Khan academy

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Description

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Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Their math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. They’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

Actors and target group
Students from all ages and backgrounds, teachers, parents.

Methodological approach
Online learning, guided learning.

Innovation
The control of your learning by working on the skills you choose at your own pace with free online courses.

Success factors
Its multidisciplinary resources and its interactive character.

Replicable
Yes

Conclusions
Khan Academy is a very useful project as it works in an intelligent way providing users to opportunity to measure their level in a given subject and consequently improve their performance with the activities it gathers itself. Plus, it offers Teacher and Coach Resources.

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Attractive The tool is visually attractive
Easy to use The navigation/structure is clear
Engaging It is easy to become involved
Popular Used by many people
Result-effective The results from learning demonstrate high value
Time-effective The tool is worth time devoting, good ratio of time/results
Universal The tool can be used by various groups of people (based on age, educational background and so on)

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