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10 Ways to Empower Students With Content Creation

Episode 79

GotTechED the Podcast

Episode #79: 10 Ways to Empower Students With Content Creation

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Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode #79 called “10 Ways to Empower Students With Content Creation.” In this episode, we’ll share some lesson and project ideas that empower student learning, all while creating their own visual and audio content. We’ll also discuss some skills students will gain and challenges you’ll face along the way. This is another episode you don’t want to miss. Check it out.

Segment 1: Skills, Pro’s, and Challenges


  1. Creative Freedoms
  2. Empowerment
  3. A real world experience
  4. Job ready


  1. Time
  2. Content Coverage
  3. Fear of the TEST
  4. Resources


  1. Communication skills
  2. Leadership skills
  3. Teamwork skills
  4. Interpersonal skills
  5. Learning/adaptability skills
  6. Self-management skills
  7. Organizational skills
  8. Computer skills
  9. Problem-solving skills
  10. Open-mindedness
  11. Strong work ethic

Segment 2: Content Teaching Strategies

  1. Podcasts
  2. Record and Edit: WeVideo, Sodaphonic, Audacity
  3. Newscast
  4. Screecastomatic, Loom, Screencastify, Wevideo
  5. Class Newspaper 
  6. Slides
  7. Classroom Galleries
  8. No Tech, Slides
  9. Infographic Contest
  10. Canva, Slides, Piktochart,, 
  11. Class YouTube Channel
  12. ScreecastomaticLoom, Screencastify, Wevideo, Stop Motion Studio
  13. Content Play
  14. No Tech, Wevideo with a Greenscreen, slazzer,
  15. Board Game Design
  16. No Tech, Slides
  17. Blogs
  18. Docs, Glogger, Google Sites
  19. Books
  20. Book Creator, Slides

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Need a Presenter?

As experienced presenters and content creators, you can contact Nick and Guise to speak at your school, event, or conference. They can customize a workshop that meets your organization’s unique time and content needs. While no topic is out of bounds, GotTechED is best known for sessions on:

  • 1:1 Chromebook Integration
  • EdTech Throwdown
  • TargetED Learning
  • Gamification (Badge Systems)
  • Game-Based Learning (Escape Rooms, Amazing Race, and more)
  • Google apps and extensions
  • Personalized learning and Choice Boards
  • Teacher productivity (Lesson Planning, Online Grading. and Feedback)
  • Digital content creation
  • Student Podcasting
  • Screencasting
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Student-Centered Learning

About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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