Let’s use video to reinvent education with Salman Khan
Yes, we at TEDTALKSPSYCHOLOGY are actually encouraging teachers to let their students watch interesting videos to supplement their education. In this video Salman Khan explains the process that took him from making simple arithmetic videos the he posted on You Tube for his cousins to the creation of a monster web site for millions of learners. Kahn Academy does not offer courses in Psychology, but you might be able to see from his talk how the ideas that he presents could be used by psychology teachers to “flip” the classroom and engage students in significant classroom learning.
As you watch this video, pay attention to some of his observations and at the end see if you can find things that will work in YOUR classroom with YOUR students. Here are some of the concepts that he brings out.