Judgement Matters

“In order for information to become knowledge, an internal transformation must take place that allows connections to be made, and information to become usable.” … “I think that real talent knows the rules, can rely on them for guidance, and then steps outside expectations to use expertise and judgment to come up with novel solutions.” […]

“I teach the way I wish I had been taught”

Khan has no training or experience in teaching, and his videos are relatively crude by the standards of online course material produced by traditional educational publishers. They consist almost exclusively of Khan explaining things in conversational English while doing the equivalent of writing on a blackboard, which he does without benefit of a script or […]

DonorsChoose Updates and Contest

As most of you know 50% of revenue generated from this site goes straight to charity. One of the charities I’ve chosen is DonorsChoose. They let donors choose small projects for schools across the country, and keep you up to date on the progress of those projects. In the end, we get direct feedback from […]