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 Kids

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Khan Academy Kids is a new free mobile (iOS/Google Play) app for finding educational resources for: Math, Reading, Writing, and more. that are aligned to Common Core Standards. I highly recommend checking out Khan Academy Kids by clicking here !!! This is an ideal app for young students learning through activities, games, videos, etc. Best of all is the parents section that allows them manage/track their kids as well as play cooperative games.

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Khan Academy’s New ‘Teacher Aid’ Tool Goes for a Test Drive in Southern California

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Most people associate Khan Academy with online videos, and that’s largely what it has been since 2005 when founder and CEO Sal Khan began recording instructional clips from his closet to help his cousin better understand math. This product is designed to offer ways to assign work from a large body of standards and content that is vetted, and provide new reporting for teachers,” Khan tells EdSurge. And Khan Academy works anywhere, anytime to close academic gaps.”

Khan Academy V. 2.0

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Khan Academy the popular site for learning anything through educational videos, has just released a big update to their free iOS app. now includes over 150,000 Math exercises that are aligned to Common Core Standards. I highly recommend checking out the Khan Academy app by clicking here !!! Version 2.0, Also, there is a sketch pad that allows users to work out their problems and take notes.

Dropbox + Pinterest + SMART Exchange for Teachers + Common Core = ClassConnect

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Flip your Classroom, Just Store your Favorites , Find Common Core Content, and Share your Lessons “ ClassConnect saves me time building lessons so I can focus on engaging & inspiring my students. if you post to Teachers Pay Teachers, you''ll love creating a network of followers on ClassConnect for your freebies Once you find great resources, tag them with the Common Core and share them publicly! Then, start searching for content you can use by the Common Core!

A new kids app on the block: Khan Academy Kids launching learning fun for little learners

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Khan Academy Kids launched this week. Available free in the App Store , and in beta for Google Play and the Amazon Appstore , Kahn Academy Kids , offers thousands of opportunities for learning as animated animals guide children to original, leveled and adaptive activities, books, video, and lessons. The app’s interdisciplinary experiences align with Head Start’s Early Learning Outcomes Framework and Common Core Kindergarten Standards.

Integrating Technology Using the SAMR Model to Meet Common Core in the Classroom

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There are many practical ways educators can move their students t hrough the SAMR model (Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition) through technology integration, to extend learning, to meet the common core standards and develop lifelong learners. This is why we need COMMON CORE : It Highlights the importance of using technology as a tool for learning! Common Core has many places for tech tools to be used to meet objectives!

Core Tech for Math Common Core Standards #ISTE2014

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In this post, my focus is sharing some of the math resources that I heard about during "Core technologies for the Common Core" by Kyle Brumbaugh and Elizabeth Calhoon at #ISTE2014. More resources Khan Academy : There are online tutorial videos as well as skill and drill exercises that provides students with feedback. 21st Century Learning Common Core ISTE STEM

6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

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Khan Academy. As they work, students “…construct viable arguments and critique reasoning of others…” More specifically (Common Core Appendix C): introduce claim. Khan Academy. Khan Academy is an online program designed to teach math skills starting from where student knowledge is. After school Lesson plans common core debate summer

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you.

Reflections on CUE14 annual conference – part 1

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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 Academy’s vision is to provide free worldwide education and have it be the social equalizer that will help bridge the social and economical gaps. Khan’s videos were not only viewed by his cousins, but by many more. Khan’s story is a story of success.

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

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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. Now, in addition to importing data from IXL, Khan Academy, and an adaptive learning program called Carnegie Learning , I had to transfer the achievement data from my gradebook into another system. Learn more about Kiddom Academy.

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

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Khan Academy videos coupled with IXL exercises aligned to standards we were learning in class. Education Technology Competency-Based Learning Learning Strategies Differentiated Learning Assessment Driven Curriculum Personalized Learning Common Core State Standards“We’ve blocked three days off leading up to the first day of school for curriculum and lesson planning. You’ve got time to plan ahead.”

Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform

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Sal Khan has been as busy as ever. usage on Khan Academy’s platform soared. “A A lot more folks started leaning hard on us,” says Khan, the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit that provides free educational resources.

Subscriber Special: March

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Lesson plan for teaching Khan Academy. Articles on Common Core. Every month, subscribers to Ask a Tech Teacher get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. This month: Freebies! Posters. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

How to Prepare for the SAT Essay

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Here are three different approaches to preparing for the essay portion: Khan Academy — work on the students’ unique writing problems experienced in their PSAT or earlier SATs. Khan Academy SAT Reading and Writing Practice. In a partnership with College Board, Khan Academy offers free personalized SAT practice. For many, it’s better to prepare year-round by practicing good writing and then use Khan Academy as a final step.

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more.

