Let's Talk! - Using Audacity to Record Audio

1. What's the Tool?
Using Audacity and a Microphone students and/or teachers can record audio to share news from the classroom, practice articulation, fluency, and expression, and broadcast to a global audience. 

2. How to Use
Download Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/) and save the Lame Encoder (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/faq?s=install&item=lame-mp3)  to your c:drive.
The Audacity user guide is in the BISD Knowledge Base, http://grouplink.birdvilleschools.net:8080/ehelpdesk/kb/kbView.glml?kbId=366, or for a bullet point how-to instructions sheet, you can download this PDF file.

3. Using in Teaching and Learning
Record Read to Self segments as part of the Daily Five implementation.
Record announcements and/or instructions and post on website to enhance communication.
Record student reviews of the daily learning and post o
n website.