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5 Innovative Ways to Teach Your Skills Online

[Article from Mashable]The Global Innovation Series is supported by BMW i, a new concept dedicated to providing mobility solutions for the urban environment. It delivers more than purpose-built electric vehicles — it delivers smart mobility services. Visit or follow @BMWi on Twitter.

Through projects like Khan Academy, MIT OpenCourseWare and University of the People, the Internet has...

Quality Content in Demand as Multimedia Use Expands

[Article from Education Week]With the demand for classroom multimedia tools increasing, so is the need for an easy way to find higher-quality digital content.

In response to that demand, digital repositories where teachers, aides, and even students can submit and find resources more efficiently than through a general Internet search have been growing in breadth and number since the early 2000s.... - The Social Network Based on Education and Learning

[Article from Educational Freeware]If you are enthusiastic about education, it's always nice to be around other people that feel the same way. For many people, education means being both a teacher and a student at the same time. This is the very reason Don Smithmier decided to create an innovative new educational social network called Sophia.

Sophia is built on the premise that everyone can be...

eSchool News: Sites of the Week

[Article from eSchool News] Sophia is a free social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere free of charge. The website, which has been described as a mashup of Facebook, Wikipedia, and YouTube focused solely on education, also lets educators supplement their teaching methods with tools to create a customized learning environment in a private or public se...