Menu Learn, Practice, Repeat

December 19, 2014

What is Skillshare? Skillshare is an online learning community to master real-world skills through project-based classes. The website organizes classes based on skills that its users share with the community, as well as others looking for a new skill to acquire. The range of classes is endless. From learning to start your own business, professionally editing photographs, even how to cook meatballs, there is literally something for everyone to learn.

Learn Your Skill. If you are interested in taking a class, the process is easy. Go to Skillshare's website and sign up. Once you have created a profile, start by searching for subjects that interest you most. Click on that topic and you will be able watch a video class on that skill. Teachers of these video classes can add a description, a short biography about their experience, and outline the content of the class.

Practice Your Skill. Each video class is supplemented with a project for you to work on with your newly learned skill. When you have completed your project, you can upload it to the website to share with the community. Community users can comment on your project and share tips and techniques to help you further improve your new found skills.

Along with the video class description and the class project, there is a class Discussion tab. Here is where you can interact with other users who are learning from same the class. Share your thoughts and engage the teacher of the class through this discussion feature.

Repeat and Repeat. The range of classes and skills is endless. See a class you want to take, but do not have the time today? You can save the class and come back to it at another time. Simply click the Plus button in the upper right corner of the class page and access it at a later time from your dashboard when you log back into the website next time. Skillshare allows you to enroll in any class, access up to 5 hours of videos per month, post your projects, and engage in discussions all as an added bonus!

Get More From Your Learning.   Skillshare offers memberships for unlimited learning. For $8 per month, you can get unlimited video access, experience the website Ad Free and support the teachers of the classes you have learned from. Skillshare will also donate an annual membership to a student in need. Start a 14-Day Free Trial HERE.

Show Them What You Know. Anyone can teach including you! Share creative skills that inspire students around the world. As long as your class adheres to Skillshare's Class Guidelines, it will be approved and published. At a minimum, you'll need equipment to record video and audio for your lesson, but there are many easy, low-cost tools to create your own Skillshare class. Check out the Teacher Help Center for more information.

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