Teach Online: Why Bloggers Are the Future of Education

The world of education has been turned on its head a few times in recent decades. You can thank the internet for that. And there’s little sign that how we teach online will stop changing any time soon, either.

If you’ve learned anything yourself in the last decade (I hope so!), you might have noticed the explosion of content aimed at helping you learn faster, better, and easier.

Looking through my own recent search history, I can see in just the last few weeks I’ve learned how to:

  • Fix a part on my car on YouTube
  • Write a snippet of PHP for my website from W3 Schools
  • Create an advanced email automation campaign on Lynda, and
  • Set up a woodworking shop on Udemy

These are but a tiny fraction of the things I’ve learned by turning to everyday experts—often bloggers—to teach me. And many of them make a tidy profit sharing their expertise with me. Continue

Trek 1.0 “Smarty Stots” is here!

It is with great pleasure that, today, we introduce Trek 1.0 “Smarty Stots” in honor of history’s great thinker and educator, Aristotle.

Trek 1.0 "Smarty Stots"

Trek 1.0 comes packed with everything you need to create, manage, and sell online courses.

While this is but our humble beginning (world domination plans currently in development), we’re proud to say Trek is ready to serve your needs as an independent course creator or small school.

This release was built on the feedback of dozens of beta testers as well as our own needs as course creators. That’s right, the whole Trek team (all 3 of us) relies on Trek to deliver the courses we create.

Let’s take a brief tour of the best parts of our first official release. Continue