Instructor to the World! Math, Science Whiz Shares Lessons via YouTube

Instructor to the World! Math, Science Whiz Shares Lessons via YouTube

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khan-academy-youtube.jpgSalman Khan is a math and science whiz kid, and a natural-born teacher, who is now devoting his life to tutoring people around the world using YouTube videos.

He left his job as a hedge fund analyst in Boston three years ago. His YouTube channel, called Khan Academy, now has 1000+ videos covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, biology and high finance — all of which were recorded by the affable Khan.

It started as an online tutoring session for his cousin to help her gain pre-algebra admission, and led to a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere.

“With so little effor on my own part, I can empower an unlimited number of people for all time,” Mr. Khan told the San Francisco Chronicle. “I can’t imagine a better use of my time.”

Learn more about Mr. Khan by reading or listening to this story on NPR.

The entire video library is listed online and offers instruction for free with just a click of the mouse at www.khanacademy.org. Subscribe to his videos at YouTube, here.

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