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The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan


Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, has written what's destined to transform one of the influential books approximately training in our time.

A free, world-elegance training for any individual, anywhere: this is the objective of the Khan Academy, a keenness mission that grew from an ex-engineer and hedge fundercff0478#39;s online tutoring sessions along with his niece, who was struggling with algebra, into a world wide phenomenon. nowadays thousands and thousands of scholars, parents, and teachers use the Khan Academycff0478#39;s free videntificationeos and device, which have elevated to surround nearly each imaginable topic; and Academy ways are being hired with enjoyable ends up in progressively more study rooms around the world.

Like many innovators, Khan rethinks present assumptions and imagines what training might be if free of them. And his core idea-freeing teachers from lecturing and state-mandated calendars and beginning up elegance time for identification human interplay-has transform his lifecff0478#39;s hobby. colleges seek his recommendation approximately connecting to scholars in a virtual age, and people of all ages and backgrounds flock to the web page to make use of this fresh approach to learning.

In the one WORLD SCHOOLHOUSE, Khan items his radical vision for the future of training, in addition to his personal remarkable tale, for the primary time. In these pages, you'll discover, amongst other issues:

  • How both scholars and teachers are being sure by way of a broken best-dpersonal type invented in Prussia centuries ago
  • Why era will make study rooms extra human and teachers extra essential
  • How and why we can afford to pay educators the similar as other professionals
  • How we can bring creativity and precise human interactivity back to learning
  • Why we must be very optimistic approximately the future of learning.
parents and politicians automatically bemoan the state of our training system. facts suggest wecff0478#39;ve fallen in the back of the remainder of the sector in literacy, math, and sciences. With a intelligent reading of historical past, Khan explains how this hindrance offered itself, and why a return to "mastery learning," deserted in the twentieth century and ingeniously revived by way of tools like the Khan Academy, could be offering the most productive possibility to degree the playing box, and to offer all of our kids a world-elegance training now.

more than only a answer, the one WORLD SCHOOLHOUSE serves as a choice free of charge, universal, global training, and an explanation of the way Khancff0478#39;s simple but modern pondering can lend a hand do so inspiring objective.
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creator: Salman Khanwriter: TwelveBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 272

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