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Opportunity for Upper Elementary School Students

National Public Radio is holding a podcast challenge for students and welcomes entries from teachers and students between January 1st and March 31st of 2019. This is a great chance for TWIN-CS students to share their thoughts in two or more languages!

Here are the details:

Submissions from teachers are open through March 31, 2019.

Step 1: Read the entry requirementsPodcasts must be between three and 12 minutes long and cannot include music. Find more here.

Step 2: Get permission from a parent or legal guardian of each student who worked on the project. Please read through the rules to learn exactly what you’ll need permission for.

Step 3: Upload to SoundCloud. You’ll need to make it publicly viewable and downloadable, so our judges can listen.

(Need help putting the podcast on SoundCloud and changing the privacy settings? Find guidance here and here.)

Step 4: Fill out the form below or here. Within a few minutes of submitting, you should get an email that we received the entry.

Questions? Read about the contest here. On our website, you’ll find guides for students making podcasts and lesson plans for teachers.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, email

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