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Khan Academy Is Now Available On The iPad

The popular tutoring that seems to give us a hint into the future of education, Khan Academy, just became available for Apple tablet fans.

Now, Apple provides a platform and a device suitable for the new trend in education, which is supported, if not discovered by the Khan Academy.

The Khan Academy app was released on iTunes just a few days ago and offers support for English and French languages, whilst specifically designed for the Apple tablets

The Khan Academy app is free and allows users to download videos, and to watch them offline at their own pace, with subtitles also included.

Users have the option of creating an account on the Khan Academy website in order to track their learning progress. The app offers a wide variety of topics, including biology, chemistry, and physics, finance and history.

Five years ago, Salman Khan released a set of free math lectures, which hit massive success on YouTube. After that, the growing popularity brought the enthusiastic teacher a wide Internet audience.

Amongst the fans of Khan happened to be Microsoft's Bill Gates, who saw the potential of this new trend and realised that this is the way forward in education.

Bill Gates , later on, financed the creation of Khan Academy, a non-profit organisation that offers free education for anyone interested.

"All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology," reads the website's manifesto.

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Radu has been working as a freelance writer for more than five years and has been blogging around since 2004. He is interested in anything Apple as well as gaming and mobile applications.