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.
The College Board and Khan Academy unveiled a new set of tools Tuesday designed to make it easier for kids to study for the new SAT. The resources include four full-length practice tests, thousands of practice questions, interactiveShow More Summary
It’s a radically democratic reboot of the test-prep industry, which up until now reserved its advantages for people who could afford their pricey tutorials. The post Can Khan Academy’s Free SAT Prep Level the Playing Field? appeared first on WIRED.
SQL, the popular programming language used to manage data in a relational database, is used in a ton of apps. Khan Academy’s introductory course to SQL will get you started writing SQL in an interactive editor. Read more...
Khan Academy is changing how kids (and even adults!) are learning across the globe. With over 2,400 courses from arithmetic to physics and 100,000+ exercises, millions of people across the globe are learning from the world's top experts...Show More Summary
The term "digital divide" was used in the United States as early as 1995, long before YouTube or Twitter, before the rise of Khan Academy or online job applications. Twenty years later, the digital divide still exists, and it has never been more costly. Show More Summary
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 Andy Matuschak, creator of the Sparkle update framework for...Show More Summary
Diane Coyle: [How Technology Will Disrupt Education--and How It Won’t](http://blogs.ft.com/the-exchange/2015/02/04/how-technology-will-disrupt-education-and-how-it-wont/): "The Khan Academy is one impressive online resource.... >...MOOCs have not yet lived up to their original expectations.... Show More Summary
I have made my way through 45% of sixth grade math over at the Khan Academy, and now things are slowing down quite a bit. I'm still putting in the same amount of work and time, but my progress is now moving in centimeters rather than...Show More Summary
The last few years have seen a whole host of social approaches and technologies enter the classroom. Whilst the likes of Khan Academy and the MOOC platforms have led the way, there have also been a wave of smaller, but no less innovative, projects. Show More Summary
iPad: Khan Academy has had an iPad app for a while, but it didn't offer any of the actual training exercises available on the web site. A recent update changes that, and the new iPad app includes just about everything you get with the web version. Read more...
The free online education platform reveals how its redesigned app came to be. Khan Academy has helped to usher education in the 21st century, with thousands of videos and exercises in math and other subjects available for free online to students of all ages. Show More Summary
New, free Khan Academy app offers lectures and 150,000+ exercises for subjects from programming to art history.
Fifteen more companies, including Google and the YouTube-based educational organization Khan Academy, have signed on to a pledge to protect student privacy. The pledge was highlighted in a speech by President Obama last week, in which he also said he will introduce legislation to protect data collected in the classroom. The two companies, both major players in […]