Overview Look at Podcasts Learning Common Podcast Terms Accessing Podcast Consider Podcasts in Lesson Planning
Look at Podcasts What podcasts are and where to find them. Some different types of podcasts. Purposes of podcasts, and who uses them.
Quiz Which of the following are examples of content that can be found as a podcast? (Select all that apply.) news report football game song video game
Activity Which types of podcasts do you think would be most useful to you? Write a list of possible ways you might use podcasting in your classroom.
Learning Common Podcast Terms Some common words and phrases used in podcasting. Aggregators MP3 RSS
Quiz Which of the following examples are digital audio players? (Select all that apply.) iPod Microphone MP3 player Walkman
Activity List some podcasting terms and definitions that you may not have known before going through this lesson.
Accessing Podcast Get familiar with various devices and programs that catch, manage, store, and play podcasts. Examine various podcast Web sites: click here
Quiz Podcasts are primarily made available on the _________. Radio Internet Television Telephone
Quiz A software program that reads podcast feeds and manages your podcast preferences is called a podcatcher, or aggregator. True False
Activity List some of the podcast mediums and types that you'd find useful in your classroom.
Consider Podcasts in Lesson Planning Explore some ways that teachers can include podcasts Discussion the teacher’s role in student podcasting, including monitoring content, acceptable use, and safety. Exploring creating podcasts for use in classroom learning.
Activity List some ways that podcasts could be included in lesson plans. List some of the considerations you will need to make to incorporate podcasts in your classroom lessons.
Using podcast in classroom Use Podcasts in Collaborative Assignments Set Up Podcasts for Absent Students Engage Parents with Podcasts Prepare Substitute Teachers via Podcasts Integrate Podcasts in Elementary Education Integrate Podcasts in subjects
Use Podcasts in Collaborative Assignments Some examples of how podcasts can be used in collaborative assignments. Discuss: how to plan lessons with group projects incorporating audio or video podcasts into a variety of subjects.
Activity List some ways that you might incorporate podcasts into group projects or presentations for a variety of subjects. List some ways you've thought of using podcasts in your own collaborative lessons.
Set Up Podcasts for Absent Students Some of the ways that podcasts can benefit absent students. Some types of podcasts that can be made for absent students.
Activity Write down some of your own ideas for employing podcasts for absent students.
Engage Parents with Podcasts Learn how to use podcasts to communicate with parents. Describe ways that podcasts can be used to share students’ work with their parents. Explore few platforms for sharing podcasts with parents.
Activity Write down some ways you could use podcasts to communicate with parents.
Prepare Substitute Teachers via Podcasts Suggestion of some ways that substitute teachers can be given class subject matter information via podcasts. Learn how podcasts can be used to demonstrate a class period for a substitute teacher. Explain how to use podcasts to give a substitute teacher instructions for a class.
Activity What are some different ways you could help prepare substitutes for your class? Write them in the space below.
Integrate Podcasts in Elementary Education Explain some ways that syndicated podcasts can be incorporated into elementary school lesson plans. Offering ideas for creating podcasts for elementary lesson plans. Explore helping students learn by creating their own podcasts.
Activity List any challenges you foresee in using podcasts in elementary school, and then list possible solutions to those. List a few podcast topics that you would like to find and play for elementary school students.
Integrate Podcasts in subjects
Audacity Look at Audacity Record Audio Tracks Import Audio Tracks Work with Multiple Tracks Edit an Audio Track Save Projects and Files Understand MP3 Conversion