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  1. 1. Feb 2nd & 3rd<br />Webinar Review, Professional Resource Share, site, and Point/CounterPoint Work<br />
  2. 2. Reflections on Webinar<br />Poll<br /><br />Wall<br />On Liz’s Netvibes site (under Feb, 2nd tab)<br />
  3. 3. Professional resource share<br />2-4 minutes<br />Share your resource!<br />Add your favorites from your classmates to your start page<br />
  4. 4. Podcasting and RSS<br />
  5. 5. What is a Podcast?<br />iPod + Broadcast=Podcast<br />An audio recording that is distributed via the internet.<br />It can be downloaded and listen to via a PC or mobile device<br />It has a syndicated feed that uses RSS to pull the files to the user<br />
  6. 6. Types of Podcasts<br />Audio (MP3 format)<br />Enhanced Audio-with images (Mv4 format)<br />Video (mpg4 or mov format)<br />PDF (ebooks)<br />
  7. 7. Ideas for Podcasts<br />Personal Narratives, Original Work..Poetry<br />Mock Conventions or Science Fairs<br />Oral histories<br />Vocab and/or concept practice<br />Brainstorming Sessions<br />Overview of unit<br />Oral Reports or Speeches<br />Radio Theater or broadcasts<br />Radio commercials<br />Interviews<br />Newscast-Information for parents<br />
  8. 8. Podcasting Process<br />Decide on the “type” of podcast<br />Radio broadcast, Radio Theater, Interview…etc<br />Write a pitch<br />Paragraph on “this is a podcast about…”<br />Get it approved by teacher, then…<br />Write a script<br />Get the Media <br />Images, sounds, music…etc<br />Practice, Practice, Practice<br />Record the Podcast<br />Post to the web<br />
  9. 9. Sample Classroom Podcasts<br />Educators Podcasting Network<br /><br />Tony Vincent<br /><br />Podcasts for Teachers (professional podcasts)<br /><br />Wes Fryer’s Podcasting Site<br /><br />
  10. 10. How can I listen to a podcast?<br />RSS<br />Rich Site Summary OR Real Simple Syndication.<br />
  11. 11. Assignment: Live Podcast<br />You and a partner will be in charge of creating a podcast two times.<br />You will create an account at<br />Each podcast must be 30 minutes<br />The topic (theme) of each podcast should relate to education (but does not necessarily need to related to technology).<br />Post a link to your podcast on your startpage.<br />Post the date/time of each podcast on your startpage (at least 1 week before the podcast)<br />
  12. 12. Sample Podcast<br /><ul><li>0-.30: Introduction Music and overview of agenda
  13. 13. .30-5:00: Current Events in Education
  14. 14. 5:00-25:00: Interview with School Principal on how they deal with cell phones and students.
  15. 15. 25:00-30:00: Closing article—select a few quotes (something to wrap up discussion on topic of cell phones)</li></li></ul><li>Sample Blog Talk Podcasts<br /><br /><br /><br />
  16. 16. Our PodcastingSite<br />Blog Talk Radio<br /><br />Create an account<br />Set up your podcast<br />Post a link on your startpage<br />Decide on two dates/times<br />Decide on “themes” or “topics”<br />
  17. 17. Point/CounterPoint Project<br />50 Minute Presentation<br />Leave 10minutes at end for discussion/questions<br />1 (2-8 minute) Video (depicts all sides of argument)<br />Can be live action or image based<br />At least 2 Research-based Resources<br />At least 2 Opinions on the issue (can be parents, students, teachers…etc)<br />Collect all resources on your own site here:<br /> (embed this site on your start page)<br />Give equal time to all sides of the argument---convince us!<br />Get the audience involved<br />BE CREATIVE<br />You don’t have to use technology<br />Present on Feb 23rd or March 2nd<br />
  18. 18. Homework<br />Prepare, prepare for Point/CounterPoint<br />Post at all resources in your site<br />Make sure your drop site is embedded on your start page (Use the WEBPAGE widget)<br />Work on your article (draft due on the 16th)<br />Make sure you have given your survey to the students!<br />