Post Author: Teresa Bruin, Educational Technology Specialist and Team Leader. Originally appeared in our Ed. Tech. Monthly Newsletter for Teachers.
NPR Student Podcast Challenge
NPR is currently hosting a student podcast challenge. Teachers of students from grades 5-12 can submit student-created podcasts until March 31, 2019. Two teachers of student groups will win the opportunity to have NPR and/or station reporters come to their school to meet and interview them and their student(s) and have the winning podcast discussed in a news segment that will appear on an episode of NPR’s All Things Considered or Morning Edition.
Using Synth For Student Podcasting and More
Synth is a simple podcasting tool that can be used to create short podcasts of about 4 1/2 minutes using audio or video.
Bring more people into the conversation. Others can add on their own short podcasts to an original conversation starter. There are lots of ways to use podcasting with students. Use it for interviewing, global collaboration, creating your own audio story, practicing a foreign language, and so much more. Here is a list of 50 ideas for using podcasting with students to get started.