Learning Online and Finding a Real-Life Teacher

We thought we’d follow up our last post about online language learning site, Livemocha, with some more educationally-themed sites. As geeks, we’re always trying to learn something new, so it seems pretty appropriate. Another more general online learning site is eduFire, which does include language education, but a host of other subjects particularly in business… Continue reading Learning Online and Finding a Real-Life Teacher

Livemocha – learn a new language online

Looking to make that backpacking trip to Europe you’ve been talking about for years, but would like to learn some of the languages first? Take a look at online language education site, Livemocha, which has a number of free online courses in 36 different languages as well as more advanced, premium courses. Livemocha takes your… Continue reading Livemocha – learn a new language online

BigShot Kit teaches kids to build a digital camera, how it works

Remember electronics and chemistry kits you had as kids? Well, there’s new technology coming out all the time and the folks at Columbia University’s Computer Vision Lab have developed an educational kit that is bit more specific  – a digital camera kit. The BigShot camera comes in parts ready to be assembled. Sure, it’s geared… Continue reading BigShot Kit teaches kids to build a digital camera, how it works