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Teachers and students, got something to say? Put on your headphones and get ready to hit record! The folks behind NPR's Student Podcast Challenge made this handy guide on how to make a podcast in the classroom. We'll talk about how to gather good sound, ask great questions and conduct smart interviews. Plus, we'll hear from the contest's judges, last year's winners and feature some pretty inspiring stories of students and teachers. It's everything you need to make an amazing podcast!

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Teachers and students, got something to say? Put on your headphones and get ready to hit record! The folks behind NPR's Student Podcast Challenge made this handy guide on how to make a podcast in the classroom. We'll talk about how to gather good sound, ask great questions and conduct smart interviews. Plus, we'll hear from the contest's judges, last year's winners and feature some pretty inspiring stories of students and teachers. It's everything you need to make an amazing podcast!

    Everything You Need To Know About Using Music In Your Podcast

    Everything You Need To Know About Using Music In Your Podcast

    For the NPR Student Podcast Challenge, we get a lot of questions about using music. Here's our guide to what you can and should do.

    • 8 min
    Finding Your Voice

    Finding Your Voice

    You wouldn't play an instrument without practicing scales and you wouldn't play a basketball game without stretching – so why would you record a podcast without warming up your voice? NPR vocal coach Jessica Hansen has stretches, breathing exercises and vocal drills you can do to make sure that you sound natural when you press record.

    • 8 min
    The Surprising Secret To Great Sound

    The Surprising Secret To Great Sound

    You don't need a fancy studio to make a podcast. All you need are a few tricks — and a LOT of pillows — and no one will ever guess that you recorded in your classroom.

    • 9 min
    Follow The Rules And You Just Might Win The Student Podcast Challenge

    Follow The Rules And You Just Might Win The Student Podcast Challenge

    The saying goes that rules are meant to be broken — well, not these rules. Actually, following the official rules of the Student Podcast Challenge is the only way to win. But rules can be complicated. So in this week's episode, we put together a guide with some important things you need to know about the contest. We'll also answer some of your questions and make sure you're on the right path.

    • 11 min
    How To Make A Podcast According To Last Year's Winners

    How To Make A Podcast According To Last Year's Winners

    Podcasting is hard work. First you've gotta pick a topic, find a recording space and then, somehow, edit down the hours of audio! Last year's winners of the NPR Student Podcast Challenge had to learn all those things on the fly while making their podcast, "Ssh! Periods." Now, the ladies of Bronx Prep Middle School have some advice for students and teachers who are making a podcast for this year's challenge.

    • 12 min
    Introducing the Student Podcast Challenge

    Introducing the Student Podcast Challenge

    Teachers and students, got something to say? Put on your headphones and get ready to hit record! The folks behind NPR's Student Podcast Challenge made this handy guide on how to make a podcast in the classroom. With new episodes every Sunday, we'll cover everything you need to make an amazing podcast!

    • 2 min

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