Response to Woolwich from David Cameron, Boris Johnson, Sadiq Khan and Ken Livingstone. Early fuel economy and emissions figures for the New Bus for London. Strike at Wembley school over academy plans. What kind of property can you buy...Show More Summary
Khan Academy is a popular and free online collection of education videos. The app is a quick and easy way to watch any of its thousands of videos.
The latest batch of Thiel Fellows drop out, new study weighs college costs, Mark Zuckerberg angers liberals, the NSA releases its guide to the Internet, "Sal" Khan dishes about starting up the Khan Academy, Daymond John recalls his worst...Show More Summary
Call it Bitcoin 101. You’ve probably heard about the digital currency called Bitcoin, but if you still have questions about what exactly it is and how it works, Khan Academy is doing its best to bring answers to the masses. The online...Show More Summary
"In 2028 we won't have five thousand people who can help on cancer research. We will have five million people," Khan predicted in a talk about the future of education.
TareasPlus, a Spanish-language educational site for students in Latin America, is launching a new marketplace of video content and eyeing more global expansion.
Last July, a group of veteran executives from eToys, eBay, Sesame Street, Discovery and Disney unveiled their ambitious plan to create a souped-up Khan Academy for kids. But rather than a straightforward port, the learning platform,Show More Summary
You’ve heard of Khan Academy and its offerings of tutorials and curriculum for multiple subjects including math and science, and you probably know about Udacity, which offers college-level courses and curricula on subjects you won’t find anywhere else, and Lynda.com – a subscription-based learning company. Show More Summary
Last week I got a glimpse into the future of education through the eyes of two visionaries: Salman Khan (founder of the Khan Academy) and Martin Bean (Vice President of the Open University). Both speakers talked about how online learning has had, and is still having a massive and transformative impact on education, and how [...]
What do Angry Birds, car sharing, the game Ruzzle, and Khan Academy all have in common? They've boosted their operations as clients of the Google App Engine. Apps are implemented using Python, with Java as a second language, making AJAX web applications feasible.
Education technology is a nebulous concept. In today’s world everything from YouTube, to Dropbox, to the iPad could be considered part of the category. Add to these, the purpose-built tools like Khan Academy, BenchPrep, and publisher apps from the likes of McGraw Hill and others and the size and disparity of the ecosystem becomes clear. Instructure, the company behind...
Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, on making a deal with Bank of America but still keeping the integrity of his project. The nonprofit Khan Academy recently announced its first corporate partnership, with Bank of America. In exchange for significant...Show More Summary
Have you heard of Khan Academy? If not, you’re in for a treat. I’ve just come across it in the last few weeks and I think it’s the greatest thing that has come around for education in a long time. I think there are a lot of you out there, myself included, who have searched [...]
Bank of America, Khan Academy Promote Better Money Habits Partnership Makes Free Financial Education Accessible to All CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America and Khan Academy today announced a financial education collaboration...Show More Summary
In a recent demo, Khan Academy showed how analytics are being used to reinvent learning--massively and online. Sal Khan's website Khan Academy applies everything from graphical modeling to "brute force empirics" and a/b testing to test tweaks that can make all the difference in students' learning. Show More Summary
Khan Academy is a non profit company started by Salman Khan with the Big Hairy Audacious Goal of providing a free, world class education to anyone, anywhere, anytime. That’s a lot of knowledge. Having long been inspired and captivated by the Khan Academy, I was really curious to know how they plan to do it. Show More Summary
The British educational establishment should ignore online open courses at its peril A couple of years ago, I showed my daughters a video put online by the Khan Academy, which has become famous as a pioneer in open-access education. The video was an amateurish but charming explanation of basic arithmetic. We had fun but the [...]
Joining what is a newly-hot space within education -- those offering massively open online courses (a.k.a. MOOCs), from Khan Academy to Coursera and Lynda.com -- CreativeLIVE wants to bring quality online classes and lectures to theShow More Summary
» Breaking Down Amazon’s Mega Dropdown Ben Kamens, lead developer at Khan Academy breaks down the clever method Amazon.com uses to prevent their drop-down menus from misfiring when users move their cursor to the revealed submenu—without introducing any delays.
Sunday night’s Academy Awards had a very special guest on hand: Michelle Obama. The first lady, dressed in a silvery, shimmery evening gown by designer Naeem Khan, made a surprise live appearance from the Diplomatic Room of the White House at the end of the Oscars to help Jack Nicholson hand out the evening’s final and biggest award, best picture.