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Audio Projects for Digital Learners. Creating Audio Tasks and Projects with Learners. Digital Dialogues: Speaking Activities, Web Tools & Apps (All Ages) Using Podcasts to Teach English. Creating Podcasts with Your Students. Preproduction Before students even think of stepping up to the microphone, much planning must be done.

Creating Podcasts with Your Students

In fact, I've found in creating Radio WillowWeb that preproduction takes over three-quarters of the time to produce a podcast. Students need to keep their audience in mind. Who will listen to the podcast? Is it everyone in the school? The podcast will need a name. In preproduction, you must also decide upon the format for the podcast. Sample ideas and uses for a podcast: Weekly classroom news broadcast Document a field trip Record a class discussion Share book reviews Conduct interviews Review curricular content Segment Planning Booklet: Download the planning sheets used for Radio WillowWeb. When planning, consider the length of your podcast. If your podcast is involving an entire classroom of students, the teacher should find ways to involve everyone in preproduction.

Mobile Learning: Why Tech Savvy Educators Are Turning to Podcasts - As our world becomes more connected, podcasts are becoming the driving force behind a shift in the way we learn.

Mobile Learning: Why Tech Savvy Educators Are Turning to Podcasts -

Technological advances are allowing educators to interact with their students with more engaging content than ever before. The best part is that these changes not only increase learning rate, retention, and recall, but are reaching millions of new students every year. Digital Literacies: Using Audacity for pupil radio dramas with sound effects. Creating a radio drama using sound effects, Audacity and pupil scripts.

One of the favourite activities this year was script writing for an authentic audience. This year we decided to try our hand at creating short radio dramas. I introduced the class to some classic (edited) radio dramas such as Superman and Sam Spade. They loved them! We discussed in our groups what the purpose of the scripts were in our context, how they were related (connections)to our English and Inquiry topics, what we liked about the dramas we heard, what made them interesting, who would be the audience in the 1940's & 50's as well as what other events were part of the context at the time.

We then broke up into our teams for a brainstorming session on what the plot, characters, etc. would be for our own dramas. Podcasting. Description Podcasting involves the online publication of digital files (audio, video, or other formats) within a channel to which others can subscribe and obtain updates.


In this session we'll learn how to utilize free podcatching software (including iTunes) to download and subscribe to podcasts, as well as how to use free software (Audacity) to create and publish audio podcasts on your classroom or personal website. These podcasts can include recorded teacher-lectures, student projects, student-created news programs, or almost anything else. Podcasting. Students and teachers from all over the world are learning from audio and video programs on desktop computers, laptops, tablets, netbooks, and other devices.


Hundreds of free educational programs are available online. With a couple clicks, you can be learning about grammar, science, history, algebra...just about anything! Make Sticky Podcasts & Media [Infographic] Radio News. Radio Days - Broadcast Journalism and Historical Events. Podcasting-in-education - home. 10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try. If orange is the new black, podcasting is the new oral report.

10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try

And now that teachers have easy access to tools like Garage Band and iPods that make recording a breeze, podcasting is quickly becoming the latest creative mode of learning and presenting in schools. Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today. Current Event Newscasts: Practice non-fiction reading skills by having your students do weekly or monthly podcasts on an interesting current event.

Reading Radio: Have your students make short radio broadcasts summarizing the books they are reading. Roving Reporters: Send your students out into the "field" (a.k.a. the school) to interview key players in important school events. Writing for the web. Students Podcasts. No Edit Audio Podcasting. How to set up a Podcast with Posterous - How Do I... Podcasting with Posterous. Video – Podcasting with English Language Learners.

Ten Ideas for Educating Innovatively with Phone Casting (aka Podcasting made easy) In the busy school day of a teacher many feel their schedules don’t allow for the complexities of the equipment and set up necessary for podcasting.

