Teacher Review for Khan Academy

Great tool for enforcing a topic and assessing.

Nicholas C.
Classroom teacher
Frenship High School
Wolfforth, TX
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Math
My Rating
Learning Scores
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Homework
Knowledge gain
Great with Advanced learners
Special needs
How I Use It
I use it to reinforce topics, introduce topics, challenge my advanced learners, and to assess all of my students. I have also used the programming component with great success in my computer programming class. All around very useful for math and computer science.
My Take
I find Khan Academy to be much more than a site for videos. As a math teacher, the practice lessons make my life easier and bring a level of engagement I rarely get from worksheets in the classroom. The structure is always being improved and updated, which I like a lot. Once you set up the initial classes, it becomes a very easy and effective tool to use.