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Khan Academy

Question asked by Mark Obrien on Sep 21, 2010
Latest reply on Jul 21, 2011 by Mark Obrien

A colleague of mine forwarded me this article about the Khan Academy.  The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with a stated  mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere. The founder, Sal Khan has posted over 1,800 free instructional videos on topics in chemistry, science, math, humanities and test preparation.   His approach is consistent: keep instruction simple, conversational and brief.    Here is an example of how he explains the Atom:

 

 

What do you think about his approach?  What impact do you think this method of instruction will have on our traditional educational system?  Have you used any of his videos to augment your classroom instructions? 

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