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Tutoring Cousins at Scale, Khan Academy Educates the World


Salman Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, discusses the story of how he was inspired to create a software-based learning tool that would teach others subjects like Math, World History, Art, and more.

From what began as a personal tutoring service for a cousin struggling with unit conversion, Salman Khan’s company, Khan Academy, has grown exponentially into a massive, global, online engine for learning.
Khan explains how his hobby grew into something that has changed the face of education on an unprecedented scale. It all begins with little bets and scales up to be a huge success—with a little time and effort, of course.

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