JEA Curriculum Highlight: Podcasts Are Just Like Writing A Beat

Many students and staffs are looking to get into podcasts and this lesson, part of the JEA Curriculum, is a great way to introduce the format to them.

This 100-minute lesson includes handouts and a scoring guide and includes time for everything from listening to a podcast to analyzing it afterwards. Students will even learn how to translate one of their existing features or beats into the podcast format.

This curriculum is available to all JEA members. To access the curriculum, you must be logged in to the JEA Curriculum site. Once you are, you can access this lesson here: Podcasts Are Just Like Writing A Beat.

Check out the video here to learn more about the JEA Curriculum. If you’re a member you can login to access the curriculum here. If you’d like more information about the benefits of JEA or if you want to join JEA, you can find more information on JEA.org.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 21st year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He created The Next 26 and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on Twitter and Instragram @manfull and on Snapchat as aaronmanfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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