Star Class: Empowering 3rd graders through podcasting

Published 8:00 pm Friday, May 3, 2024

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Star Class by Marie Adams

In a digital age where technology continuously shapes the landscape of education, third-grade students at Hawthorne Elementary School have embarked on an exciting journey through the world of podcasts. Under the guidance of their innovative teachers, these young learners are not just listeners but budding creators, exploring the realms of storytelling, communication and creativity.

Marie Adams

Podcasts have become a powerful educational tool, offering students a platform to express their thoughts, ideas and stories in a captivating and engaging manner. Through carefully curated podcasts, third-grade students have delved into a diverse range of topics.

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Looking toward the future, the third-grade team envisions a classroom where students take the reins and become the creators of their own podcasts. By fostering a culture of creativity and collaboration, the teacher aims to empower her students to research, script, record and produce their own podcast episodes on topics close to their hearts.

As the school year progresses, the third graders at Hawthorne Elementary School continue to embark on their podcasting journey, embracing new skills, building confidence and amplifying their voices. Through podcasts, these young learners are not just shaping their own educational experience but also inspiring others to listen, learn and grow.

With each episode, these third graders are paving the way for a future where student voice takes center stage, proving that no matter your age, your story matters.

Stay tuned for more inspiring stories and insightful conversations from the young podcasters at Hawthorne Elementary School. The future of education is here, and it sounds brighter than ever.

Marie Adams is the principal of Hawthorne Elementary School.