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Podcasting for the Primary Crowd




What's a podcast? What's an enhanced podcast?


Why Podcast?


Recording Tools

Software:  Record your podcasts using the Audacity Audio Editor


Hardware: headsets, microphones, sound recording kit


What to record:

Reports, music, poems, stories, interviews, movie reviews, book reports, readers' theater, demonstrations, instructions, review sessions, today's lessons for kids sick at home...


Reaching the Audience

  • simple playback for kids in the class
  • copy to a CD to send home with students
  • post on class or district website 
  • upload to VoiceThread 
  • consider combining your audio with pictures.  You can upload to Glogster, VoiceThread, Animoto...


Listening to Podcasts


More Info

Twenty-Six Interesting Ways to Use Audio in Your Classroom

Podcasting for Reading Fluency: a bibliography

Podcasting Puts a Foot in the Door --thoughtful blog post on why podcasting works.

Elevating Creation in Bloom’s Taxonomy in lesson design--Keepin' it real

Listening to Themselves: article in Edutopia

Jake Ludington's MediaBlab: Tips for Recording a Podcast


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