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 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. I highly recommend checking out Khan Academy Kids by clicking here !!!

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.”

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. Please share Kahn Academy Kids with your friends in early education and with the pre-school and kindergarten parents you know! apps ebooks Kahn Academy preschool technology SEL skills

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. At the time, I’d been hearing about what Khan was doing and suddenly I realized there’s a fundamental divide between how we’ve traditionally taught medical school and how the next generation is wired to learn.”

How to Make Homework Meaningful for Students

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Class Apps Homework Curtis Chandler Google Slides homework Khan Academy Memrise Remind School Video Recorder Screencast-o-matic

A parent’s perspective on the best learning apps for children

Neo LMS

Here are some of the best apps to help your children enhance their learning: Khan Academy — Although Khan Academy itself does not have its own app, you can access apps made to access Khan Academy material.

Capture Student Ideas with VideoNot.es & Google Classroom – From Avra

EdTechTeacher

If you’ve used VideoNot.es , you know that it is a powerful application that allows users to take time-stamped, synchronized notes alongside a YouTube, Vimeo, Khan Academy, edX, Udacity or Coursera video. But what if teachers are using Google Classroom ?

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. Aligning MAP to Khan Academy was a first step.

Google Apps and Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks and Google Apps are excellent assistive technology (AT) that help students with special needs access curriculum and information. Google Apps and Extensions in the Chrome Web Store provide many supports to students with learning challenges. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Now Take Notes on Drive Videos with VideoNot.es – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

can be tied to a Google Drive account, all notes can also be saved and shared with others. works with YouTube, Vimeo, Coursera, Udacity, Khan Academy, and EdX videos. By manually changing the URL, students can now take notes on Google Drive videos!

?Learning Equality Scores $5M From Google To Bring Edtech Offline

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Among the nine groups selected for Google.org’s big give—which also includes War Child Holland ($2 million), Khan Academy ($5 million), StoryWeaver ($3.6 Kolibri is the next iteration of KA Lite , an offline version of Khan Academy that Learning Equality Executive Director Jamie Alexandre debuted in 2012 while interning at the organization. In the conversation around digital learning, there’s a sobering statistic that often goes overlooked: 74.

Hour of Code Website and App Suggestions for K-8

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Google Spreadsheets–decode and fill in color coded pictures. Build with Chrome –kind of like Minecraft, more like Google Earth Warehouse; use virtual Lego blocks to build in your browser. Khan Academy Computer Science. Khan Academy Computer Science.

Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level

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Google Spreadsheets–decode and fill in color coded pictures (like the popular gingerbread house, penguinpicture , or shapes and pictures ). Build with Chrome –kind of like Minecraft, more like Google Earth Warehouse; use virtual Lego blocks to build in your browser.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Google Classroom

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What is Google Classroom? Is Google Classroom an LMS? Who can use Google Classroom? How do teachers use Google Classroom? How do I set up my Google Classroom? What is Google doing with my students' data? How can Google Classroom support differentiation in the classroom? How can families and parents stay in the loop with Google Classroom? What's new in Google Classroom? Where can I find more ideas about using Google Classroom?

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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. A lot has changed for Khan in the last decade.

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

10 Ways to Personalize Learning for Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Keep : If you’re a Google school or have a Chromebook, this might be for you. You can use it on your Mac or PC as well as in Google Docs. It includes a speech input feature for the web similar to Google’s Voice typing – it even works in Google forms (pro version).

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

By the way, this resource is excellent for any Google for Education school that uses the Chrome browser, not just Chromebooks! I want to introduce you to the Chromebook App Hub from Google. Each Idea Spark includes the name of the author, their location, and their Google Certifications.

Get Google-ly With Google! The Best Google Apps For Google-ly Teachers

MSEDTechie

What a fabulous day of sharing and learning at the Google Apps for Education Summit in St. Using Google Apps to Communicate Inside and Outside of the Community from msedtechie I also walked away with an enormous wealth of NEW resources that I am so excited to share with you!

How to Leverage Technology Tools for Tutoring (sponsored post)

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Google Calendar. Getting your student in the habit of using their Google Calendar to write down important test dates and assignment due dates is also a helpful management trick. Khan Academy.

11 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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I include Prezi, Google MapMaker, Scratch, Voice Thread, Glogster, and Tagxedo, These will be tools they don’t know how to use (and maybe you don’t either). Khan Academy. Check out Khan Academy’s website. It’s the end of school.

10 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

I include Prezi, Google MapMaker, Scratch, Voice Thread, Glogster, and Tagxedo, These will be tools they don’t know how to use (and maybe you don’t either). Khan Academy. Check out Khan Academy’s website. It’s the end of school.

10 Great PowerPoint Changes You Probably Don’t Know About

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This includes DropBox, Google Drive, Poll Everywhere, Camtasia, and Adobe Stock. I’ve called out a few in this list (like Khan Academy and Mix) because they are exceptional. Khan Academy. PowerPoint is the iconic leader in slideshow-type digital tools.

A new framework to unlock edtech’s potential for teachers

The Christensen Institute

For example, Google Classroom can help teachers hand out, collect, and grade assignments in less time than it takes to do those same activities by hand. Teachers today struggle to keep up with society’s expectations. It isn’t enough for them to just cover their curriculum.

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Quick Review of 7 Popular Math Programs

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Khan Academy. Winner of Google’s Project 10 to the 100 ideas to change the world, Common Core-aligned Khan Academy is unlike any other online math program. America’s student math scores continue to drop.

Building Education Technology for the Developing World

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When it launched in 2005, the idea of a $100 laptop for the world’s poorest children captured the backing of Google, eBay and UNDP. At Khan Academy, employees have been focusing their efforts on mobile devices in order to achieve one-to-one for students. Khan Academy reports that 25 percent of users in Mexico access their content on mobile devices. Sandeep Bapna, Country Director of India for Khan Academy, explained his company’s approach.

Active Learning in the Math Classroom

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PRODUCTIVE STRUGGLE Kirt Thomason, math teacher and district math coach at Burlington Township (NJ) Middle School, is piloting an “in-class flip” with Khan Academy this year. PHS teacher Jeff Rose introduces Google Classroom and Padlet to make students’ thinking more visible.

Prepfactory - free online test prep tips and practice

Educational Technology Guy

PrepFactory is a site that offers students free SAT + ACT instructional videos and practice questions (kind of like Duolingo meets Khan Academy, specifically for test prep). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Quality, inappropriate content, advertisement, and copyrights from free internet resources: Eighty-four percent of teachers reported that they use YouTube and 61% of teachers actively search Google for websites to find the videos they need.

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9 Great Apps and Websites That Integrate with Google Classroom

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You may be familiar with Google Classroom-integrated apps and sites, or you may be wondering what integration even means. Basically, Google Classroom uses an API (application program interface) to connect and share information with many of your favorite tools.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

10 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

I include Prezi, Google MapMaker, Scratch, Voice Thread, Glogster, ScribbleMap, and Tagxedo, These will be tools they don’t know how to use (and maybe you don’t either). Khan Academy. Get students started on Khan Academy, the revolutionary online math program.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

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Online libraries and collections of free didactic documents were a reality as early as 1997 , through the Cisco Networking Academy. Many renowned names in the game, such as Blackboard and Google, are now offering their own cloud-based virtual classroom suites.