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Room 208 story (abridged)

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Room 208 story (abridged)

  1. 1. Room 208 Story (abridged)
  2. 2. Podcasting with Purpose www.bobsprankle.com Room 208 Podcast
  3. 3. Room 208 Story ? What’s a Podcast? mp3 (usually) RSS
  4. 4. The Room 208 Story
  5. 5. The Room 208 Story
  6. 6. BLOG + AUDIO = PODCAST
  7. 7. BLOG + AUDIO = PODCAST
  8. 8. BENEFITS FOR WRITING
  9. 9. BENEFITS FOR WRITING Student News
  10. 10. BENEFITS FOR WRITING Student News• Students Decide• Peer Teaching• Guiding Questions from Teacher• Team Writing Benefits
  11. 11. BENEFITS FOR WRITING Student Niche News Pieces• Students Decide• Peer Teaching• Guiding Questions from Teacher• Team Writing Benefits
  12. 12. BENEFITS FOR WRITING Student Niche News Pieces• Students Decide • Student Interest• Peer Teaching • Peer Teaching• Guiding Questions from • Research Skills Teacher • Re-teaching Opportunities• Team Writing Benefits • Students are not Passive
  13. 13. ENGAGE “I SHOULD HAVE THEM PODCASTANYTHING THAT I WANT THEM TO LEARN.” Beth Bush
  14. 14. CREATE PURPOSE So the Wind Won’t Blow it All Away
  15. 15. LIVING PORTFOLIO • Archived • Shows Growth Over Time • Accessible 24/7
  16. 16. WRITING FOR REAL PURPOSE Writing for the Teacher vs Writing for a Global Audience
  17. 17. WRITING FOR REAL PURPOSE AUTHENTIC AUDIENCE Writing for the Teacher vs Writing for a Global Audience
  18. 18. PURPOSE "Simply put, school life should become more like real life, with school work organized around projects rather than textbooks, and students working in teams rather than alone. Schools should break down the two enemies of learning: isolation and abstraction.” George Lucas
  19. 19. 21st Century Learners
  20. 20. 21st Century Learners •Communication to Parents
  21. 21. 21st Century Learners •Communication to Parents •Global Citizens / Global Learners
  22. 22. 21st Century Learners •Communication to Parents •Global Citizens / Global Learners •Constantly Reflecting with Larger Community
  23. 23. 21st Century Learners •Communication to Parents •Global Citizens / Global Learners •Constantly Reflecting with Larger Community •Self Directed Learners
  24. 24. Standardized Question #275 What is a Podcast? a) a specialized fishing rod for the illusive Dangle Fish b) A digital media file, or a series of such files, that is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and personal computers. c) none of the above d) who cares?
  25. 25. Assessment?
  26. 26. ENGAGE/PURPOSE/PREPARE “We learn from the company we keep.” Frank Smith
  27. 27. Data? Fall Spring 187 184 183 179 163 160 157 156 140 144 144 138 133 131126 123 116 117 113 115 116 116 102 106 102 96 97 77 79 73 72 70 68 62 49 41
  28. 28. Data? Fall Spring 156 144 138 131 116 117 115 113 106 102 102 96 97 77 7973 72 70 68 62 49 41
  29. 29. ASK ROOM 208 STUDENTS QUESTIONS: http://bit.ly/PN2Aay

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