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Sal Khan: The Secret of My Success

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Lots of practice. How do you transform education? For Sal Khan, the mastermind behind the online phenomenon Khan Academy, the key is preparation.

Khan Academy serves up hundreds of thousands of online lessons every day, and is changing education as we know it. The site offers easily digestible, 10-minute lesssons on a wide variety of subjects that allow students to learn at their own pace. 

The man behind this innovative non-profit is Sal Khan, who teaches all of the lessons using Adobe Illustrator, a natural talent for teaching, and above all, a unique and refreshing approach to preparation. Khan shares his advice with Big Think, and educators everywhere: prepare your thoughts, not a script. Watch here:


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