How to Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices

First-grade teacher Danielle Moore has worked with early elementary and kindergarten students as she helps them amplify their voice. Yes, young children have something to say to the world! Danielle shows us how.

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Listen to Danielle talk about how to encourage kindergarten and elementary voices

Related Resources

  • Flipgrid is an amazing tool to use for anything and everything in the classroom. Students are able to use their voice to share and build confidence.

Note from research assistant, Dr. Lisa Durff:

Green and Green (2018) use Flipgrid with higher ed students to get them engaging in the discussions.

Green, T., & Green, J. (2018). Flipgrid: Adding Voice and Video to Online Discussions. TechTrends, 62(1), 128-130.

Danielle Moore – Bio As Submitted

Danielle MooreDanielle has been an elementary teacher who has taught kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. She currently teaches in Midlothian ISD in Midlothian, Texas.

She is a fearless trailblazer for innovation and collaboration. Danielle loves being an advocate for her students in amplifying their voice! Technology is not just a tool used in her classroom to pass the time but it is used to transform learning and experiences beyond what pencil and paper can do.

Twitter: @moore0317



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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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1 comment

Gaby April 22, 2021 - 11:09 am

I love this! It is important to let younger students voice their opinions. They have wonderful things to say that always surprise me.


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