Noun and KSAT Announce Partnership to Provide Free Live and Online Educational Content for Students, Teachers and Parents
SAN ANTONIO – Noun, an educational platform designed to provide engaging online content for students and teachers, has partnered with KSAT 12 and KSAT Kids to help deliver quality free learning to children in the San Antonio area.
name aid Students explore school subjects through 20-minute live interviews with experts, scholars and celebrities that are conducted online and recorded. See an example here.
“We share a passion for stories. By working together, noun and KSAT can help develop students’ research and inquiry skills, inspire learning beyond the classroom, and enable the sharing of learning with other students, ”said said Dave Sickert, CEO of Noun.
Noun edits the interview and animates the participating students to protect their identity. The interviews are broadcast as educational episodes available both on air and online. As students prepare for an interview, the exercise rewards curiosity and helps them discover the world around them.
Class interviews will be streamed online and in our free KSAT Kids newsletter and will also be seen on GMSA at 9 a.m. weekdays on KSAT 12.
Schools or classrooms in the San Antonio area wishing to participate in an interview can participate by click here.
Topics include space, math, community, environment, sports, and potential careers with more topics in development for the future. Here are some examples of previous interviews:
SpaceX, in Los Angeles, California
An archaeologist, in Cairo and Aswan, Egypt
A fire chief, Sonoma, CA
Boston Red Sox, Boston, MA
An American Airlines pilot from Brazil, Japan, Guam
“One of the most amazing aspects of this program, in my opinion, are the real-life skills that students develop in an extraordinarily engaging way,” said Emily Brown, a teacher whose class participated in a interview.
“We inspire to aspire,” Sickert said. “Watching students work with educators to embrace a new era of learning, and then share their learning with others, is a rewarding experience… for the students and for us. “
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