Podcast a personal goal for this yearFreshmen, Sophomores and Juniors:What goal do you have for yourself this year? Is it academic? Athletic?Professional? Social? Be speciﬁc about something you’d like to achieve for the year.We have a way better chance of reaching a goal if we deﬁne it, write about it andthen share it with others.Write approximately 150 words outlining your goal, how you plan on getting thereand/or why it’s important to you; your podcast should be at least 30 seconds long.Seniors:Look at the planning wheel you’ve created for your SLE proposal. Use theinformation in the wheel to write approximately 150 words explaining your SLEand what inspired you to choose it.After you’ve written out your goal and gone over it with your teacher,it’s time to podcast it using GarageBand...the following slides willexplain how to do this.
PRIZES WILL BEAWARDED TO THEMOST THOUGHTFULAND PROFESSIONALSOUNDING PODCASTS
1. Open up GarageBand and choose “podcast” Hint: if you already know how to podcast try helping others in the class
Name your podcast: yourname:2013goalor if you are a senior: yourname:SLE
Select “male” or “female” voice beneath “podcast track”
To begin recording click on red record buttonNow, read your “goal 2013” or “SLE”paragraph aloud; do several takes until youget a good, clean recording without anystuttering or awkward pausespress the space bar to stop recording
Click “show loop browser” listen to some jingles/effects that ﬁt with your recording
Drag the jingle you want into the“jingles” trackmake sure “ducking” is selected under“control”
Try splitting your voice track... This allows music to ﬁll the space for a nice pause effectHint: you must selecttrack by clicking on itbefore splitting
Want to add an episode picture or artwork? Hint: Garage Band has a great help tabOpen up “Media Browser” select “Photos” and drag thedesired photo to “episode artwork”
Play back podcast and edit tracksuntil you are happy with the result Now, share it to Itunes ( this saves the podcast as a ﬁle in your Itunes library)
It will look like this in your library.... Now you are ready to showcase it in your English class and let everyone know what your goal is...sharing your goal is one step closer to achieving it!
For a video tutorial and review ofpodcasting in GarageBand, click the link below:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RimJ6BfQaTE