Top Hat, Saylor Expand Services for K-12 Market

May 18, 2013

TIP OF OUR HAT to these two organizations expanding their services into the K-12 space.

The Saylor Foundation, well-regarded for its pioneering efforts in supporting OER college textbooks, announced plans to introduce a slate of online K-12 courses, which so far include American literature, algebra, geometry, calculus, and electives like Common Core 101 and SAT prep. As with its existing 280+ undergraduate courses (some of which are eligible for transfer credits), class materials are a collection of openly-licensed or public domain content.

Top Hat Monocle is dropping the glasses from its name. And the re-branded Top Hat (reminds us of Top Cat!) is looking to dip into the K-12 market as well, by virtual of a new pricing plan that allows students in small classes (less than 30) to use its mobile clicker tool for free. (Teachers don't have to pay.)

Top Hat, Saylor Expand Services for K-12 Market

May 18, 2013

TIP OF OUR HAT to these two organizations expanding their services into the K-12 space.

The Saylor Foundation, well-regarded for its pioneering efforts in supporting OER college textbooks, announced plans to introduce a slate of online K-12 courses, which so far include American literature, algebra, geometry, calculus, and electives like Common Core 101 and SAT prep. As with its existing 280+ undergraduate courses (some of which are eligible for transfer credits), class materials are a collection of openly-licensed or public domain content.

Top Hat Monocle is dropping the glasses from its name. And the re-branded Top Hat (reminds us of Top Cat!) is looking to dip into the K-12 market as well, by virtual of a new pricing plan that allows students in small classes (less than 30) to use its mobile clicker tool for free. (Teachers don't have to pay.)

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