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Online Learning with a Social Twist, Launches to Give Teachers Income and Students Knowledge

It’s free to access and free to teach. How did education get so simple? Launched in May with an innovative approach, combines social networking with online learning. Quite literally becoming an ‘information super highway’ the new platform already offers over 75 self-paced courses and an education-based newsfeed. Illuminating students on everything from self-improvement to

Google offers A Free Online Computational Course for Educators

Several students confound computational thinking with computer science when, in fact, the two refers to two different concepts. Computer science is the corpus of knowledge and studies that deal with computation and the ways computers function. Computational thinking is a cognitive process that involves the use of different skills and ways of thinking to solve

60 Free Computer Science College Courses You Can Take Online in 2015

Published on a recent Hacker News post by user denismars, the 60 following computer science courses are all online classes that are provided completely for free by various professors, departments and universities across the world through each respective university’s website. According to GitHub user prakhar1989, the originator of the list, the 60 computer science courses are

Duolingo for Schools brings the language learning platform into the classroom

Duolingo has unveiled a new platform designed specifically for use in schools that promises to make it easier for teachers to keep up with students’ language learning progress. Although Duolingo for Schools is the company’s first formal steps to shift into the classroom, it follows the groundwork laid down by the introduction of the Duolingo Test Center in April last year. Duolingo

Wish You a Very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

The year 2014 is ended and i hope that you’ve achieved most of your personal targets this year. If not, it’s never too late to make a fresh start. Let us use the start of the year 2015 to make new resolutions and act upon it positively. Let us leave all the sadness, regrets, and the painful moments

IIT Kharagpur Placement: Highest Package ever – Rs. 1.54 Crores

The homepage of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has a section that reads “Why Choose IIT Kharagpur?” The news following in at this hour shall probably settle your doubt if you still have any?! If sources were to be not given a deaf ear, a student from IIT Kharagpur has been offered Rs. 1.54

Autodesk just made its design software free for students and teachers worldwide

sign students rejoice – Autodesk today announced it’s making its suite of of apps free for students and teachers worldwide. According to Autodesk, the new access should allow more than 680 million people from over 800,000 schools and 188 countries have access to the software at no cost. As usual with free student software, however, the