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Overview of Nepris
What is Nepris?
Can't do field trips all the time? Don't have access to global professionals? Want to expand your students’ current and future career possibilities? No problem.
Nepris is like the match.com of real world connections! Nepris is designed to remove the logistical tasks for both companies and educators in setting up a meeting between the two, breaking down geographic barriers by providing a virtual connection, enabling companies to scale their outreach efforts beyond face-to-face meetings, and allowing educators to impact all students at the curriculum level where they need it most.
Nepris connects students to the real world by bringing industry experts into the classroom through an online virtual platform. Nepris provides a solution that seamlessly connects industry expertise with classrooms to engage students in CTE, STEM, PLTW, exposing them to real job skills and inspiring them through role models. Whether linking curriculum for real world application and career exposure or industry professionals mentoring and evaluating student projects, industry engagement bridges the gap between the classroom and real-world relevance.
Get to Know Nepris
"I emailed Jordan directly to thank him. He was AMAZING! It was really cool how he was able to "walk" the kids around NASA's different robots. I have had lots of parent comments about their children going on and on all evening about all the things they learned from Jordan. It was the BEST one I've ever done! How can you get cooler than humanoid robots and an engaging speaker!! I am so grateful to Nepris for opening the doors of the world to my students! Seriously, this is a game changer. One of my first graders told me in the hall that he has decided he wants to build robots. :) "
~ Teacher at Royse City ISD
Why Does Nepris Work?
Read the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation article:
Creating fireworks: Sparking student imagination through company connections
Read the article from Royse City Independent School District:
Internet Program Brings Experts to the Classroom
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Access World News Student Edition/Find a Topic – Global primary source content for all subject areas. Bring real world events to classroom learning. Full-text searching returns current and archived articles supporting research and critical thinking.
Americas Historical Newspapers Student Edition – Primary source historical U.S. papers dated 1690 to 1922. Timeline/topic-based interface. Complete editions of the paper, including illustrations, advertisements, cartoons and more.
Acceda Noticias – 110Spanish-language news sources from around the world to supplement the information in Access World News.
Dallas Morning News Historical Archive – Fully-searchable archive of The Dallas Morning News Includes digitized editions of every page published from 1885 to 1984.
Popular Periodicals Premier – A collection of some of the most widely read magazines published. Covers topics relevant to the curriculum like world news, people, health, culture, education, business, science, sports and more.
KidsPage – Offers web-based access to articles from relevant, age-specific publications, many of which include photographs and images. Supports all subject areas.
Science Source Collection - Contains digests based on articles from scientific journals and magazines. The collection clarifies complex concepts and provides important facts, ideas, results and conclusions from the original article.
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