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Become a news reporter for a day: Audio

An interactive and supportive workshop where teachers take on the role of a news reporter, experiencing the process of researching, planning and creating a podcast using rich educational content in Discovery Education Espresso. Teachers will experience the impact audio digital media can have to speaking and listening, higher order thinking skills and student confidence.

Duration options: 3 hours or 6 hours

6 hour course

Goals:

  • To provide an interactive and supportive workshop where teachers take on the role of a news reporter
  • To explore the process of researching, planning and creating a podcast
  • To provide opportunities for participants to utilise the rich educational content within Discovery Education Espresso for a specific purpose
  • To experience the impact audio digital media can have on speaking and listening, higher order thinking skills and student confidence

Outcomes:

  • An understanding of the process of researching, planning and creating a podcast
  • An awareness of the range of resources in Discovery Education Espresso and how they can be used with podcast creation
  • An awareness of the impact audio digital media can have on teaching and learning
  • Confidence to incorporate audio digital media in the classroom

Audience:

Whole staff; Key stage grouping; phase grouping; year grouping; NQTs; middle management; Teaching assistants/support staff

3 hour course

Goals:

  • To provide opportunity for participants to develop skill required to create a podcast
  • To familiarise participants with the rich educational content within Discovery Education Espresso for a specific purpose

Outcomes:

  • Experience of creating a podcast and the impact of using digital media in this format
  • An awareness of the range of resources in Discovery Education Espresso that can be utilized for podcasts

Audience:

Whole staff; Key stage grouping; phase grouping; year grouping; NQTs; middle management; Teaching assistants/support staff