Interview an Expert


To allow students to interview a leading community expert who works in a field aligned with class content.


Students will believe their teachers support the development of their skills and mindset by deepening their sense of relevance between the class content and the world at large.

Action Steps

  • As a class, generate themes or topics related to class content to focus on.
  • Brainstorm possible interview questions.
  • Reach out to potential interviewees.
  • Provide a rubric to guide students.
  • Students conduct interviews and summarize the interview in a final group project.
  • Students can create a presentation using a medium of choice to display what they learned.



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