Press Play: Unlock Youth Voice with Podcasting


In a media landscape where multi-modal content reigns, students need to learn to use their voices to effectively share perspectives and engage in public discourse. This hands-on workshop provides educators with a framework to guide students in developing powerful communication skills. We’ll focus on presentation skills aligned with professional industry standards for media platforms by creating a short audio commentaries using effective presentation, recording and narration skills.

Other Resources / Information


  1. A practical guide for teachers to help students present their ideas effectively for a podcast format
  2. How to assess student-generated media
  3. Ways to integrate podcasting and other multimedia into content curriculum


  • Teresa Wierzbianska, Program Manager, Student Media and Classroom Learning, KQED
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Almetria Vaba, Associate Director & Partnerships, KQED Education

Meta Information:

  • Tags: storytelling, student voice
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Workshop
  • Track: Student Agency
  • Session Focus Area
  • Level: Deep Understanding

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