Creating Podcasts with Your Students Preproduction Before students even think of stepping up to the microphone, much planning must be done. 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. It's really helpful for students to practice what they are going to say out loud to others. Recording Macintosh Users
10 Best Podcasts for Language Learning In the last couple months, I’ve posted links to free language courses and the best YouTube channels for language learning. Here’s my final collection of links: The ten best language instruction podcasts. With the free courses, the YouTube channels, and now these podcasts, you have mountains of material to go through–and you don’t have to pay a penny. You literally have no excuse not to get going on learning a language. I love podcasts for three reasons:They’re verbal. So here are my ten personal favorites. HINT: For ease, I’ve linked to the actual websites. 1. The lessons break things down really well and are appropriate for rank beginners. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Any I missed? LocoMotive Labs: Products - LocoMotive Labs Kid in Story Book Maker makes it easy and fun to create visual stories to support learning, social modeling, and early literacy with your child as the star character. How Kid in Story Book Maker WorksTo personalize the stories, LocoMotive Labs’ unique Locolens™ image detection technology allows you to superimpose your child or student onto the template backgrounds – similar to “green screening.” Just snap a portrait (or use one already saved in your library), and let Locolens™ pluck your “kid” out of the picture and place him or her in the story. As the narrator, you can record your own voice or the child’s voice for each page. Once complete, children will enjoy reading their very own personalized visual story. 4 Steps of Magic 1. 1 2 3 4 Features - Pre-made story templates - Create custom stories with your own images, text, and narration - One-of-a-kind technology makes it simple to superimpose your portraits over the visual narrative - Share via email or Dropbox Templates Reviews
Digital Podcast | Best Podcast Directory | Get Free Podcasts Creating a Persuasive Podcast ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans Lesson Plan Overview Featured Resources From Theory to Practice This lesson is intended to expand upon students' basic persuasive speaking and research skills. back to top Persuasion Map: As students plan out their persuasive podcasts, they can use this online, interactive tool to map out their opinions and arguments.Podcasting in Plain English video: This video explains the concept of podcasting and how podcasts are generally produced and accessed by others. Zwiers, J. (2004).
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Afterschool Lesson Plan - Creating Podcasts Creating Podcasts This lesson was excerpted from the Afterschool Training Toolkit under the promising practice: Living and Working with Technology Description: Who knows how many future reporters and newscasters you might inspire! Learning Goals: Research and write about current events Develop real-life, job-related skills Improving literacy skills Learn to work collaboratively in small groups Use current technology software to create a podcast Materials: Computer with Internet connection, projector, audio player, speakers, and large screen display or interactive whiteboard to display digital pictures (instructor) Software for recording your podcasts on at least one computer downloaded free from Microphone for audio recording An podcast network such as Education Podcast Network, which is devoted to podcasting in education. Preparation: If you have never tried podcasting before, don't be afraid to ask someone, maybe an older student, to help you. What to Do:
Little Bird Tales - Home 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. 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. Hardcore History Jump into Dan Carlin’s history-made-real series with episode 50, the first of many devoted to World War I. Working I’m a process nerd. Freakonomics The 2005 best-seller by economist Steven D. Desus vs.
Three Creative Podcasts for Your Next Critical Thinking Lesson - Reasoning Mind While a murder case on the internet radio might sound like the last thing a teacher would use to support the implementation of Common Core in a high school classroom, the widely popular podcast “Serial” has instead served to foster critical thinking skills and engagement in the classroom for Michael Godsey’s students. Teachers can even buy the lesson plans he created at Teachers Pay Teachers. Here are 3 other podcasts that can spur engagement and analytical thinking in your classroom: For the Science Teacher: “Invisibilia- How to Become Batman” The story of Daniel Kish is amazing, but he thinks it shouldn’t be. For the Computer Teacher: “Criminal- Episode 2 : Pants on Fire” For teachers who enjoyed Serial, but are concerned that the content is either too long or too mature to include in their classroom, “Criminal” is the perfect alternative. For the Language Arts Teacher: “The Moth Radio Hour: Doctors, Prom, and Ellen” Post by Charlie Deese, Implementation Coordinator
Creative Comic Interview with Bill Zimmerman of MakeBeliefsComix 19 Flares Twitter 15 Facebook 0 Google+ 3 LinkedIn 1 inShare1 19 Flares × It was a great pleasure to interview Bill Zimmerman for last week’s webinar on Creative Comic Collaboration For Fun Fluency development. Bill is the mind, heart and soul behind MakeBeliefsComix.com I’ve been exploring comics websites and creating all kinds of different comic lesson plans for the last few years. This year I’m going into comic-style educational publishing. My children are writing their own comic stories and I’m planning my own educational comics for language learners. But why all this fascination with comics? Watch my presentation and study my slideshow to find out. Webinar Slideshow In the meantime, for every fascination there must be an initial inspiration. I really wanted to talk to Bill Zimmerman about the comic site that has inspired me so much, and I was thrilled when he agreed to do this interview. Let the interview begin: 4) How can storytelling through comics develop creativity and fluency?
Adobe Voice - Show Your Story Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Podcasts for Learning | Edutopia We are currently experiencing a renaissance of audio-only content not seen since the dawn of radio. Thanks to the ubiquity of mobile devices, we can bring amazing shows to our ears anywhere, anytime -- and resourceful educators are finding ways to use these podcasts in the classroom to engage their students. Below is a small selection of my favorites. As with all materials, please preview anything you plan to share with students -- these were produced for a general audience and may contain adult-oriented language or content. Video Playlist: Podcasts for the Classroom Watch the player below to see the whole playlist, or view it on YouTube. RadioLab (10:22) Definitely one of my very favorite listening experiences, RadioLab defies categorization as hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich take on questions of science, philosophy, and human nature with endlessly curious beginner's minds. More Resources on Podcasts for Learning Listening to Podcasts in the Classroom