I have the students in my Wilkes/Discovery Instructional Masters degree class create a podcast as an assignment. In her reflection on podcasts, one of my student, Meredith Lambert wrote: There is something different about the interaction between creator and consumer with podcasts then with written text. Because you’re hearing a person’s voice it makes it
How can you utilize the game “Pokemon Go” in your classroom in a meaningful way? Student excitement about this game can be easily harnessed to support all kinds of fun and pedagogically-sound lessons and activities! Before we start, and if you have not yet played the game, there are some vocabulary words you might need.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the ways I receive information from my network and the format of that information. I’ve noticed it comes in a variety of formats and have thoughts about this variety and why people choose to share the way they do. I wondered if I have a preference of one
Image by happy via via Flickr A recent podcast by The Tech Chicks, recommended several great and FREE links/sites/applications. Be sure to visit their site and enjoy these teaching resources: Math Posters TakingITGlobal – social network for student to take a stand for their environment. Kewl Grader – just like that little wheel you have
This show features Mitch Aiken the Director of the AFI Screen Education Center and Frank Guttler the Associate Director of the AFI Screen Education Center. In this interview Mitch and Frank talk about the Screen Education Resource that is now available on unitedstreaming. It is important to know the correct order to the video resource,
Congrats to Randy Kolset of Saddleback for taking Podcasts to a new level with Vocabucasts! What’s a Vocabucast? You Ask! A podcast of his students’ vocabulary words of course! I’d love to compare reading scores after he implemented this great idea! To check out examples of Vocabucasts and Homework Radio, visit Randy’s website http://web.mac.com/rkolset/iWeb/ClassroomSite/Room22-Blog/Room22-Blog.html
Did you know that DEN has it’s own Podcasts featured on iTunes?!? Now you can hear from DEN experts from around the nation reporting to you on a variety of topics. All you need to do is search "Discovery Educator Network" on iTunes. Here’s a brief description on our first 3 podcasts…. Let us know
Here’s some inspiration for all of us this year! DEN Member Linda Rood, of Saddleback Valley Unified School District, 2nd graders are award winning podcasters!!! That’s right! Even 2nd graders are getting swept away in the podcasting craze! You have to check out some of their podcasts at http://web.mac.com/lrood/iWeb/Site/Podcast/Podcast.html What I love the most about