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.

7 Misconceptions about the flipped classroom


The Flipped Classroom is becoming a serious alternative to the traditional approach to education and is spreading in more schools across the world. says Jon Bergmann , one of the creators of the flipped learning movement. 7 Misconceptions about the flipped classroom.

Tuesday Show - Teachers Becoming Their Own Khan Academy

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''re going to talk about the "flipped classroom," and drill down on one of my concerns about this model: the regular use in public discussion of phrases like "finding the best lecture on."

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


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.

“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.

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.

10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom


Thanks to the folks over at Khan Academy, alternative modes of delivering classroom instruction are all the rage. We’ve got face to face models, labs, rotations, online-only, self-blend, and of course, flipped. While there are numerous ways to implement a flipped classroom, the basic components include some form of prerecorded lectures that are then followed […]. The post 10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.

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.

The Foundations of Flipping


The flipped model helps to solve this issue. Become the Guide on the Side - not the Sage on the Stage What is The Flipped Classroom? I''ve learned from many great teachers before me that the idea of a flipped classroom is nothing new.


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.


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.

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later


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.

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


Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) 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. I was so green at this point in my career that I probably assumed every classroom in the 21st century operated this way. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation.

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.

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.

Finding Content for Reteaching, Blending, and Flipping


First, don''t forget that some of the best experts on your content reside in your own classroom. With collaboration between teachers, a library could be built by students and teachers from multiple classrooms and schools. Online content means you can learn anywhere, with anyone!

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


We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. plays especially nicely with Coursera, Udacity, edX, Khan Academy, Vimeo, and YouTube.

10 Great PowerPoint Changes You Probably Don’t Know About

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve called out a few in this list (like Khan Academy and Mix) because they are exceptional. 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.

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. What Works in the Classroom!

The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

ViewSonic Education

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.

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Learning management systems 101


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. It also bridges the student-teacher gap because in a non-LMS classroom, students are usually afraid to approach teachers because the former sees the latter as an authority figure.

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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.

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


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.

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.

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

When looking for an app to curate classroom reading, consider these requirements: works well with your current LMS. Today’s classroom requires teachers build how-to videos that are used on class websites, in flipped classrooms, and for professional development.

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.

Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

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.

6 EdTech Tools for the Future Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

It’s becoming increasingly clear that 3D printing is not just a passing fad, but already is making a huge impact inside the classroom. Bullying doesn’t stop in the hallway and the classrooms; it follows students on social media, in email communications and shared documents.

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.

What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. Geddit , twitter backchannel discussion, Nearpod , Classroom Response Systems (clickers). Any moderately modern smartphone, Flip Cameras, etc.;

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Why Giving Kids a Roadmap to Their Brain Can Make Learning Easier


Soon after joining our after-school program and being exposed to the likes of and programming lessons on Khan Academy, he started showing up at 7 a.m. Through studying Saul Khan’s work, we begin to discuss his ideas of “ humanizing the classroom ” by giving the power of learning over to students via the flipped classroom model. Three years ago, Phila had never touched a computer.

Part 7… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Code Academy – If your students are into coding… this maybe the place to go. With a mission set on teaching the world how to code, Code Academy just might be the right program. This is an ideal classroom to promote STEM and conceptual thinking.

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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.

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


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.

10 Sites for Online/Educational Tutorials

Technology Tidbits

This is also a nice place to find other educational resources, professional development, and tips on how to integrate technology into the classroom. Khan Academy - A widely talked about free site w/ lots of resources and tutorials on a wide variety of subjects such as: Math, Science, Economics, and more. Also, this is one of the best places to find and learn how to create a Flipped Classroom/lesson.

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


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. I also never thought that my moving to teaching online was some indictment of classroom teaching.

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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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What the flip?

Learning with 'e's

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? An article entitled 'University just flipped'.