Homeroom with Sal Khan

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Arne Duncan on keeping teachers & students safe
January 13, 2021

More and more schools are allowing in-class instruction, but is enough being done for teachers and students to feel safe? Former Secretary of Education and current Managing Partner of Chicago CRED, Arne Duncan joins Sal on Homeroom.

Homeroom with Sal & Marley Dias
January 06, 2021

Marley Dias, author, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, host and executive producer of Netflix’s Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices joins Sal with her message for today’s youth in these unprecedented times. Recorded live on November 12, 2020.

Katy Knight on addressing society’s pressing challenges
December 30, 2020

How can we reimagine infrastructure to develop a more resilient, equitable, and prosperous society? Katy Knight, Executive Director of Siegel Family Endowment, joins Sal on Homeroom to discuss a new framework for understanding the connections between p...

Lisa Damour on protecting our kids’ mental well-being
December 23, 2020

How can families and educators protect the emotional and mental well-being of their kids this school year? How can parents help if their children are struggling to learn? Lisa Damour, PhD, psychologist and New York Times columnist,

David Sinclair on aging
December 16, 2020

Want to learn how we age and whether we can slow or even reverse aging? David Sinclair, PhD, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, says in his book “Lifespan” that aging is a disease, and that disease is treatable.

Adam Brown on how to be resilient during a time of high stress and anxiety
December 09, 2020

How can we help our children and students to become more resilient? How might we better integrate mental health and education? Listen to Sal as he explores these topics with Adam Brown, an associate professor in psychology at The New School for Social ...

Angela Duckworth’s tips for avoiding procrastination & motivating teenagers
December 02, 2020

Back by popular demand, previous Homeroom guest Angela Duckworth is returning to answer more of your questions. She’s Founder and CEO of Character Lab and author of the New York Times bestselling book, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.

Jacquelline Fuller on Google.org
November 25, 2020

Did you know that Google has a philanthropic arm, Google.org? Google.org’s President Jacquelline Fuller joins Sal to talk about the org’s commitment to supporting COVID relief through donations and pro-bono project support across three core areas: heal...

Laurie Santos, PhD on mental well-being
November 18, 2020

How can you maintain and nourish your emotional and mental well-being amidst the global pandemic? Laurie Santos, PhD, who teaches the popular “Psychology and the Good Life” class at Yale University, shares her advice with Sal. Dr.

Dr. Vivek Murthy on navigating the holidays safely during Covid-19
November 11, 2020

Dr. Vivek Murthy will co-chair President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus task force. He recently joined Sal to discuss how we can stay connected to our families, friends, and communities as we approach the holidays at a time of social distancing.