Dream Big

Khan Academy founder Salman Khan explains how always dreaming big and setting audacious goals got him to where he is today.

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In this Big Think Edge preview, Khan Academy founder Salman Khan explains how always dreaming big and setting audacious goals got him to where he is today. Ambition gets other people excited in your ideas. That's why it's vital to always keep reaching for the stars.

You Don't Need College to Get a College Education

Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, explains that the aims of online education don't differ much from those of traditional learning.

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Universities don't provide education. They provide contexts through which education can be attained. Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, argues that the key to online learning is to take ownership over your own education. By investing yourself in self-learning and creating your own learning context, you can easily replicate the sort of education available at a university.

To Grow a Big Business, Place Smart Little Bets, with Salman Khan

From a personal tutoring service for his young cousin, Salman Khan's company Khan Academy has grown exponentially into a massive, global, online engine for learning.

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From a personal tutoring service for his young cousin, Salman Khan's company Khan Academy has grown exponentially into a massive, global, online engine for learning. As part of Big Think's collaboration with Singularity University on Exponential Leadership, Khan explains here how his hobby grew into something that has changed the face of education on an unprecedented scale.

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The Value of Self-Paced Learning

Why do we expect a C student to have a shot of understanding the next concept when they have gaps on a more basic one? 

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