A curious moment from Salman Khan’s interview on The Colbert Report on Thursday:
What we’re seeing in classrooms [with Khan Academy videos] is it’s kind of liberating teachers. So instead of giving one-size-fits-all lectures to a bunch of students — some of them lost, some of them bored — now they can assign this as homework and kids can come into the class and actually do homework there and actually interact and actually take advantage of the fact that there’s actually people in the room there that you can get help from.
Don’t give one-size-fits-all lectures to students. Instead, send them all home with the same ten-minute video.
Someone needs to tighten up that message.
2011 Jun 05: Comments closed.