Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Education for everyone

Salman Khan is a Bangladeshi-American educator, entrepreneur, and former hedge fund analyst. He is the founder of the Khan Academy, a free online education platform and nonprofit organization. From a small office in his home, Khan has produced more than 4,800 video lessons teaching a wide spectrum of academic subjects, mainly focusing on mathematics and sciences. As of September 24, 2014, the Khan Academy channel on YouTube attracted 2,201,162 subscribers and the Khan Academy videos had been viewed nearly 492 million times.
-- READ "Khan Academy founder has two big ideas for overhauling higher education in the sciences" on VB News
-- WATCH Education for everyone: An interview with Sal Khan
-- READ "How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education"
-- READ "V.F. Portrait: Salman Khan"
-- WATCH Let's use video to reinvent education (2011 TED talk)

Netflix’s Reed Hastings and Khan Academy's Salman Khan on the Future of Education

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