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. MCSDrSpence: Implications of Khans work for closing achievement gap are enormous.

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

Edsurge

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

Paper: Flipped Classroom Works When Students Cooperate

K-12 Schools - Education News

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.

Digital Assessment Techniques with Edpuzzle

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edpuzzle is at the center of formative assessment in my flipped classroom. From syncing with Google Classroom to quick checks for understanding, Edpuzzle is my go-to tool for assessing students' learning with video lessons.

Reflections on CUE14 annual conference – part 1

Kairos EdTech

Closing keynote at CUE14 by Salman Khan Salman Khan and his closing keynote. Salman Khan is a visionary educator who has helped and contributed in global and powerful way. Khan’s videos were not only viewed by his cousins, but by many more.

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) To supplement in-person support offered during class and lunch periods, I published a simple Google site to house my lessons, assessments, and other resources. If students missed class or needed additional help, they could go to my website and access the day’s lesson as well as videos and digital exercises from YouTube and Khan Academy. Learn more about Kiddom Academy.

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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.

Finding Content for Reteaching, Blending, and Flipping

EdTechSandyK

Photo by familymwr used under a creative commons license Recently I had a wonderful conversation with my district''s high school educational technologist, Kristin Thompson , about apps and online tools that could be used for formative assessment and reteaching of concepts.

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

Edsurge

Ten years ago two Colorado chemistry teachers unleashed a brash concept on a K-12 landscape where few questioned the age-old formula of lecture, homework, assess, repeat. 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. And Bergmann, Sams and Khan turned it into a bonafide career path. Of course, the flipped movement still has its critics. Flipped OS.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

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.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

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.

The Human Connection in the 21st Century Mathematics Classroom Part II: New Models of Instruction

Battelle for Kids

Driving Question: What Role Do Internet Learning Programs, Flipped Classrooms and PBI Play In The 21st Century Mathematics Classroom? There is little doubt in my mind that the integration of online education in the classroom changes the role of the teacher in a fundamental way. The Khan Academy is right on target in its assessment of the structural changes required by the 21st Century classroom. April 14, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 5, Number 8.

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided instruction (usually through video). Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. For an excellent info-graphic on what a "Flipped Classroom" is click here.

Flip Your Classroom Just in Time – A Beginner’s Guide

Fractus Learning

Too many educators seem to think that flipped classrooms merely replace the classroom lecture with an online video lecture. This observation is factual as far as it goes—the flipped classroom can use online videos—however, it overlooks the real value of the flipped classroom.

Three tools for “in-text” video analysis and why it matters

NeverEndingSearch

We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. To assess understanding of media or simply to ensure the assigned media was actually watched.

Learning management systems 101

Neo LMS

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. There would be no consistent way to deliver class content and assessments.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

Using the Internet in classrooms has morphed from optional to organic. Blended learning occurs when an education program combines Internet-based media with traditional classroom methods. Khan Academy. Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom.

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. Five Ways to Flip Your Classroom.

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

The Christensen Institute

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. In the second year of the model, average per-student growth on the NWEA MAP assessment more-than-tripled.

VISIBLE THINKING: VideoNot.es

Inquire and Inspire

It allows you to link to various sources for video clips including YouTube, Vimeo, Khan Academy and more. Interested in learning more about how you can use Google Hangouts in the classroom? Picture This: You are showing your students a video clip from YouTube on the Water Cycle.

Project Based Learning Connects To Flip Learning… Plus Hundreds of Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome a post that is a companion to my PBL Flipped Learning Presentation. You will see that Flipped Learning really does connect with PBL plus find 100’s of resources. A flipped infusion just might be the answer. Multimedia for PBL Content and Flipped Video.

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

MSEDTechie

The Flipped Classroom is a fairly new strategy that flips traditional classroom teaching to offer a more student centered approach. By completing the "homework" in the classroom this allows for more teacher and student interaction.

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

Graphite Blog

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. Target skills and differentiate with dynamic practice and assessments.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

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. Do you want to use Gapminder tools in your classroom?

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

Edsurge

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? Is the student an English language learner who does best with visual and verbal cues not included on the assessment? However, pulling and analyzing the data, and combining it with instructional and assessment data, can be wickedly complicated. Data interoperability should be invisible.

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

Graphite Blog

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

Graphite Blog

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.

Could Video Feedback Replace the Red Pen?

Wired Campus

The former hedge-fund manager Salman Khan has created a miniature empire with videos he originally recorded to teach mathematics to his 12-year-old cousin; the succinct tutorials on his website, Khan Academy, have greatly influenced how universities are now designing their digital content.