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Bring the Outside World Into the Math Classroom

A huge part of our jobs as math teachers is to help students see that math is the foundational knowledge needed for some of today's best careers. What better way to help students understand this than to actually bring people thriving in these careers into the classroom? Luckily, with modern technology, we can have professionals come into the classroom in person or video chat with students online. Here are some ways we as math teachers can bring the real-life professionals into the classroom.
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Bring the Outside World Into the Math Classroom
  • blog.iat.com
    blog.iat.com

    The Benefits of Bringing Math Professionals Into the Classroom

    5 minute read
    AD McDaniel says:
    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.
  • edutopia.org
    edutopia.org

    Learning Partners: Co-Teaching With Community Experts

    7 minute read
    AD McDaniel says:
    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.
  • weinspirefutures.com
    weinspirefutures.com

    Engage Students by Bringing an Astronaut into the Classroom

    5 minute read
    AD McDaniel says:
    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.
  • dallasinnovates.com
    dallasinnovates.com

    Nepris Brings Industry Experts into the Classroom

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    AD McDaniel says:
    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.
  • AD McDaniel says:
    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.
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BloomBoard Asks:What real-life expert have you brought into your classroom, and how did your students receive him/her?