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Learn SQL with Khan Academy's New Interactive Course

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...

5 Lessons Government Can Learn from Khan Academy

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

Collaborating to Connect

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 61: Andy Matuschak 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 Andy Matuschak, creator of the Sparkle update framework for...Show More Summary

Morning Must-Read: Diane Coyle: How Technology Will Disrupt Education--and How It Won’t

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

Five Times is The Charm

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

Could Snapchat Be Coming to a Classroom Near You?

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

Khan Academy for iPad Updates with Over 150,000 Exercises

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...

Old-Fashioned Libraries And Handwritten Notes: Learning With Khan Academy's New iPad App

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

Khan Academy Gets a New and Improved App

New, free Khan Academy app offers lectures and 150,000+ exercises for subjects from programming to art history.

Google, Khan Academy join in student privacy pledge

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 […]

Khan Academy for iPad picks up interactive exercises in latest update

If you or your kids are looking to brush up on some educational topics, Khan Academy has just added over 150,000 educational exercises to its official iPad app. The popular education app previously only provided access to thousands of free videos and articles. Show More Summary

Khan Academy brings its online course catalog to the iPad

Despite having an iOS app for some time now, Khan Academy hasn't offered the full range of course material on those mobile devices. With an update today, though, eager learners can access the company's full range of courses on an iPad. The new versio...

LastPass unveils new Mac app, Khan Academy brings full experience to iPad

Two popular brands released interesting new apps for the Apple ecosystem on Tuesday, as web-based password manager LastPass unveiled its first native Mac app while educational non-profit Khan Academy launched an all-new iPad app.

Using the book: an introduction | Using the medieval book | Khan Academy

More extensive notes were sometimes written on tiny paper or parchment slips like the one seen here. Students are known to have used them to take down notes in the classroom or when they were studying a text at home. Few of them survive today. Show More Summary

Bitcoin, Burning Man And The Gifting Economy

Bitcoin was a terrible investment this year, but that hasn’t stopped non-profits from asking for them anyway. Wikipedia, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Khan Academy and now even Burning Man will take those bitcoins off your hands in the form of a tax-deductible donation. Show More Summary

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...

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