Ten Ideas for Educating Innovatively with Phone Casting (aka Podcasting made easy)

But it needn’t be that way. Even the busiest of teachers can get started quickly and easily wit h just their cell phone. Because of its ease and simplicity, phone casting has become a popular resource in the bag of tricks used by teachers such as Josh Stumpenhorst, Meg Wilson, Lydia Leimbach, and Paul Bogush. They know using the tools students love is a sure fire way to engage 21st century learners. Here's what a phone cast looks like. 2) Capturing mini lessonsWearing a basic headset that comes with every cell phone, teachers can record unit mini lessons with iPadio. Life Feast: Creating PODCASTS with Myna. Audio & Podcasting. 20+ Podcasting Resources. Podcast. Creative Commons. Listening Apps & Mobile Activities. Listening Web Tools. Listening Resources & Tools. Digital Research.

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Audio Recording Tools, Apps, & Activities. Ipadio - Reach the Hard to Reach. Adobe Voice - Show Your Story. Buncee Pro. Tell About This Free. Audio/Podcast Editing Tools. This is a page of the DIRECTORY OF LEARNING & PERFORMANCE TOOLS If you would like to submit a tool for this Directory, please use this form.

Audio/Podcast Editing Tools

Top Tools 2014 Free Tool Audacity : Cross-platform sound editor and recorder. Open Source, Download Audio Acrobat : Create audio and video. Audio Conversion Wizard : “All to All” converter of digital audio formats. Aviary : Media creation tools: image editor, audio editor, screen capture. BlogAmp : Audiocasting for the masses. Blurts : Instantly add life to static photos, tweets, emails, social posts and more by tagging them with a 30 second voice caption, voice comment, spoken story or rant.

Clipfair : free tool offering ready-made activities for captioning and revoicing in foreign languages. Easypodcast : A GUI tool for easy podcast publication Open soure, Download ePodcast Creator : Complete podcasting software for beginners or professionals. Evoca : Record your voice on the web; capture your readers’ voices. 4 of The Best Podcasts Creating Apps for Teachers. March 10, 2015 Podcasts are audio shows created with the intent to communicate an idea, tell a story, or to simply share audio recordings of whatever sort.

4 of The Best Podcasts Creating Apps for Teachers

In everyday sense of the term, podcasts are also used to refer to video recordings though many prefer to use the technical terminology: vidcasts or videocasts to refer to them. The educational potential of podcasts is huge and students can use them for a variety of purposes some of which include: delivering research content, creating and sharing audio (video) stories, recording and sharing learning experiences with others and many more.

To create a podcast you will need access to an audio recording app. Below are some of the best iPad apps you can use to create podcasts. Check them out and share with us what you think of them. Top 40 podcasts for teachers. 1.

Top 40 podcasts for teachers

The Teacher’s Podcast Mark Gura and Dr. Kathy King bring you this series of podcasts, which cover “news, views, research and resources you can use.” 10+ Educational Podcasts Worth Listening To! Student Podcasts. Best Podcast Directory. Podcast Directory - 9 Podcasts for Teachers and Kids. What!

9 Podcasts for Teachers and Kids

A podcast? I know what you’re thinking. Sounds complicated. Sounds expensive. Sounds, well, technical. 1. 2. 3. Podcasts Downloads. 20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015. “Did you listen to this week’s Serial?” That’s been the question on everyone’s lips the past three months. The podcast, which reexamined the 1999 murder case of a Baltimore teenager, become morning Gchat convo—and launched a thousand think pieces declaring 2014 “The Golden Age of Podcasts.” While individual podcasts have previously broken through the cultural consciousness—like comedian Marc Maron’s WTF in 2009—the genre has generally been a niche interest since it hit iTunes in 2005. That year, there were only about 3,000 podcasts up and running. A decade later, that number has mushroomed to more than 285,000 podcasts, created in over 100 languages.

To celebrate the format’s true coming of age—it is indeed “golden”—our very own obsessive pod people are telling you what you must hear in the new year. Top podcasts – iTunes Charts. Wake and bake cuz! Down to smoke one with your big homie Snoop Dogg? Well, here I is and here’s your shot neffew.