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  1. Exercises to increase recall speed of math facts (automaticity)

    I have high school students that are struggling with algebra because of lack of automaticity with basic math operations. Could you guys work on a free system to help support this type of learning.

    I'm currently doing research on what is available. Here is an article to get you started. http://www.rocketmath.com/uploads/Math_Facts_Research.pdf

    Obviously this isn't a great program for high school students. I'm looking forward to reading your research and using your solution!

    Thanks

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      0 comments  ·  Add a math topic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 4 votes
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      • Photosop

        Gimp or other Photoshop program.

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          • Be able to create missions that others can use, for example for the Australian maths curriculum

            Have a way for those of us who know, use and love Khan outside of the US, set up missions that fit our countries curriculum, that others can use. Maybe a form within coaching. Maybe it would need to get a certain number of votes agreeing it was a valid interpretation of a curriculum. This way each of us doesn't need to go thru our curriculum and match to Khan skills to curriculum (a task that takes me quite some time). And not only for school curriculum either, I've discussed how to use Khan with a colleague in practical tertiary…

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              0 comments  ·  Missions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • New Sections - General Knowledge, Critical Thinking

              Here are few topics that can be included for K-12.

              1. General Knowledge
              2. Daily Science topics
              3. Critical Thinking
              4. Problem Solving Skills
              5. English Grammer
              6. Mental Maths
              7. Tips and Tricks for Basic Maths
              8. New different Languages (like French, Spanish, Tamil etc.,)
              9. Science Experiments for Elementary / High school
              10. Time Management
              11. Type writing

              Warm Regards
              Anand

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              • Facilitate communication between coaches and studetns

                Allow for parental oversight if that is a concern. You would think that someone who is selected as a coach already has the approval of the student.

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                • By giving multiple choice questions which help track entrance exams

                  Helping to find most correct answers from correct answers

                  6 votes
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                  • My own Physics class

                    I'd like to make my own class. Basically, I'd make my own notes and problems for physics that my students will work through. Maybe some kind of program that lets me create my own problems on here?

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                    • streamline the website

                      Khan academy is great but so hard to use.

                      The learning curve is too steep for new users..

                      Please make it more kid friendly.

                      They get lost in the millions of options

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                      • Warning if new skills are about to be added

                        My son is devastated that over night he has gone from being 95% mastery in early maths to 87%. He was aiming to master all skills by the end of the week and was highly motivated. It feels as if the rug has been pulled from underneath him and it has had a very negative impact. Moving goal posts are not helpful for young children. This has been such a wonderful learning vehicle up to now and I am very disappointed. I hope that an alternative approach for those close to a big achievement could be found. How do we…

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                          4 comments  ·  Missions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 7 votes
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                          • See computer science time on Activity graphic

                            When I look at a student's time spent on the Activity section of the Coach area, it doesn't show time spent working on Computer Science, even if the student completed a Project or Challenge.
                            Could you please make it so that we could see that?
                            Also, the student Activity page only shows some,but not all of the work done in the CS area.
                            Thanks!

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                            • Custom course

                              Maybe I have not found it yet, but I was hoping there was a way to create a "custom" course for math. I teach precalculus with trigonometry and would like to have a single course for students to enroll in on KhanAcademy. As of right now I can only think to create two different courses that students would have to enroll in.

                              2 votes
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                              • To have students communicate on this site with there students.

                                If a coach and there student have no way to communicate, they can come to khan academys website and easily speak.

                                17 votes
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                                • Add a section on Mental Math (For children as well as adults)

                                  Include tips & tricks for mental math.

                                  18 votes
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                                  • To have Mathematics Missions for the National Curriculum in England

                                    While the content on Khan Academy is amazing, some skills are not completely relevant for most UK/English students. With a few tweeks, it could be possible to have missions to cover the new national curriculum for England.

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                                    • The ability select a message/icon to encourage/remind the student you coach.

                                      The ability to send pre-selected encouragement messages and or icons to validate the work of the learner. Or, encourage them to spend more time. Phrases such as: I see you;re struggling look over your recommendation and try activity again. Or a thumbs up, smiley face just to validate and or encourage.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • 14 votes
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                                        • 13 votes
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