In this conversation with Sal Khan, we discuss his new project (Schoolhouse.world) as well as the Khan Lab School that he started in 2014. Sal's new tutoring platform: https://schoolhouse.world/ The Khan Lab School: https://www.khanlabschool.org/ Learn more about this episode's sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/3b1b Visit that link to get 20% off an annual subscription, and to let them know you came from here.
Sal Khan reflects on the past, present, and future of Khan Academy, and shares his vision for the evolution of education. If you hope to have greater impact in the world or you’re working up the courage to take a chance on a business idea, look to Sal’s journey for inspiration. View the full recap at ideou.com/blog.
Sal Khan challenged the education model we’ve been using for centuries. In so doing, he created the largest school in existence.He explains how he wanted Khan Academy to offer a world class education — like a Harvard or an Oxford — except online and free for everyone.He succeeded. And in this episode, we make him explain how he had the confidence to be a revolutionary.
Sal Khan: Emotional Stress, Standardized Tests, & A New Approach to Education
Mayim Bialik's Breakdown
Salman “Sal” Khan, acclaimed educator and philanthropist describes his journey through the educational system and his plans to change it for the better. Originally an analyst at a hedge fund, Sal decided to leave his cushioned career in order to focus on his true passion, education. This is when https://www.khanacademy.org/ was born. Mayim and Sal discuss his vision of a world where everyone has the opportunity to receive individualized, compassionate education without the fear, stress, and anxiety of standardized tests and ranking systems. Mayim shares about her own experiences in the education system as a student and as a teacher to her children. Sal and Mayim discuss the “natural curiosity” of all human beings and comment on how the traditional education system has failed many students in many ways.
22. Sal Khan: “If It Works for 15 Cousins, It Could Work for a Billion People.”
People I (Mostly) Admire
Khan Academy grew out of Sal Khan’s online math tutorials for his extended family. It’s now a platform used by more than 115 million people in 190 countries. So what does Khan want to do next? How about reinventing in-school learning, too? Find out why Steve nearly moved to Silicon Valley to be part of Khan's latest venture.
Khan Academy may be the most revolutionary tool created for learning since the advent of pencil and paper. It is a critical educational equalizer - providing 1,000's of free online lessons in math, science, reading, economics and more, accessible to anyone, anywhere. During the pandemic school closures, it has become even more of a lifeline for millions of kids and teachers across the globe. Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, talks here about growing up in Louisiana as a first-generation American and the son of a struggling single mom. He tells the inspiring story of how he sought out academic excellence for himself, and eventually for the world. And he describes how the idea for Khan Academy was unlocked when he began tutoring his younger cousins in math, long distance, but eventually landed him in a meeting with Bill Gates.
Decoder: The future of remote learning with Sal Khan of Khan Academy
For the next few Tuesday's, we'll be sharing Nilay Patel's new podcast Decoder, an interview show that puts a spotlight on how innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology are navigating an ever-changing landscape.On this week’s episode of Decoder, Nilay Patel talks with Sal Khan, the co-founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit online learning platform for students in kindergarten through high school. Khan Academy is an organization that exists because of technology. What started with Sal tutoring his niece in math over video using off the shelf cameras and software, has grown into an organization with nearly 20 million users per month, available in 46 languages and used in more than 190 countries. And online learning has gotten even more vital with the pandemic.In this conversation, Nilay and Sal discuss the future of learning, what online education is good at and where it struggles, how Khan Academy is growing, and how Sal’s thinking about handling trickier subjects like history and social studies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The DEC hosted Sal Khan, Founder & CEO of Khan Academy, on Thursday, October 15 in an exclusive discussion for DEC members. The conversation was moderated by DEC President & CEO Steve Grigorian and included questions from the audience. Thank you to our Sponsors & Partners for supporting the DEC: http://www.econclub.org/sponsors-partners/ #econclub
Sal Khan: Innovative Educator and Founder of Khan Academy
Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People
While working at a successful hedge fund Sal Khan began tutoring his cousin when he learned she was struggling with math. After realizing that the social aspect of learning can add pressure, he started creating video lessons. His cousins loved learning by video and could rewind challenging sections. He started writing code to help track student progress and keep track of their goals. Sal democratized education by scaling what he learned about tutoring to create Khan Academy which is currently serving 30 million students a month during the pandemic. Khan Academy's mission is to provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Very smart insights about the SATS, virtual learning, and how children are learning today. His non-profit is helping students all over the world keep up on their studies at a time when traditional educational opportunities are limited and stretched thin by challenges from the pandemic. This episode is brought to you by reMarkable, the paper tablet. It's my favorite way to take notes, sign contracts, and save all the instruction manuals to all the gadgets I buy. Learn more at remarkable.comI hope you enjoyed this podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes It takes less than sixty seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I might read your review on my next episode!Sign up for Guy's weekly email at http://eepurl.com/gL7pvDConnect with Guy on social media:Twitter: twitter.com/guykawasakiInstagram: instagram.com/guykawasakiFacebook: facebook.com/guyLinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/guykawasaki/Read Guy’s books: https://guykawasaki.com/books/Thank you for listening and sharing this episode with your community.