In this video, Salman Khan talks about why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and other subjects.

He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script -- give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help. SCROLL DOWN BELOW THE VIDEO FOR INSTRUCTIONS (AND A SAMPLE VIDEO) ON HOW TO GET TO ITUNES U



iTunesU - iTunesU contains both Podcasts and Vodcasts (video podcasts) that are free and easily downloaded to a laptop, iPod Touch,or iPhone. There are lectures, language lessons, videos, audiobooks etc.

More than 800 universities have active iTunes U sites. There is also a separate section for K-12 education.

Below is an example of a video in iTunesU that explains solving a quadratic by factoring. Scroll down to find out how to access more like this.



The video above is from Khan Academy. To get to this and other iTunesU materials:

First - Open iTunes and in the upper right click on iTunes U (see below)
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iTuneU2a.jpgThere are thousands of excellent resources. Be sure to browse around before heading to Teaching and Education.

There are tons of great podcasts/vodcasts in the Teaching and Education section. Khan Academy is well-known for its excellent content but be sure to check out some of the other free courseware that is available.


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