Podcasting Basics: Simple Steps for Introducing Podcasting into Your K-8 Class, Part 1

March 10, 2008 at 9:57 am Leave a comment

Getting started with podcasting in your class doesn’t have to be a complex undertaking. The software you need is free. The special hardware you need–if any–can be purchased for under $20. And you don’t need to know a line of HTML. Yet the payoff–in student engagement, creativity and dedication–can amaze you. out into the “field” for audio material. Since many of Pearl’s students are English-as-a-second-language speakers, he considered this work a major undertaking. “They have to write something up correctly, so you’ve got the whole grammar aspect,” he said. “Then they have to practice reading, and they’re very self conscious, so they had to read and rehearse.”

Author: Dian Schaffhauser, T.H.E. Journal, 20th February 2008

Full article available here.

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