More on Khan Academy
If you are already familiar with the Khan Academy, and “flipped classroom” ideas, not much new in this fairly long article. Though it does include more arguments against the Khan model than usual – so you skeptics might enjoy it!
If you are not familiar, this is an excellent summary of what the Khan Academy offers and some of the issues associated with the model.
Yes, Khan’s videos are plain and this article describes them as unsophicated and maybe a little boring. However, I see a great benefit to these videos for developing personalized learning in a flipped classroom environment.
What do you think of Khan Academy: boring or beneficial? Are they being used in your schools? If so, how are they adding to learning and student engagement?