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AI in Education: Insights from Salman Khan’s Brave New Words

In “Brave New Words: How AI Revolutionizes Education,” Salman Khan explores AI’s potential to personalize learning, enhance student engagement, and overcome educational barriers.
AI in Education: Insights from Salman Khan’s Brave New Words
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Book Review: Brave New Words: How AI Revolutionizes Education (And Why That’s a Good Thing)
Author: Salman Khan


In "A Brave New Words" Salman Khan explores how artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to transform education. Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, presents a compelling case for leveraging AI to personalize learning, enhance student engagement, and overcome educational barriers. The book offers a detailed look at how AI can be ethically and productively integrated into education to benefit students, teachers, and parents alike.

What attracted me to this book?

 I was intrigued by the potential of AI to revolutionize education, a topic that blends my interests in technology and personal development.And as a father of two, ı am wondering how AI can effect their life and career with education. Khan’s reputation for educational innovation made this book a must-read.

What were my expectations before reading?

I was curious about Khan’s perspective on AI, especially after seeing his insightful video on the ChatGPT 4.0 introduction. I wanted to delve deeper into his thoughts on how AI can reshape the world of education.


• AI can adapt to each student’s pace, allowing for a more personalized and effective learning experience.

• The ethical and productive use of AI can significantly enhance students’ ability to grasp and retain knowledge.

• AI has the potential to bridge educational gaps, making high-quality education more accessible to underserved communities.

Lessons Learned:

• The most successful students will be those who use AI to develop ideas and make conceptual connections.

• Effective communication and collaboration will be crucial skills in an AI-enhanced educational landscape.

• Educators must adapt to AI tools to prepare students for future careers requiring close symbiosis with these technologies.

• AI-powered tutoring can provide individualized feedback and assessments, helping students truly master subjects before moving on.

Favorite Sections:

Section 1: The exploration of AI-powered tutoring and its ability to adapt to each student’s pace was particularly enlightening. It underscores the potential of AI to provide personalized learning experiences that can lead to deeper understanding and mastery of subjects.

Section 2: The discussion on the ethical use of AI in education resonated deeply with me. Khan’s insights on how to use AI productively while avoiding pitfalls like misinformation and privacy breaches were thought-provoking and essential.

Who Should Read This Book?

Target Audience:

• Educators and school administrators
• Parents interested in enhancing their children’s education
• Technology enthusiasts and AI professionals
• Policy makers in education

Reasons to Read:

• To understand how AI can transform education and make it more personalized.
• To learn practical ways to integrate AI tools into educational settings.
• To explore the potential of AI.

Final Thoughts

Salman Khan’s writing is clear, engaging, and informative. He uses relatable examples and case studies to illustrate complex concepts, making the potential of AI in education both understandable and exciting.

It’s a valuable resource for anyone looking to embrace AI in education, career and leverage its potential to create more.

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