TOPIC: EDUCATION (101)
Memrise.com is an online learning platform that helps you learn almost any language through play.
Memrise embeds knowledge in people's minds quicker, more intuitively and with more lasting effect than any other learning tool. Our software combines ancient memory techniques with the latest cognitive and computer science.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference and TEDGlobal -- TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly editable model. The name "Wikipedia" is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning "quick") and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information.
How Stuff Workshttp://www.howstuffworks.com
From car engines to search engines, from cell phones to stem cells, and thousands of subjects in between, HowStuffWorks has it covered. No topic is too big or too small for our expert editorial staff to unmask ... or for you to understand. In addition to comprehensive articles, our helpful graphics and informative videos walk you through every topic clearly, simply and objectively. Our premise is simple: Demystify the world and do it in a simple, clear-cut way that anyone can understand.
University of the People (UoPeople)http://www.uopeople.org
University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first tuition-free, non-profit, accredited online University dedicated to opening access to higher education globally. Based on the principles of e-learning and peer-to-peer learning, coupled with open-source technology and open educational resources, UoPeople is designed to provide access to higher education for all qualified high school graduates, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints.
Teach for Americahttp://www.teachforamerica.org
Teach For America works in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding individuals of all academic disciplines to commit two years to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the movement to end educational inequity. Today more than 9,000 corps members are teaching in 43 urban and rural regions across the country, while nearly 24,000 alumni are working across sectors to ensure that all children have access to an excellent education.
At FORA.tv, we believe that there are brilliant ideas expressed everyday, everywhere, and we don't want you to miss them. We've gathered the web's largest collection of unmediated video drawn from top conferences, universities, and public forums. We present this provocative, big-idea content for you to watch, interact with, and share --when, where, and how you want.
Center for Ecoliteracyhttp://www.ecoliteracy.org
The Center for Ecoliteracy is a leader in the green schooling movement. Smart by Nature™, the Center’s framework and services for schooling for sustainability, is based on two decades of work with schools and organizations in more than 400 communities across the United States and numerous other countries.
The Encyclopedia of Earthhttp://www.eoearth.org
The Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE) is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The EoE is a free, expert-reviewed collection of content contributed by scholars, professionals, educators, practitioners and other experts who collaborate and review each other's work.
Not your average online trivia game. Freerice is an online educational game, that allows you to raise 10 grains of rice for every correct answer you choose. So far, it's raised enough to feed over 5 million people. The game is run by and supports the United Nations World Food Programme. Rice up against hunger!
Listen to thousands of free workshops from the top Black and Latino social justice leaders in the world.
Dictionary.com LLC’s online and mobile properties are destinations for learning. Our goal: to empower word discovery and learning. We provide resources that create success for users in their schoolwork, careers, relationships, and life.