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SOPHIA Hosts Nation’s Largest-ever Flipped Classroom Event at Mall of America

SOPHIA, an online social education platform, is celebrating the culmination of its “Get Schooled with Bill Nye” campaign with the nation’s largest flipped classroom demonstration with teachers, students and parents. Flipped classrooms are a growing approach to integrating technology into education, and use a blended form of learning that provides instruction both in and out of the classroom to enhance individual student learning. Event participants are invited to review a tutorial from Bill Nye in advance of the event, and then join Bill Nye at the Mall of America for a review of the lesson and take a quiz that demonstrates the bridge between learning in and out of the classroom.

SOPHIA Launches "Get Schooled With Bill Nye"

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2013 - High school students wanting to get a jumpstart on college can now take a free online college-level course on and "Get Schooled with Bill Nye." One lucky student who completes a SOPHIA course will also win the chance to star in a video with Bill Nye the Science Guy.

"While the cost of college continues to rise, we don't believe a student's academic future should be determined by a price tag," said Allison Gage, president of "We want to empower students to find new and innovative ways to get a degree. Our program is proven to be unique, effective and affordable, which is evident in our 85 percent completion rate."

SOPHIA Announces Four More Online Courses Recommended For College Credit By American Council On Education

Nine Popular Gen Ed Courses Now Available for $329 Each MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2013 -, the education platform that offers free academic resources for students and teachers as well as a path to an affordable college degree, announced today that four additional SOPHIA Pathways for College Credit™ (SPCC) courses have been evaluated and recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®). ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research and program initiatives.