How to improve learning and listening in the classroom
From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis
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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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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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