Sal Kahn approach to math comes to NS
The Nova Scotia government and some local business leaders are spending a million dollars on a pilot project to augment the teaching of math in junior high schools. Almost three-hundred grade seven students in four different school boards will take part. They will be provided with tablet computers so they can watch video tutorials on the internet. Stephanie talked to Jim Spatz about this.
This is an approach to teaching math that was made famous by Sal Khan. He was the subject of a documentary by Paul Hunter on The National last month.
And here's a link to the Khan Academy library of four-thousand educational videos: