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Monday, December 17, 2018
Athletics Coach Devin Harris reflects on the culture at Khan Lab School and his own experience in high school.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
How We Approach Math at Khan Lab School
Watch this video to see how Melissa Blanco blends small group instruction, one-on-one tutoring, and digital tools to help students learn to love Math.
Monday, April 30, 2018
The inaugural class of Upper School students at Khan Lab School.
It is only when knowledge is transferred to a different context, or the skill is demonstrated in a different way, that we can start to assess for mastery.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Heather Stinnett, Lead Advisor
It’s important to learn by putting ourselves outside of our comfort zones – where kids spend a lot of their time, but adults spend a tiny fraction of it.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
The people who are the best in the world specialize  at getting really good at the questions they don't know.
If we’re really trying to get to the heart of how students best learn, we need to be able to balance our expertise and knowledge with healthy doses of humility.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
ChangeNOW Summit 2017
How do you prepare students for careers that don’t exist yet? Executive Director Dominic Liechti spoke about the importance of personalized learning at the ChangeNOW Summit in Paris.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Students in Kelsey’s group hold up signs during their Mars presentations.
A teacher reflects on how helping her students prepared her for her own challenges in Spain, Thailand, and Bangkok.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Students work together at a Khan Academy mentor event
Forum Mag interviews Khan Lab School Executive Director Dominic Liechti and discusses his thoughts on the future of education.
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Our new Middle and Upper School space, photographed by James Florio.
We often talk of Khan Lab School as the “brick and mortar” realization of Sal Khan’s vision. Can we build an effective space for personalized learning?
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Students work on their writing skills.
Our ELA Specialist, Katherine James, offers advice to fellow teachers on how to improve students' writing through peer feedback and engagement.