Carlos Slim Funds Spanish Translation of Khan Academy Videos

Many publications are covering Carlos Slim’s announcement of an alliance with Khan Academy to translate the highly regarded, if scientific-centric, videos into Spanish.

The FT questions the value:

But to judge by some of the online lessons the Khan Academy is putting out – Evaluating integral for shell method example is one of many mind-boggling examples – the whole endevour does throw up one tiny question: wouldn’t it make more sense to teach Mexican kids English instead?

To which the answer is “no, not if they can learn integrals for shell methods!” because Google Translate can take it from there.  Of course it would be nice to learn English as well and searching for such options online, there is no shortage.

Forbes has a comprehensive review as well.