The MTT2K Prize and Kudos for Khan

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Cautionary tale. Don’t use resources before checking them. Here’s your chance to check the veracity of the Khan Academy videos. Maybe you could even win a prize for doing it!

It follows on from a critique of Khan Academy’s maths video on multiplying negative numbers by two US educators who rightly took issue with some of the inconsistencies in the ways that Khan explained the concepts. To his credit, Khan took down the offending video and re-edited it. The internet at work!
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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

2 thoughts on “The MTT2K Prize and Kudos for Khan”

  1. Thank you for the link to the article. I am flipping my classroom for the first time this year, and have been trying to decide between using what is already out there (KA and TED), and making all my own videos. Still undecided. I must ask though, who in their right mind would ever use a resource without watching the whole thing.

    1. You are right,but some people may send their kids to the link as a homework activity without fully watching it. It happens! Good luck with your classroom flipping. I am keen to do some of this with my students too. Obviously keeping in mind the thoughts on it in the post 🙂

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