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Teach for India : Raising an Army of Superstar Teachers

Teach for India is tackling the program of education in India by using a model that has worked very successfully in the US. They are calling on India’s brightest to teach for two years in under-resourced schools so that the children in these schools too can benefit from excellent teachers and education just like their counterparts in well to do private schools.

Khan Academy : Learn for Free at Bill Gates Favorite School

Khan Academy, a one man US based nonprofit has transformed the way knowledge is imparted and has brought education outside the realm of schools and colleges, making it free and easy for everyone to learn as long as you have an Internet connection. With an exhaustive collection of over 2000 video tutorials on youtube and with over 35 million lessons delivered, Khan Academy has become the world’s leading and most popular educational website with Bill Gates as one of its most ardent followers. Bill Gates uses Khan Academy videos to teach his children Math and Science. Khan Academy offers tutorials on wide range of topics from Mathematics, Economics, Chemistry, History, Biology and even prep material for GMAT, SAT, IIT JEE, introducing wide variety of concepts under each topic in an extremely easy to understand manner. Salman Khan the founder produces short videos, 10-20mins long and uses a black screen on the computer and a pad pen to explain complex concepts step by step through use of doodles and graphics. Khan Academy’s teaching methodology and the …