Hour of Code Week Lets Students Talk with Coding Professionals Through Live, Virtual Chats via Nepris

Hour of Code Week Lets Students Talk with Coding Professionals Through Live, Virtual Chats via Nepris

Interactive and Online, Students Can Meet STEM and Coding Experts Dec. 5-9 Using Nepris

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — Hour of Code Week on Nepris offers eight sessions with professionals from AT&T, JoyLabz (Makey Makey), Sphero, and Pearson with more Topics covered include robotics, SEO, computer science, marketing, and career explorations. Teachers may pick one or many or view archived sessions from last year's Hour of Code Week.

Hour of Code Week December 5-9 on Nepris brings a list of eight (and growing) live, interactive sessions with industry professionals engaging with students around coding and programming. Sessions already scheduled feature coding experts from AT&T, JoyLabz (Makey Makey), Sphero, and Pearson with more companies signing up each day. Topics covered include robotics, SEO, computer science, marketing, and career explorations.

Nepris virtually connects industry professionals with classrooms via online, interactive sessions that bring relevance and real-world application to lesson plans. Students get to ask questions and learn about topics and connect classroom learning to the world at work. Nepris offers a scalable way for schools to help students develop a path to careers in technical fields after graduation or be better prepared to enter college.

Teachers with premium Nepris access can sign up for any or all of the Hour of Code sessions. Teachers wishing to explore can set up a free account to engage with one live virtual session with their students and they may access unlimited pre-recorded sessions, including those from last year’s Hour of Code.

Current sessions:

Sample: Nepris session When I ask you to think about pizza…

Facts: December 5-9 is Computer Science Week

Tags: #HourofCode

Tweet: #HourofCode virtual sessions w/ #STEM pros via @NeprisApp Dec 5-9 https://nepris.com/go/hourofcode

Summary: Teachers can sign up for Hour of Code sessions December 5-9 at https://nepris.com/go/hourofcode One session free or unlimited archived sessions from last year. Brings coding alive for students with interactive chats.

About Nepris

Austin-based Nepris provides an online platform to connect companies, professionals, and experts to expand education outreach to classrooms, while providing teachers a way to reach out to and connect with professionals around the world. Over 75,000 students in 2,200 classrooms have been inspired through Nepris, which brings classroom learning to life in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and the Arts. The finding, connecting, and meeting occurs online through the Nepris community. Sessions include interactive Q&As with working professionals, virtual field trips, project mentorships, and even live Shark Tanks. See Nepris in action at Nepris.com/webinar or sign-up as a teacher or professional at Nepris.com.

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