Wordia opened for business today as a combination text and video dictionary. Users upload short videos to demonstrate definitions of different words.
Many of the existing videos on the site are originally from YouTube, which means they’ll be blocked by most school content filters. However, I could see students creating their own videos defining words as a pretty fun and educational activity for English Language Learners. It would certainly be an authentic audience.
You can read more about it at this TechCrunch blog post.