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Tomlinson+-+Real+Listening+as+Real+Teaching.pdf. 90 E d u c a t i o n a l L e a d e r s h i p / N o v e m b e r 2 0 1 4 here was a period in my public school teaching years when I spent a good bit of time reading about what it meant to create a “thinking classroom.”


I learned useful things about the hallmarks of various types of thinking, strat- egies to support thinking, and so on. More valuable insights when—to gather infor- mation for my dissertation—I spent two months watching a really fine 8th grade English teacher interact with her students. From my first day as an observer in Dianne’s class, I was struck by the thoughtful and thought-provoking ideas her students generated. I realized quickly that this soft-spoken teacher engaged her students’ minds in ways that were powerful for them. Did was subtle, it took me a while to figure out her “power source.”

Simple and profound. She entered her classroom every day—and every class period—with clear and unequivocal respect for her students. Wisdom and that of their classmates. Creative Classroom Podcast. EMPOWERING MODERN LEARNERS – Podcast Episodes – Show notes, Resources & Links. Listening Comprehension, Listening that sparks learning. Storynory - Audio Stories for Kids. A staged production in the style of old-time radio. Science Podcast for Kids. 50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out - Getting Smart by Guest Author -

“50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out” by Julie DeNeen first appeared on the informED blog.

50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out - Getting Smart by Guest Author -

Maybe you don’t have time to sit down and sift through the latest education blogs for ideas and inspiration. If the thought of trying to carve out more hours in your day leaves you feeling overwhelmed, this list is for you. Podcasts are a great way to get information when you’re driving in your car, making dinner at home, or waiting at the DMV to renew your license. Podcasts don’t force you to find more time in your day; they give you the opportunity to capitalize on all the dead time that already exists in your day by simply downloading the .mp3 or syncing a podcast to your iTunes account on your smartphone.

Even though podcasts have been around awhile, a lot of people still don’t utilize the hundreds of free podcasts available on the Internet. Below are 50 educational podcasts you should look consider. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. How to Use Podcasting in the Classroom. Do you have a favorite list of podcasts you listen to?

How to Use Podcasting in the Classroom

In the last few years, podcasting has become a very popular communication medium for everything from tutorials to thrilling headlines (any Serial listeners out there?). You can find free podcasts on every topic under the sun: from finance to weight loss and everything in between. People enjoy being able to download a podcast and listen to it in their car, on their run, or while theyʼre making dinner. Itʼs portable radio that is customized to your individual tastes. What is a Podcast? Essentially, a podcast is simply an audio or video transcription of information that can be downloaded and played anywhere and anytime.

How to Use Podcasting in the Classroom. NPR Choice page. The Beginner’s Guide to Educational Podcasting. First gaining attention back in 2004, by tech world standards podcasts are practically dinosaurs.

The Beginner’s Guide to Educational Podcasting

Yet despite all of the flashy, fun new technology and media that has launched in the intervening decade, podcasts have only grown in popularity, both as a forum for entertainment and a tool for education. Some, like the recent Serial, have even become cultural phenomena. But while podcasts may be a large and even growing part of popular culture, the inner workings of making one and figuring out how to use it in an educational setting aren’t always clear cut.

So, to help you bridge the gap, here’s a quick and dirty guide to everything you need to know to get started writing, editing, and sharing your own podcasts. What Is a Podcast? According to the New Oxford American Dictionary a podcast is a “digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the internet for downloading to a personal audio payer.” Resources by Topic. 50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out - Getting Smart by Guest Author - Podcasting in Education: What Are the Benefits? New technology always has a heavy impact on education, and Podcasting is no different. Many learning institutions are cutting back on textbooks and investing in technology enhanced learning. Podcasting, as one of the latest mediums to emerge into the mainstream, is one of the forefront technologies in this change.

In this article, I'll show you how podcasting in education can increase accessibility and encourage engagement. Podcasting offers the opportunity for lecturers to easily broadcast engaging audio content, which students can then listen to at any time and wherever they are. A student only needs to subscribe to a podcast feed and suddenly you can push educational content to them, rather than wait for them to come. Many learning institutions which have incorporated podcasting in their education system, have reported really positive results. Flexible Availability – 24 hours a Day One of the greatest advantages of education podcasts is the portability and convenience they offer.