To grant Armenian schoolchildren one more opportunity for the best and competitive education, the Ayb Educational Foundation embarked on a new initiative in July, 2017 — the Khan Academy Armenia, a project aimed at translating and creating electronic resources. The project is carried out by the Ayb Educational Foundation in collaboration with the Intellectual Renaissance Foundation.
About Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a nonprofit organization, which was established in 2006 with the motto: “A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” And that’s what the organization’s mission stems from — it has undertaken to improve the quality of education and makes it accessible everywhere and for everyone.
Khan Academy produces short videos as well as practice exercises and materials, which are available to coaches and schoolchildren.
Today schoolchildren and students of top universities and schools take advantage of what Khan Academy has to offer. And today over 36 countries have joined this project and are actively engaged in the translation of Khan Academy’s learning materials.
Khan Academy not only creates its materials but also collaborates with various organizations and institutes. The following institutes are worth mentioning:
• Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),
• The Aspen Institute,
• The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York),
• The British Museum (London),
• The Museum of Modern Art (New York),
• Stanford School of Medicine.
About Khan Academy Armenia
One of the advantages of Khan Academy is that it grants every country the chance to translate and disseminate materials in its mother tongue, thus increasing the impact of its mission. In its turn, wishing to support the learning of Armenian children and assist Armenian teachers in the learning process, Khan Academy has the following plans for the future:
• translate the videos of Khan Academy’s school mathematics section;
• create a series of Armenian grammar videos (it is expected to create a series of around 250 videos for Armenian language that will also include explanatory materials and exercises; the development of videos for Armenian language is planned to start in January, 2018).
These videos will be used by schools as supplementary learning materials.
Within two years, Khan Academy Armenia is planning to collaborate with a number of Armenia-based scientific and cultural organizations as well as increase the number of volunteers supporting the project both in schools and in universities.
This project will enable to develop completely new education resources that will be accessible everywhere and will comply with the education program. Thanks to this project, Armenia can play an active role in the development of online learning materials.
In the July to October period of 2017, Khan Academy Armenia was enriched with a number of math materials, which are already actively being used by Armenian schools, more precisely teachers and students. In the above-mentioned period Khan Academy Armenia was enriched with the following school math materials:
around 700 videos,
around 400 education materials,
a series of 400 exercises.
These videos are available on Khan Academy Armenia’s official YouTube page, while the website that will contain education materials and exercises will be available here. The website will enable to create a virtual classroom, where teachers and coaches will assign tasks to children and track their progress in a particular subject.
which are being used by 40 million students and 2 million educators all over the world.
the online resources of Khan Academy are being translated including Armenian.
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