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How To Strengthen Student Listening Skills with Podcasts – Easy EdTech Podcast 018

June 11, 2019

In this episode we’ll discuss the “why” behind sharing podcasts with students along with six activities you can tailor to students of all ages. You’ll hear a shout out to a list of favorite kid-friendly podcasts along with ways to strengthen student listening skills with podcasts this school year!

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In this episode I share strategies for finding and using read aloud videos in your classroom. You’ll hear how this multimedia resource can help students access high quality text, help you plan a lesson, and help families leverage the power of YouTube!

So let’s make this EdTech easy…

1. Determine your “why” as you think about using podcasts with students

2. Choose an activity from the list to support student listening skills

3. Tailor the activity to your group of students keeping their interests and needs in mind

4. Introduce the activity to your students and make podcasting a regular part of your learning!

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