Kids Master Skills at Their Own Pace Using Khan Academy

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Khan Academy

Missions boost learning with balance of focus and freedom to explore

Pros: Mastery-focused missions set the pace for each student individually while continuous assessment gives teachers valuable real-time data.

Cons: Video instruction may be too fast-paced for some learners; a fair amount of instruction is only delivered via text with few illustrations.

Bottom Line: A solid resource for math and science instruction as well as foundational knowledge in a number of other high school subjects.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

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