LearnStorm: Introducing a Khan Academy learning challenge for Idaho
Khan Academy has just opened signups for LearnStorm, a free math challenge designed to build perseverance and grit here in Idaho. From January 29th to April 1st, students in grades 3-12 will be able to earn points to unlock prizes for themselves and their school by practicing math on KhanAcademy.org. This challenge is aligned to Idaho’s Math Standards.
Here are some key details about LearnStorm:
-Builds confidence in every student – LearnStorm rewards growth and diligence as much as achievement, so that every student has the opportunity to be recognized for their hard work.
-Strengthens Common Core math skills – With thousands of interactive exercises, hints, and videos, LearnStorm is flexible for remediation and for advanced learning.
-Rewards school teams as well as individual students – Students can work independently and as members of their school team, building school pride and earning the chance to attend an epic, in-person final celebration.
-Is easy to sign up and flexible to participate – It’s quick for teachers to get their students going and requires NO changes to the classroom. Students can work anywhere with an internet connection.
Sign-ups are now open at LearnStorm2016.org! Take a look at this introductory video to learn more.