There are many resources online where you can attend lessons and other classes for free.The web has evolved and some companies aim to educate people with nothing in exchange.One of the resources I am using is the Khan Academy.
Khan Academy is a Not-For-Profit organisation for world class education for everyone , for Free
Website: Khan Academy
You sign in with Facebook or Google+ and you are ready to roll.You can search for subjects , skills or videos or you can select from the categories.
They offer practice exercises , instructional videos and a personalised learning dashboard that empower learners to study on their own pace.
Fundamentals – early math , arithmetic , pre-algebra , basic geometry
High school and beyond – Algebra (I , II , III) , Geometry , trigonometry , probability and statistics , precalculus , differential calculus , integral calculus , multivariable culculus , differential equations , linear algebra , math for fun and glory
Biology , physics , chemistry , organic chemistry , cosmology , astronomy , health and medicine , electrical engineering
Economics and Finance (this is the category that matters for me the most)
Microeconomics , Macroeconomics , finance and capital markets , entrepreneurship
Arts and humanities
Grammar , music , US history , world history , art history basics , prehistoric art in Europe and West Asia , renaissance and reformation in Europe , expressionism to pop art , toward a global culture and many more..
Computer programming , computer science , Hour of code
Official SAT practice , MCAT , NCLEX-RN , GMAT , CAHSEE , IIT JEE , AP Art history
Museums around the world like the
Metropolitan Art , Tate , British , American natural history
Modern Art , exploratorium , stanford school of medcine ,
Let’s examine the category “Entrepreneurship”
Personal lessons and insights from accomplished entrepreneurs
Sal chats with entrepreneurs
Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX
Richard Branson – Chairman of the Virgin Group – shares his story as an entrepreneur with a diverse portfolio
Other entrepreneurs that share their story in that department
- Scott Cook – Executive Commitee
- Angela Ahrendts – Burberry
- Sean O’Sullivan – SOSventures
- Drew Houston – Dropbox
- Marc Echo – Ecko Unlimited
- Philip Rosedale – Second Life
- Zach Kaplan – Invetables
- TA McCann – Gist
- Ben Milne – Dwolla
- Giles Shih – BioResource international
- Danny O’Neill – Roasterie
- Lara Morgan – Pacific Direct
- Dave Smith – TekScape IT
- Renaud Laplanche – Lending Club
- Jason Christiansen – Rigid Industries
- Linda Jeschofnig – Hands-On-Labs
- LaKeshia Grant – Virtual Enterprise Architects
- and many more…
Free Tools for Parents and Teachers
If you are interested in using the Khan Academy with a student as an educator to hep others learn you will find the resources you need.
Their resources are being translated in more than 36 languages.
The Growth Mindset
The Dashboard for Teachers
This is a very well organised working area that will simplify the process of teaching.You create a class , add students and start educating using the resources of the academy.Additionally you can track the progress of your students.
Moreover there are case studies that can help you going through.
Careers – Opportunities
Despite they are a Not-for-profit they reward their members like a for profit company.
Competitive salaries , flexible schedules , time offs , comprehensive insurance (medical , dental , vision , life) , daily lunches , fun team events.
Some of the positions offered are
- Senior business development manager
- Strategy analyst
- Content creator
- Program manager
- India market business strategist
- International market development
- Growth marketing manager
- Mobile engineer and many many more…
The Khan academy offers so many educational resources for free.You have nothing to lose and you can test for yourself.
The teachers’ dashboard is very useful and many educators around the world use these resources to help their students.
The interviews with famous entrepreneurs is one of my favourites sections.
I hope you will enjoy the academy as much as I do. I am waiting for your comments and thoughts. Till next time.
Tasos Perte Tzortzis
Marketing Specialist, Entrepreneur
Although doing traditional business offline since 1992, Tasos fell in love with online marketing in late 2014 and has helped hundreds of brands sell more of their products and services on the web.
He enjoys reading, music & arts, mathematics, chess, coffee, swimming, Audi, and playing with his kids.