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I heard that there were some cool educational resources on YouTube. I finally went there to check them out and I found one that is very impressive; the Khan Academy.
Let me introduce you to Mr. Salman Khan who has created the Khan Academy. Salman has quite a deep background in math, engineering, and business. He is very passionate about making information available to people who want to learn and in a way that bypasses the typical bureaucracy associated with traditional education.
The Khan Academy is a non-profit organization that provides high quality education to “anyone, anywhere”. There are about 1200 videos available for viewing on YouTube. The subjects cover the areas of math, business, history, statistics, physics, chemistry, economics, and more. There are some schools and instituations that are not allowed access to YouTube. To circumvent this, there are other partner organizations (The Lewis Center for Educational Research) that are providing alternative access to the content. In addition, Sal is working on getting the videos mirrored on other non-YouTube sites. Check out his website. It has alot of good information and personal insite into how and why he started the Khan Academy.
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