• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Stop wasting time looking for files and revisions. Connect your Gmail, DriveDropbox, and Slack accounts and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio will automatically organize all your file attachments. Learn more and claim your free account.



Page history last edited by Jennifer Weaver 2 years ago


Audacity Logo

 Using Audacity

 Installed Software Icon

Installed Software:

Tool is installed on BCPS computers and does not collect any user information.







This information last checked: 10/21/2016





Getting Started 


Audacity┬« is free, open source audio software for recording and editing sounds. Audacity is available in the current BCPS image.


Learning How 

Download a users guide for Audacity


Audacity in 60 Seconds Video




Ideas for Use   


From Tip of the Iceberg by Kerilee Beasley (visit her blog post for live links to examples):

  1. Make an audio/radio advertisement
  2. Promote language learning 
  3. Create podcasts 
  4. Record speeches
  5. Promote reading development
  6. Create sound stories
  7. Record sound for PowerPoint slides
  8. Record comments/opinion to load into a VoiceThread 
  9. Record compositions or singing to share with parents
  10. Record soundtracks for animations




Provide multiple means of

Representation (Content)


Provide multiple means of

Action and Expression (Product)

      Students create a PSA to advocate for a topic important to them.  

Provide multiple means of

Engagement (Process)

  Record yourself doing a read aloud so students can listen independently   


Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.