Roadtrip Nation Joins Florida PBS LearningMedia

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Bilal Bomani never realized he would pursue a career in math until a teacher made the connection between numbers and music from him. Starting with his love of music, Bilal went on an educational journey that led him to his current work as a research scientist for NASA. How can you as an educator spark these career-minded revelations and connections in your students?

Roadtrip Nation personalizes the career exploration process for young people by focusing on their interests and the questions they may have about how to build a life around what they love. Roadtrip Nation blends conversations on topics like dealing with family pressure and the true meaning of success with practical career and education advice.

Based on Roadtrip Nation’s archive of interviews with inspiring professionals from all walks of life, the Roadtrip Nation collection on Florida PBS LearningMedia includes engaging video interviews and interactive online tools to expose students to greater career possibilities. By focusing on the “why” of career exploration, students become more engaged and excited about discovering personally relevant career and academic opportunities.

This collection puts students in the driver’s seat, guiding them as they navigate the thousands of Roadtrip Nation conversations with diverse industry leaders and innovators. Educators can choose from a variety of resources and lesson plans to find the right tool based on time, materials, and students’ interests.

Explore PBS LearningMedia’s series of interviews adapted from Roadtrip Nation featuring inspiring professionals from all walks of life as well as interactive online tools that expose students to greater career possibilities.

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