The trouble with Khan Academy – Casting Out Nines – The Chronicle of Higher Education @audreywatters

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“At some point around the beginning of February 2012, David Coffey — a co-worker of mine in the math department at Grand Valley State University and my faculty mentor during my first year — mentioned something to me in our weekly mentoring meetings. We were talking about screencasting and the flipped classroom concept, and the conversation got around to Khan Academy. Being a screencaster and flipped classroom person myself, we’d talked about making screencasts more pedagogically sound many times in the past.”

 

Robert Talbert discusses some of the issues raised by David Coffey and John Golden in their “snarky” critique of a Khan Academy video, which recently went viral.

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