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Stories from Khan Lab School

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
Image Credit: Mrs. Opossum /
"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.
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
Khan Lab School in International School Magazine
“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.”