Khan Academy

  • The Timeline Bump: Khan Academy And Quora Latest To Integrate With Facebook’s Open Graph

    The Timeline Bump: Khan Academy And Quora Latest To Integrate With Facebook’s Open Graph

    Last month, Facebook drove 160 million visitors and 1.1 billion visits to third-party apps, an increase of 100 million visitors and 780 million visits from the month prior. And that’s just for third-party mobile apps. Thanks to the size of its user base, and the increasing power of its referral funnel, Facebook now has the ability to take sites from 0 to 60 in a matter of weeks. While… 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

  • The O’Sullivan Foundation Grants $5M To Online Learning Platform Khan Academy

    The O’Sullivan Foundation Grants $5M To Online Learning Platform Khan Academy

    Online learning platform and non-profit organization Khan Academy has been granted $5 million from The O’Sullivan Foundation. The organization has previously raised $2 million+ from Google and The Gates Foundation. The Khan Academy is brainchild of Salman Khan, who brought the idea of educating young people, self-starters, people who learn at their own pace — online. The… Read More

  • Khan Academy Triples Unique Users To 3.5 Million

    Khan Academy Triples Unique Users To 3.5 Million

    Today at The Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Founder of Khan Academy, Salman Khan, took the stage to share a few quick stats on the growth of his online video education platform. For those unfamiliar, Khan Academy is, as John Batelle noted this afternoon, one of Bill Gates’ favorite educators. It also happens to be one of mine, but I thought you’d probably resonate a bit more… Read More