TalkingTED: Salman Khan on Using Video to Reinvent Education
Hear a recorded TED talk from Salman Khan, the founder and faculty of the Khan Academy, a not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere. In 2004, 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. Come learn why and join in a conversation following the video.
Khan Academy 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). All 2000+ video tutorials, covering everything from basic addition to advanced calculus, physics, chemistry and biology, have been made by Kahn.