This quick clip from Ep.017 of the ClassCast Podcast showcases the final 3.5 minutes of the discussion in which Sam Mull, library coordinator and Renaissance Man, offers parting words about the library and life.
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In this clip from ClassCast Podcast Ep.017, host Ryan Tibbens and Renaissance Man Sam Mull talk about some of Sam's favorite books, many of which are already on Ryan's reading list (and wish list). If you're looking for great books to read, particularly great, recent nonfiction, you'll want to hear Sam's recommendations. For links to most of the books/movies discussed, check out the links below. And remember -- if you make any Amazon purchase after clicking one of our links, the ClassCast Podcast gets a small percentage of the sale (and you pay nothing extra)! Please support us!
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In this highlight clip from ClassCast Podcast Ep.017, host Ryan Tibbens speaks with Sam Mull, a Programming & Community Engagement Coordinator at Loudoun County Public Library. Sam discusses returning to the library after completing college, how he uses his schooling, learning on the job, and what makes libraries great. This clip has much to offer young adults navigating school and job decisions, taxpayers curious about library services, and -- most of all -- an intriguing look at some of the programs and services that Sam (and the libraries) have to offer.
Check out two highlight clips from ClassCast Podcast Episode 015, featuring host Ryan Tibbens and GIS leader, science teacher, curriculum designer, and expert weather forecaster Mike Wagner.
Clip 015.1 -- Mike Wagner -- Why We Need GIS in Schools
In this highlight from ClassCast Podcast Episode 015, lead GIS teacher and curriculum developer Mike Wagner discusses the implementation and value of geographic information system classes in schools. Every school should strive to offer GIS classes like Mike suggests because of the kind of inquiry-based, career-skills focused opportunities they provide (not to mention dual enrollment college credits). Check out this clip to learn more!
For more information about LCPS GIS, check Twitter (@LCPS_GIS) and the LCPS GIS website (https://www.lcps.org/Page/212324).
For more information about using ArcGIS Online and the manual that Mike Wagner wrote, check http://learn.arcgis.com/en/educators .
Clip 015.2 -- Mike Wagner -- Everyday Weather Services
In this highlight clip from Ep.015, expert weather forecaster and GIS teacher Mike Wagner discusses the science (and art) of weather forecasting and why good forecasters should be cautious and conservative. Check out Everyday Weather Services on Facebook for the best snow day (and major event) forecasting in Northern Virginia, Western Pennsylvania, and throughout the MidAtlantic region.
In this highlight clip from Episode 013 of the ClassCast Podcast, teacher and writer Beth Konkoski talks with host Ryan Tibbens about grading, how GPA-mania hurts education, college admissions, how competition for admission to elite universities might be counterproductive, and the relationship between high school grades and future success.
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In this highlight clip from Episode 005 of the ClassCast Podcast, teacher and debate coach Jim Dunning questions host Ryan Tibbens about his motivations to become a teacher and students' motivations for learning in school.
In this highlight clip from ClassCast Podcast Ep.012, host Ryan Tibbens and world traveler Sierra Wharton discuss her experiences attending college abroad, how it can actually save money, and how credentials earned in foreign countries can (or can't) function in the United States.
In this quick clip from ClassCast Podcast Ep.011, business technology consultant Ryan Orr talks with his former English teacher, our host Ryan Tibbens, about athletics, time management, and understanding purpose in education. If you don't know why you're doing something, it might be hard to figure out exactly what to do. If you enjoy this clip, check out the full episode!
In this first clip from ClassCast Podcast Episode 011, Ryan Orr -- owner/operator of DropDeadPreMed.com, public health enthusiast, tech consultant, and former student of our host, Ryan Tibbens -- addresses the MCAT and the daunting tasks that await all who plan to become doctors. Check out this quick clip now, and watch for the full episode this weekend.
This special edition of the ClassCast Podcast features segments from Episodes 009 and 010 to help voters in Loudoun County's Blue Ridge District learn more about their candidates for the school board. Both candidates, Ram Venkatachalam (R) and Ian Serotkin (D), were gracious enough to make time in their busy campaign schedules to meet with our host, Ryan Tibbens. Listen to these highlights and check out the full episodes for an even better look at each candidate!
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