All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Khan Academy’

Khan Academy Just Hit A Big Milestone

Khan Academy, which took the world by storm with its simple, free educational materials a couple years ago, announced a big milestone this week. They’ve surpassed 3 billion problems answered. That means three billion people have answered quiz questions after watching video materials, and learning things. For free. The Academy said in a blog post: We asked Sal what he …

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SAT Test Prep Gets Free Boost With Khan Academy

You heard it here first. Josh Wolford reported last week that the College Board, the private nonprofit who administers the standardized test that many colleges and universities factor into admissions, would be making some changes to the popular Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). Many a college student spent weeks of high school aiming and fine-tuning to achieve that perfect 1600 on …

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Khan Academy’s Advice For Scaling Your Startup To Millions Of Users

Google interviewed Ben Kamens, lead developer at Khan Academy, about scaling a startup to millions of users, which the popular online learning site has been able to do. Google uploaded the video to its Developer YouTube channel this week.

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Khan Academy iPhone App Is About To Launch

Earlier this year, Khan Academy released an iPad app. On Tuesday, the nonprofit shared a sneak peek at its new free iPhone app, which it says will come out this week. Here’s a look: No word on the potential release of an Android app, but it seems fairly likely that one will be released eventually, given the number of people …

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Craig Silverstein, Google’s First Hire, Leaves For Khan Academy

Craig Silverstein, the first employee Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin hired, has just now leaving the company to join Khan Academy. Khan Academy is a nonprofit education organization, which provides freely available online resources for teachers, students and others looking to expand their education. It has an extensive video library, with content for grades K-12 in math, biology, …

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