Posts Tagged ‘The Khan Academy’

LeBron James Gets Curious For Khan Academy

by Micah Hart

If you are not familiar with The Khan Academy, it’s an educational website founded by Salman Khan, a Harvard and MIT-trained educator, that offers people the opportunity to “learn almost anything for free.”

LeBron James, through his LeBron James Family Foundation, recently partnered with the website for a little series called “LeBron Asks“, which tackles a number of educational topics as seen through the lens of basketball.

Here’s an example, using consecutive free throws made to teach a little math and statistics:

I gotta say, this is pretty cool. The videos are entertaining and informative, and this one in particular makes me want to go work on my free-throw shooting for a few hours to improve the roughly 0.001% chance I have of making 10 straight.

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