Head of School Rachel Skiffer Featured on Homeroom with Sal

June 24, 2020 / 5 mins read

Collaborative Learning, NavigatingDistance, + DEI

On Tuesday, June 23, Head of School Rachel Skiffer joined Khan Lab SchoolFounder Sal Khanon Khan Academy's dailyHomeroom with Sal series. Together via livestream, Rachel and Saldiscussedcollaborative learning, best practices during distance learning, and how to approach talking with children about current events.Khan Lab School's model, which prioritizes mastery-based academics, growth advising, and project-based learning in a mixed-age setting, fostersa collaborative learning environment different from the traditional approach to education. Rachel and Sal also offer ideas for approaching conversations with children who are trying to make sense of the world today, including topics like racism and the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more, watch the livestream recordinghere.