Sal Khan and the Metaphors of Math Salvation | Hack Education

Let me reiterate: I don’t think Khan Academy is a bad thing. I don’t think Sal Khan is a bad guy. But I do think some of the narratives and politics and metaphors surrounding the two are uncritical at best, dangerous at worst. I don’t believe in silver bullets or a savior. I don’t believe that one person can single-handedly educate the world, or even that such a thing, if possible, is something we really want.

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