Khan Academy

Website review by Krista McKeague, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Excellent tutorials on math, humanities, and more, for free.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 69 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 282 reviews

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age 18+

Khan academy is horrible

It might be good for younger kids, but when you get to higher math like algebra 2, I have noticed instructors making errors in videos. Some videos are 3 minutes long, and khan academy doesn't bother making the instructor redo the video and will instead add an text box saying there was an error made. Very confusing and very unprofessional, it literally is a 3 minute video that they don't bother to redo. I have noticed many of these learning videos to have mistakes. As for the instructors teaching, they don't give a good explanation to what they are doing, and basically you are teaching yourself based off what they are showing you. If I could give khan academy a negative review, I definitely would. 0/5 would never recommend this website for any learning.
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age 7+

This site is rubbish

My little daughter has been using Khan Academy for a year now and has not learned a single thing she now uses Prodigy and that helps her I certainly do not recomend using this site (I actually don't mean seven+ nobody should use this).
5 people found this helpful.

Website Details

  • Subjects: Math: algebra, calculus, geometry, Science: biology, chemistry, physics, Social Studies: citizenship, history, the economy, Arts: painting, sculpture
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: applying information, asking questions, problem solving, Self-Direction: academic development, goal-setting, self-assessment, Tech Skills: using and applying technology
  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: May 6, 2021

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