So far this term we’ve explored music composition, movie making, and photography.
This week we are creating our own podcasts.
A podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or portable device such as an iPod or iPhone. A podcast is typically available as a series. You can subscribe to a podcast channel and usually new instalments or episodes of the podcast can be received by subscribers weekly, monthly or set to download automatically.
Listening to a podcast is a great way to learn new information or facts, listen to a story or engage in a radio show. The cool thing is that you can do this all while being on the move – walking to school, driving in the car, or while doing your homework!
Below you can click on the links to listen to some popular podcasts for kids:
If you could create your own podcast show, what would it be about? Would it be a talk show? A radio drama? An information podcast? Would it be about your favourite sport? Cooking? A day in the life of a kid? Or maybe a history, science, fashion, movies or music podcast?
Over the next two weeks, the choice is yours! You will need to create your own podcast channel including:
- A show title
- A show premise – what is it for and why?
- Establish who your audience is
- Marketing – how will you reach your audience
- Show content – produce 2 full episodes
- An original musical introduction created on Garageband
- Promotion of your podcast – via blog, poster, word of mouth, etc