Imagine a free world-class education…

A mathematics lecture, apparently about linear...

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In 2004, Salman Khan, a hedge fund analyst, began posting math tutorials on YouTube. Six years later, he has posted more than 2.000 tutorials, which are viewed nearly 100,000 times around the world each day.

Salman Khan is the founder and faculty of the Khan Academy ( It now consists of self-paced software and, with over 1 million unique students per month, the most-used educational video repository on the Internet (over 30 million lessons delivered to-date).

For me the more fascinating in this self-paced tool for education, is its faculty to generate human collaboration: first between students, from advanced ones to less advanced students and from everywhere on the planet, second from the teacher whose position move from repeating the same content again and again to a whole classroom to finding the best way to learn to each student.
On top of that you will certainly enjoy, as I did when I watched the Ted Talk, all the tracking facilities the software gives to adapt education to each person.??

Do you think it can be extended to Litterature, Philosophy? To poor countries???


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thks so much for this talk! really "funny", the same day I was at the opening Natbraille conference – Not Another Translator for blind people and others to communicate … one more link in the free educational panel ( the right link in wikipedia >> Salman Khan (educator)

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