Sal Khan, he can count Bill Gates as his newest fan. Gates is known for his voracious consuming of online education, and encourages education and promotes it is also one of the prime objectives in his run 'Gates Foundation' he thinks ‘Effective Teaching’ is very important and teacher's effectiveness directly impacts students, so here comes a moment for Bill Gates when one of his colleagues e-mailed him about the nonprofit khanacademy.org to find a teacher who can teach effectively and is doing with very little in the way of resources and is successful in reaching millions of students across the globe.
khanacademy.org, a vast digital trove of free mini-lectures all narrated by Khan, an ebullient, articulate Harvard MBA and former hedge fund manager. Gates replied within minutes. "This guy is amazing," he wrote. "It is awesome how much he has done with very little in the way of resources." Gates and his 11-year-old son, Rory, began soaking up videos, from algebra to biology.
Sal Khan an ‘Educator to the world’:
The Khan Academy is a Not-for-profit with the mission of providing a world class education to anyone, anywhere.Khan Academy, with Khan as the only teacher, appears on YouTube and elsewhere and is by any measure the most popular educational site on the web. Khan's playlist of 1,630 tutorials (at last count) are now seen an average of 70,000 times a day -- nearly double the student body at Harvard and Stanford combined. Since he began his tutorials in late 2006, Khan Academy has received 18 million page views worldwide, including from the Gates progeny. Most page views come from the U.S., followed by Canada, England, Australia, and India. In any given month, Khan says, he's reached about 200,000 students. "There's no reason it shouldn't be 20 million."
• 1800 videos self made free mini-lectures including topics ranging from (Algebra, Arithmetic, Banking and Money , Biology , Brain Teasers , Calculus , Chemistry , Cosmology and Astronomy ,Credit Crisis , Currency ,Current Economics , Developmental Math , Differential Equations , Finance , Geithner plan , Geometry , History , IIT-JEE Questions, Linear Algebra , Organic Chemistry , Physics , probability , Statistics , Trigonometry , Venture Capital and Capital Markets etc.
• The Gates Notes: Bills Gates favorite Teacher ‘This guy is amazing," he wrote. "It is awesome how much he has done with very little in the way of resources’. Bill Gates ready to fund for any amount his academy needs.
• Google awards $2 millions to Khan Academy (Google as a part of their Project 10^100).