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Friday, June 1, 2012

Kahn Talks About His Academy

Sal Kahn has gone from a successful career as a hedge-fund analyst to creating an "academy" that has six million visitors a month viewing his academic videos on everything from algebra to French history. Even Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been impressed.o:p>

"At 3,000 lessons online, Sal's personal ability as a teacher is remarkable," Gates said in this USA Today profile of Kahn. "Bringing this kind of creativity and new assessment tools for teachers could make a profoundly positive different in education."o:p>

Kahn talks about his Academy an dhow it started in this video.

1 comment:

Joe Wagner said...

Khan Academy is a great resource but not just for the videos. The practice exercises are excellent and are where much of the real learning happens. After all, the only way to get really good at something is through practice.

-Joe Wagner
Founder, Backpack TV