Khan Academy: Friend or Foe?

A Principal's Reflections

Khan is the creator of Khan Academy. He began his keynote by sharing a video montage of Khan Academy highlights and then presenting some impressive statistics on usage. It is obvious from these statistics that many stakeholders, including students, are finding some form of value from the service that Khan Academy provides. He officially started Khan Academy in 2009 knowing that quality videos would withstand test of time.

Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDKSL is the Latest.

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If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Salman Khan should feel honored. Since he introduced Khan Academy in 2006, the free, open-access education platform has inspired several knock-offs focused on specific disciplines. The latest, MEDSKL , aims to provide comprehensive medical content for use inside and outside the classroom. In a lot of classrooms, our modules are becoming required learning,” Sharma says. “As

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Paper: Flipped Classroom Works When Students Cooperate

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The UK National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has revealed the benefits and challenges of flipped classroom learning for mathematics. The experiment took place in Secondary 1-3 classes of Mathematics in which teachers used Khan Academy in a flipped learning implementation. Reporting on the benefits of flipped classroom learning, a teacher said according to NFER’s study: “I think flipped learning is brilliant.

“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

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Salman “Sal” Khan has unquestionably made a lasting impact in the world of education – his name has come up countless times here at Daily Edventures , as teachers and others point to his video lessons as an example of transformational change in education. Khan, a former hedge fund analyst, created Khan Academy after using video tutorials to help his niece with algebra. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time?

“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

Daily Edventures

Salman “Sal” Khan has unquestionably made a lasting impact in the world of education – his name has come up countless times here at Daily Edventures , as teachers and others point to his video lessons as an example of transformational change in education. Khan, a former hedge fund analyst, created Khan Academy after using video tutorials to help his niece with algebra. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time?

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

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It became know as the flipped classroom—a modern, video-based version of a model pioneered by a handful of higher ed professors during the 1990s. A few years later, the concept lit up like rocket fuel thanks in part to the catchy name, along with fast-growing home internet connectivity and a shout-out in Sal Khan’s popular TED Talk. And Bergmann, Sams and Khan turned it into a bonafide career path. Of course, the flipped movement still has its critics.

The Foundations of Flipping

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Both my public and private school experiences have provided me with master teacher mentors within the building, opportunities to learn from district leaders and trainers, chances to travel across the country to attend workshops given by some of the most sought after educational consultants, and they''ve provided me with tools to enhance my classroom instruction. The flipped model helps to solve this issue. Today, examples of flipping your classroom use a different medium.

Otus

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Khan Academy), and of course Otus Worksheets, Here is a list of some of their features. Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. assessing flipped classroom learning management system mobile learning

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Khan Academy), and of course Otus Worksheets. Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Real-Time Analytics: A comprehensive analytics dashboard integrates a wide range of performance indicators into one place, including content from select third-party apps like Khan Academy.

10 Great PowerPoint Changes You Probably Don’t Know About

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I’ve called out a few in this list (like Khan Academy and Mix) because they are exceptional. Note: This does require access to the MS server so you can only use it where WiFi is available. This is great for flipped classrooms or auto-generated lesson plans that students can play, pause, and rewind as needed for their learning style. Khan Academy. Speed up MS Office with Quick Access Toolbar.

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Khan Academy), and of course Otus Worksheets. Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Real-Time Analytics: A comprehensive analytics dashboard integrates a wide range of performance indicators into one place, including content from select third-party apps like Khan Academy.

7 Apps That Inspire Students

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For ideas on how to select a specific app, read the introduction to 5 Favorite Classroom Apps. Having said all of that, here are a selection of great apps to consider as you select your group of five: Apple Classroom. 3 Fresh Art and Music Apps for the Classroom.

Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Educational Technology Guy

Blended Learning Classroom Introduction The blended classroom is designed to meet the individual needs of student by allowing teachers to personalize instruction. It is similar to the flipped classroom, but with more emphasis on in-class work with the teacher over video/home content. Project Based Learning is a type of blended classroom. By having online materials available, students have access to support when out of the classroom.

