More and better maths: Khan Academy announces partnership with creators of SAT exam

Institutions in the U.S., Rwanda, France and many other countries are partnering with MOOCs and elearning platforms in order to fulfill their mission to provide education to the masses. Now, Khan Academy prepares a new set of “state-of-the-art, interactive learning tools” to help students prepare for the SAT exam. They are partnering with the College … Continue reading More and better maths: Khan Academy announces partnership with creators of SAT exam

Parents can now create accounts for their children on Khan Academy

Developer Ben Komalo has made it possible for parents to create accounts for their children who are under 13. Parents, to create an account for your child, visit: http://www.khanacademy.org/createchild Child accounts have several safety features: The parent who creates the child account becomes the child’s permanent coach. The child cannot enter certain information (e.g.. email, … Continue reading Parents can now create accounts for their children on Khan Academy

12 Inspiring Schools Using Khan Academy

Over the past few years, Khan Academy has grown from a few simple YouTube videos into a fully-featured, interactive educational system that allows students to learn and measure their progress at their own pace. It has drawn the attention of big names like Bill Gates and is being used in some form at hundreds of … Continue reading 12 Inspiring Schools Using Khan Academy

Khan Academy and Others Online Disrupt Traditional Education (Audio)

In a lively discussion on KQED’s Forum program this morning, Mountain View-resident Salman Kahn along with professors at Stanford, MIT and the founder of The Minerva project defend online learning St. Francis High School does it. So do several schools in the Los Altos School District. Do you? Online learning has become more popular in … Continue reading Khan Academy and Others Online Disrupt Traditional Education (Audio)

How to Create Your Own Khan Academy for Training | Mindflash

An emerging trend in learning and development is creating short, specific tutorials that can be created quickly, posted on an internal website, and distributed to employees — who can use them anytime, anywhere, and used as references when needed. What’s driving that trend? Khan Academy, which has made this form of learning popular (and effective) … Continue reading How to Create Your Own Khan Academy for Training | Mindflash

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: Kahn Academy …

Via Scoop.it – The eLearning SiteThis Fast Company article is the first I’ve heard of Khan Academy’s new iPad App. I have not downloaded it yet. But that’s next on my list after writing this post. I’m a big fan of what the Khan Academy is doing and my favorite new school model is “flipped” … Continue reading Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development: Kahn Academy …

15 Useful Educational Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Image courtesy of: Dan Spencer   Today, we’ve seen a massive influx of technology being used in the academe. It was evident that the use of digital devices in the classroom boosts student learning and participation in class. Based on the 2013 PBS Learning Media study, 74% of K-12 teachers in the United States are now employing … Continue reading 15 Useful Educational Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

20 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Here are twenty tools that you can use to help you plan and teach your class. Some tools are good for organizing your class and others are good for organizing online projects. Some of the tools are good little teaching aides. The list is in no particular order, and many of them could be used … Continue reading 20 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

YouTube Launches ‘American Idol’ Search For The Best Teachers

YouTube is looking to give some much-needed celebrity status to the most engaging teachers in the world. They’re conducting an Internet-wide competition of the best video lessons, which will be judged by an all-star panel of online educators, such as Sal Khan of Khan Academy. “The rise of online educational videos is giving learners access … Continue reading YouTube Launches ‘American Idol’ Search For The Best Teachers