Teacher Review for YR Media

Articles and Audio podcasts combined!

Jenny A.
Classroom teacher
Casita Center for Science/Math/Technology
Vista, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Knowledge gain
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
I would use it to update my students on current events via audio podcasts on the site. I think this is a great resource especially for middle and high schoolers and I can see that it could become very popular for this age group.
My Take
This is great, however, I was hoping that I could use it for my 5th graders but it seems like the content is a bit too high. Is there a way that youth radio could perhaps cater this to a younger crowd? It would be a dynamic resource for students to build on their listening skills.