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Stories from Khan Lab School

Friday, February 10, 2017
Sal Khan, Founder of Khan Academy & Khan Lab School
Sal Khan answers the question, "What would your ideal education system look like?"
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Lunar New Year Lion Dance
"We encourage families to share their different cultures, allowing our school to come together as a community and expand our knowledge."
Monday, January 30, 2017
Astronaut suit!
Students built and presented astronaut suits to help humans live on Europa, Titan, and the Moon.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Periodic Table Song
Students used their free time to learn "The Periodic Table Song" together. Watch this video of them surprising their families!
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Portfolio School
In January 2017, Babur Habib described on how Khan Lab School inspired him to found the Portfolio School in Manhattan.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Voice of America: Experimental Silicon Valley School Abolishes Grade Levels
Watch this report from international broadcaster Voice of America: “Our children, they love going to school, to the point that even if they are tired or sick or have the flu... they will not skip school.”
Friday, January 6, 2017
KMVT Silicon Valley Community Media
Khan Lab School's model places the student at the center because we believe that the student is shifting from being a consumer to a creator.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
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"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
Day Worker Center Passion Project
"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
Khan Lab School, founded by Salman Khan, is an experimental school in Silicon Valley, California, that disrupts the conventional educational model. His Khan Academy, which offers free online education to anyone, anywhere, is reaching out to tens of millions of learners through its online lectures.
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.