This tutorial will step you through recording your voice, using GarageBand, and adding loops for background music and sound effects.
How can I integrate Podcasts in the Classroom?
Here are some specific ideas for integrating audio recording into your curriculum:
- Students interview relatives about their life stories, and then combine the audio interview with family photos in a video project.
- Students write a radio drama based on a historical event and incorporate sound effects and music to enhance the story.
- Learn about different provinces in China by interviewing locals. Record the interview and then create a digital album showcasing that province.
- Students create an advertising campaign to highlight a current event in a persuasive manner.
- Write and record short stories and add music and sound effects.
- Teacher records a tutorial that students listen to on their own – share via DX and invite students to reflect on their learning in a discussion forum.
- Present a piece of writing as a class radio drama or a poetry slam.
- Teacher records and broadcasts group discussions – share with other classes discussing similar topics.
- Teachers might record students reading a story as a fluency assessment, or as a foreign language pronunciation activity. Students listen to their recording and self assess.
- On a field trip, students use an iPhone or iPad with voice recorder app to take notes and photos. They then create a guided tour using iMovie.