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Go Deeper With Voice and Choice Through Student Podcasting

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Participate and share : Poster

David Platt  
Take learning to the next level by introducing podcasting into the classroom. Learn about the benefits of podcasting in the classroom, see student-created examples, and examine tips, tools and tricks to get started quickly.

Audience: Teachers, Principals/head teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Anchor
Voice Record Pro
Topic: Student agency, choice & voice
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, Not applicable
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

As a result of this presentation, attendees will become familiar with:
1) Classroom ideas and examples for podcasting
2) Basic rules for podcasting including copyright
3) Examples of podcasting to use in the classroom environment for student (and teacher) engagement
4) Equipment and tools used for podcasting:
- This includes iOS and Android apps including Voice Record Pro and Anchor
- Web-based tools including Anchor and Soundtrap
- Microphones and tools for recording

At the end of this session participants will have a clear understanding of how to implement a student podcast in their classroom. They will have a clear picture of the do's and don'ts in podcasting, how to tie it in various curriculum, and the steps in creating the podcast from pre-write, recording, editing, and final product.

As the goal of this presentation is to be a poster session, attendees will be able to learn about tools and begin to implement them immediately to create a podcast. Attendees will be able to have a make-and-take and create their own experiences.

Supporting research

Educator podcasts have been the primary influence in leading this session.
TOSAs Talkin Tech
Sons of Technology Podcast
Check This Out

Hattie's research on Effect Size has supported the value of podcasting. While not directly labeled in his research, he acknowledges Discussion as having an Effect Size of .8, demonstrating that communication is valuable to learning and student impact.

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David Platt, Paramount Unified

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