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SOPHIA LAUNCHES IPAD® TRAINING FOR TEACHERS

With more and more schools using iPads, tablets and 1:1 initiatives in the classroom, SOPHIA.org is offering a free certification program to train teachers to successfully integrate these devices into their teaching. SOPHIA, the open online education platform offering a unique Many Ways to Learn™ model with more than 30,000 free academic multimedia tutorials taught by over 6,000 teachers, developed the Tablet Certification program in collaboration with faculty from Capella University’s School of Education.

SOPHIA To Feature Mayo Clinic Learning Pathways

Online Platform To Offer Free Tutorials Developed by Renowned Mayo Clinic Surgeon

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 7, 2013 - SOPHIA.org, the open online education platform offering a unique Many Ways to Learn learning model with more than 28,000 free academic multimedia tutorials taught by a multitude of teachers, is now offering tutorials developed by a top surgeon and professor at Mayo Clinic. The lessons w...

SOPHIA partners with New Classrooms to offer customized digital content so students can learn in their own way

SOPHIA.org, the online education platform offering a unique Many Ways to Learn™ learning model with more than 28,000 free academic multimedia tutorials taught by a multitude of teachers, has partnered with New Classrooms – a nonprofit organization that gives students a targeted, individualized learning experience based on their unique learning needs – to provide a free resource for students focused on middle school math concepts. Through this partnership, SOPHIA is offering New Classrooms branded learning pathways specifically designed to support its Teach to One: Math program.

Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' Talks Flipped Classrooms

[From T.H.E. Journal] Bill Nye "The Science Guy" was fired up when he talked to an audience of students and teachers last week in a webcast, sponsored by Capella University, about flipping the classroom. The scientist and former Disney/PBS television host says flipped classrooms are "changing the world." "We can put video up on the Web, where everybody can see it. It's changing the world," said Nye who hosted the event with Sophia.org's Taylor Pettis. "You don’t have to go to class and listen to the lecture. You can watch, or listen, to the lecture before you get there, on your personal device. It's cool."