When you hear Salman Khan’s story, it sounds like an Internet-age fairy tale. "Once upon a time, a brainy MIT graduate working as a hedge-fund analyst started tutoring his cousin in math and science online."
Futurist Thomas Frey has a TEDx talk about 5 industries that will drastically change in the next 5 years. Education is #3 on his list.
Teaching requires experts. Learning only requires coaches.
Jobs Going Away
New Jobs Created
- Course designers
- Learning camps
- Khan sat down recently with Slate’s Jacob Weisberg to talk about his new book and the results his nonprofit is producing.
- In Part 1 of the interview, Khan explains how The Khan Academy flips the teaching model on its head. And in the third segment, he addresses how the education establishment has responded.
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