Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script -- give students video lectures to watch at home and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.
Salman Khan on Liberating the Classroom for Creativity (Big Thinkers Series) The founder of Khan Academy, a free educational video library that features over two thousand titles and an interactive dashboard for formative assessment, discusses how his videos can help create a "flipped classroom" that allows blended learning -- online lectures can happen at home and project-based learning can happen during school.
The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational website created '06 by educator Salman Khan, grad of MIT & Harvard Business School. The mission is to provide "a free world-class education for anyone anywhere". Website supplies free collection of more 4,000 micro lectures via video tutorials stored YouTube teaching math, history, healthcare, medicine, finance, physics, chem, bio, astronomy, econ, cosmology, organic chemistry, American civics, art history, macro-microeconomics, & computer…
Khan Academy: The man who wants to teach the world