The last radio programme in the series The Educators featured Salman Khan, who set up The Khan Academy. It uses online video lessons with a mission statement that reads: ‘For free. For everyone. Forever.’
You can read more about The Khan Academy here:
You can read an article about Salman Khan here:
The first videos that Salman Khan posted were focused on secondary mathematics. If you are studying for your GCSE maths maybe you should have a look.
Salman Khan has also given a TED Talk that you can watch here:
Towards the end of the programme Khan talks about ‘flipped learning’ and the ‘flipped classroom’. By this he means that pupils or students complete set work outside the classroom and then in the classroom the teacher helps them understand it and gives them personalised support. The Education Endowment Fund is evaluating this approach and you can read more about it here:
If you have any experience of flipped learning or The Khan Academy please add your thoughts in the comments below.