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Teaching Kids to Curate Content Collections [ACTIVITY] - The Tempered Radical

Teaching Kids to Curate Content Collections [ACTIVITY] - The Tempered Radical | Into the Driver's Seat |
By Bill Ferriter
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"Sixth-grade language arts teacher Bill Ferriter writes in this blog post about his students' experiment with -- a resource to help users curate collections of resources. Using the tool, students entered search terms related to New York City's ban on large, sugary drinks, then selected sources on the topic they thought should be shared. allows students to evaluate sources, build collections and publish content, Ferriter writes."
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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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