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Podcasting: You can do it, We can Help!. Denise Davis, 6 th grade [email protected] Michelle Powell, High school [email protected] Eleanor Pusey, Math facilitator [email protected] NCTM Annual Meeting, San Diego CA April 23, 2010. Outline of Presentation.

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Podcasting you can do it we can help

Podcasting: You can do it, We can Help!

Denise Davis, 6th grade [email protected]

Michelle Powell, High school [email protected]

Eleanor Pusey, Math facilitator [email protected]

NCTM Annual Meeting, San Diego CA

April 23, 2010

Outline of presentation
Outline of Presentation

  • What is podcasting?

  • Our podcasting journey

    • Podcasts for teachers

    • Podcasts for students

    • Podcasts by students

  • Benefits & Challenges

  • Create your own

What is podcasting
What is podcasting?

  • Podcast = “iPod” + “broadcast”

  • 2 formats (audio and video)

    Patterson, Laurie. (2006). The technology underlying podcasts. Computer (39),10 103-105.


Podcasting vs videotaping
Podcasting vs. Videotaping



  • Allows mix of images, text/annotation, video, and audio

Podcasting data set
Podcasting data set

Source: Patterson (2006)

How we got started
How we got started

  • MSP grant (PIMUST) included podcasting component for the purpose of archiving content professional development led by STEM faculty and master teachers

  • Computer scientist videotaped summer institutes and produced podcasts, set up RSS feed, lead teachers download/view podcasts

Accessing our msp podcasts
Accessing Our MSP Podcasts

Show sample podcast from summer PD

Subscribe to PIMUST podcast:

Open iTunes

Click on Advanced Menu at top

Select Subscribe to Podcast…

Enter the following URL


How you can get started
How you can get started

  • Search for some podcasts to download and listen to. Get comfortable with the process of listening to and learning from podcasts.

  • Recommendation: Teaching with SmartBoard

  • http://teachingwithsmartboard.com/

    • To subscribe to this podcast, click on link on left under Bookmarks, “Subscribe to iTunes”

Search for math ed podcasts
Search for Math Ed podcasts

  • What podcasts have you found to be useful for you in teaching mathematics?

    • Math Dudes Quick & Dirty Tips

    • Tennessee State Dept (grade level podcasts)

    • iTunes U is good place to search

  • What podcasts have you found to be useful for your students in teaching mathematics?

My first attempts
My first attempts

  • Introduction to Sketchpad podcasts

  • Used screen-capture software & microphone

    Camtasia Studio

  • http://www.columbus.k12.nc.us/pimust

Podcasts by teachers
Podcasts by Teachers


  • Use screen-capture software & microphone

    CamStudio (free)

  • http://www.columbus.k12.nc.us/wchs/powellmichelle/

    • Click on Video Lesson for Rotations (AVI file, will play with Windows Media Player)

Podcasts by students
Podcasts by Students


  • Student-led demonstrations

    • Kiley solving one-step equation

    • Anna prime factorization of 120

  • Lesson Closure

    • Classifying Quadrilaterals by Sides/Angles

  • Used document camera & microphone

    • Samsung Digital Presenter (avi capture program)


  • On-demand professional development 24/7

  • Ease of sharing and connecting with others

  • Portable!

  • Using technology engages students

  • Student Reflection & Review


  • Striving for “perfection” – time consuming.

  • Finding quiet place to record audio

  • Server space (video files can get large).

  • Having to convert files from AVI to MP4

    • Free AVI software converter:


      **I created a podcast of how to convert an AVI to MP4 and then add the MP4 file to iTunes. Click here:


How to audio podcast
How-to AUDIO podcast

1) Record Audio

Software: Audacity, Sound Recorder (Windows)

Garage Band (Mac)

2) Save/Convert/Export as MP3 file

3) Distribute (post to web site, do RSS feed)

How to video podcast
How-to VIDEO podcast

1) Record video

  • Flip camera

  • Screen Capture software (Jing, Snagit, Camtasia Studio)

    2) Distribute

  • Teacher Web site

  • Screencast.com

  • RSS feed (see podcasting article for how-to)

    **For iPod use file format must be MP4

Sharing ideas
Sharing Ideas

  • What ideas has this session generated for you in using podcasts?

  • How are you already using/utilizing podcasts in your context?


We will post the PowerPoint on our district’s web site.


Article includes Dr. Patterson’s email and contact information

Email Eleanor: [email protected]