10 Articles on Using Tech to Teach Math

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Lesson plans about math and tech: How to Achieve Common Core with Tech: the Math Strand. How to Use Khan Academy (free lesson plan). Here are ten of the top Math-and-tech tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics. 10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class. Zap Zap Math–Clever, Robust Math App for K-6. Celebrate Pi With Your Students. How to Interest the Next Generation of Great Minds to Work in STEM Fields.

Quick Review of 7 Popular Math Programs

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Students Are Falling ” have become so common, we are almost immune to the message. Pearson’s enVisionMATH Common Core-aligned curriculum develops K-6 students’ understanding of math concepts through problem-based instruction, small-group interaction, and interactive learning with a focus on reasoning and modeling. Khan Academy. Where many (most) math curricula are hampered by linking material to the grade level, Khan Academy doesn’t.

When Teachers Build Edtech, Awesomeness Ensues—and Here’s Why

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The first time I created Khan Academy playlists for each of my 100 fifth graders,” says Dong, “it took me 6 hours.” Today, KIPP Bay Area teachers can generate personalized Khan Academy playlists for their students in under 10 minutes using an automated tool. Prior to the 2014-2015 school year, teachers also had access to Khan Academy, where math content is organized by grade level. Eureka Math curriculum while adopting the Common Core standards.

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are from members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, from tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Not Yet Blended Learning

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A Math class could get together (face-to-face or virtually) to solve messy questions that go beyond the Khan Academy (or Content Connections) algorithm -focused video ‘instructions’. Barrier: PLO’s (Prescribed Learning Outcomes, or for my American friends things like the Common Core). Source (Infographic): How to Implement Blended Learning: Version 2.0. There is a lot of talk these days about Blended Learning.

Energize Your Math Program with Thinkster Math

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Thinkster Math is an iPad based math tutorial program for K-8, aligned with Common Core and based on well-known international math programs such as Singapore Math. It’s more like Khan Academy than IXL, with fewer games and more traditional work presented in a fun way. So far, there are no education accounts where a teacher can enroll all students and track their progress (as you see in Khan Academy).

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are from members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, from tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

6 Stand-alone Lesson Plans for Subs

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Khan Academy. Students continue Khan Academy lessons already begun as part of a class-wide or school-wide program. Here’s a downloadable free lesson plan on using Khan Academy in your classroom. Students challenge their knowledge of common computer and technology problems they encounter daily. Pass out copies of common problems your student group faces. More free lesson plans: Common Core Writing–Digital Quick Writes.

Sal Khan: Test Prep Is ‘the Last Thing We Want to Be’

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Ten years ago, Sal Khan set out to change that with his Khan Academy videos, which let kids replay lessons as many times as they want. Here in education, Khan doesn’t need much introduction. On YouTube, Khan Academy’s collection of videos (filmed at first in his bedroom closet) started off covering math but have since branched into science, history and other subjects. A lot has changed for Khan in the last decade.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , and more. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

How to Prepare for the SAT

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Khan Academy. Khan Academy, in partnership with the College Board, has designed a scaffolded SAT prep program that diagnoses the student’s level and takes them through practice questions in a step by step approach to prepare them for the real thing. Students gain exposure to rigorous content, master critical thinking skills, and have the opportunity to clarify common topical misconceptions.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

Driving Test Score Increase with Comedy

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Think Khan Academy meets Saturday Night Live. times more with Prepmedians than with Khan Academy, considered by many to be the gold standard. Educator Profile: Kalyan Ray-Mazumder is Acting the Part of a Lifetime.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , and more. I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Some are edited and/or written by members of the Ask a Tech Teacher crew. Others, by tech teachers who work with the same publisher I do.

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

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This goes well beyond Khan Academy’s online video training, into fantasy worlds of trolls and wizards, the type of activities most parents have tried to keep their kids away from. DimensionU is a collection of engaging interactive multiplayer fantasy games for grades 2-10 (some can be played solo) that focus on core skills in mathematics and literacy. Content aligns with Common Core, state standards and classroom instruction.

8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

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Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy said about the book: “Blended clearly shows that it isn’t an either-or proposition, but rather that the most likely future is one in which online experiences enrich the physical ones and vice versa. More education books: Google Apps Meets Common Core. Common Core Literacy for ELA.

32 Math Apps for a Rigor-infused Classroom

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Content is aligned with Common Core Standards. More math resources from Ask a Tech Teacher: Common Core Lesson Plans. Khan Academy in Your Classroom: A Lesson Plan. Here are some great math apps for iPads and smartphones that add rigor and automaticity to your classroom: AIRR Math –student centered math activities in AIRR Math promote a strong, solid foundation for students’ success throughout their educational experiences.

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

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The website gives you videos, images, and articles related to the questions and aligned with Common Core standards. Khan Academy. If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. Whether you like it or not, that’s how today’s students see it. They are growing up with all kinds of tech tools by their side, and they are thrilled to see technology involved in the educational process. So what are the best resources to use?

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