Watch out, Khan Academy, TED Talks, Coursera, and all the others who are trying to educate America via video. According to the NYT, here comes MasterClass, in which folks like Serena Williams, James Patterson, Usher, and Dustin Hoffman share their knowledge for $90 a course.
Our weekly app picks Appday Sunday is one of our favorite parts of the week, because it means we can share something from our phone that makes us happy in one way or another. Sometimes it's a game one of us can't stop playing, other times it's an old app rediscovered due to to a new feature. Show More Summary
Online education platforms are rapidly gaining in popularity as more and more people revel in the idea of learning just about anything – from sciences to the arts, all from the comfort of their own homes. Khan Academy, the non-profit...Show More Summary
The Khan Academy is a great resource for educational videos that has evolved over time by adding new topics such as computer science to a site that was heavily math-based in the beginning. I like the site for a variety of reasons. First, the instructions are clear and easily understandable. Show More Summary
Android: Khan Academy is a great resource for learning a variety of topics. Now, the free online education resource has come to Android, in an opt-in beta. Read more...
Learning resource Khan Academy has released its Android app in beta today, allowing users to watch tutorials on a range of subjects including math, science, art history and programming. The nonprofit has created over 5,000 videos to date, and now they’re all available through the app’s simple interface. Show More Summary
Khan Academy now features a free online resource exploring the academic concepts behind Pixar Animation Studios' creative process
Khan Academy and Pixar have launched Pixar in a Box, a new course meant to teach kids the practical uses for all the stuff they’re learning in school and the basics of working on creative projects. Read more...
Pixar Animation Studios has set the bar for storytelling and quality 3D animation since it produced Toy Story for Disney in 1995. Instead of resting on their laurels after producing the first full-length […]
Khan Academy is launching a program that takes students into the processes behind the creation of Pixar’s films. Called Pixar in a Box, the free program shows students how the academic concepts you learn in school play a huge role in...Show More Summary
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Google has partnered with NASA, National Geographic, Khan Academy and other major organizations to teach kids science over the summer. It’s called Camp Google and the first week takes kids underwater. Read more...
Camp Google will offer interactive livestreaming events, activities, and more to encourage discovery and exploration about space, the ocean, nature, and music.
Sal Khan and his Khan Academy, already a disruptive force (not to mention hero of my school-age kids) in their wildly-successful efforts to bring open-source learning to students worldwide, and Hyatt, the longstanding and rapidly expanding group of hospitality industry brands, today announced a multi-year partnership to bring global learning [...]
Technology is transforming America’s classrooms From online learning resources like Khan Academy to Teach to One – which creates customized lessons for each student based on progress from the previous day – new digital instructional tools allow teachers to tailor learning to students' needs, skills, and interests. Show More Summary
SAT prep: In the June 2 California section, an article about new online tutorials for SAT preparation misspelled the last name of Khan Academy founder Salman Khan as Kahn.
Khan Academy, in partnership with the College Board, has developed diagnostic quizzes and interactive practice tests that will be accessible to anyone with Internet access.
The revised version of the SAT college entrance exam won't be offered until March but students can start preparing for it Tuesday with a new, free online study program affiliated with the test.