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Stories from Khan Lab School

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.
Monday, February 26, 2018
Nour Coudsi
Nour Coudsi reflects on her time as a Storytelling Intern and how her experience prepared her for NPR's “How I Built This.”
Friday, January 26, 2018
“Not only have I observed the growth of a small school, but I have felt my own growth as an independent learner.” A student reflects on her time at KLS.
Friday, January 19, 2018
Ian Lendler
Students in Independence Level 2 explored how different cultures portray and perpetuate ideas of strength.
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.
Friday, December 8, 2017
Robert and his classmates with their Coding for Change certificate.
From saving animals to teaching programming, these cousins are committed to giving back to their community.
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.
Friday, December 1, 2017
The Duet filmmaking group
Students created a behind-the-scenes video during Reflection Week highlighting their moviemaking process and reflecting on what they learned.
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.