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  1. Allow a learning exchange program that enables each student to receiving coaching, on the condition that he/she coaches another stranger req

    Allow a learning exchange program that enables each student to receiving coaching, on the condition that he/she coaches another stranger requesting help, in return. Maybe involve a credit system starting off with a few free coach sessions?

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    • 1 vote
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      • Add More Black Hole Badges

        I think that there should be more Black Hole Badges. Like a Black Hole Badge for having a program of yours on the first page of the Top List, and one for watching 100 Hours of Video overall. Maybe a Black Hole Badge for having a program of yours voted on by Pamela! : ) I hope that these are good ideas! : )

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        • 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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          • 7 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Admin →
            • Photosop

              Gimp or other Photoshop program.

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              • 3 votes
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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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                    1 comment  ·  Missions  ·  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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                                5 comments  ·  Missions  ·  Admin →
                              • 7 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Admin →
                                • 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!

                                  6 votes
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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.

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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.

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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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