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Title: Podcasts
Summary: Search, access, and organize podcasts from iTunes free library

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Pros: Organizes available podcasts by category and allows users to access individual podcasts or subscribe to podcast series.
Cons: Doesn't offer a way to keep kids from accessing inappropriate podcasts; downloading and storing episodes can use a lot of memory.
Bottom Line: This valuable tool helps teachers and students find educational podcasts that can supplement or replace the use of traditional textbooks.

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Podcasting in Education

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Podcasting 101 for K-12 Librarians

Podcasting 101 for K-12 Librarians You need not be a librarian to use this informative site, which provides an excellent look at podcasts. It gets down to the basics, including what podcasts are, how to access them, how to create them, and why to use them. As important as the information in

Introduction To Podcasting

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The iHistory Podcast Project

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