Khan Academy

Unlocking the Teacher in All of Us

Unlocking the Teacher in All of Us

| March 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

We hear a lot about the importance of “social learning” — the recognition that students’ collaboration on projects is something to praise, not a form of cheating to punish. But we tend to hear little about “social teaching,” and the idea that that collaborative process of knowledge sharing and building involves both learning and teaching. […]

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Future School Day: Self-Paced Learning, Creating, and Collaborating

Future School Day: Self-Paced Learning, Creating, and Collaborating

| January 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

Salman Khan has an idea or two about what the future school day should be. In fact, the founder of Khan Academy — a series of thousands of YouTube videos that teach everything from calculus to the French Revolution — is working on making it happen as we speak. It goes something like this: Every […]

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