Although every classroom is unique and evolves differently, we’ve seen many classrooms follow a similar path as teachers implement Khan Academy. Below is a general progression to consider as your own classroom implementation develops.
Phase 1: Technology and accounts
Students have accounts.
Students can access YouTube.
Students have regular, routine access to Khan Academy.
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PHASE 2: Curriculum path
- Teacher has provided guidance for students in the form of a mission or playlist.
- Teacher has reviewed or completed skills before asking students to practice them.
- Students are engaged and working through their mission or playlist.
- Choose a mission for your class
- Find relevant content
- Common Core map
- Create and implement a playlist
- Make a recommendation
PHASE 3: Accountability
- Teacher has a meaningful and effective way to hold students accountable for their learning.
- Mastery is incentivized, and students routinely complete mastery challenges.
PHASE 4: Report analysis
- Teacher looks at coach reports during and outside class time.
- Teacher uses this information to adjust lesson plans and drive instruction.
PHASE 5: Projects and applied learning
- Teacher uses Khan Academy alongside hands-on projects.
- Teacher integrates extension lessons on topics like computer programming.