How do I get started?
Here's my example.

Equipment: microphone, computer, web connection
Editing software

Web 2.0 options

Okay I recorded something, Now what?

Using Garage band to record a podcast:

Make sure you have your script done.
Sample Script Options

How to use Garage Band.

Step-by-step instructions for using Garage Band to record your audio**

*A sample book review:
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

*Another sample review:
Zombie Blondes by Brian James

Once you have the audio recorded you have many options for publishing your podcast.
  • To embed in a wiki, simply choose the "insert file" option.
  • To upload to itunes, follow the instructions on the web site
  • You can use online options like
  • You can post to a network such as EPN or Odeo

To add pictures for an enhanced podcast, you may want to use a web2.0 option.
  • Voicethread
  • Animoto
  • SlideRocket
If you choose to do enhanced podcasts with your class, be sure to allow enough time for each step:
  1. write and revise script
  2. choose appropriate number of pictures
  3. upload pictures
  4. record and upload script
It helps to have students search for the pictures at home and bring them in on a flash drive or save to an online storage option like or