Validating Observation
Conversation when
Assessing Learning

Introduction to VOCAL

 VOCAL 101 takes K-12 educators inside classrooms to see why and how using mobile technologies to capture digital evidence through observations and conversations is  a powerful tool for assessing learning. 

  •  Concise five section course design

  • Key concept lectures

  • Authentic in-class videos

  • How-to tips, tools and strategies

  • Professional learning activities

  • A flexible online format



I hope you will join me, Damian Cooper, on my new online professional learning course, VOCAL 101.


 You can preview VOCAL 101 by watching some of the clips we have included in the gallery.


Or you can experience VOCAL live by clicking on the link below and registering for the VOCAL 101 Demo.

The demo is a fully functioning version of the course. It includes all of  Section 1 and sample content from Sections 2, 3, 4 and 5.


Video Gallery


Whether you are an educator, school or district, ordering and getting started with VOCAL 101 is simple and affordable.



Per user pricing
Single user                      $100.00
chools and districts        $75.00


Payable in CDN$



Individual educators can purchase online for immediate course access


Districts and schools submit their order to receive their unique multi-user registration link


Contact us for more information about implementation options or to receive a quote for your school or district




VOCAL 101 is delivered on the THINKSCAPE online learning platform. Thinkscape is designed, developed and maintained in Canada by Enable Education.


Thinkscape offers an easy-to-access and easy-to-use online learning experience.

• Simple user registration and access

• User-friendly interface and navigation

• Multimedia note-taking

• Anywhere, anytime, on any device

• District administration options

• District course customization options

• LMS integration options

• Technical service and support


How-to-use VOCAL 101


By its very design, VOCAL 101 encourages collaboration with grade or course colleagues, thoughtful reflection on practice, and learning through classroom inquiry.