Math-related jobs are some of the most exiting jobs out there, yet students aren’t often exposed to the many innovative math-related careers of today. This article outlines how students connecting with successful professionals who use math every day can inspire them to want to apply themselves more to math studies.
Want to see what brining in community experts can look like? This video shows how inviting community members into the classroom to share their expertise can help bring lessons and learning to life for students. The accompanying article suggests steps and benefits to bringing learning partners into the school or directly in the classroom.
Through modern classroom resources, teachers can call upon industry experts to answer their students’ questions and inspire a love of academia. An educational charity offers Virtual Researcher on Call services, which allows educators to bring experts in a variety of industries into their classes. Use this article to get in touch with the service or as a springboard to search for other virtual researcher on call services in your area.
Educators can use Nepris to request professionals or subject-matter experts to connect virtually with classrooms to provide a real life voice on what students are learning in books and lectures. Use this article to get in touch with the service or as a springboard to search for other professionals in your area.
An outstanding 4-part series intended to provide math teachers with the project based learning resources from around the web. Spark 101 engages math educators and STEM employers with a free resource to connect classroom coursework to real world problems to inspire students to persist in STEM coursework and careers. Use this article to get in touch with the service or as a springboard to search for others in your area.