TOPIC: EDUCATION (119)

Healthnoise

http://www.healthnoise.com

Healthnoise is a platform for healthcare professionals and students to communicate with one another and the Internet community. The ultimate goal of Healthnoise is to create an educated patient population, while also introducing knowledgable healthcare professionals to the world.

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Health, Heath Noise, Healthnoise, Health Care Professionals, Patient

Duolingo

http://duolingo.com

With Duolingo you learn a language for free while helping to translate the web.

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Languages, Translate, Foreign

The Solar Foundation

http://www.thesolarfoundation.org

The Solar Foundation is an independent national 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to demonstrate the global benefits of solar energy through research and education. Founded in 1977 and based in Washington, DC, we are increasing the widespread adoption of solar energy and transforming the marketplace through our coordinated public education & outreach efforts, high-level data collection, and innovative research. 

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The Solar Foundation, Energy, Research, Solar Energy, Outreach

The Encyclopedia of Earth

http://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.

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Reference, Natural Environments, Earth

School of Open

http://schoolofopen.p2pu.org

The School of Open will provide online educational resources and professional development courses on the meaning and impact of “openness” in the digital age and its benefit to creative endeavors, education, research, and beyond. Individuals and organizations will learn how to use free technology and tools, such as Creative Commons licenses, to achieve their goals. Participants will also learn how to overcome barriers they run into everyday due to legal or technical restrictions.

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Chool Of The Open, Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU), Creative Commons, Digital, Shareable, Accessible, Learning, Courses, Free, Technology

100 People Foundation

http://www.100people.org

The 100 People Foundation helps students to better understand the complex issues facing our planet and the resources we share. By framing the global population as 100 people, our media makes education more engaging and effective, and improves students' abilities to remember and relate to what they learn.

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100 People Foundation, World, Population, Statistics, Globe, International, Educational

Unglue.it

https://unglue.it

Unglue.It is a service provided by Gluejar, Inc. It's a place for individuals and institutions to join together to liberate specific ebooks and other types of digital content by paying rights holders to relicense their works under Creative Commons licenses.

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Creative Commons, Books, Ebooks, Rights

Find Your Context

http://findyourcontext.education/

Find Your Context is your premiere guide to help you find the right higher education degree to fit the needs of your goals and aspirations. We are here to not to push you into a certain degree, but rather help find what your aspirations are in life, and help guide you to the right degree. Were passionate about education, and we're focused on delivering data driven insights.

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Education, Higher Education, Context, Find Your Context

First Book

http://www.firstbook.org

First Book provides access to new books for children in need. To date, First Book has distributed more than 90 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education by making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis. First Book is uniquely positioned to become a leader in providing digital resources so that children in need don’t miss out.

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First Book, Literacy, Education, Books, Children, Reading, Access

The Scale of the Universe 2

http://htwins.net/scale2/

he Scale of the Universe 2 runs through all elements of nature with a user-moved scale: from the exorbitant universe to the the tiny, nearly unmeasurable quantofoam, which is the foundation of the fabric of the universe. 

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Universe, Nature, Size

Green & Away

https://www.greenandaway.org

Green & Away is an educational charity whose aim is the advancement of education of people in the UK and abroad in all matters concerning environmental conservation and economic and social studies as they relate to individuals, communities, and the planet as a whole. We provide an outdoor, eco-friendly, tented venue for a diverse array of conferences and events which give people the experience of sustainable living and working.

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Green & Away, UK, Campsite

Hall Pass Tour

http://hallpasstour.com

The Hall Pass Tour is a series of high energy, after-school music concerts for grades K-12 designed to help kids from underserved schools and communities get excited about leveraging higher learning to achieve their dreams.

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Hall Pass Tour, College For Every Student, Higher Education, Dream, Advance, Music, Performance, University

826 National

http://826national.org

826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills. We also aim to help teachers get their classes excited about writing. Our mission is based on the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.

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826 National, Children, Youth, Education, Classes, Writing, Learning, Teaching, Tutoring, School, Workshop

TinyTap

http://www.tinytap.it

Be a maker! TinyTap is a platform that lets anyone teach and learn by creating personalized apps & playing thousands of others created daily by superstar educators and experts! With simple, interactive tools such as Q&A, readings, soundboards, puzzles, and more, anyone can create beautiful games to teach and learn anything. Free for iOS & Android.

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TinyTap, Education, Application, Apps, Children, Kids, Teaching, Learning, Games

Amistad Institute

http://www.aicr-edu.org

Founded in 2003, Amistad Institute is an organization located in Heredia, San Jose downtown, and Jaco Beach, Costa Rica. The Amistad Spanish school offers language classes, as well as exchange and volunteer programs all around the country from a staff that has near 20 years experience in the language immersion and volunteer industries. 

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Amistad Institute, Language, Spanish, Volunteer, Costa Rica