Podcasting is a multimedia technology taking the Internet by storm. These audio and video files are created by people who want to share their points of view, and can be downloaded from the Internet to a computer or to a portable music player. Podcasts exist for just about every topic you can imagine, and people of all ages have embraced this technology to get all sorts of information.
Kids are especially heavy users of this technology. They love to hear their favorite songs everywhere they go. So if kids are already using the technology needed for Podcasting, why not use it to help students learn better? There are a lot of ways podcasts can be used to help improve learning in, and outside of the classroom.
This title discusses the various ways in which podcasting can be used by educators to make learning more fun and relevant to students. It includes several strategies and techniques that will help improve literacy, verbal and social abilities, and creativity.
2009, 25 minutes, NTSC DVD
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