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Stories from Khan Lab School

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.
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.
Monday, October 23, 2017
Anjeli on her Middle School Orientation Trip in 2016
"You could keep on going around for as long as you wanted, and you would never get out. The only way to get out was to ask for help."
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Khan Lab School receives School of Distinction award
Silicon Schools Fund presented KLS with the School of Distinction award, recognizing the school's work on Independence Levels and student ownership.
Monday, October 9, 2017
Independence Level 6 students studying in the Upper School space.
Business Insider provides a tour of the new learning space at Khan Lab School and discusses the design with the architect, Danish Kurani.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Possible transcript of the future, from Mastery Transcript Consortium
The Mercury News discusses mastery-based learning, the Mastery Transcript Consortium, and the elimination of letter grades.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Transitioning to Upper School, by Abhi V.
A student shares lessons he has learned about perseverance and goal setting while attending Khan Lab School.