young PODCASTERs: SPRING 2018 session overview


WHAT TO EXPECT

Students will produce a podcast interviewing family, community and celebrity heroes.
Students will learn the mechanics of podcasting, write letters to their heroes, develop interview scripts, conduct live/phone interviews and broadcast their works through iTunes. Our goal is to have students interview inspirational figures such as Michelle Obama, Elon Musk, Barbara Boxer, Adam Schiff etc; the sky is the limit!


PROGRAM WEEKLY SCHEDULE

  • Week 1 – Orientation. Identify your heroes
  • Week 2 – Write letters to your heroes
  • Week 3 – Podcast format discussion. Complete & deliver letters
  • Week 4 – Interview preparation. Develop interview scripts
  • Week 5 – Interview techniques. Develop interview scripts
  • Week 6 – Podcast recording techniques. Rehearse interview scripts
  • Week 7 – Podcast editing techniques. Interview role play
  • Week 8 – Podcast editing techniques. Interview role play
  • Week 9 - Podcast review & critique
  • Week 10 –Write thank you letters to your guests
  • Week 11 - Submit podcast to iTunes
  • Week 12 – Recognition & celebration

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
— Peter Drucker