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Free websites use social networking tools to share content

[Article from eSchool News]As social networking and education become increasingly compatible, free websites like Wiggio and Sophia are working to strengthen this bond by providing additional tools for educators and students.

Wiggio lets users form online groups and provides the tools to create private listservs and web addresses; manage events with a shared calendar; send eMail, text, and voice...

Capella-backed edutech startup ‘Sophia’ acquires Guaranteach

[Article from TECHdotMN]Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere free of charge, announced today that it has acquired Guaranteach, a Web-based service that provides tens of thousands of short-form tutorials along with assessment tools to students, teachers, colleges and schools.

With the acquisition, Sophia will co...

Purchase Will Add Tens of Thousands of Math Tutorials to Sophia.org and New Capabilities for Licensed Use by Colleges and Schools

MINNEAPOLIS, May 19, 2011 / -- Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere free of charge, announced today that it has acquired Guaranteach, a Web-based service that provides tens of thousands of short-form tutorials along with assessment tools to students, teachers, colleges and schools.

With the acquisition, Sophia...

Leave your legacy

As an educator, you’ve spent years perfecting a lesson, nailing a concept and engaging students. You’ve had the attention of 20, 30, maybe 60 students. Some of the students have been with you; some have drifted off. Some weren’t in the room that day, but you wished they had been.

You’ve got dozens of folders containing your illustrative notes, your diagrams, your examples. But you’ve moved on....