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What’s Blended Learning? Ask Salman Khan

What’s Blended Learning? Ask Salman Khan

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Salman Khan has made a name for himself for producing bite-sized videos that explain everything from fair value accounting to how the Hawaiian Islands were formed on the free online Khan Academy. Here, Khan uses his trademark “chalkboard” sketching approach to explain how the idea of blended learning — combining technology like online videos and […]

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Meet Sal Khan: the Seinfeld of the Education Revolution

Meet Sal Khan: the Seinfeld of the Education Revolution

| May 20, 2011 | 43 Comments

If you’re curious at all about the future of education, you should know about Salman Khan. He’s the charismatic brainiac who’s created more than 2,000 instructional videos about everything from photosynthesis to the Bay of Pigs invasion. As former New York City schools chancellor Joel Klein recently noted, “Sal Khan has 50 million people on […]

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Thoughts on How Education is Changing (Or Not) Before Our Eyes

Thoughts on How Education is Changing (Or Not) Before Our Eyes

| May 18, 2011 | 2 Comments

At a big gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators, and educators today at the NewSchools Venture Fund summit in the heart of Silicon Valley, the morning kicked off with two big names in education circles. Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, which offers more than 2,000 free YouTube videos covering almost every subject under the sun, […]

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Salman Khan’s Goals for the Khan Academy

Salman Khan’s Goals for the Khan Academy

| May 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

Salman Khan, interviewed by Charlie Rose, talks about his Khan Academy, a series of thousands of informational YouTube videos about a world of subjects. Khan talks about his goals for wanting to be taken as seriously as other revered institutions; about the systemic problem of students being forced to move on to the next level […]

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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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