Khan Academy in the Classroom

  • What is the vision of Khan Academy in the classroom?

    Our vision for Khan Academy in the classroom includes the following: Individualizing education by replacing one-size-fits-all lectures with self-paced learning Taking a mastery-based approach to learning critical knowledge and skills (every student takes as long as he/she needs to learn each concept fully) Creating collaborative learni...

    Last Updated: 05/23/2014 14:53:51
  • How do I get information about using Khan Academy in my class/school?

    If you are looking for information on how to start using Khan Academy in a school, we have some resources for you: 1. Coach Resources: Checkout our teaching resources. It provides information about how to get started, how to register students, what practices have emerged in the classroom, etc. This toolkit is continuously updated based on our ...

    Last Updated: 08/19/2013 10:21:23
  • How can I add my class to Khan Academy?

    To add your class, find step by step instructions in the "Getting started" section of our Coach Resources.

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  • How can our school login to Khan Academy?

    Any valid email addresses can be used to login to Khan Academy. Refer to our Coach Resources article on Setting up accounts for more information. If you are looking to setup accounts for an entire school of district of students, you may also want to consider using Clever, which enables syncing of your rosters for free. A note about Google A...

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  • Practiced + Mastery: What is the Learning Dashboard system?

    Overview Exercises on the the earning Dashboard are in one of the following states. The starting point for an exercise is “Needs Practice.” Details on mastery challenges Learners "level up" and achieve mastery by answering problems correctly during mastery challenges. Mastery Challenges combine problems from multiple s...

    Last Updated: 05/23/2014 15:07:13
  • What types of computers/devices should I be using in the classroom?

    Khan Academy runs entirely in your browser and there is no special software required to use Khan Academy. As such, any device that can run a browser can be used to access Khan Academy. In the schools we work with we have seen the whole gamut including Laptops, Chromebooks, Netbooks, iPads and other tablet devices. Check out this article on Dev...

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  • How is Khan Academy used in the pilot schools?

    There are various models being used in these schools. However, the basic premise is to bring the vision of self-paced, individualized and mastery-based learning into the classroom. Our goal is to study the practices used and determine which practices work best for different types of schools, students and teachers. Check out our toolkit, which ...

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  • Which browsers are supported?

    We are browser-independent and work very hard to keep it that way. So we currently support all major browsers: Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox. Older versions of these browsers may not support all the features on our site. If you are on IE 8 or earlier, Safari 4 or earlier, or earlier versions of Firefox, we highly recommend upgradi...

    Last Updated: 08/19/2013 10:21:23
  • Does Khan Academy have its own login?

    Yes - we now offer a Khan Academy specific login that allows for any email address in addition to Google and Facebook.

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  • How many classrooms are using Khan Academy?

    Currently, there are about 30,000 classrooms across the world using Khan Academy. We incorporate feedback from teachers, students, and parents into our site and share the practices that work well with Khan Academy through our Coach Resources section and schools blog.

    Last Updated: 08/19/2013 10:21:23