Khan Academy is Changing Education

Education is evolving!

E-learning, like that offered by ABA English, is changing the way people learn all over the world. There is a new way to learn math and science online as well. Khan Academy is teaching millions of people every day with YouTube videos that last approximately ten minutes. Their mission is to “provide a high quality education to anyone, anywhere.” Their videos on math and science subjects are great, refreshing lessons to reinforce key points learned in the classroom.

Below is a TED talk by the creator of Khan Academy, Salman Khan. He talks about the mission of the academy, its current services, and how he hopes to take the project to places as far as Africa and Asia as an easy way to teach disadvantaged children. The lessons are currently being translated into ten other languages.

We wish this had existed when we were still in school! Even if the subjects don’t interest you, do you think they are a good idea? Do you think this is the future of education?


Approximately -(adv.) close in value or amount but not precise.

Refreshing -(adj.) pleasantly new, different, or interesting.

Reinforce - (verb) to strengthen (something, such as clothing or a building) by adding more material for support.

Disadvantaged – (adj.) lacking the things (such as money and education) that are considered necessary for an equal position in society.


About the author  ⁄ Kate

I have been teaching English for 9 years. I currently work for ABA English but I also teach English in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I love vegan cooking, my pets and everything to do with social media!

Lear English for Free
Rate this post
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
  • Belinda Oms

    Good afternoon Aba!

    I think that this article is very interesting.

    My partner liked it a lot, even use it in their work (school teacher).

    Have a good weekend!


  • Sara

    Was it a typo? In the article above you wrote, “Khan Academy is teaching millions of people everyday . . . ”

    You should have used “every day.”

    • Kate

      You’re correct Sara! Typo. Thanks for pointing it out!! :)

  • Eram Injila

    Good morning Sir !
    Sir, I can understand English but i can not speak and write in proper way. So i want to learn English language in your khan Academy in a very short time becoz it is weakness of my office place.

    • Kate

      Hi Eram!

      We are an online English school – not the Khan Academy. This is simply a post about their teaching method.

      To check out our course please visit the following website:

      Also, I recommend you sign up for our free Today’s Class. You will receive 3 emails each week with a video from one of our teachers explaining a lesson. To sign up, just go here:

      If you still want to visit the Khan Academy, visit their website here:

      Don’t hesitate to let me know if you have anymore questions!

  • judy emerick

    hi love this!!!!!!!!

    • Kate

      It’s an awesome idea; and you can learn so many different thing. We love it too!

  • Peg

    Khan Academy is a wonderful resource. Please note that “everyday” meaning “commonplace” should be two words: “every day,” meaning “every single day.” Thanks!

    • Kate

      Yep, corrected. Thanks so much!

    • Kate

      You’re right, typo! Thanks for letting us know :)

  • Alardet Denise

    Thank you for all this material; Please note that “embarrassed” is spelt with an “a” and not “embarressed”.

  • free download

    It is the best time to make a few plans for the longer term
    and it’s time to be happy. I have learn this post and if I may I wish to counsel you some attention-grabbing things or tips. Perhaps you could write next articles relating to this article. I wish to learn more things approximately it!

  • silver oak casino no deposit bonus

    I’m not sure where you’re getting your information, but good topic.
    I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.
    Thanks for magnificent info I was looking for this info for my mission.

  • 减肥药排行榜

    Attractive component to content. I simply stumbled upon your site and in accession capital
    to assert that I get actually loved account your blog posts.
    Anyway I will be subscribing in your augment and even I achievement you get admission to persistently fast.

  • Andrea

    Do you have any worksheets on nouns, verbs and adjectives etc.

  • photography tips

    If some one wishes expert view regarding blogging then
    i advise him/her to go to see this webpage, Keep up the
    fastidious work.

  • english school dublin

    Woah! I’m really digging the template/theme of this blog. It’s simple, yet effective.

    A lot of times it’s tough to get that “perfect balance” between usability and appearance. I must say you’ve
    done a great job with this. Additionally, the blog
    loads extremely quick for me on Chrome. Excellent Blog!

  • Wilhemina

    Hi, I do believe this is an excellent website. I stumbledupon
    it ;) I’m going to revisit yet again since I bookmarked it.
    Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and continue to guide
    other people.

  • wikipedia

    A lots of teenagers are previously planck satellite
    wikipedia seeing satellite Television at no cost
    of charge quietly at property by using some techniques which I will likely be sharing.

    Regardless of whether it’s workplace politics deciding who gets that increase you’ve been
    seeking metropolis politics determining in which you
    are entitled to park downtown county politics dictating your
    quarterly property tax as well as nationwide politics determining how your colleges are
    funded, politics plays a component within your everyday life.

    * Involving within the growth process and changes which is constant and self-initiated.

  • pot

    Hello there! I know this is kinda off topic but I’d figured I’d
    ask. Would you be interested in exchanging links or maybe guest writing a blog post or vice-versa?
    My blog goes over a lot of the same subjects as yours and I feel we could greatly benefit from each other.
    If you happen to be interested feel free to shoot me an email.
    I look forward to hearing from you! Wonderful blog by the way!

  • Nadia

    Remarkable! Its actually amazing article, I have got much clear idea about
    from this article.

  • weight loss team names

    Hey very nice website!! Guy .. Beautiful .. Amazing ..
    I will bookmark your website and take the feeds additionally?
    I am satisfied to search out so many useful info here within the publish, we need work out more techniques in this regard,
    thanks for sharing. . . . . .

  • panduan mmm indonesia

    Hello! I’m at work surfing around your blog from my new iphone 3gs!

    Just wanted to say I love reading through your blog and look forward to all your posts!
    Carry on the outstanding work!

  • http://SalomonGoreTexSchuheDamen Salomon Gore Tex Schuhe Damen

    Woah this blog is fantastic i love reading your posts. Stay up the good work! You understand, a lot of people are hunting round for this info, you could aid them greatly.