On a Mac platform you have two different choices (GarageBand and Audacity) to create Podcasts.

Garageband is available on every Mac computer. It is not necessary to download it. Please click on the links below for online tutorials:

Another program you can use on a Mac is Audacity. Audacity is a free download and very easy to use. It is compatible in both Mac and PC platforms. Being compatible makes it easier in many ways to use with your students since you would only have to teach them one program. Note that when you are saving your Audacity sound files you will want to "Export as an MP3." Saving the file means that it will only be able to played in Audacity. For more detailed tutorials, please check out the links below:

 

Download Audacity to use at home on your MAC (it is a free program!) *Be sure to also download the "Lame MP3 Encoder."