Stories from Khan Lab School
Sunday, January 1, 2017
"In 2017, I hope we can collectively set even more students up for lifelong education by making mastery learning accessible to all students."
Friday, December 16, 2016
"It's hard to help everyone, but I can start by helping the wonderful and hard-working people in my community."
Friday, December 9, 2016
Sal Khan recalls a story of how a young girl from Afghanistan, whose town was taken over by the Taliban, taught herself through Khan Academy.
Monday, November 21, 2016
At TechBBQ in Copenhagen, Executive Director Dominic Liechti shares how Khan Lab School is disrupting education. "How can we use the power of technology to humanize the classroom?"
Friday, November 18, 2016
“We started by looking at what concepts we would like to expose our kids to, starting with conflict, relationships, culture and identity, as well as the skills the workforce is demanding as we move from an industrial age to a conceptual age. There’s no question about learning basic skills like reading and writing, but equally there is no need for memorization.”
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
"I knew what I was getting into, and I was really excited for it," said 12-year-old Ana. "I've learned so much in the last few months."
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Students explored stereotypes and the factors that influence family roles, such as age, birth order, gender, socioeconomics, culture, and religion.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
NPR Ed visits Khan Lab School and explores innovations in student-directed learning.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016