Saylor Academy Stories – Neelam

Neelam Malik-Tajani, learning with Saylor Academy as part of the Adamjee Life Academy initiative, talks about the need to practice juggling multiple tasks — while one is already juggling multiple tasks. Saylor Academy is great way of initiating the learning process. The purpose of choosing three particular courses was to learn how to manage the tasks […]

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Adamjee Life Academy Stories – Nazneen

In this post from our Adamjee Life staff stories, Nazneen Akram focuses on the convenience of Saylor Academy courses for busy professionals — or anyone with limited time available for learning. I cannot imagine a day where I do not have to write emails to my colleagues, provide precise remarks about the development task sheets, or just simply […]

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Saylor.org courses (and so much more) now on LearnBIG

Saylor.org is working with LearnBIG to put great content in the hands of users.  You may remember LearnBIG from our Monday Morning Digest (MMD) post last month and know that we were already “big” fans (ahem) of their work. LearnBIG gathers online educational resources including games, OER materials, ebooks, audio lessons, and MOOCs (massive open online courses) from […]

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October is Connected Educator Month!

October is Connected Educator Month! Connected Educators, a project of the Office of Educational Technology of the U.S. Department of Education, started Connected Educator Month in August 2012 to help educators, school districts, and educational organizations connect and celebrate EdTech. This year’s run, moved to October, already includes over 400 events (online and free) to help teachers and […]

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You Need Skills for the “Eat What you Kill” Economy

Formerly the purview of brand ambassadors, artists, and creatives, the contract/gig/freelance — or “eat what you kill” — economy is coming for you. Actually, it may already be here. According to the Intuit study “Twenty Trends that will Shape the Next Decade”, 40% of jobs will be freelance by 2020. Some feel contract work will […]

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