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.

How Khan Academy and Tata Trust’s recent partnership could affect the U.S. EdTech market

The Christensen Institute

In December, Tata Trusts announced a five-year partnership with Khan Academy to develop tech-enabled, high-quality and localized education resources across India by providing a personalized, mastery-based learning experience. These numbers are what make Khan Academy’s partnership with Tata Trusts so interesting because the company will be dealing with high volumes of nonconsumers who face very different challenges than children who are already attending school.

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

App of the Week: Khan Academy helps the brain grow

eSchool News

LearnStorm is a free six-week course through Khan Academy that helps encourage growth mindset and resiliency skills for students in grades 3-12.

'A Bit Of A Montessori 2.0': Khan Academy Opens A Lab School

NPR Learning and Tech

Is this the start of a two-tier Khan Academy The education nonprofit that pioneered free, online tutoring and lectures is venturing into brick-and-mortar private schools.

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


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 Buys Children’s App Developer, Duck Duck Moose, For $1


Like many parents, Sal Khan has bought Itsy Bitsy Spider, Park Math and other educational apps created by Duck Duck Moose , a San Mateo, Calif.-based But the Khan Academy founder just scored what looks a bargain: getting the company’s entire product suite, along with its development team, for less than what he paid for those apps. 25, Duck Duck Moose announced that it has “donated” its intellectual property and become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khan Academy.

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. 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.”

Only Schools Can End Schools

The Principal of Change

” If you remember when Khan Academy first came out, many educators were extremely nervous that this would replace schools and were sick of that narrative.

Khan Academy’s Lab School Touts Personalized Learning

K-12 Schools - Education News

Sal Khan, the founder of online education resource Khan Academy, has launched its first lab school and welcomed its first cohort of students in last September. Enrolled students pay $23,000 per year at the Khan Lab school.

How Khan Academy’s Founder Designs a Brick and Mortar School for Kids


After some 10,000 online tutorials in 10 years, Sal Khan still starts most days at his office desk in Silicon Valley, recording himself solving math problems for his Khan Academy YouTube channel. ” Khan asks. Just another lunch chat at the Khan lab school.

How to Make Homework Meaningful for Students


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Tuesday Show - Teachers Becoming Their Own Khan Academy

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me on Tuesday, December 4th, for a live discussion with Stacey Roshan, a high school math teacher at Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland.

Micro-school parents, students build one-room schoolhouses of today

The Christensen Institute

To better understand how these schools serve their students and families, I visited two of them: AltSchool Fort Mason , one of four micro-schools in San Francisco that the startup AltSchool runs, and the Khan Lab School , which Khan Academy opened this year in Mountain View to be a working model of how to integrate the technology platform’s inquiry-driven, self-directed philosophy with schooling.

Most Popular in 2015, No. 1: The app that lets you create Khan Academy-style videos in 60 seconds

eSchool News

How flipped educators can create video tutorials a la Khan in no time flat. note : We’re counting down the top stories of 2015 based on popularity (i.e. website traffic).

“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.

Free Online Test-Prep For The SAT

NPR Learning and Tech

The College Board has announced a unique partnership with Khan Academy to make prep materials for the SAT college-entrance exam available. » » E-Mail This

From YouTube Pioneer Sal Khan, A School With Real Classrooms

NPR Learning and Tech

Sal Khan, a pioneer of online tutorials with his successful Khan Academy, has established a private brick and mortar laboratory school in Silicon Valley.

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.

Over 1,700 Free Educational Videos!


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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. But that’s slowly starting to change. Read more at EdSurge. Uncategorized online videos remote training school administrators tech tools for administrators training teachers

Why Technology Has Yet to Change K-12 Education


Netflix’s Reed Hastings and Khan Academy’s Sal Khan on the state of digital education, and some interesting thoughts on online education.?. Blended Learning Learning Teaching Trends

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


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.

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.

Three Lessons Ed-Tech Startups Can Learn From Innovator Sal Khan

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

I recently watched an interview with Sal Khan, founder of the extremely successful ed-tech non-profit Khan Academy, and he touched upon three ideas that should resonate with ed-tech startups.

A New Free Course to Help Teachers and Students Learn The Basics of Animation

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

February 11, 2016 Pixar in A Box is a free online course created out of a partnership between Khan Academy and Pixar Animation Studios. The course introduces learners to the fundamentals of the more. Free courses

K-12 Dealmaking: Khan Academy Acquires App Developer; GradeSlam Raises $1.6 Million

Marketplace K-12

In this week’s dealmaking news, early childhood education app donated itself to Khan Academy while Canadian online tutoring platform GradeSlam raised $1.6 Khan Academy Acquires Duck Duck Moose: Nonprofit educational content provider Khan Academy has acquired Duck Duck Moose , a developer of educational apps for preschool children, according to a statement from Khan Academy.

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


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.

This online high school is not going to change education

Dangerously Irrelevant

Khan Academy? K12 and Connections Academy? The headline at eSchool News reads ‘ This online high school could change education ’ (a slight modification of the original headline at the Santa Cruz Sentinel ). Okay, I’m game. I’ll check it out… I read about the founders.

“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.

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).

Building Education Technology for the Developing World


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. When Tulsi Parida joined Newsela in August 2014, she was the 19th employee at the fast-growing New York City-based startup.

LearnStorm 2017 a FREE challenge that helps students start the year strong from @KhanAcademy


In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Eric Li from Khan Academy to discuss LearnStorm 2017, a FREE six-week challenge that helps students build skills and mindsets to start the school year strong.

Helping Learners Move Beyond “I Can’t Do This”

User Generated Education

Sal Khan TED Talk Urges Mastery, Not Test Scores In Classroom ). Khan believes we should be teaching students to master the material before moving on, ensuring that students are given as much time and support as they need to tackle each new concept before trying to build upon it.

What Students Are Actually Doing Online


Students use search engines and databases for research projects, and sites like Khan Academy for video walkthroughs of educational material. Curious as to how children are spending their time online? So are we.

Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges


To do this he developed an algorithm using weighted averages that won him a Scientific and Technical Academy Award in 2006. ’ Khan Academy is best known for its modular videos explaining various curriculum topics that students can use to better understand and practice a concept.

How to Prepare for the SAT Essay

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level

Ask a Tech Teacher

Khan Academy Computer Science. Khan Academy Computer Science. Khan Academy Computer Science. Here are ideas of apps and websites that teachers in my PLN used successfully in the past during Hour of Code: Kindergarten.

Google Apps and Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs

Educational Technology Guy

Khan Academy - Watch, practice, learn almost anything. Chromebooks and Google Apps are excellent assistive technology (AT) that help students with special needs access curriculum and information.

Access TONS of Free Digital Content via @EDpuzzle and Personalize It for Your Class!


EDpuzzle offers multiple sources of educational videos like YouTube, Khan Academy, Learnzillion, etc. Access TONS of Content & Remix It to Fit Your Class! -