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Feb 17, 2014, 15:55 ET SOPHIA Hosts Nation's Largest-ever Flipped Classroom Event at Mall of America

 SOPHIA, an online social education platform, is celebrating the culmination of its "Get Schooled with Bill Nye" campaign with the...


Sep 10, 2013, 09:00 ET SOPHIA Launches "Get Schooled With Bill Nye"

High school students wanting to get a jumpstart on college can now take a free online college-level course on SOPHIA.org and "Get Schooled with...


May 13, 2013, 09:00 ET SOPHIA and Bill Nye "The Science Guy" Launch Operation College Success

 With the cost of higher education skyrocketing and two-thirds of today's students unprepared academically for college, SOPHIA.org has launched...


Mar 05, 2013, 09:00 ET SOPHIA Launches iPad® Training For Teachers

 With more and more schools using iPads, tablets and 1:1 initiatives in the classroom, SOPHIA.org is offering a free certification program to...


Jan 23, 2013, 11:54 ET SOPHIA Partners With New Classrooms To Offer Customized Digital Content So Students Can Learn In Their Own Way

SOPHIA.org, the online education platform offering a unique Many Ways to Learn™ learning model with more than 28,000 free academic multimedia...


Sep 26, 2012, 09:00 ET SOPHIA.org and Bill Nye "The Science Guy" Launch Flipping For SOPHIA Campaign

SOPHIA has teamed up with Bill Nye "The Science Guy" to get kids and teachers excited about learning in and outside the classroom with the...


Sep 19, 2012, 11:25 ET SOPHIA Introduces Pathways For College Credit Making Higher Education Flexible And Affordable

 SOPHIA, the online education platform that currently offers 25,000 free tutorials to teachers and students, is launching a new college-level...


Aug 23, 2012, 09:00 ET SOPHIA Offers Students Free Homework Help with Many Ways to Learn for Back to School

 Students heading back to school have a free homework tool at their fingertips with SOPHIA.org, an online social education platform that...


Aug 08, 2012, 12:09 ET SOPHIA Provides Innovative Tools to Help Teachers Flip Their Classroom

 Teachers are going back to school this summer, learning to "flip" their classroom with a new free professional development certificate being...


Jul 18, 2012, 14:35 ET Calling All Students: It's Not Too Late to Combat Brain Drain with SOPHIA Summer Challenge

With more than half of the summer break behind us, students only have two weeks left to participate in the SOPHIA Summer Challenge – a free...


Jun 05, 2012, 07:00 ET Sophia and Bill Nye "The Science Guy" Launch Summer Challenge to Combat Brain Drain

Sophia and Bill Nye "The Science Guy" have teamed up to offer a variety of free educational tools that will keep kids' minds active during the...


May 25, 2012, 10:14 ET Bill Nye "The Science Guy" Partners with Sophia to Help Students Fight Summer Brain Drain

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is partnering with Sophia.org to help students fight summer brain drain with several activities that will be available...


May 15, 2012, 09:00 ET Sophia Survey Finds Student Grades Improve When Teachers "Flip" Their Classroom

More than 85 percent of teachers who have used the "flipped" classroom model said they saw improvement in student grades, according to a recent...


Apr 25, 2012, 13:00 ET Sophia Offers Many Ways to Learn Online with More Than 25,000 Free Academic Tutorials Created For Students

 Sophia is continuing to customize the way students learn with its newly updated online platform that now offers more than 25,000 free...


Nov 09, 2011, 10:13 ET Sophia Grows to Feature 4,500 Free, Academic, Online Tutorials

In eight months, Sophia.org has grown to offer 4,500 free, credible, multi-media tutorials on the Web. The first-of-its-kind online social...


Sep 06, 2011, 09:00 ET Sophia Launches New Licensed Versions of Online Platform for K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities

Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere, free of charge has...


Aug 29, 2011, 08:00 ET Sophia Grows to Offer 1,500 Free Academic Tutorials on Social Teaching and Learning Web Site

Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere, free of charge, has...


Aug 18, 2011, 08:00 ET Sophia Founder to Discuss the Emerging World of Social Teaching at SALT Interactive Technologies Conference

Don Smithmier, founder and CEO of Sophia, will discuss the Emerging World of Social Teaching at 3:30 p.m. on August 18 at the Interactive...


Jun 01, 2011, 11:59 ET Sophia's Online Social Teaching and Learning Platform to be Featured at Clickers Conference 2011

Sophia Chief Operating Officer Steve Anastasi has been selected to speak about The Emerging World of Social Teaching on June 3 at the 2011 Clickers...


May 19, 2011, 08:00 ET Sophia Acquires Guaranteach to Enhance Social Teaching and Learning Platform

Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere free of charge, announced...


Apr 28, 2011, 10:40 ET Sophia Enhances Online Social Teaching and Learning Site With New Navigation, Design and Search Options

Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers free academic content to anyone, anywhere, introduced several...


Mar 28, 2011, 11:40 ET Sophia Founder to Showcase Free Online Social Teaching and Learning Platform at Education Innovation Summit

Don Smithmier, founder of Sophia – a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone,...


Mar 07, 2011, 07:00 ET Sophia Introduces Free Online Social Teaching and Learning Platform for Education

Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere free of charge is now...