Feb 2nd & 3rd Webinar Review, Professional Resource Share, Drop.io site, and Point/CounterPoint Work
Reflections on Webinar Poll http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTEyMTM5NDQ4Mg Wall On Liz’s Netvibes site (under Feb, 2nd tab)
Professional resource share 2-4 minutes Share your resource! Add your favorites from your classmates to your start page
Podcasting and RSS
What is a Podcast? iPod + Broadcast=Podcast An audio recording that is distributed via the internet. It can be downloaded and listen to via a PC or mobile device It has a syndicated feed that uses RSS to pull the files to the user
Types of Podcasts Audio (MP3 format) Enhanced Audio-with images (Mv4 format) Video (mpg4 or mov format) PDF (ebooks)
Ideas for Podcasts Personal Narratives, Original Work..Poetry Mock Conventions or Science Fairs Oral histories Vocab and/or concept practice Brainstorming Sessions Overview of unit Oral Reports or Speeches Radio Theater or broadcasts Radio commercials Interviews Newscast-Information for parents
Podcasting Process Decide on the “type” of podcast Radio broadcast, Radio Theater, Interview…etc Write a pitch Paragraph on “this is a podcast about…” Get it approved by teacher, then… Write a script Get the Media Images, sounds, music…etc Practice, Practice, Practice Record the Podcast Post to the web
Sample Classroom Podcasts Educators Podcasting Network http://epnweb.org Tony Vincent http://learninginhand.com/podcasting/find.html Podcasts for Teachers (professional podcasts) http://www.podcastforteachers.org/ Wes Fryer’s Podcasting Site http://teachdigital.pbwiki.com/podcasting
How can I listen to a podcast? RSS Rich Site Summary OR Real Simple Syndication.
Assignment: Live Podcast You and a partner will be in charge of creating a podcast two times. You will create an account at http://blogtalkradio.com Each podcast must be 30 minutes The topic (theme) of each podcast should relate to education (but does not necessarily need to related to technology). Post a link to your podcast on your startpage. Post the date/time of each podcast on your startpage (at least 1 week before the podcast)
0-.30: Introduction Music and overview of agenda
.30-5:00: Current Events in Education
5:00-25:00: Interview with School Principal on how they deal with cell phones and students.
25:00-30:00: Closing article—select a few quotes (something to wrap up discussion on topic of cell phones)
Sample Blog Talk Podcasts http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mac09 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/soe0910 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/elikeren
Our PodcastingSite Blog Talk Radio http://blogtalkradio.com Create an account Set up your podcast Post a link on your startpage Decide on two dates/times Decide on “themes” or “topics”
Point/CounterPoint Project 50 Minute Presentation Leave 10minutes at end for discussion/questions 1 (2-8 minute) Video (depicts all sides of argument) Can be live action or image based At least 2 Research-based Resources At least 2 Opinions on the issue (can be parents, students, teachers…etc) Collect all resources on your own Drop.io site here: http://drop.io (embed this site on your start page) Give equal time to all sides of the argument---convince us! Get the audience involved BE CREATIVE You don’t have to use technology Present on Feb 23rd or March 2nd
Homework Prepare, prepare for Point/CounterPoint Post at all resources in your Drop.io site Make sure your drop site is embedded on your start page (Use the WEBPAGE widget) Work on your article (draft due on the 16th) Make sure you have given your survey to the students!