2015/04/07: A slew of policies and technologies promising to dramatically revolutionize teaching and education over the past decade has not only failed to produce desired results, it has also led to a decline in teacher morale, with large numbers leaving the profession.
A recent report for the Alliance for Excellent Education, a policy and advocacy organization, found that about “13% of the nation’s 3.4 million teachers move schools or leave the profession every year.”
di Andrea Patassini Mi ricordo le lezioni di matematica ai tempi delle scuole medie. Per il sottoscritto erano uno dei momenti più difficili della giornata. Quell'ora o quelle due ore di matematica rappresentavano un percorso tortuoso fatto di interrogazioni alla lavagna (temutissime) e spiegazioni (noiosissime). Poi c'erano da fare i compiti a casa perché le
Negli Usa continua a crescere la Khan Academy. In Europa solo ora il ciclone che minaccia i modi antichi dell'insegnamento mediosuperiore arriva con forza, epicentro a Berlino. Leggi
We're currently experiencing what we're calling an "online learning revolution" - but what about the 65% of the world that can't take advantage of it? KA Lite is a lightweight web app for serving core Khan Academy content (videos and exercises) without needing internet connectivity, from a local server. This is the story of how the project came about, and why I think it's important.
Duck and Cover! It is no secret that Khan Academy videos have come under fire in recent weeks. As educators in the Los Altos...
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When John Golden and I made the Mystery Teacher Theatre 2000 (MTT2K) video we thought 100 or so people might see it. Maybe some of our fo...
This must-watch video is from our friend Derek Muller, physics educator and science video blogger. Derek writes: It is a common view that "if only someone could break this down and explain it clearly enough, more students would understand." Khan Academy is a great example of this approach with its clear, concise videos on
An Explainer PostThere's an article in this month's Wired Magazine about Khan Academy. The headline speaks volumes --
The following post is based off the presentation I made at EduJAM 2011 in Montevideo, Uruguay. I'll start with the first question that's probably on everyone's mind: Who the hell is this guy? I'm not a programmer, I'm not a developer, I'm not an engineer why should you listen to me? Well, my name is Sam Seidenberg,