Resources & Stories of how and why folks podcast

Podcasting in Plain English - from CommonCraft

PoducateM: Practical Solutions for Podcasting in Education

Learn how to bring the benefits of podcasting to your classroom

Podcasting 101

Why every school should be podcasting

Podcasting is transforming school life for forward-thinking schools, stimulating creative learning and new ways of communicating

Podcasts offer the audience pupils crave

Radio-style programmes, broadcast on the internet, are giving youngsters in East Lothian the opportunity to work on exciting, meaningful projects that help to improve their technical literacy.

Education In Hand: Reading, Writing, and Podcasting
Elementary schools create engaging language arts activities with Palm handhelds.

Want to listen to podcasts?

The Education Podcast Network
The Education Podcast Network is an effort to bring together into one place, the wide range of podcast programming that may be helpful to teachers looking for content to teach with and about, and to explore issues of teaching and learning in the 21st century.

Podcasts for Schools, Educators & Colleges

Podcasting - Learning in Hand - Examples of how & why

Shambles: Podcasting in Education

Podcasting Basics: Simple Steps for Introducing Podcasting into Your K-8 Class, Part 1

Podcasting in the Classroom

Wes Fryer's Podcasting Wiki

CBC Podcasts
Bob Sprankle's Room 208 (Elementary)
University Podcasts


Introduction to Podcasting Video 12 min

How-to Podcast This podcast tutorial is broken down into four steps:
  1. Plan
  2. Produce
  3. Publish
  4. Promote

Software for recording Podcasts

Audacity tutorial

Recommended Places to publish Podcasts

PodOmatic (Create, Find & Share Podcasts)
OurMedia - create a free account, upload your podcast and you will be provided with a link for your blog, webpage etc.

Use in Education

Grade 7 Anatomy Podcasts
Grade5/6 Portable Radio Shows
Clarence Fisher's Class Podcasts (Radio Plays)
Examples of Podcasts in Elementary Classrooms
Clarence Fisher's Experience with podcasts in gr7/8