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Khan Academy’s learning tools appear in an unlikely place … the Xbox One

Online education company debuts app on Microsoft's flagship console -- something its rival, the PlayStation 4, does not have.

Khan Academy founder has two big ideas for overhauling higher education in the sciences

Soft-spoken education revolutionary Sal Khan has a few ideas for how to radically overhaul higher education. First, create a universal degree that’s comparable to a Stanford degree, and second, transform the college transcript into a portfolio of things that students have actually created. Khan is the founder, executive director, and faculty member at the Khan Academy, […]

KA Lite Downloads Khan Academy Videos for Offline Lessons

Windows/Mac/Linux: Khan Academy is pretty useful for learning about computer science, math, and many other subjects. If you'd rather learn without being tied to an internet connection, KA Lite allows you to manage and view downloaded Khan Academy videos. Read more...

Access all Khan Academy videos locally with KA Lite

The Khan Academy is a great learning resource especially when it comes to math but also for several other subjects such as history or finance. All courses, including videos and related information such as student comments, are available online free of charge. Show More Summary

Jonas Center, Khan Academy, and AACN Announce Plans to Produce Expanded Healthcare Learning Resources for a Global Audience

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare (Jonas Center), Khan Academy, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) today announced the continuation of a groundbreaking partnership to produce innovative, online healthcare content for a global audience of faculty, students, practitioners, and consumers.

Khan Academy to carry extensive content created by Metropolitan Museum based on its world-renowned collection

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Sal Khan, founder and Executive Director of Khan Academy, announced the launch of a partnership that will provide expanded access for visitors around the world to the Metropolitan Museum?s online resources through Khan Academy. Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch Wows in The Imitation Game

Will the man who played Khan win an Academy Award? Film Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game alan turing

Benedict Cumberbatch Wows in The Imitation Game

Will the man who played Khan win an Academy Award? Film Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game alan turing

Benedict Cumberbatch Wows in The Imitation Game

Will the man who played Khan win an Academy Award? Film Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game alan turing

How the Web Gives the Gift of Education to the Deprived

One of the more interesting aspects of the modern web economy is the ability for talented people to transmit their expertise regardless of their location. It’s meant things like Khan Academy have streamed their tutorials to millions around the world, TED videos have been viewed over a billion times, and MOOCs have made stars out of the best lecturers.

Debug 56: Laura Savino and Khan Academy

Debug is a casual, conversational interview show featuring the best developers in the business about the amazing apps they make and why and how they make them. On this episode Laura Savino of Khan Academy joins Guy and Rene to talk about...Show More Summary

A Former Googler Explains Why It's Critical For People To Learn To Code

Khan Academy is an online learning nonprofit company that aims to make high-quality education free for anyone with an internet connection. What was originally a one-man operation — former hedge fund analyst Sal Khan would make educational videos after work — is now a global initiative with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Google. Show More Summary

Arch of Titus video

KHAN ACADEMY: Relief from the Arch of Titus, showing The Spoils of Jerusalem being brought into Rome. Narrated by Dr. Steven Fine and Dr. Beth Harris.HT reader Yehoshua Rabinowitz. Lots more on the Arch of Titus here (scroll down) and links.

A rare survey of elite tech CEOs shows what inspires and frightens them about the industry

The Atlantic magazine opened up its rolodex and managed to get some of the nation’s elite tech CEOs to fill survey. Tumblr CEO David Karp, AutoDesk CEO Carl Bass, Khan Academy founder Sal Khan, and Y Combinator’s Sam Alton are among many leading technologists who took time to name their sources of inspiration and fear from […]

Dad makes video to sarcastically explain to his teenage kids how to load the dishwasher.

3 months agoOdd : Happy Place

This guy's like a Khan Academy for teaching you how to be a functional human. Will Reid, a very frustrated English dad, made a YouTube video a month ago to passive-aggressively explain to his teenage kids how to change a toilet paper roll. Show More Summary

Michelle Obama’s shout-out to Khan Academy

The Obama administration keeps expressing its admiration for Khan Academy and its founder, Salman Khan. Last year, Khan, who started the now-famous Web site that offers thousands of free videos for students in a range of subjects, interviewed Education Secretary Arne Duncan  about the future of education. (You can watch the video here or below.) […]

Michelle Obama’s shout-out to Khan Academy

The Obama administration keeps expressing its admiration for Khan Academy and its founder, Salman Khan. Last year, Khan, who started the now-famous Web site that offers thousands of free videos for students in a range of subjects, interviewed Education Secretary Arne Duncan  about the future of education. (You can watch the video here or below.) […]

Thursday links: a growth mindset

Quote of the day Salman Khan, “The Internet is a dream for someone with a growth mindset.”  (Khan Academy) Chart of the day Who said […] The post Thursday links: a growth mindset appeared first on Abnormal Returns.

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