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Classroom Experts on Tap–from Nepris

Posted by on October 27, 2016

If you haven’t met Nepris before, here’s the abbreviated introduction: Nepris is an amazing source of experts available to meet virtually with your class. It’s like Skype but easier, less work, and more comprehensive. Check out my review here for more details.

If you’re looking for professional experts to appear in your classroom, here’s what’s coming up:

October 18 • 11:00am | 10:00am CT
Audience: All Grades

[This is past, but you can still view the event in the Nepris archives]

Aryan Mishra has been seeking the skies since he was 11, when he first saw the rings of Saturn through his telescope. In 2014, he was part of a team that discovered a near-Earth asteroid during a nationwide asteroid search. In this live chat, he connects with high school students to inspire them to look towards the stars.

October 18 • 12:00pm | 11:00am CT
Audience: Grades 6-8

[This is past, but you can still view the event in the Nepris archives]

Chemistry not only occurs inside test tubes, but also within the cells in our body. Sureka Gattu explains how chemistry shapes the way in which we think about the environment, our health, and our diet.

November 1 • 2:00pm | 1:00pm CT
Audience: Grades 4-8
The Bat Squad kids hail from far and wide – from Texas, Virginia, California, Oregon, Michigan, Tennessee and Indiana, and are excited to share with other kids what they have learned about bats, a species that’s been around for more than 50 million years, but is now in danger.

November 9 • 1:00pm | 12:00pm CT
Audience: Grades 8-12
This presentation will offer insight into the basics of instruments and strategies used in financial planning. Early development of these skills will allow students to make significant use of time to their advantage.

January 30, 2017 • 9:00am | 8:00am CT
Audience: Grades 9-12
Jennifer Schrandt takes your class on a journey from the bedside of a sick boy to the laboratory where they discovered the genetic disease he suffers from. Students will discuss the Human Genome Project and learn about genetic mutations.

And even more …

Want to share even more exciting information about STEAM topics with your students? Browse the Nepris video library for archived industry chats and make any of your lessons come alive!

I know–the first few are over. No worries. Visit Nepris’s website and find these in the video library to watch the presentation on video.

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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