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10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try

10 Podcasting Projects Every Teacher Should Try
If orange is the new black, podcasting is the new oral report. 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. Question for you: Do you use podcasts in the classroom? Related:  Podcasts & Audio ProjectsReading Assessments

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! A podcast typically has a web feed (known as RSS) that allows it to be cataloged in various podcasting directories like iTunes. When a podcast has a web feed, software and apps can subscribe to it. That means that new episodes are automatically downloaded. In most classrooms the teacher will find podcast episodes for students to listen to or watch. Creating podcasts has many educational benefits. Below are a collection of links that can be helpful when it comes to podcasting in schools.

Traci Gardner Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson A Daily DEAR Program: Drop Everything, and Read! The teacher shouts, "Drop Everything and Read!" Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: From Image to Detailed Narrative The old cliche, "A picture is worth a thousand words" is put to the test when students write their own narrative interpretations of events shown in an image. Action Is Character: Exploring Character Traits with Adjectives Students must "become" a character in a novel in order to describe themselves and other characters using powerful adjectives. Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Analyzing the Stylistic Choices of Political Cartoonists Students explore and analyze the techniques that political (or editorial) cartoonists use and draw conclusions about why the cartoonists choose those techniques to communicate their messages. Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson And I Quote: A Punctuation Proofreading Minilesson Daily Book Boosts

10 Video Projects Every Teacher Should Try Making classroom movies has gotten much easier now that cell phones, tablets and other devices feature video capabilities that are high quality and simple to use. And happily, we’ve found that students love to use video—it’s a format that they understand and that sparks their creativity. Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today. Make a Book Trailer: Challenge students to design a movie-style trailer that excites their classmates about a must-read novel or nonfiction book. Try Digital Storytelling: Digital storytelling is a great format for students to share more about their lives or to present about a person in history. Film a Thank You Note: If you need to thank a visitor to your class or an awesome parent volunteer, try filming rather than writing a thank you note. What’s the best video project you’ve ever done?

ΜΑΘΗΣΗ 2.0 | Πηγές: Εργαλεία Συνεισφορά: Ελένη Ρεβέκκα Στάιου - erstaiou@media.uoa.gr Ένα από τα χαρακτηριστικά του iPad, του tablet της Apple, είναι ότι μπορεί να χρησιμοποιηθεί για όποιον σκοπό επιθυμεί ο χρήστης του. Από επαγγελματικούς σκοπούς και διασκέδαση μέχρι και την εκπαίδευση. Οι δύο γενιές, πλέον, iPad μπορούν να χρησιμοποιηθούν και μέσα στα σχολεία αλλά και από τους δασκάλους και τους γονείς. Μέσω των εφαρμογών που μπορεί να κατεβάσει ο χρήστης από το αντίστοιχο ηλεκτρονικό κατάστημα, το iPad μεταμορφώνεται. Οι πολλές ιδέες για τη χρήση του αλλά και τα διάφορα tips και μυστικά για την αξιοποίηση όλων των δυνατοτήτων του, μπορούν (ίσως) να το κάνουν το αγαπημένο σας εργαλείο.

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. Session Resources Generally people think of podcasts as web feeds of audio recordings, but they can also contain other media types. Tony Vincent's podcast directory linksPlan: Storyboard and WriteProduce: Record the piecesChop: Edit the piecesPublish: Share your creationMy current favorite: Sony UX-70 mp3 digital audio recorderAdd a recorder to an iPod: Belkin has a mic for the iPod videoA favorite: the Olympus WS-110 recorder (cross platform and about $58)Used iRiver recorders can be purchased on eBay

Beyond The Book Report - Gifted Lesson Plans The following is a guest post written by Erika Saunders. Visit her blog or follow her on Twitter @rozelialives. Interested in writing a guest post? Send me an email at ian@byrdseed.com! I’d love to set something up! I have never been a fan of the “Book Report”, the traditional listing of characters, settings, and plots. So, when the powers-that-be requested that our students write book reports, I just had to jump in – or rather, I was volunteered. Then, something wonderful happened. So, here is the list I created as my mind delved deeper and deeper – some I’ve gotten from some really creative teachers – thanks Ian! The beauty is that there really are no limits.

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podcasting-in-education - home 09.01.10: Movie Posters: Capturing the Essence of a Story Introduction There is a feeling of magic and excitement when one enters a movie theatre, settles in a chosen seat and then the house lights are dimmed. Anticipation mounts while waiting to be transported into a storytelling experience. This unit should tap into that excitement, capture the students’ attention and let them embark on a journey of discovery and learning. Students will be learning about and combining at least four different but related disciplines such as literature, filmmaking, history, and art illustration. Students will watch demonstrations of different art techniques and processes involving various art materials and then they will practice using them. As a high school art teacher in Delaware, I am designing this unit to be taught in my two Advanced Drawing classes. Many school districts have embraced the model of UbD or Understanding by Design/Arts Learning by Design. Objectives Students will understand the purposes for the existence of movie posters and trailers.

Bloomin' Apps This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Android, Google and online tools and applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite online tool, iOS, or Android app with others. Cogs of the Cognitive Processes I began to think about the triangular shape of Bloom's Taxonomy and realized I thought of it a bit differently.Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes in and out of the each level as they acquire new content and turn it into knowledge, I created a different type of image that showcased my thoughts about Bloom's more meaningfully.Here is my visual which showcases the interlocking nature of the cognitive processes or, simply, the "Cogs of the Cognitive Processes". IPAD APPS TO SUPPORT BLOOM'S REVISED TAXONOMYassembled by Kathy Schrock​ Bloom's and SAMR: My thoughts

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