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Streaming Schools | Edutopia

Streaming Schools | Edutopia | Into the Driver's Seat |

By Joe Mazza

Summary by SmartBrief on EdTech


"School principal Joe Mazza in this blog post recommends schools live-stream events to help engage families and the community. An example, he writes, is a high school in New Jersey that streamed its graduation ceremony live this year -- through UStream -- allowing families from as far away as the Philippines to participate. An elementary school streams its monthly Home & School meetings, and other possibilities include school board meetings and principal updates."

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A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom | Into the Driver's Seat |
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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