Looking for summer learning opportunities in the Bay Area? Interested in bringing podcasting into your classroom? Join our course The Sound of Learning: Podcasting in the Classroom to learn how to plan, produce, and edit podcasts. This blended course includes a structured online schedule, as well as opening and closing in-person events at KQED.
The Sound of Learning: Podcasting in the Classroom
June 20 – August 1 (6 weeks)
Space is limited. Sign up here.
Podcasts can transport listeners to the scene of a breaking news story or take them back in time to an important historical event. Best of all, they are accessible to anyone with a smartphone! Learn how to bring podcasting projects into your classroom with this course led by KQED media and curriculum experts. Help your students become journalists and storytellers as they create podcasts about scientific phenomena, current events, literary themes, and more! In this course, you will:
- Capture and edit sound using smartphone apps
- Write compelling scripts that communicate information clearly
- Find and record audio to make your podcast come to life
- Discover tips and tricks for how to use podcasting in your teaching practice
This course includes opening and closing in-person events on Wednesday, June 20 and Wednesday, August 1 at KQED Headquarters. There is a fee of $60 associated with this course.
More Summer Opportunities at KQED:
Only have a few weeks to learn a new skill? You can also sign up for free, online bootcamps, where you can take courses alongside other educators and participate in activities led by special guests.
Want to learn at your own pace? We’ve got you covered! Choose from over 15 free, online courses so you can learn what you want, when you want. Discover how to make infographics, develop classroom blogs, evaluate media sources, and more! Click here to learn more.
All of these summer learning opportunities can help you build the media literacy skills necessary to become a PBS Media Literacy Educator. Find out more about the PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification by KQED here.