Smart List: 36 Ways to Learn Almost Anything

Getting Smart is acknowledging people and organizations making a difference with the 3rd Annual Smart Lists. Throughout October and November you’ll see about 20 ‘Best of’ lists, not in order, not exhaustive, just people we appreciate doing innovative work.

Today we are recognizing 36 open resources for K-12, postsecondary, and anytime learning.

Free & Open Education Resources, K-12

Postsecondary OER

Anytime Learning

  • Most trusted source for knowledge, and skilling up
  • Coursera: 1500 of the world’s best courses for free *
  • General Assembly: Learn from experts on business, tech & design *
  • Udemy: Online courses from expert teachers *
  • LearnZillion: Great instructional resources for teachers *
  • edX: Non-profit created by Harvard and MIT
  • Udacity: IT and coding nanodegrees
  • Canvas: Open online courses #
  • MentorMob: Education search engine
  • Skillshare: Project-based classes, anytime, anywhere
  • TED-Ed: Create customized lessons around TED videos
  • Skillsoft: World’s largest corporate training providers
  • DailyBitsOf: Bite sized lessons straight to your inbox

For more Smart Lists, check out:

This Smart List was published in partnership with Getting Smart Services. Getting Smart provides advocacy, advisory, consulting and public relations services to turn ideas into impact. We help for-profit and nonprofit organizations construct cohesive and forward-thinking strategies for branding, awareness, advancement and communications.

* Learn Capital Partner, # Getting Smart Partner, ** Board member or Advisor

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