FAQs

Overview

What exactly is Expo?

Expo is a yearly showcase celebration where students promote and share transformational learning. In the past, students have the opportunity to showcase their work to a broader audience and engage the community through an interactive demonstration, presentation, or hands on experience. The event gives students the chance to shine as they fine tune their presentation skills and communicate their innovative ideas in a variety of ways.

How is Expo 2021 different?

This year NISD is hosting the entire event virtually through a video submission process! Students will submit videos to celebrate their academic growth, favorite learning experiences, and innovative educators. Submissions can be made directly to the Expo website beginning February 1st. A Celebration Week from March 8th through March 12th will highlight submissions from across the district to share with the community.

Why should students present at Expo? How does it benefit them? How does it benefit NISD?

Expo gives students a platform to showcase their work, engage the community, and explain their learning. The district benefits from the sharing of projects at all campuses and of all grade levels. Expo opens the door for students to share their learning with all involved.

Submitting Projects

Who submits for Expo 2021?

Each Expo 2021 submission is designed to be a student celebration. Students can submit on their own or with the help of their teacher/parent.

Where do videos get submitted?

Videos can be submitted from the Submit to Expo page via a campus-based FlipGrid.

What is the submission window?

Students can begin submitting videos starting February 1st, 2021 and can do so until Celebration Week begins on March 8th, 2021.

What types of submissions are accepted?

Expo submissions this year focus on student celebrations of three major topics: academic growth, a favorite learning experience, or an innovative educator. Students can talk about these topics, present a project or experience, or demonstrate their learning in their submission video. For more information on types of submissions, visit the Submit to Expo page.

How long are submissions?

Submissions can be up to five minutes in length.

Are all submissions accepted?

Each campus has a review committee to review and approve submissions.

When will students know if they their submission is accepted?

Students are encouraged to return to the site to check out the Celebrations page from March 8th through March 12th to see if their submission is highlighted!

Event Details

When is Expo 2021?

Submissions begin February 1st, 2021, and submissions will be highlighted during Celebration Week March 8th through March 12th, 2021.

Where is Expo 2021?

Expo 2021 is entirely online at expo.nisdtx.org

Which grade levels present at Expo?

Students from all grade levels present at Expo, from kindergartners to high school seniors.

Who will be in the audience?

Expo draws a diverse crowd of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community members. Celebrations will be highlighted on the Expo website, the NISD website, and in NISD announcements and communications.