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New Features From Nepris for the New School Year

Posted by on September 12, 2016

I’ve written about Nepris before–a transformative cloud-based platform that connects STEAM subject experts with teachers and classes. This month, they’re offering a great group of back-to-school tools that will help you organize your expert presentations and share out the details:

Share an update in your activity feed right from your teacher dashboard by typing it into the box at the top of your screen.



Filter videos and sessions by career cluster and grade level, so you don’t waste any time finding what you’re looking for!






Get immediate guidance navigating the new website by logging in and clicking on “Take a Tour” on the bottom right of your dashboard. For more support, access Help Videos on every page.


Here are a few of the expert chats Nepris has available for the new school year:

September 15 • 11am | 10am CT
Audience: Grades 5-8

In Wizards, Warthogs, and Wacky Dogs, Disney’s animation writer Tom Rogers talks about how he came to be a writer, and how his experience in writing for children helped him approach the events of 9/11 from a kid’s perspective.

September 19 • 3pm | 2pm CT
Audience: Grades 9-12

A panel of men & women currently utilizing technology to solve local problems in New Orleans will speak about their lives growing up, how they began their careers in technology, and offer youth advice on succeeding in school and life.

September 21 • 10:00am | 9:00am CT
college and careerAudience: Grades 9-12

It’s never too early to start thinking about life beyond school and college. Bruce Clagg connects with your high school students to talk about planning their college major and career path. 

September 23 • 11:50am | 10:50am CT
Audience: Grades 6-12

College-level students from the National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeaders Initiative will share best practices for designing, implementing and measuring the impact of projects that support a more sustainable school community.

September 23 • 2:00pm | 1:00pm CT
Audience: Grades K-5

Greg Christian shares ideas and resources that enable students to implement change at their school cafeterias by creating healthy, fresh, scratch-cooked foods.

September 26 • 3:00pm | 2:00pm CT
Audience: Grades 9-12

LinkedIn is a critical tool for students entering the professional world. In this session, Dylan Carmaker shows them the basics of getting started with the platform and using it effectively. 

October 4 • 12:00pm | 11:00am CT
Audience: Grades K-5

In this interactive session, Julius Csizmazia highlights the healing powers of learning and performing magic, all while having fun!

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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