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Uber, but for finding Remote Teachers/Facilitators!

Pre-recorded noninteractive online courses are monotonous. This solution will help the students to find teachers to learn any topics easily.

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I am a.....

  • Student

Tell us about your idea

Pre-recorded courses sometimes become so monotonous. Students miss the realtime experience, communications, and feedbacks. 

Hence, I'm coming up with this proposal:

Select a topic, search for the Teacher/Facilitator who is willing to teach that topic in realtime.
Or, request the topic that you want to learn; set a schedule.


To elaborate, the said platform would be a realtime collaboration between the learners and teachers. Anybody can teach/learn anything here (obviously maintaining the basic social core values).


Teachers/Facilitator may open some gigs, for example, "I will teach you about Mandelbrot Set"; meanwhile, students/learners would also be able to post their request, "I want to learn about Quine Programs"

Furthermore, individual subjects could also be mentioned here. Additionally, while talking to some awesome people here in the comment section, I was thinking to come up with the different levels of Teachers/Facilitators. Level 1/2/3/Pro/etc. This Leveling would help the students to distinguish between the good and average Teachers/Facilitators. Along with these, I want to add Gamification via rewarding Teachers/Facilitators/Students/Parents/users according to their performances. 

On the other hand, I also want to give a chance to the Teachers/Facilitator to earn some remunerations. Also, I am also open to let them using the rewarding points to purchase some extra perks or something, for example, free membership for a certain amount of months/years from any renowned partnered-companies or others. 


Overall, I really want to make the learning experience more interactive and fun. Giving the chance to everyone to meet new people, make a stronger network. 

What part(s) of the pre-COVID school system do you wish to leave in the past? Why?

Being locked in one faculty only. I mean, for example, if I have a Chemistry class, then I would be getting one particular Chemistry teacher; what if I don't like his way of teaching Chemistry. For online resources, if I don't like something, then I can change the course, may learn the same topic from a different channel, websites, and all; but, for schools, we get stuck with one teacher only! I hope it was easier to change classes if you don't like your teacher much.

Tell us a little bit about yourself and what inspired you to share this idea.

I'm an undergraduate student, studying Computer Science. Meanwhile, working as a User Experience Designer. I've struggled a lot in my school life, to understand very silly topics! haha.
Therefore, I always feel like, it would be really great if anyone could learn anything from anyone from anywhere on any time, while just staying at home. 

What region are you located in?

  • Southern Asia

Where are you located?

Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dhaka, also spelled Dacca, the city, and the capital of Bangladesh. It's a highly-populated area. Well, people are kinda friendly tho; we always have a smile on our face, even though sometimes we don't even know how bad the situation is!

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Hi Asif Mojtoba Kabir !

Looks like we have somehow similar ideas with different focus areas. Please check out mine - ZEBREDU | Customized learner-driven learning experience and let me know your comments.

Interesting to see that you seem to place much trust in teachers in your country while I see it slightly differently - anyone can teach/tutor/train.

Let me know if you are interested in setting up a video/call to share our insights.

Best,

Adam

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Hi Adam Markiewicz 

Hope you're doing well. I've just finished reading your idea. We kinda have a similar idea, in the broader sense. Meanwhile, I really loved your idea specifically mentioning the Parents.

We now may just create a single platform where anyone can learn/teach anything. Meanwhile, we may just bring up some tags, for example, the Twitter-verification mark; these marks will help the regular students/parents/learners to distinguish between the official-teachers and regular facilitators.
Additionally, we may also bring up some Levels, for example, Level 1/2/Pro/New/etc Teacher/Facilitator. These levels will help regular learners to find the most experienced teachers/facilitators.

I would really love to discuss more; please feel free to send me a direct message to schedule our video call. I'm not being able to send you any private message here, sadly.

Btw would you be open to teaming up? We may work as a team here, I think.

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Hi @Asif Mojtoba Kabir, sorry for belated reply. I'm working on my idea for a few months now, still evaluating the market through primary market research. You seem to be already in the solutions mode while I still try to understand where the problems lie. Not sure what do you mean by teaming up but let's explore our respective ideas. My email is adam@zebredu.com. Please email me you availability for a call (approx. 1 hour) over the coming days. Best, Adam.

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