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If our Startups Anonymous series has taught us anything, it’s that nobody in Silicon Valley knows what the hell they’re doing. From raising funding rounds for the first time to learning how to hire and then fire, nearly everyone seems to be winging while to learn the ropes as they go. There’s plenty of bootcamps that have formed to furnish the technical piece of...
YouTube education sensation the Khan Academy debuted a series of tutorials on astronomy and space exploration made in collaboration with NASA Thursday. The announcement at the fourth annual White House Science Fair made it clear that...Show More Summary
NASA and Khan Academy, a non-profit educational website, has debuted a series of online tutorials designed to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The announcement of the new collaborative effort was made today at the 6th annual White House Science Fair.
Most of us are able to recognise a world famous painting or sculpture when we see it, but we’re not so good at recalling the story, history or much about the artist behind the piece. Smarthistory from the Khan Academy fills in the blanks for you, with more than 100 educational short videos prepared for the Google Art Project. Show More Summary
Kids will still go to physical schools, to socialize and be guided by teachers, but as much, if not more, learning will take place employing carefully designed educational tools in the spirit of today’s Khan Academy --modular learning tailored to a student’s needs. Show More Summary
“Museums—having increasingly positioned themselves as educational resources—have the potential to fill the gaps left by the inadequate resources on Asia in schools throughout the nation.” – Bridge Program Evaluation It has always been our goal to spearhead efforts to close these gaps. That’s why we’re really excited about our new online courses on Asian art [...]
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