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Daryl Daryl
(lyrad1) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
Khan Academy on 10/23/2011 09:01:02 MDT Print View

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Link above shows a young man I saw interviewed on the Charlie Rose show a while back. I think he will affect education significantly.

You can go to his website now and view over 2000 videos on many subjects.

When I started teaching 40 years ago I envisioned something like this. However, I did not have the computers, knowledge, education, skill, intelligence, wherewithall, motivation, etc. to make it happen. This guy does.

Clint Wayman
(cwayman1) - M

Locale: East Tennessee, US
That's cool on 10/23/2011 19:25:01 MDT Print View

Great post, Dale! An information source in such a comprehensive format is truly phenomenal =)!

Edited by cwayman1 on 10/23/2011 19:29:04 MDT.

scri bbles
(scribbles) - F

Locale: Atlanta, GA
Re: Khan Academy on 11/02/2011 19:47:01 MDT Print View

This website is now regularly linked to on school syllabi. Excellent material, for sure!

Peter Rodrigues
(prodrigues) - F

Locale: New York
Re: Khan on 11/02/2011 20:05:45 MDT Print View

First off, I think the wealth of information is great, and if you had to teach yourself it is phenomenal.

That being said, it just reinforces the teacher-led,expert dominant view of education. In my experiences, kids learn much better through experiential, problem-solving based learning. What is Khan Academy but a video lecture?