Podcasting Book: Kidcast

KidCast BookThere's a new book for educators who are interested in podcasting with students. KidCast: Podcasting in the Classroom is by fellow Nebraskan Dan Schmit. According to the publisher, KidCast will get you and your students started with easy to follow directions to help you:

  • Learn the basics of finding and listening to podcasts on the Internet.
  • Organize your own podcast show.
  • Find low-cost easy to use audio recording and mixing software.
  • Create RSS feeds to allow others to subscribe to your show.
  • Promote your podcast to build your listener base.
In addition, Dan has a companion podcast for the book. Click here to subscribe in iTunes.

There's another book from Dan Schmit that can help with podcasting. GarageBand Mechanics helps teachers use Apple's GarageBand by offering how-tos, tips, and curriculum centered projects for learning and implementing GarageBand in their classrooms. Have a look at a PDF excerpt from the book.