East Greenwich High School Library Media Production Lab: Teacher Resources
This project was made possible in part by a grant written by EGHS Librarian Michelle Steever from the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services using funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
This NYT feature of Project Audio walks students through the process of analyzing the techniques that make for good storytelling, interviewing and podcasting. The activities culminate in students producing their own original podcasts.
NPR has provided a breakdown of the Podcast planning and recording process and a series of sample lesson plans to ensure that students have the skills and background knowledge to start making a podcast.
Sample assignment for groups of four students. One student is the moderator, a second student support the energy source, a third student opposes the energy source and the fourth student is group choice (political figure, expert, phone caller, etc.).