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our teacher would have the textbook up on like the overhead projector so we could all see it and I just sat there she we did like different sections well I'm a daydreamer so I I kind of zone out sometimes read the lesson and then we would get homework always a test at the end of each section yeah that's how it was before I used to get it like B's all the time but since Khan Academy it's brought me up to an A so that was really cool the way I use Khan Academy is I do the exercises and it really helps me improve my math skills and I watched the videos if I'm having trouble with some of the exercises and then I'm able to get a streak of ten she can see what you're doing and so if you're messing around she'll tell you to just do this set of problems and if you're really struggling with it she'll help you out with it if you don't if you don't get what the video is trying to ask you I like how it's different than the math book when everyone's doing pretty much the same level of things and feel like higher than it's boring for them and if they're like lower they're not exactly understanding it I used to be afraid to like tell her what I'm struggling on and now that she can see how we're doing on the Khan Academy it helps me feel more comfortable talking to her about what I'm having troubles with you get to move at your own pace with it because there all sorts of challenging exercises and there are easy exercises and it's really fun because you can try to get badges and you can challenge yourself and do different kinds of math there's meteor badge wound badge earth badge Sun badge and black hole badge I didn't really remember exponents even even though I did it once I didn't remember it very much and then I watched the video and now I know exponents really the guy who makes himself he teaches the subject really well it's like he's probably like writing you on the computer cuz it shows a little mouse and he talks into the microphone and he explains all the subjects in a way it just makes it really easy to learn well my parents just think it's really cool they think it's a great idea that we're doing this site and the good thing is we don't have to be at school to learn the math we can just be at home on our computers basically doing like if it's a rainy day you can just do it and then you can get energy points and get badges I really like it when I finish one of the really hard ones it's a tool for life everybody needs to know how to do certain things in math not just if you're going to be as unlike an astronomer you have to know everything one night I was just working on this my lesson and I just couldn't finish it and my dad said you can't play with your friends until you finish that lesson so and then I finally finished it because like I watched the video and I really learned it you