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Campfire Podcast: Anchors Away!

January 27, 2018

A podcast about… podcasts! Jeff and Erin discuss a cool tool (anchor.fm) for recording podcasts and how teachers might think about using podcasts in the classroom.

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The notes:

  • We chat about the weather — and the crazy amount of snow that’s falling in northern Michigan!
  • Jeff shares about anchor.fm, a great app and website to simply create podcasts and send them out to listeners.
  • In the #campfireQ segment we work on answering the question: how can podcasts be used in the classroom? We came up with some ideas that range from parental connection to student reflection. We also mentioned this great article that explores how a teacher encouraged his students to read by listening to a podcast and following along with the transcripts, and this video about how Radiolab plans and produces their podcast. Last, we promised you a link to this document where we’ve started to list podcasts that could relate to subject areas (if you have more ideas than what we’ve listed we’d love to hear them!) 

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Hosted by Erin Luckhardt and Jeff Gerlach, the goal of Campfire is to inform educators about new tools and resources for blended learning, share great ideas for implementing blended learning from practitioners, and have some fun!

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