Khan Academy is Re-Wiring the Way Young Minds Learn

By: Andrei Niculau - Published: Sep 30, 2011 • References: & wired
Khan Academy may be just the answer when you decide you can’t peel your eyes off the computer to study for your next math test. Salaman Khan’s online education academy at has already 2 million users each month watching his YouTube tutorials ranging from math and science to economics and even history.

It features a library of over 2400 videos that is constantly growing, and more importantly, an evaluation system that lets you practice at your own pace, measures your progress and rewards you as you solve through it with points and achievements like "Sticktoitiveness" for correctly solving a problem after many fails or "Journeyman Trigonometrician" for achieving proficiency in Pythagorean theorem.

Along with similar educational resources such as iTunes U, TED Talks or YouTube Edu, Khan Academy is certainly part of the cool school wave that is rewiring the way young minds learn and is steadily changing the education worldwide. Stats for Virtual Laptop Lessons Trending: Older & Mild
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