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This is the start of our Podcasting Unit

Essential questions:
How can I get people to listen to me?
What do I need/want to say to the world?
How is a podcast different from a written report or live presentation?

Understandings/Guiding Questions:
What is a Podcast?
What are the key elements of a Podcast?
How can I create a Podcast?
How can I share my academic knowledge using the Podcast format?

Evidence of Understanding

  1. Annotated Playlist: Assignment , Sample, How to make a link, Playlist Rubric
  2. Sample Podcast Script; Assignment, Script, Rubric
  3. Final Podcast: Assignment, Podcast Rubric
  4. Links to and from your evidence on the class Wiki and your Youthvoices blog

Outcomes for this Unit:
NETS
1.Creativity and Innovation: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
2.Communication: b. communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
c. develop cultural understanding and global awareness
5. Digital Citizenship: b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
c. demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
d. exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.
6. Technology Operations and Concepts
1.b. select and use applications effectively and productively.
c. troubleshoot systems and applications.
d. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.