6 Tips for Podcasting in the Classroom

PUSH FOR PODCASTING. Educator Josh Allen (pictured above), a tech integration specialist at 3,000-student Lewis Central schools in Iowa, has broken the standards barrier and helped teachers put students in control of their learning. “Podcasts push students to collaborate in authentic ways and to have academically rigorous conversations around text,” he says. In this article, Josh explains…

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Soundtrap Used for Collaborative Game Production at the National Girls Learning Code Day in Canada

Soundtrap was recently used for collaborative game production at the National Girls Learning Code Day. In this collaborative experience, learners worked together to build a video game that addresses a social or environmental issue and works towards change. Learners explored the game industry by experiencing what it’s like to work on different project teams, within a…

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Australian Indigenous Music Loop-Based Composition Project

Guest Post by Jarrod Schindler, Breanna Reilly, Liam O’Connell from Marist College Canberra. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Acknowledgment We wish to pay respect to all Indigenous people of Australia, both past & present, and further acknowledge the important role that Indigenous people continue to play within our…

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Soundtrap Wins the 2018 EdTech Award: Arts, Music & Creative Solutions Category

Top leaders, innovators, and trendsetters announced to millions interested in creating a better future for learning with the help of technology.  The finalists for The EdTech Awards 2018 have been announced to a global online audience of millions of educators, technologists, students, parents, and policymakers interested in creating a better future for education. Now in…

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4 Ways to Get More Out of Podcasting Quickly 

 Written by Bill Manchester Student-created podcasts are a great way to fuse multiple disciplines together and allow students to take ownership of their learning and assessment. Generally, students find it very engaging and podcasting tends to produce very genuine reflections of student learning. However, creating a high-quality podcast is a time-consuming endeavor.   Serial, one of the…

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