Why Podcast? <ul><li>Allows students to learn with feeling (p.5) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides escape from “sacred learning box” (p. 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Could provide the power of music, when music is inserted in the background of the podcast (p. 19) </li></ul>
Okay, so how do I podcast? <ul><li>This demonstration will provide directions to podcast using a MAC and PC </li></ul>
Unless you have a server and can automatically link to the web server option, you will want to go to www.mac.com and establish a .mac account. You can start with a free 60 day trial.
Open GarageBand to record your podcast. You can also record to an iPod using the external microphone that can be attached, this recording would be loaded into iTune and dragged into GB. Name the podcast
If you loaded a recording from an iPod, click audio to drag file. If not, click the red button and record using an external microphone.
Next, select “Share” and “send Podcast to iWeb”
Click the “Podcast link” to edit the content of your “homepage” iWeb opens and shows the Title of the Podcast/s you have made.
Enter a title, author, and change genre to “other”
Uses of Podcasts <ul><li>Our 8 th grade English teacher used podcasting internally to allow students to record and replay radio commercials using audacity. </li></ul><ul><li>In 7 th grade Social Studies, the students analyzed the chapter on the Great Depression and made “Fireside Podchats” to cover the content and teach each other </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, we are podcasting the 7 th grade Spanish class to allow a student who is unable to attend school to keep up in the class. </li></ul><ul><li>What uses can you think of? </li></ul>