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Salman Khan

Goon-Enforced Patriotism

Parthiv N. Parekh | Posted 12.06.2016 | Home
Parthiv N. Parekh

Why the ban on Pakistani artistes in India is a step backward In 2005, Thomas Friedman, in his iconoclastic best-seller The World is Flat, said that ...

How to Change the World

Tony Woodcock | Posted 02.19.2017 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Do you remember that time in your youth when you talked about changing the world? It seemed as though that was our one and only mission, to turn the s...

God Is With Salman Khan, Feels Kareena Kapoor Khan

PTI | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment

During the shoot of 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', in early May, the verdict of the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Salman was about to be delivered. But Kareen...

Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan: 'Why Would I Want to Go to Hollywood?'

Pavan Lall | Posted 06.11.2016 | Home
Pavan Lall

"What you see is what I am. I cry and laugh on screen as I would in real life."

Chetan Bhagat Crosses a Line: Public Figure to Public Enemy?

Sharanya Haridas | Posted 09.27.2014 | Media
Sharanya Haridas

Bhagat's accessibility and trustworthiness, and indeed, his popularity, sometimes make it difficult to detect or denounce the serious lapses in his judgement.

'Kick' (Hindi, with English subtitles)

James Scarborough | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

Devi (Salman Khan) is an adrenaline junkie. He lives for the kick of things. At first, the mayhem is reasonably innocent. He's high-strung, never sitt...

Changing the Role of Classrooms Around the World

John M. Eger | Posted 02.10.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

We know about the success Salman Kahn has had with the "flipped classroom" where online lectures and short videos happen at home, or in a coffee shop,...

Giving His Way to Success

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education
Peter A. Georgescu

In 2004, Khan began making his YouTube videos of basic math instruction as an alternative to sending his cousins the videos directly. His discovery? His cousins preferred videos to the genuine article: they were quite happy to use the videos rather than have him teach them in person.

Higher Education's Decision for the Future: Discomfort or Irrelevance

Lloyd A. Jacobs, M.D. | Posted 11.20.2012 | College
Lloyd A. Jacobs, M.D.

Universities that choose not to or are unable to adapt to revolutionary changes in the way higher education is delivered will simply not exist in the decades to come.

Is Online Education the Answer?

Daniel Little | Posted 09.21.2012 | College
Daniel Little

Is it possible to gain the education and the intellectual development associated with a traditional bricks-and-mortar university curriculum through a largely online course of study?

Teacher-Made Khan Academy Parody Video Inspires Contest

Posted 06.29.2012 | Education

A Mystery Science Theater 3000-inspired parody of a Khan Academy video made by two teachers has prompted a group of education bloggers to launch a com...

Khan Academy: Good, Bad, or Ugly?

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.20.2012 | Education
Dr. Keith Devlin

People both for and against Khan Academy tend to portray the issues involved as black or white. But like most things in life, they are many shades of grey.

Blogging in Bombay: Miss Malini Builds a Business

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Home
Marissa Bronfman

Malini Agarwal is India's most famous blogger; an independent, effervescent young woman who has turned a hobby into a business, desire into reality and a whole lot of passion into an enormously successful brand.

How Khan Academy Is Changing The Rules Of Education

Wired | Clive Thompson | Posted 09.16.2011 | Education

"This," says Matthew Carpenter, "is my favorite exercise." I peer over his shoulder at his laptop screen to see the math problem the fifth grader is p...