For those adults working on, writing about, or generally pondering the fate of our education system, “teachers” are thought of as a stakeholder group, a fulcrum for change. But most of us are likewise bought into the idea of lifelong learning—that is, formal schooling may end, but we continue to be students of life. As such, who are your teachers? When you encounter a thorny problem, where do you turn?
The Internet offers great resources, but the credibility is sometimes an issue. New companies, like Educurious, Nepris, and Crowdworks – are connecting learners with real world experts.