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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.

Click on the image below to see how Nepris brings the workplace to your classroom:



Why Nepris?
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.


Watch Nepris Webinar 
Click on the image below to view the recorded webinar.


Check out archived classroom sessions on a wide variety of topics (requires for users to login or create a trial account). 

 

Examples of Nepris Use in the Classroom

Click on the images below to view examples of how Nepris is used in the classroom to help students make connections to the real world.

First graders at Stipes Elementary learn about soil by talking to Dr. Dirt (AKA Clay Robinson) who showed them different types of soil and explained its importance to life:


Students in Roscoe, a small Texas rural community, develop an interest in computer programming as a result of implementing Nepris: 


Chemistry students at East Central High School learn about biomedical devices that reduce the healing time of infected wounds:


Engineering and Robotics students at McKinney High School learn about pneumatics from engineers at GM:

 

Testimonial

"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

Career Day can be everyday! Read the article: 
Nepris: Connecting the Classroom to the Real World

Access Nepris

Click on the ASWC logo and then on sign up for a free trial account to explore Nepris:

 Click on the logo to access Nepris.

 

How Much Does Nepris Cost?

$149 per teacher per year (includes unlimited live sessions)

For questions or to sign up, please contact the DKC Help Desk or call (210) 370-5623.

 

Support/Contact Info

Nepris Technical Support
(855) 472-2567

 
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