Daily practice lessons recorded by the teacher or students
Vocabulary and/or concept practice
Unit or topic podcasts as overview of unit
Supplement instructional materials with existing podcasts created by others
Information for parents
Class Unit Podcast Segments Select one event or decision and hypothesize about what would have happened if the result had been different Rewind the Mind Discuss the economic impacts of one event, trend, law, etc. Business Report Explain the motivation for and effects of one new cultural trend Cultural Commentary Define and explain the impact of one invention or innovation Innovation Station Explain and use two vocabulary words Vocab Vibes Overview one governmental/political trend Political Policy
Class Unit Podcast Segments Responsible for sewing together all the podcasts segments – creating intro and outro segments, adding transitions and music, and crediting contributors Intro/Outro Explain the motivation for and effects of one law or court case Legal Learning Select one event, law, trend, individual, etc. and provide your personal opinion Editorial Edition Review one Internet site – giving specific details about the contents of the site Web Wowzers Explain what it was like to grow up in this era Kids' Korner Interview one character Living History
Respond to the question – “What is your understanding of Web 2.0 and how do you see this new use of the web in your own practice?”
Outline how you would use podcasts in your practice – e.g. I would use them for oral testing etc. Give enough description so that you explain the use as well as the pros and cons of using this tool in your practice.
Upload both audio files using GCast
Embed your podcast in your blog.
Send me the link to your blog via email ( [email_address] )
Check the project rubric to see how this will be marked – i.e. technicalities, relevance to teacher and student and use of Web 2.0.