cellphone. Prieto used the free program to send multiple phone lines to a single voice-mail box for each of her classes, allowing Prieto to listen to each student's response and assess their skills.

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