Using Khan Academy for self-paced practice
- Teachers using math Missions, MAP Recommended Practice, and/or Official SAT Practice
- Support, resource, or special education teachers
- Credit recovery courses
When is Khan Academy used?
What content is typically assigned:
- Math missions
- MAP recommended practice
- Official SAT Practice
What is the cadence for assignments?
How does a teacher guide students to the right content?
How do teachers grade missions?
What does a teacher do with mission data reports?
- The student screen provides a snapshot for teachers to identify students who are behind, on-track, or exceeding their mastery percentage goals.
- Identify specific skills where several students are struggling. This helps a teacher identify topics for small group or whole-class instruction.
- Identify potential peer tutoring pairs. Teachers often pair students who have mastered skills with students who are struggling on that same skill.
First day and week
- Idea of mastery-based learning and self-paced practice
- The grading policy for Khan Academy self-paced practice
- The difference between practice exercises and mastery challenges (if applicable)
- Teacher scans student portion of Progress tab for students to celebrate or encourage
- Teacher scans skill portion of Progress tab and sets up peer tutoring pairs, identifies topic for in-class review
- Teacher announces peer tutoring pairs and writes name and topic on whiteboard
- Teacher works with small group or entire class on review topic
- Teacher may monitor the Activity tab as a classroom management tool, providing a way to verify students are staying focused and on-task while practicing on Khan Academy.
- Teacher circulates throughout the room and provides 1-on-1 help while students are practicing
- Teacher may enter grades into gradebook
- Teacher may adjust topic for next day’s direct instruction based on student practice results