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Saturday, March 16 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Who Tells Our Story? Documenting Our Journeys, Sonically

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If not us, who will tell our stories? Audio (podcasts, speaking games, and music) is a powerful teaching tool and evidence of learning. Learners will participate in activities to support audio-based learning, then ideate ways for students to memorialize their and their communities' stories through podcasting.

Learning Outcome #1
Learners will be able use podcasting and sound-based activities as an instructional and assessment tool.

Learning Outcome #2
Learners will ideate ways to utilize podcasts as mentor texts to support podcast production with opportunities for students and school communities to contribute their voices.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1 asks learners to collaboratively converse while "building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly." To communicate effectively with complexity and nuance, podcasting certainly requires productive conversation and demands rigorous synthesis of information as creators place research, narration, and interviews in conversation with each other.

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Jonathan Almerido

Teacher, Alum Rock Union School District
Jonathan Almerido may seem like he's just a third grade teacher in San Jose, California, but he wears many hats (and other head adornments), including presenter, baker, singer, eater, recovering looper, recurring KCI patron, et cetera, et cetera. He spends a lot of time scratching... Read More →


Saturday March 16, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm AKDT
Pueblo AB, Renaissance Hotel 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262