Meredith Halpern-Ranzer, Co-Founder and CEO of the youngsters’ podcasting firm Tinkercast, joins host Mike Palmer in a dialog about studying, podcasts, and tips on how to attain kids and their grown-ups with compelling instructional content material. We start by listening to Meredith’s background creating instructional media for youngsters at locations like Sesame Workshop and PBS Youngsters Sprout. After recognizing the decline of linear tv, she teamed up with radio host Mindy Thomas and podcaster Man Raz in 2017 to launch Tinkercast and its flagship science podcast Wow within the World.
The dialog covers the educational advantages of audio, particularly concerning comprehension, engagement and creativity. Meredith explains how Tinkercast turns actual scientific analysis into entertaining, sound-rich tales, fostering curiosity and important pondering abilities. We talk about varied Tinkercast exhibits like the sport present Two Whats and a Wow and the music podcast Flip and Mosey’s Information to Be an Earthling. Meredith additionally particulars their new classroom providing TinkerClass, a free project-based studying program for academics that builds on audio-inspired questions and wonders. Don’t miss this deep dive into the ability of listening to audio collectively as a wealthy and rising studying context for the long run.