For those looking for a great relatively cheap software program to add some spice to your lesson or projects, check out a program called Crazy Talk 6. You can get it at http://www.reallusion.com/crazytalk/ If you do some searching around you can get a cheaper education discount. I have used this program to have Abe Lincoln talk to my kids about the Gettysburg Address among other things. At the end of this past school year I had my Social Science classes use it to create biography sketches for some of the historical folks we studied. Here is a short example a student created for Martin Luther... enjoy!