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Extra Credit Podcasts…

In a continual effort to bring podcasting to my 7th graders while still keeping pace with our curriculum, I’ve decided to create an extra credit assignment.  The assignment is simple…write a report about any topic that we have discussed in class.  Record that project on the audacity software.  Add music.  Post podcast.

My vision is that every student would create a different topic and our curriculum will be represented by 100 podcasts.  I’m sure that will happen this school year.

I unveiled the extra credit project about a week ago and just yesterday a student has recorded the first podcast.   This student did his podcast on Adolph Hitler.

hunter-hitler.mp3

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8 responses to “Extra Credit Podcasts…

  1. Loagan April 3, 2008 at 7:05 am

    Hey Mr.Computer u rock!:D

  2. Gennifer March 15, 2008 at 3:40 pm

    Hey Mr.Granito that animoto project was a lot of fun I hope we will get to more fun projects like this one soon. TTYL.

  3. I Love Basketball March 14, 2008 at 7:18 pm

    Hi it’s me again and Mr. Granito you need to work on your WALL BALL skills and by the way my birthday is on MARCH 21st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!YEAH

  4. matt March 14, 2008 at 2:20 pm

    hey im sitting in the liibrary just finsihied ny animoto it was awesome just saying wuz up go conway tigers this is number 5

  5. Cathy Nelson March 14, 2008 at 1:50 pm

    I know you are probably looking for another project and you love Google Earth (which is loaded on all the library computers.) Come talk to me b/c i have a FANTASTIC idea, and it is one that could be a SS/LA project combined. W00T! I had such a good time at my library conference, and Im bringing back great stuff for teachers!

  6. seth March 14, 2008 at 8:27 am

    hey im going to print the rubrick now. right now, im clicking print, woooooooooooooooooooooo hoooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Pat March 8, 2008 at 3:16 pm

    This was awesome! I hope the student enjoyed doing this.

  8. Cathy Nelson March 8, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    And this is exactly why we want to keep you around Mr Granito! You are such a “think out of the box” kind of guy. Now share these great ideas with the rest of your team and grade!!

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