Favorite Online Education

This features a list of all of my favorite online education sites and apps.

  • SchoolCourse icon


    Commercial Web Windows Mobile Android Website

    An online learning platform with unlimited courses, workshops, and teacher collaboration at a low monthly fee. Courses and video lessons of drawing, general computing, web design, web development and more.


  • iversity icon


    Free Web Website

    iversity.org is the European platform for online learning that enables universities to share a broad range courses with students from around the globe, providing them with the opportunity to earn recognised credentials, no matter where they are. This new dimension of learning is what we describe with the phrase: “study anywhere”.
    We work in close cooperation with instructors, higher education institutions and knowledge-based companies to provide high-quality courses that are engaging, interactive and fun.

    In summary: iversity makes higher education more accessible, more affordable and more personalised.


  • Quizlet icon


    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Master your academic subjects with the leading revision app! Create flashcards on all manner of topics, or choose from the millions designed by other Quizlet students. If you're doing standardized test prep for big exams (including GCSE or A Levels), doing revision for an upcoming test at your uni, or simply need homework help, you can enhance your study experience with these powerful interactive learning tools:

    • Put your memory to the test with Learn
    • Race against the clock in a game of Match
    • Share study sets with classmates (as a Student) or your students (as a Teacher)
    • Listen to realistic pronunciations of words in 18 different languages
    • Enrich your learning process with images and audio

    Quizlet's school app lets you study wherever and whenever you wish. From secondary school to university, advance your understanding of multiple subjects (English language/literature, Mathematics, Sciences, Modern Foreign Languages, for example) across a range of qualification levels, including KS3, GCSE, AS/A2 level and beyond! Prepare for Modern Foreign Languages more effectively with study modes that allow you to memorize vocabulary, learn pronunciation and test yourself for more than 18 foreign languages, including Spanish, French, German and Chinese. Students focusing on GCSE prep will adore the various test modes available for revision. Available on multiple platforms (including the web), it's perfect for teachers to use with the entire class or students to share with their classmates.


  • So.cl icon


    Free Personal Web Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad Website

    So.cl (pronounced "social") is a social networking service and social search engine operated by Microsoft FUSE Labs. Usage of the services is currently unavailable for users under the age of 18.

    So.cl appears similar to Google+ and borrows concepts from Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. It occupies a niche role and is intended to augment rather than replace these services. Users are able to post a collage of pictures pertaining to a specific topic and share it with friends or "followers". Users are also able to post visual comments under these posts be sending "riff"s. Riffs are a separate collage of graphic media that relate to the topic of the post. By using riffs, users are able to communicate with other users with media that are related to the interests.


  • myVLE icon


    Freemium Web Website

    myVLE is free, powerful, easy-to-use and ready-to-deploy Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).


  • edX icon


    Free Web Website

    Based on a long history of collaboration and their shared educational missions, the founders are creating a new distance-learning experience. Anant Agarwal, former Director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, serves as the first president of edX. Along with offering online courses, the institutions will use edX to research how students learn and how technology can transform learning—both on-campus and worldwide. EdX is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is governed by MIT and Harvard.


  • Studifi icon


    Commercial Web Android iPhone Website

    Studifi is an online teaching and collaboration platform.


  • theLearnia icon


    Free Windows Web Website

    theLearnia is a free social educational network that allows millions of online students around the world to gain equal opportunity for education, learn while communicating together and share their knowledge.


  • Khan Academy icon

    Khan Academy

    Free Windows Web Android iPhone Windows RT ... Android Tablet iPad Website

    Khan Academy is not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

    All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.


  • Wikibooks icon


    Free Web Website

    Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.


  • ActivePresenter icon


    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Website

    ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training presentations. With the full-featured editor, ActivePresenter allows you to edit audio/video, tweak the look and feel of content, and define the branched scenarios easily and effectively. Supporting the latest web standard HTML5 and the ability to integrate with Learning Management Systems, the content created with ActivePresenter can be delivered virtually to any devices and platforms.

    Create high quality screencasts for FREE in 3 simple steps:

    1. Record your computer screen along with audio narration:

    Record full motion video with crystal clear quality and high fps (depends on your computer speed)
    Capture screen as a sequence of slides based on interactions.
    Automatically generate appropriate annotations for each action

    1. Improve your screencast quality by adding/editing:

    Attractive callouts/annotations for explaining each action
    Changing mouse cursor path
    Remove/change unneeded parts
    Add more video overlays
    Sync audio, video and overlays
    Closed Captioning

    1. Export your screencasts to various video formats: AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV or WebM
      Easily share or upload to video sharing sites
      Run same content on any platforms and devices which support HTML5.
      Pushlish to leading Learning Management System using SCORM standard.
      Track and report key metrics to evaluate learner performance

    ActivePresenter is released as 3 editions:

    • Free Edition: Can create video (MP4, FLV, AVI, MKV, WMV, WebM)
    • Standard Edition: Can create Video (AVI, MP4, WMV, WebM), Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Adobe PDF and HTML output
    • Pro Edition: Similar to Standard Edition, plus the capability to create Interactive HTML5 Simulations


  • Udemy icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone iPad Website

    With more than 20 000 courses thousands of experts teach on Udemy including New York Times best-selling authors, CEOs, Ivy League professors and celebrity instructors. These experts teach more than 4 millions students through Udemy’s smart online course platform that incorporates video, live lectures, and tools to help them interact with students and track their progress. Many instructors are earning a full-time living through Udemy course sales. Founded in February 2010, Udemy is backed by the people who helped create YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Groupon and Yelp.


  • Playir icon


    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Website

    Create your own mobile apps & 3D multiplayer games with our super-easy design tools for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5! Less programming, more playing.

    Drag and drop - Makes your own menus and levels by simply dragging in new 3D models and images!

    Real-Time - The changes you make via source code or through our visual game editor is live sync'd in real-time. You don't need to waste time deploying to your devices or app stores, it just magically appears!

    HTML5 - we then run-time translate slow HTML5 APIs into fixed C++ functions to get the performance of native and the flexibility of the web.

    Open Source - our client side code is open source, so you can clone and publish anything you make directly on the app stores.


  • Algebrarules.com icon


    Free Web Website

    All the most useful Rules of Algebra in one place: easy to understand, free, searchable, ad-free, open-source, and accompanied by informative descriptions & examples.

    These simple rules — applied with a pinch of imagination and a dash of arithmetic — can divide, conquer, and solve just about any algebra problem.


  • Edustation icon


    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Edustation is a language learning platform for individuals, and SaaS language system for tutors, schools and companies.

    We offer a three dimensional learning place, where you can learn foreign languages, talk with others, and enjoy playing games or exercises.

    Moreover, on Edustation you will find different courses with different teaching approach served by our partners. Tutors and schools create with our Course Editor teaching material and place it within the platform.


  • Moodle icon


    Free Web Website

    Moodle is an open source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. To work, it needs to be installed on a web server somewhere, either on one of your own computers or one at a web hosting company.


  • Zeqr icon


    Freemium Web Website

    Zeqr connects people who are eager to become better informed and more insightful or pick up new skills with those who want to share their knowledge with .

    The exchange of knowledge on Zeqr happens in real-time, through voice and video calls, and optional screen sharing - all built-in features of our platform - for the best possible experience.

    The categories of classes range from business advice and lessons in finance to music theory or makeup classes. You can find experts for everything on Zeqr.

    We’re ready to bring millions of people worldwide together to share knowledge through a platform different to anything else they’ve experienced before.