Educational Technology

December 4, 2012

LeBron teaches kids via the Khan Academy

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

By Dan Friedell, ESPN

“If I’m down three with 30 seconds left, is it better to take the three or easier to take the two and attempt to foul a bad free-throw shooter and get another possession?” This is just one of eight questions LeBron James asks of Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, a nonprofit online education resource. The former hedge fund analyst was inspired to create Khan Academy after leading countless math-tutoring sessions with his many young cousins. As Khan’s tutoring began to take over his life, he began posting his explanations of common math and science ideas on YouTube.

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