Podcasting is gaining popularity in schooling.  If we have a look again to pre-pandemic, student-made podcasts and pupil podcasting networks have been arduous to search out.  Now, as I search Google, I see extra pupil podcasting endeavors exhibiting up in my searches.   Usually occasions, I attempt to determine why, however on this case I feel I’ve a reasonably good thought.  I really feel like there are a number of causes that attribute to this pattern, however I will simply level out three!

Motive #1 Podcasts are gaining popularity!

If we have a look the stats from the U.S. Podcasting Trade, in 2021, about 78% of People have been conscious of podcasting, this can be a 56% enhance in comparison with 22% in 2006.

Motive #2 With Growing consciousness, there’s extra curiosity to speculate time in podcasting!

Nick and I are ending up our third yr of podcasting.  We have been launched to academic podcasts by means of our masters and doctorate coursework.  We determined to start out our personal podcast to satisfy necessities for a challenge in our areas of research.  We started listening to podcasts exterior of schooling reminiscent of Issues You Ought to Know and Serial.  From there, we honed into some academic podcasts such because the Home of Edtech by Chris Nesi,  The TeacherCast Podcast by Jeff Bradbury, and the Cult of Pedagogy by Jennifer Gonzalez to call just a few.  For the reason that finish of 2017 and heading into 2018, there have been many different superb academic podcasts that has hit the podcasting scene.  A few of the podcasts that I ceaselessly hearken to are Tim Cavey’s Lecturers on Fireplace, Charity Dodd’s Blended Studying in Motion, Jake Miller’s Instructional Ducttape, Bryon Carpenter’s Recent Air At 5, Alfonso Medoza’s My Edtechlife, and Dr. Sheldon Eakins Main Fairness.  I have to admit that I’m a podcast junkie and that my record of podcasts is well past fifty at this level!  Okay, let me attempt to land my airplane and convey my level full circle.  Lecturers are go-getters.  They get all for a educating technique, do some skilled growth, after which implement new methods into observe.  Some educators begin their very own podcasts and a few educators work out implement podcasts into their educating observe.  Both manner, extra podcasts are being built-in into schooling!