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|ISBN:||9781455508389 1455508381 9781455508396 145550839X|
|Description:||vi, 259 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere --
Pt. I: Learning to teach : Teaching Nadia ; No-frills videos ; Focusing on the content ; Mastery learning ; How education happens ; Filling in the gaps --
Pt. II: The broken model : Questioning customs ; The Prussian model ; Swiss cheese learning ; Tests and testing ; Tracking creativity ; Homework ; Flipping the classroom ; The economics of schooling --
Pt. III: Into the real world : Theory versus practice ;The Khan Academy software ; The leap to a real classroom ; Fun and games ; Taking the plunge ; The Los Altos experiment ; Education for all ages --
Pt. IV: The one world schoolhouse : Embracing uncertainty ; My background as a student ; The spirit of the one room schoolhouse ; Teaching as a team sport ; Ordered chaos is a good thing ; Redefining summer ; The future of transcripts ; Serving the underserved ; The future of credentials ; What college could be like --
Conclusion: Making time for creativity.
""The founder of the Khan Academy -- the world's most popular free online learning site -- tells the story of his school's astonishing success, and shares his revolutionary vision for the future of education." --Provided by the publisher"--
- Internet in education.
- Education and globalization.
- EDUCATION / Testing & Measurement
- EDUCATION / Computers & Technology
- EDUCATION / Experimental Methods
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