Sal’s Very Bright Idea (p. 2)


Sal with his son

Author: Carol Gancia
Photo: Khan Academy

Armed with a basic computer, a tablet and Yahoo’s Doodle Notepad, he devoted hundreds of hours creating lesson after lesson, and reaching kids who either loved or were afraid of math. They came from all over, with the largest following from the US, Canada, Australia and India.

Barely a year after he decided to pursue this burning idea, his daily virtual student count had reached 70,000, including Bill Gates’ son.

When asked why he does what he does… and for free, his response was simple, “I can’t imagine a better use of my time.” Back to Part 1


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Posted on 5 November '10 by admin, under OUR DREAM STORIES.

One Comment to “Sal’s Very Bright Idea (p. 2)”

#1 Posted by poekeedydradS (04.03.11 at 19:06 )

Humanity is made up of an infinity of different individuals. Each of us travels for motives exclusively his own.