Khan Academy – Free Online Educational Videos

Here is a great resource for teachers and students!  Khan Academy, a global classroom for anyone in the world who has access to a computer, has a library of over 3,200 videos online that are free.   This provides quality instruction to areas all over the world, no matter where they are located. They also offer Teacher Resources as well.  Here is an example of some of the topics they cover:

ALGEBRA (many lessons in each of these subtopics):

  • Algebra Intro
  • Linear Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Rations & Proportions
  • Absolute Value
  • Exponents and Radicals
  • Logarithms
  • Polynomials
  • Quadratics
  • Functions
  • Conic Sections
  • Complex Numbers
  • Matrices

It’s easy to see by this listing that there are many lessons from which to choose.  Here is a partial list of more topics without subtopics listed:

  • American Civics
  • Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
  • Art History (for many different eras)
  • Astrology
  • Banking & Money
  • Biology
  • Brain Teasers
  • Cryptography
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Differential Equations
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Geometry
  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • History
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Computer Science

Khan Academy is a global classroom of students who learn at their own rate and choose what they want to study.  Here are reviews and stories of the academy so you can read first hand from teachers and students all over the world.

Teaching Money: Coin Songs

I have used several different money songs that my students enjoyed and that helped them remember the values of the coins. Some of the songs I used in the past are not available online in 2020. However, the Sesame Street Songs are still online.

Here are some other videos for teaching about money:

These are some of the concepts that can be taught through money songs:

  • Values of a penny, nickel, dime, quarter, & dollar
  • How many pennies in a dollar
  • How many nickels in a dollar
  • How many dimes in a dollar
  • How many quarters in a dollar
  • How many dimes & nickels in a quarter
  • How many nickels in a dime
  • How many pennies in a dime
  • How many pennies in a nickel
  • Counting by fives
  • Counting by tens
  • Counting by twenty-fives