The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

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Blended learning and flipped classrooms. From virtual labs and games to digital textbooks and online curriculum, digital classrooms rely on video. For decades, research has revealed the benefits of using video in the classroom. The Rise of the Digital Classroom. Classroom layouts, teaching methods, ideas about testing (and so much more) are transforming almost before our eyes. Evidence-Based Benefits of Video in the Classroom. Flipped Classroom.

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Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

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Using the Internet in classrooms has morphed from optional to organic. It is regularly called the “present and future of education”, “one of the central features of modern school reform”, and “the newest way to personalize education” For many teachers, it’s fundamental to a style of teaching called “blended learning” (sometimes referred to as “hybrid learning” or even “flipped classroom”).

Blended Learning Hype or Taking Us to New Heights?

The CoolCatTeacher

There is flipped classroom. But, every classroom is made up of two spaces: the face-to-face space and. The effective 21st-century teacher will meld the online space and the face-to-face classroom into a powerful combination of learning. In my last five years of blending my classroom, I’ve learned the secret to great blended learning is to let each location do what it does best. Something that will move out of the physical classroom to the online space.

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

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When looking for an app to curate classroom reading, consider these requirements: works well with your current LMS. What became apparent as I researched was that GoodReader was one of several considered Best in Class because of its broad-based ability to read, manage, organize, access, and annotate a wide variety of file formats. It can access many cloud accounts including Dropbox and Google Drive. price only gives access to either the iPhone or iPad.

How teachers can go blended (when they’re the only one)

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Perhaps each classroom only receives a few computers, or perhaps blended learning is not a priority for school administration. So how might a teacher blend their classroom without the support of a school- or district-wide initiative? A teacher looking to blend a single classroom might opt for a sustaining rather than a disruptive innovation vis-à-vis blended learning.

Learning management systems 101

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LMSs revolve around the concept of flipped classroom , where the traditional educational arrangement is reversed by delivering lessons to the LMS, and having activities considered as homework done in the classroom. Most learning management systems today require users to log in (teachers, administrators and students) to gain access to full LMS features, such as lessons and assessments.

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Video Assignments Are the New Term Paper. How Does That Change Teaching and Learning?

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And new kinds of educational institutions have emerged, like the nonprofit Khan Academy , with its thousands of free educational videos on a wide range of subjects. And that has led to new teaching practices, mainly flipped classrooms where professors require students to watch video lectures for homework and use class time for more active discussions or hands-on activities.

What are the Most Popular Classroom Technologies in 2020?

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In today’s classrooms, keeping children focused on the content they are studying is a big challenge. Hence, we bring you some of the most popular and result-oriented classroom technologies that can help you improve the learning outcomes of your class: Best Digital Learning Tools to Make Classrooms Interesting and Engaging. In typical classrooms, students learn from textbooks or lectures and then solve the problems given at the end of the chapter. By Monica Gill.

The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos

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That’s one question we had for Kevin deLaplante, who did just that when he left Iowa State University in 2015 to focus on running his Argument Ninja Podcast and teaching courses on his online Critical Thinker Academy , both aimed at bringing concepts from his scholarship to a popular audience. Then you could switch up the kind of activities that you're doing in your classroom time. That means that the students then get to access that content asynchronously on their time.

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Video-Assisted Learning: Worth a Million Words

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Quick Take: Explore the different benefits of video-assisted learning in your classroom: 1. Flipped classroom lessons with videos. Still, using video-assisted learning in the classroom is producing concrete results in improving student engagement and achievement, not to mention teacher satisfaction. What could video learning look like when applied in your classroom? What flipping the classroom can achieve.

Thinking About Flipping Your Classroom? Check out These Simple Ways To Get Started

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The Flipped Classroom is a fairly new strategy that flips traditional classroom teaching to offer a more student centered approach. A flipped classroom is a teaching strategy that uses technology to record a teacher''s lesson, and have students watch the lecture at home as opposed to the teacher lecturing in class. By completing the "homework" in the classroom this allows for more teacher and student interaction.

Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

Students now have access to over 250 unique courses that cater to their interests. The Academies @ NMHS implemented in 2011 as part of my superintendent''s vision. The Academies are open to any and all students regardless of GPA who what to pursue more rigorous and authentic coursework and learning opportunities. Flipped classroom and instructional model implemented in 2012.

Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

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The posts generate ideas on how these concepts just might fit in the classroom and/or provide some driving/guiding questions. While it was created to allow for family interaction, it is also figures into the Math PBL classroom. TedEd – The makers of TED… these really are some wonderful flipped lessons with formative tools built in. Khan Academy – Help every student succeed with personalized practice. Do you want to use Gapminder tools in your classroom?

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43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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Click on any of the titles below to read our full review of the tool's classroom potential. What's more, many of these reviews also include a link to our privacy evaluations -- before choosing any tool for your classroom, be sure to check them out. Since we have over 3,000 apps, websites, and games reviewed for classroom potential, chances are we've already got a listing for it. Brief bursts of physical exercise add classroom fun, build brainpower.

VISIBLE THINKING: VideoNot.es

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It allows you to link to various sources for video clips including YouTube, Vimeo, Khan Academy and more. You don''t need to flip back and forth between tabs to record your thoughts though because the app is designed to allow you to do this on the right hand side of the screen while the video plays on the left. You can access the project whenever you want directly from your Drive. Interested in learning more about how you can use Google Hangouts in the classroom?

Has Online Learning Really Disrupted K-12 Education in the U.S.? The Answer Is Yes — and No

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Mainstream news outlets highlighted the promise of Khan Academy and flipped classrooms. Online learning has been crammed on top of existing instructional models — just as Christensen, Horn and Johnson warned — leaving conventional classroom instruction largely intact. In the late 19th century, factories were organized to optimize access to mechanical power. The 2010s were the decade for technology to fundamentally change education.

5 Ways to Flip Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

History teacher Keith “Hip” Hughes has a massive following on his YouTube channel.Today, he shares his technique for flipping the classroom in engaging, powerful ways. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. And if you click www.coolcatteacher.com/edpuzzle , Edpuzzle will give your school access to the 50,000 best lessons from Edpuzzle, organized in folders and ready to be used by teachers. Five Ways to Flip Your Classroom.

What the flip?

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Everywhere I look I'm seeing 'Flip teaching' or 'Flipped classroom'. There's a lot of hype about this 'flipping' idea and it's getting me flipping irritated. What does flipping actually involve? Even Aaron Sams, a highly visible proponent of the flipped movement admits that the term is ambiguous. An article entitled 'University just flipped'. Another objection to the flipped classroom is the digital divide.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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Click on any of the titles below to read our full review of the tool's classroom potential. What's more, many of these reviews also include a link to our privacy evaluations -- before choosing any tool for your classroom, be sure to check them out. Since we have over 3,000 apps, websites, and games reviewed for classroom potential, chances are we've already got a listing for it. Google Classroom. Khan Academy. Khan Academy Kids.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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Click on any of the titles below to read our full review of the tool's classroom potential. What's more, many of these reviews also include a link to our privacy evaluations -- before choosing any tool for your classroom, be sure to check them out. Since we have over 3,000 apps, websites, and games reviewed for classroom potential, chances are we've already got a listing for it. Google Classroom. Khan Academy. Khan Academy Kids.

Resources For Teaching and Learning During This Period of Social Distancing

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Some schools have the support systems in place that will make the transition easier, while many others have students who do not have reliable internet access. Online learning can feel isolating and lacks the warmth of a busy classroom; however, teachers who transition from face-to-face classes have the advantage of having established relationships with their students. Similarly, the Khan Academy also has a Remote Quickstart Guide to leverage their extensive course offerings.

Not Another Dashboard: K-12 Interoperability Efforts Aim to Inform (Not Just Report)

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How that information from edtech tools is stored, exported, and made accessible to educators remains inconsistent. Can a student’s activity on Khan Academy offer any clues into why he or she did not do well on the problem-solving section of an online benchmark math assessment? Many big ideas (or buzzwords) in education technology — from adaptive learning and personalization to the flipped classroom — transcend K–12 and higher education.