Salman Khan is an American educator and founder of the Khan Academy, a free online education platform and not-for-profit organization. He has produced over 2200 popular videos elucidating a wide spectrum of concepts, mainly focusing on mathematics and the sciences, in his home. His official channel, 'Khan Academy' has, as of March 2011, attracted more than 45 million views.
Salman Khan envisions the kind of school he would like to send his own son to. In a way it resembles the one-room schoolhouses of yesteryear, where teachers and peers alike are empowered to act as mentors, humanizing the classroom.
Salman Khan’s self-paced learning model reverses the traditional “one size fits all” educational paradigm. Khan’s model assigns video lectures as homework, and “what used to be homework the students now […]