Today we bring you the last two podcasts from our 7th graders for the 2016-2017 school year. The first is an assessment of President Trumps first 100 days in office. The second podcast is from three students who read about the Dunning Kruger study on intelligence and wanted to learn more through researching for a... Continue Reading →
Today our 7th grade Social Studies podcasters bring you a podcast all about the smash hit musical Hamilton. Enjoy!
Today the 7th grade students bring you a podcast about the problems the United States is currently having with North Korea. The boys who participated begin with opening statements and then continue a lively discussion on the topic. Enjoy!
Today a group of 7th grade boys brings you a scripted newscast style podcast about the assassination of Kim Jung Nam. This is the first group to try a scripted newscast style podcast and they did a great job! As always, let us know in comments what you think.
The 7th grade students have been busy churning out our March Social Studies podcasts. The two episodes today are different styles. The first is a discussion, with prepared opening statements, on how the US is divided today socially. The second is a discussion about the topic of Social Studies and what it is about that... Continue Reading →
Last year, with all the great new possibilities brought to us through the Learning Commons, we began a podcast series around Social Studies. This year our 7th grade students have taken up the cause mid year and we have two wonderful podcasts to present to you. The first is on a novel the 7th grade... Continue Reading →
The 8th grade students had a busy 3rd trimester. Washington D.C., Capstone Projects, Drama performances, CYO Track finals, and the list goes on and on. So int he 3rd trimester I told the PodCast group they could do scripted podcasts if they wanted. Solo, duo, or triples. One group of girls decided they wanted to... Continue Reading →
Today, March 1 2016, is Super Tuesday! Super Tuesday, generally, refers to a Tuesday during a Presidential primary season where a large number of primaries or caucuses occur. This year Super Tuesday has 12 state contests and a territory. For more information on Super Tuesday click here. We discussed Super Tuesday, and the predictions, in... Continue Reading →
On Wednesday 2-17-16 the Social Studies Pod Cast recorded a special episode dedicated to the vacancy on the Supreme Court that came about due to the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The 79 year old, longest serving, member of the court was a firebrand and major proponent of conservative ideals during his 30+ year... Continue Reading →
Another month brings us 2 more podcasts from 8th grade! This time around the 8th Grade Social Studies podcast tried a Boys and Girls teams for the podcast. The idea was to have the teams compete to create the best podcast. Unfortunately several technical glitches got in the way, including a microphone not working during... Continue Reading →