Khan Academy is an essential homeschooling resource, especially for math

Khan Academy is an essential homeschooling resource, especially for math

Even though it’s the wee hours of morning, my son’s ready for school, and I’m happy to oblige. This year we’re trying out Khan Academy, and logging in is simple. “So cute!” he exclaims when an abstract illustration of smiling creatures welcomes him to his work. Soon, he’s happily dragging colorful squares across his Chromebook’s screen.  

My family has never been normal, especially when it comes to learning. Now in 6th grade, my daughter has above-average comprehension skills and talent for digital art. She also lives with significant sensory processing differences and dyslexia. Meanwhile, my autistic son, now in 4th grade, remained non-verbal for many years and performs a few years behind his peers today.  Read more…

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