Khan Academy's Video-Based Instruction

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 2:30-3:00 pm PDT

Khan Academy is a widely used instructional tool that provides video-based instruction. Come learn about how you can use Khan Academy’s free self-paced instruction for students, with thousands of academic videos that can be baked into guided, adaptive instruction. With a strong focus on math, the site also offers video tutorials on a variety of topics in science, economics, the arts, and computing, as well as prep for tests like the SAT. Hear from two superstar teachers who use Khan in their classroom, and get ideas to inspire or “flip” your teaching this school year!Presenter: Suney Park is a sixth-grade math teacher at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto, Calif. She's also a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.Presenter: Peter McIntosh is a math teacher at Oakland Unity High School in Oakland, Calif. He's also the author of The Character Gap, which describes how his school changed its math program to boost student performance.Host: Brian Dino is the Schools Program Coordinator for Common Sense Media in Denver Public Schools, Colo.Important! This is not a hangout you JOIN, but a hangout you WATCH on Common Sense Education’s YouTube channel at Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #AppyHour.