A simple guide to podcasting in the classroom

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

Teachers want their students to create, but don't want to fight with clunky technology. Listening skills and learning can be improved with podcasting. Today's show will help you understand one of the simplest technologies to use in the classroom: podcasting. Podcasting sparks imagination, creativity, and builds listening skills. Just about any teacher with a smartphone and an internet connection can have their students podcasting quickly!

In this episode, Tom Daccord and I discuss how to using podcasting in the classroom.  Welcome to episode 298 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast.

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In this episode, you'll learn:

  • How is podcasting being used in the classroom?

  • How can students publish podcasts for the world?

  • What kind of impact can podcasting have on learning?

  • How can you use podcasts to improve listening skills?

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About Us

Today's Guest: Tom Daccord

An educational technology speaker, instructor, and author, Tom Daccord @thomasdaccord  is Director of EdTechTeacher and has worked with schools, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Host: Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher is a full-time classroom teacher in Camilla, Georgia. Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006  and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world. Vicki has created more than 30 global collaborative projects, programmed apps with her students, and is now shooting a full-length movie with her digital film class. Read more about her here.

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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