There’s no argument that Silicon Valley startups have influenced how businesses operate. The fact that most companies now count social media strategy as a crucial part of their operation is a testament to the Internet culture infiltrating far beyond the Internet-only based businesses. The same phenomenon is happening in education. Here are five ways tech-based … Continue reading Five Ways Silicon Valley is Changing Education →
Mashable’s comprehensive list of online education sites is an incredible resource for educators. The list includes everything from online schools — both K12 and higher ed, to the behind-the-scenes learning management companies, to rich content sites like Khan Academy and OER Commons, to live tutor and collaborative learning sits like LiveMocha. It’s definitely worth bookmarking.
Glovico Learning foreign languages with native speakers across the globe, watching live math and science video demonstrations, engaging in project-based learning and digital story telling are just a few examples of Mashable’s 8 Ways Technology is Improving Education. Check out Glovico.org (right), where learners can connect directly with language tutors from all over the world.