Day 2 – Salman Khan – Reinventing Education by Accident

Here’s a guy in NY Hedge Fund analyst who started simply posting math tutorials on YouTube for the benefit of his cousins in New Orleans. Once other students started watching, teachers picked it up, too. Now in pilot in one school, and has inverted the whole scheme. Kids have chosen to watch his lectures online at night and teachers use classroom for homework. Check out Khan Academy online. This one could be REALLY big! …and quite literally scalable across the whole world.

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