The one world schoolhouse: education reimagined

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2012.
Language:
English
Description
A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere: this is the goal of the Khan Academy, a passion project that grew from an ex-engineer and hedge funder's online tutoring sessions with his niece, who was struggling with algebra, into a worldwide phenomenon. Today millions of students, parents, and teachers use the Khan Academy's free videos and software, which have expanded to encompass nearly every conceivable subject; and Academy techniques are being employed with exciting results in a growing number of classrooms around the globe.Like many innovators, Khan rethinks existing assumptions and imagines what education could be if freed from them. And his core idea-liberating teachers from lecturing and state-mandated calendars and opening up class time for truly human interaction-has become his life's passion. Schools seek his advice about connecting to students in a digital age, and people of all ages and backgrounds flock to the site to utilize this fresh approach to learning.In THE ONE WORLD SCHOOLHOUSE, Khan presents his radical vision for the future of education, as well as his own remarkable story, for the first time. In these pages, you will discover, among other things:
  • How both students and teachers are being bound by a broken top-down model invented in Prussia two centuries ago
  • Why technology will make classrooms more human and teachers more important
  • How and why we can afford to pay educators the same as other professionals
  • How we can bring creativity and true human interactivity back to learning
  • Why we should be very optimistic about the future of learning.
Parents and politicians routinely bemoan the state of our education system. Statistics suggest we've fallen behind the rest of the world in literacy, math, and sciences. With a shrewd reading of history, Khan explains how this crisis presented itself, and why a return to "mastery learning," abandoned in the twentieth century and ingeniously revived by tools like the Khan Academy, could offer the best opportunity to level the playing field, and to give all of our children a world-class education now.More than just a solution, THE ONE WORLD SCHOOLHOUSE serves as a call for free, universal, global education, and an explanation of how Khan's simple yet revolutionary thinking can help achieve this inspiring goal.
More Details
ISBN:
9781455508389
9781455518630
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID a79a9632-bda3-6258-7d86-49c009e9ab1a
Grouping Title one world schoolhouse education reimagined
Grouping Author khan salman
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-09-22 04:52:18AM
Last Indexed 2019-09-22 04:55:27AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Salman Khan
author_display Khan, Salman
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
detailed_location_arlington Aurora Hills Adult Nonfiction
display_description A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere: this is the goal of the Khan Academy, a passion project that grew from an ex-hedge funder's online tutoring sessions with his niece. Khan established himself as an outsider and his breakthrough idea has become his life's passion.
format_arlington Book
eBook
format_category_arlington Books
eBook
id a79a9632-bda3-6258-7d86-49c009e9ab1a
isbn 9781455508389
9781455518630
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:05a16d72-b00a-4cc0-af9f-7f7915c61666 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 1 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Checked Out
ils:.b1398214x .i17814352 Aurora Hills Adult Nonfiction 371.334 KHAN 1 false false Due Oct 11, 2019 Jul 10, 2019 aan
itype_arlington
Hardback
last_indexed 2019-09-22T08:55:27.794Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 371.334 KHAN
Online OverDrive
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library
Aurora Hills
Central
Cherrydale
Columbia Pike
Connection Crystal City
Detention Center
Glencarlyn
Local History
Plaza
Shirlington
Westover
owning_location_arlington Aurora Hills
primary_isbn 9781455508389
publishDate 2012
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:05a16d72-b00a-4cc0-af9f-7f7915c61666 eBook eBook English Grand Central Publishing 2012
ils:.b1398214x Book Books First edition. English Twelve, 2012. 259 pages ; 24.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:05a16d72-b00a-4cc0-af9f-7f7915c61666 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:.b1398214x .i17814352 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
subject_facet Education and globalization
Internet in education
Self-culture
title_display The one world schoolhouse : education reimagined
title_full The One World Schoolhouse Education Reimagined
The one world schoolhouse : education reimagined / Salman Khan
title_short The one world schoolhouse :
title_sub education reimagined
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography
Education
Nonfiction