Salman Khan

  • Joel Klein: Just Putting A Computer In Front Of A Student Doesn’t Make Education Better

    Joel Klein: Just Putting A Computer In Front Of A Student Doesn’t Make Education Better

    Today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, TC’s own Greg Ferenstein was joined on stage by Khan Academy founder Sal Khan, former Chancellor of New York Public Schools and an EVP at News Corp., as well as Udacity co-founder Sebastian Thrun. The panel talked about the future of education and how the intersection of technology and learning will change the space. For edtech entrepreneurs… Read More

  • Khan Academy Inspires Flip of Doctor-Patient Relationship Model

    Khan Academy Inspires Flip of Doctor-Patient Relationship Model

    Education and healthcare are typically held up as the industries least affected by the technology revolution, however this has begun to change. From Bill Gates to millions of students and parents, the Khan Academy has impressed many of us and inspired teachers to flip the classroom lecture/homework model on its head as described in the video below. Similarly, doctors are now recognizing… Read More

  • Khan Academy Jumps To 4M Uniques Per Month (Up 4X From Last Year)

    Khan Academy Jumps To 4M Uniques Per Month (Up 4X From Last Year)

    Oh, how I love Reddit AMA (Ask-Me-Anything) posts. In almost all cases, the inherent down-to-earth nature of a community-driven interview leads the most interesting of people to open up in genuine, honest ways that they otherwise might not in a one-on-one interview. Plus, they’re almost always jammed with all sorts of interesting facts and stats. Take this AMA with Khan… Read More