The new College Board strategy, including a redesigned SAT and relationship with Khan Academy, is expected to have a significant impact into getting more kids on the college track and into schools.
The College Board announced Wednesday that along with revamping the SAT college admission test, it's teaming up with the nonprofit Khan Academy to offer test prep for free. So, will this deal a death blow to the estimated $840 million test-preparation industry? Hardly. The test-prep industry -- which sprang up with such big names as […]
Widely popular online learning platform Khan Academy closed a rare exclusive partnership with the College Board to bring free test prep software to the masses. As the College Board overhauls the panic-inducing SAT admissions exam, it’ll...Show More Summary
The design team at Khan Academy is helping lay the foundation for a revolution in education.
The field of educational technologies is going through an exciting period. From massively open online courses (MOOCs) like MIT's OCW or edX and Khan Academy to a range of tablet and smartphone applications, the field is rife with exciting innovations that have dramatically changed the face of education. Show More Summary
www.bettermoneyhabits.com In 2013, the American Customer Satisfaction Index ranked Bank of America (BAC) below JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup (C), and Wells Fargo (WFC) for overall customer satisfaction. A 2012 J.D. Power report on mortgage lenders ranked Bank of America dead last out of a field of 14 contenders. Show More Summary
Duolingo teaches English to millions for free, as the nonprofit Khan Academy does with math. But its founders want to make real money so the service lasts.
The founder of the Khan Academy talks with HBR senior editor Alison Beard.
Over the weekend, Soha attended Brands Academy’s award ceremonies, one for Education Excellence and one for Business and Service wearing House of Ombré. While one appearance was in a one-shouldered red anarkali, the other was in a lime-green sharara. Show More Summary
Edmodo's Nic Borg is one of several education-related folks in Forbes' 30 Under 30 compiled by @CarolineLHoward. Plus SFER, Jeremiah, folks from NYCDOE, Khan Academy, and more. In this video-turned-gif, Borg is talking about how successful...Show More Summary
In 2006, MIT and Harvard Business School graduate Salman Khan was just trying to help his cousins with their studies by sending them video tutorials. He never would’ve imagined that seven years later, millions of children around the world would be watching those videos using Khan Academy to supplement their lessons. Some schools even have adopted his curriculum. And the...
The Khan Academy has a series of 9 videos about Bitcoin that available free of charge. The videos walk you through what Bitcoin is, how it works, etc. While you're taking a break over the holidays, you might want to take advantage of them - and learn more about what Bitcoin is all about.
Comcast will foot the bill for hundreds of thousands of PSAs, digital promotion in both English and Spanish, and other joint opportunities to spread the word about online education
Comcast will highlight its low-cost broadband program through cross-promotion with Khan's free online education materials. Comcast has announced a partnership with Khan Academy, the nonprofit online education site. The deal includesShow More Summary
Comcast has committed to pumping millions of dollars into a joint program with Khan Academy that will promote its free, online education alongside Comcast’s cheap broadband access tier Internet Essentials for low-income families. Comcast’s...Show More Summary
If you are interested in free education online, you’ve probably heard the big names: Coursera, Khan Academy, MIT, etc. But now that these learning avenues are commonplace, it also is bit of a nightmare to choose between them and decide which learning systems to use. Show More Summary
In the final part of our series looking at the strategies businesses are using to engage with developers (B2D), we summarize three Developer Exeprience (DX) models from Brian Koles (ChallengePost), Pamela Fox (Khan Academy), and Ronnie Mitra (Layer 7).
I started Khan Academy to help my cousins in math while my day job was being an investment analyst. It didn't take long, however, to realize that the same tools I was using to explain math could be helpful in finance as well. We had junior analysts at our firm who could use primers on accounting and investment analysis. Show More Summary
Beginning with the likes of Khan Academy and Coursera, over the last two years, a new kind of learning has begun to emerge on the Web, bringing with it the promise of affordable, quality education at scale. Looking to capitalize on this...Show More Summary
With the rise of online open course platforms such as Khan Academy, MIT OpenCourseWare and iTunes U, it has never been easier to teach yourself everything from American history to semiconductor manufacturing. These courses enable students to advance at their own pace while accessing the limitless resources available on the internet for supplemental material. read more