Some recommending listening for the summer break, whether you want the latest news on technology in the education sector, new ideas for lessons, or just want to learn something new while waiting for a bus / train / plane.
A very informative and entertaining podcast guaranteed to teach you something you didn’t know. It also examines paranormal and controversial claims from a scientific point of view, providing plenty of fodder for future classroom activities.
This podcast, aimed directly at teaching professionals and now up to episode 392, focuses on education, twenty-first century literacy, blended learning, technology integration, and educational leadership.
“On Radiolab, science meets culture and information sounds like music. Each episode of Radiolab is an investigation — a patchwork of people, sounds, stories and experiences centered around One Big Idea” – Typical review ‘I can’t express enough my admiration for this fantastic radio show. It will amaze you, lift you, astonish you, make you cry and make you happy to be a member of the human race’. Sums it up nicely.
Inspired by what you hear? Why not get your students to make their own podcast next term? Check out our school podcast site Radioanywhere, an outlet for hundreds of student made podcasts to be broadcast to the world. Get in touch if you would like to set up a station for your school next term.