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How might we foster creativity, collaboration, and digital communication skills in the classroom? Mala Sharma, VP & General Manager of Creative Cloud at Adobe, joins Homeroom with Sal to talk about the importance of bringing creativity in the classroom. Learn about new, free resources and how teachers can win a “drop-in visit” from Sal Khan for their classroom! We apologize for a couple of audio glitches at points in this wonderful conversation with Mala. Recorded on May 5, 2021. See the original livestream on YouTube. For more information visit: https://keeplearning.khanacademy.org Khan Academy is a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. If you’d like to contribute, please visit: https://www.khanacademy.org/donate
The American Families Plan seeks to transform education from Pre-K through college. Meet US Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona as he’s welcomed onto Homeroom with Sal. They’ll answer questions on what this means for parents, teachers, and students. Recorded live on April 29, 2021. See the original livestream on YouTube For more information visit: https://keeplearning.khanacademy.org Khan Academy is a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. If you’d like to contribute, please visit:https://www.khanacademy.org/donate
By Tom Yedwab Introduction When we last discussed Khan Academy’s data pipeline management system, we shared our homegrown orchestration tool called Khanalytics and the progress we had made toward centralizing data management tasks in one tool. In the three years since, the Data Infrastructure team has grown in size and responsibility, and we have made a lot of changes. The biggest change was to stop development on Khanalytics and deprecate it in favor of the open-source project Apache Airflow. We’ve integrated this technology as a core component of a new system that we have dubbed “Khanflow”. In this post I will talk a bit about why and how we made the transition. Deciding to switch to Airflow Before talking about the implementation, I want to describe the decision-making process because in my mind it is just as important. Way back in 2016 — before embarking on the multi-year journey of…