Trends are constantly changing online, with today’s next best thing being tomorrows yawn. There are a number of these popping up with online schools and classes, where students are being enticed with new classes daily. While some are easy to got onto or into, others may require additional software to access. If English lit and algebra aren’t your thing, but you still want to learn something new, check out some of these new classes:
Cooking classes online have been around for a while, but they are becoming more interactive with new innovations like Skype, computer cams and microphones. You will need to make sure that you have the right software to support all of those devices.
With a laptop set up on your kitchen counter you can cook along with the instructor and ask questions along the way. These are multiple student classes, making it more like a normal cooking classroom environment, except you get stuck with the mess at home. The instructor typically puts the list of items on the website a week in advance so you can get all of your ingredients and supplies ready in advance.
Online Singing Classes
Thanks to the popularity of shows like The Voice and American Idol everyone wants to be the next rock star. Now it’s possible with not much more than a microphone and an internet connection. Just make sure that you have a software program that gives you options in voice recordings.
Online singing lessons allow you to practice in the comfort of your own home and get evaluated by an instructor. Just like Adam Levine, they will offer you tips and advice on how to improve your singing voice and even steer you towards the right songs and styles that work best with your voice.
Online Pottery Classes
If you don’t mind some mud in your living room, online pottery classes are a fun way to learn a new hobby. You will need to buy the right equipment yourself, or rent it from a local brick and mortar school. These are interactive classes like the cooking ones where you are encouraged to ask questions and share ideas, not only with the instructor, but with other students. Plus, since you will need a wider range to show how you are working, make sure that your video camera is equipped with all of the latest software.
Online schools now have online study classes. These come in all different types, some as simple as a forum to share ideas and ask questions of other students. You will also find more intense classes that give you study aides like flash cards and puzzles that could require software upgrades to access. There are practically classes for every type of class imaginable to help you earn those wanted A’s.
You can read all the books you want, but nothing beats getting together with other parents of 5 year olds to try and figure out what the heck is going on with them. These classes take advantage of one of parents most difficult struggles, trying to find time to take a class. And the other of not needing to add anymore software to their computer. This can be a great way fo r the busy parent to take some time off and relax. Offered at varying times during the day and night, you will find one that can be can be fit during a nap time.
Life is all about learning new things and trying new experiences. With the help of your computer and the internet now you have the opportunity to learn pretty much whatever you want.
12 Dec 2014