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    Engaging More Students in the Classroom with Podcasting

    The classrooms of 2016 are brimming with technology. Students save their books to their tablets, and homework is assigned and submitted through Google Classroom or other learning management systems (LMS). More often than not, students ask their teachers for quick ways to consult, and these are usually done through text, chat, or e-mail. Although it is still quite important to have time with the students in the classroom, there is, by far, no reason to completely deny the opportunities presented by technology. With that said, teachers will always be tasked with keeping students’ attention! New medium for new thinkers Studies have shown that the attention span of K-12 learners is…

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    Benefits of Podcasting in the Classroom

    Podcasting is one of those innovations that arose from the invention of the Internet and the proliferation of smart devices. It is a play on the words iPod and broadcasting which, when used together, creates a sort of radio that can be streamed online. Topics are broad and varied. Podcasts may be about opinions and commentaries on current events, stories and poems, or other such communications. The only things a person needs are an Internet connection and their chosen device. One indispensable and highly-usable application of podcasts is in the classroom. Podcasting in the classroom has certainly revolutionized the learning experience. As with everything else, we need to keep up…