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"Starred RevieW 'Anyone considering using podcasting with students should look no further than this book. Kristin Fontichiaro provides a comprehension introduction, dispelling myths that may scare educators away from trying out this important Web 2.0 technology. The book provides simple, clear, explanations of podcasting terms, procedures, and protocols. . . . new and experienced podcasters alike will benefit from the A to Z ideas for podcasting activities and the numerous full lesson plans that include student handouts and rubrics. A glossary and comprehensive bibliography for those who are excited to investigate further are provided. This book is an essential purchase for professional development collections. On your mark, get set, podcast! Index. Highly Recommended."
Library Media Connection
"A wealth of information for both the podcasting newbie and the technology savvy educator. . . . This easy-to-use professional tool has a wealth of curriculum related to podcasting activities for grades K-12 and the glossary will help with unfamiliar terminology."
"This title presents encouragement and incentives for implementing podcasting within the school curriculum. Part I explains the basics of Web 2.0 and dispels popular myths. A review of necessary equipment and software; how to develop effective vocal techniques; and the mechanics of recording, publishing, and distributing a podcast make launching a project appealing. Numerous ideas for utilizing this technology are given in the second section. . . . Evaluation rubrics, planning sheets, and graphics aid in successfully producing a podcast. An extensive glossary, bibliography, and index complete this useful resource."
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