podcasting

Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

Almost every week on Wednesday nights I co-host “The EdTech Situation Room” (@edtechSR) webshow and podcast with my friend and fellow educator, Jason Neiffer (@techsavvyteach). My Thursday evening routine, therefore, usually includes post-production of the show so it’s shared on edtechSR.com, with both audio and video archive versions linked from Amazon S3. In this post I’ll share how I’m now using the shareware software program ffWorks paired with the open source video compression software FFmpeg, along with iTunes, to create our compressed 16…

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My Favorite Microphone for Classroom Podcasting is Now $20 Off! – Education Article

At least once a week I am asked for a recommendation for an affordable microphone for classroom podcasting and or classroom video projects. For many years I have recommended the Snowball microphones made by Blue Designs. I own two of them. One of them has circled the globe over the last five years and never once let me down despite falling off a TSA security conveyor belt a few times.  This evening I was doing some last-minute Christmas shopping on…

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How Can Podcasting Help us Create Meaningful Conversations With Our Students? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, I sit down with podcaster and Instructional Technology Coach, Gabriel Garillo, to discuss the importance of having positive communication with your students.  Gabriel is not only a fantastic Tech Coach in Texas but also is the host of the brand new Edtech Bites podcast that can be found on all of the major podcasting platforms.…

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Free Technology for Teachers: New Features Added to Synth – Education Article

Synth is one of my favorite new ed tech tools of the 2018-19 school year. If you’re familiar with what Synth does, it provides a simple way to create short podcasts that people can reply to with their own audio comments. Think of it kind of like Flipgrid for audio. You can experience a Synth podcast by listening to this overview of the service. This week Synth announced a few updates to their service that teachers and students will like.…

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