Khan Academy

Type: Organization
Name: Khan Academy
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Technology trends worth trying with your business

Technology has greatly influenced how we communicate and get our information.Just think, it took radio 38 years before it reached 50 million users, and it took television 13 years to hit that plateau. It took only four years for the Internet to reach ... [Published Kentucky.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rand Paul Loves Khan Academy and Classrooms of 2 Million Students

Education Law and PoliticsRand Paul is planning "a major push on education reform, including 'education choice, school choice, vouchers, charter schools, you name it - I think we need innovation,'" reports Politico[1]. Among the innovations Paul likes: ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Amjad Ali Khan Academy to come up at Kalamassery

KOCHI: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s Music Academy will soon become a reality with   the state government passing an order to handover the one-and-a-half acres   of land under Kinfra at Kalamassery for the project.The foundation stone for the academy will be ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

While Trying to Woo Black Voters, Rand Paul Says Terrible Things About Education

Politico is still pretending that Rand Paul's attempts at African-American outreach are anything more than a media fantasy. Rand Paul has multiple ties to white supremacist groups , so let's stop pretending that he actually cares about the African-American ... [Published Stranger - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Khan Academy: Want to be a volunteer translator?

The PT Foundation seeks volunteers to participate in the process of translation of the official website of the Khan Academy and exercises available on the platform, to the Portuguese language.If you have good English skills, writing skills and master ... [Published PortugalTelecomSGPSSA - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Growth in demand for online education ‘outstripping universities’

Demand for online education has grown faster than it has for traditional UK universities over the last three years, a report from Google claims. Google used internal search data to analyse queries made about education based on predefined search terms. ... [Published EducationInvestor Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New education site in China turns to students to make the lessons

China has a new online learning site that’s different to other startups in this burgeoning sector. That’s because KuXueXi is run as a non-profit, along the lines of the renowned Khan Academy .The fledgling site is also unusual in that it gets students ... [Published Tech In Asia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas Hunt, 17-Year-Old Scientist, May Be On His Way To Curing Cancer

Seventeen-year-old Thomas Hunt has always been a fan of big ideas. Throughout his early teens, his sharpened sense of direction and motivation have led him to become the youngest member on a cancer research team investigating new drugs to stop the di ... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Telomere, Hunt's
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

An educator’s favorite MOOCs

By Kelly MaherRead more by July 23rd, 2014 Kelly Maher, a math and technology teacher, shares her experience with massive open online courses (MOOCs)MOOCs are open access online courses that allow limitless participation. Anyone who has an internet ... [Published eCampus News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pre-med student recognized for video tutorials

John Luckoski still plans on becoming a doctor, just as he’s envisioned since being been old enough to contemplate a profession, but making videos, and winning a video contest, has expanded his professional goals.The 2008 Carroll High School graduate ... [Published Dayton Daily News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Recently Launched Khan Academy Evaluation Cited in Education Week

Do Khan Academy's online math videos make a difference?The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded WestEd a $3 million grant to track California community college students to see if Khan Academy videos make it more likely these students complete ... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Review of 'Khan Academy' online resource

There are a lot of practice tests, study guides, and scams on the internet for high schoolers. Some are helpful and others are just plain hurtful. Finding a resource to help your students succeed without sending them toward a commercial can be hard to ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]

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She dug into the community and discovered a very active, thriving educator scene in the UK, using it to take learning paradigms in a new direction: "The trend [in classrooms] is to give kids a tool, like a tablet. But the Pi, through the programming languages Python and Scratch, gives the opportunity for users to construct the content and to build knowledge, rather than just receive information" she explained. The Pi is intended to be used to create as well as to consume
...Among the innovations Paul likes: Khan Academy. "If you have one person in the country who is, like, the best at explaining calculus, that person maybe should teach every calculus class in the country." Pando has a story[2] on the libertarian conference held in Silicon Valley
"Until now, there has never been a rigorous, large-scale efficacy study of Khan Academy, in community colleges or in K-12 settings" says STEM Program Director Steve Schneider in a WestEd press release
Offering student-centric learning experiences finally has the potential to create success for every student. Imagine a world where "on any day of the year, students will be able to see how they are doing, where they want to be, and how they might get there"

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Technology trends worth trying with your business [Published Kentucky.com - 4 hours ago]
Syria's children learn to code with Raspberry Pi [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 26 2014]
Rand Paul Loves Khan Academy and Classrooms of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
Amjad Ali Khan Academy to come up at Kalamassery [Published New Indian Express - Jul 26 2014]
While Trying to Woo Black Voters, Rand Paul Say... [Published Stranger - Jul 24 2014]
Growth in demand for online education ‘outstrip... [Published EducationInvestor Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Khan Academy: Want to be a volunteer translator? [Published PortugalTelecomSGPSSA - Jul 24 2014]
Rand Paul courts African Americans [Published Politico - Jul 24 2014]
Online Course Hub Skilljar To Accept Bitcoin Pa... [Published EducationNews.org - Jul 24 2014]
New education site in China turns to students t... [Published Tech In Asia - Jul 24 2014]
Wharton professors say online learning adapts t... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - Jul 24 2014]
Thomas Hunt, 17-Year-Old Scientist, May Be On H... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 23 2014]
3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teach... [Published Edutopia - Jul 23 2014]
An educator’s favorite MOOCs [Published eCampus News - Jul 23 2014]
10 Little Known Facts About Google [Published Business Insider - Jul 23 2014]
Pre-med student recognized for video tutorials [Published Dayton Daily News - Jul 23 2014]
Report: Global MOOC Market Continuing to Grow [Published Campus Technology - Jul 22 2014]
Educating the city's children with the resource... [Published News Works - Jul 22 2014]
Global Massive Open Online Courses Market 2014-... [Published Individual.com - Jul 22 2014]
Recently Launched Khan Academy Evaluation Cited... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Work Life Balance Secrets Shared Freely and Weekly [Published Prlog - Jul 22 2014]
Learner-Centric Education. [Published 4Hoteliers - Jul 22 2014]
Review of 'Khan Academy' online resource [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]
High School Students Not Waiting For Schools To... [Published Slashdot - Jul 20 2014]
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Teachers go virtual [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 20 2014]
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Inside Singularity University: Talking Technolo... [Published Singularity Hub - Jul 07 2014]
Singularity University has a mission—use technology to positively impact the lives of a billion people in ten years. That’s easy enough to say, but you don’t make big changes without big ambition. And if there’s a time and place to affect positive change ...
Office Mix is a Game-Changer for Teachers [Published TechNet Blogs - Jul 07 2014]
Last month, we  announced the customer preview of Office Mix , a tool designed to make it easier for teachers to incorporate online content into their lesson plans. Since then, we’ve been gathering feedback about what educators find most useful about ...
Kudoso’s router rewards kids who do their chores [Published Bandwidth Blog - Jul 03 2014]
We all know how easy it is to get carried away on the internet, spending way too much time watching videos, reading news snippets and just generally wasting time. Parent are also seeing this problem occur with their children who can be fixated on ...
SearchCap: Bing Courses & Books, Google Interna... [Published eWallstreeter - Jul 01 2014]
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing Adds Khan Academy Courses & Book Finding Results Bing has added two new search features for the school break ...
SearchCap: Bing Courses & Books, Google Interna... [Published Search Engine Land: News About Search Engines & ... - Jul 01 2014]
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing Adds Khan Academy Courses & Book Finding Results Bing has added two new search features for the school break ...
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Bank of America Publishes 2013 Corporate Social... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Jun 24 2014]
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