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Creation to Curation: Podcasting in Your Classroom

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 125

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Classroom Teacher
New Brighton Area School District
@Dominic Salvucci
I have been teaching in the New Brighton Area School District since the Spring of 1996. I currently teach high school history. I have also been a Technology Coach, Keystone STAR and Keystone Mentor. I am currently the Southwest Regional Director of the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology, (PAECT). I have presented at a number of edCamps, and regional and state educational technology conferences.
6th Grade STEM Teacher
Eric Verno is 6th grade math and science teacher at Dallastown Area Intermediate School in York, PA. He has been teaching for over 20 years. He also serves as the Vice President of PAECT, an ISTE Affiliate. He is a Microsoft Innovative Expert and Google Certified Teacher. He is continually looking for ways to be creative in his classroom. He has most recently been involved in starting a Lego Robotics Team and incorporating Minecraft EDU into his curriculum.

Session description

Educators need to address students in a variety of ways, and podcasting is one tool that can fulfill many needs within a classroom. We'll explain and facilitate how to create podcasts in a classroom setting. You'll leave with tips to get started with podcasting right away.

Purpose & objective

The goal of this session is to facilitate educators towards creating and using podcasts in their classroom. There are many different types of podcasts and a variety of uses for them in a classroom setting.

This concept translates to student achievement by giving students ownership of published material and pride in the fact others are viewing their creations.

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We will overview podcasts in general, encourage the sharing of how podcasts are being used in classrooms. Attendees are encouraged to begin planning out how they will incorporate podcasting in their own classroom. The presenters plan to broadcast a livestream podcast during the presentation to model the process.

Coming out of a pandemic, educators need to address students in a variety of ways. Podcasting in one such tool that can fulfill many needs within a classroom. This session will explain and facilitate the use of podcasts within a classroom setting.

Now more than ever it is important for students to begin building a positive Internet presence. This Poster Session will showcase published student work in a variety of formats and platforms while explaining the process of planning for the lesson, instruction, student creation, through publication of work. Free platforms will be emphasized.

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Supporting research

There is plenty of research on the Internet in educational journals and mass media that explain the importance of meeting students through a variety of mediums, using primary resources, and how it improves the level of effort, participation, and achievement on the students’ part.

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Session specifications

Grade level:
Skill level:
Coaches, Library media specialists, Teachers
Attendee devices:
Devices required
Attendee device specification:
Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials:
Anchor Podcasting App or Podbean Podcasting App
Accounts to any free podcasting site.
A microphone and earbuds or headphones.
Google Accounts
Subject area:
Science, Social studies
ISTE Standards:
For Educators:
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
For Students:
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
Creative Communicator
  • Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.