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Calling All Students: It's Not Too Late to Combat Brain Drain with SOPHIA Summer Challenge

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- With more than half of the summer break behind us, students only have two weeks left to participate in the SOPHIA Summer Challenge - a free online contest where kids watch tutorials and complete quizzes on for a chance to win an iPad and fight summer brain drain.

The SOPHIA Summer Challenge was developed by in partnersh...

Sophia and Bill Nye “The Science Guy” Launch Summer Challenge to Combat Brain Drain

Students Can Complete Tutorials and Quizzes for Chance to Win an iPad, Download Science Experiments and Follow the Latest Mars Mission

MINNEAPOLIS (June 5, 2012) – Sophia and Bill Nye “The Science Guy” have teamed up to offer a variety of free educational tools that will keep kids’ minds active during the summer months when students can lose up to 40 percent of what they learned the previous ye...

Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' Partners with Sophia to Help Students Fight Summer Brain Drain

MINNEAPOLIS, May 25, 2012 -- Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is partnering with to help students fight summer brain drain with several activities that will be available on the site starting in June. Sophia is an innovative online social education platform that offers 25,000 tutorials on a variety of subjects including math, science, English and more taught by hundreds of teachers and educ...

Sophia Survey Finds Student Grades Improve When Teachers “Flip” Their Classroom

Sophia Introduces Flipped Classroom Certification for Teachers;Hosts Ongoing Instructional Webinars

MINNEAPOLIS (May 15, 2012) – More than 85 percent of teachers who have used the “flipped” classroom model said they saw improvement in student grades, according to a recent study of more than 400 teachers who use Sophia, an innovative online social education platform. Half of the teachers surveye...