The Best Free Online Learning Tools for Jamaicans
Online learning is the best way to learn how to code, speak a new language, and tackle geometry without paying a cent.
The internet has long been defined as a place to get lost in mindless entertainment and clickbait – but that’s not entirely true. These four (4) free online learning tools will help you acquire a new set of skills and courses to add to your resume.
Founded with the intention of providing a free online learning, world-class education to anyone, anywhere, this video-based educational website provides students with instructional tutorials and practice problems and questions.
Known primarily for its in-depth math tutoring students from kindergarden to high school can follow its lessons on subjects such as the basics of addition to precalculus and trigonometry. The site also offers video classes in various genres of science, computing, humanities, economics and finance.
Khan even provides access to SAT and MCAT test prep. Get access at http://www.khanacademy.org/
You might not been able to attend Harvard University, but you can enroll in one of its many free online learning courses on this easy-to-navigate website. With a helpful search bar that allows user a to narrow down their choices by school, (among them, Ivies Dartmouth, Columbia and Cornell) subject and level, this online tool gives everyone access to a free Ivy League education, with classes that range from English Composition to Molecular Biology. http://www.edx.org/
Founded in 2006, this database is a virtual treasure chest for anyone looking to expand his or her academic and cultural knowledge. Users can enroll in one of its free online course from top universities, explore its array of movies, audio, eBooks and textbooks or begin learning a new language with one of its many instructional videos. http://www.openculture.com/
Open 2 Study
With its trove of specialized, short online courses ranging from marine science and microbiology to anthropology and sociology, users can sink their teeth into a variety of subjects on their own schedule.
After successful completion, learners receive a free certificate of achievement that they can display to future employers and universities to show not only their newly acquired knowledge but also their self-motivation outside the classroom. http://www.open2study.com/