I’ve had a bunch of podcasting resources at The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English, and thought it would be useful to move them over to their own “Best” list, as well as add new resources (please suggest more):

Winners of Our First-Ever Student Podcast Contest is from The NY Times Learning Network.

PodOmatic looks like an extraordinarily easy way to create a podcast. Sign-up and your class has your own channel — all you need is a computer microphone.

A teacher’s guide to using audio and podcasting in the classroom is a nice overview of applications to use in the classroom, including videos. It was created by Kit Hard.

SoundCloud lets you very easily record an audio message and then you can post the link or embed it where you like.

Spreaker seems like a pretty easy way to have your own Internet radio show.

Anchor is an easy tool for creating podcasts.  You can read more about it at Richard Byrne’s blog.

Anchor Launches A Neat & Easy Way To Create Videos Highlighting Text

THE EDUBLOGGER’S GUIDE TO PODCASTING is a great post from The Edublogger.

Project Audio: Teaching Students How to Produce Their Own Podcasts is from The NY Times Learning Network.

The Basic Ingredients for Your Podcast Recipe is from The NY Times.

NPR announced a new cool student podcast contest. It’s a great idea. Unfortunately, however, they are only going to choose two winners. They should learn from The NY Times Learning Network about the value of having multiple contest winners. One great thing they are offering, though, is a huge resource to help students create their podcasts, and those will be useful even to students not participating in the contest:

Teaching Podcasting: A Curriculum Guide for Educators

Starting Your Podcast: A Guide For Students

Here Are The Winners Of The NPR Student Podcast Challenge is from NPR.

The Town That Hanged An Elephant Is Now Working To Save Them is from NPR, and is one of the winners of their student podcast challenge.

Bullet Audio is an app that lets you identify a line or two from a podcast and turn it into an image.

8 Student-Made Podcasts That Made Us Smile is from NPR.

Winners of Our Second Annual Student Podcast Contest is from The NY Times Learning Network.

Coming To America: Our Best Student Podcasts About Immigration is from NPR.

Podcasting Creates an Audience for Student Storytellers is a great lesson plan.

Tips for Starting a Podcast is from Jennifer Gonzalez.

Classroom Podcasting for the Middle Grades appeared in MiddleWeb.

Podcasting 101 is a series of videos being promoted by Google. Here’s the introductory clip below.


A Studio At Your Fingertips: 5 Apps Teachers Are Using To Make Student Podcasts is from NPR.

How To Keep Making Your Podcast … Even If You’re Stuck At Home is from NPR.

AudioMass is an online audio editor.

The Winners Of The NPR Student Podcast Challenge

‘Climate Change Is Racial Injustice’: Students Speak Their Truth In Winning Podcast is from NPR.

NPR Launches Its Annual Podcast Contest For Middle & High School Students

Vodited lets you upload your podcast, creates a transcript, and then lets you edit the text. Next, it then automatically edits the audio.

Vokal will automatically make short videos out of your podcasts.

How to Use Podcasts in Teaching is from EdSurge. It has helpful ideas on how to use existing podcasts in class, which makes it different from other resources on this list.

Why You Should Bring Podcasts Into Your Classroom is from Cult of Pedagogy.

Our Fifth Annual Student Podcast Contest is from The NY Times Learning Network.

Top Tips for Podcasting in the Classroom is by Joe Dale.

Starting Your Podcast is from NPR.

Sound Advice: The NPR guide to student podcasting is a recently updated resource from…NPR.

Five Steps to Student Podcasting with Canva is from TechNotes.

NPR’s Student Podcast Challenge is back – with a fourth-grade edition! is from NPR.

Harnessing Technology for Engaging Learning Experiences is from Edutopia.