The Boys and Girls Club of Chaffee County in Colorado shares about how they are using Khan Academy at the computer and integrated into physical activities in this video. 

In their own words:

Our club, a non-profit 501-C-3 organization with a charter from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, provided a math skills program to children, grades 5-7, last year which had as it main, but not exclusive focus, the Khan Academy website. The children were enthusiastic and the volunteer coaches who worked with the children thought if was successful both in motivating and increasing the participants skills.

As a result of the local school districts decision to move to a 4-day week, our Club expanded its hours of service to include Friday mornings so that children would have a safe and constructive place to spend time, especially for families whose parents work on Fridays.  

Diepsloot Community centre: Hoping for change through Khan Academy

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As reported in The Daily Maverick

Fourteen-year-old Rhoda Chitegha, a grade 9 pupil from Diepsloot north of Johannesburg, was struggling to pass maths until she discovered a small Khan Academy maths class at her local community centre.

“I didn’t understand most of the concepts in maths and that is why it was hard for me. There are about 44 children in my maths class in Diepsloot and you don’t always get a lot of time with the teacher, but since I have come here (to the Khan Maths project at the Diepsloot community centre), maths has become fun and I have learnt so many more things than I knew before. It is easy to enjoy maths here. There are videos to watch and people who will help you,” says Chitegha, during a break from her course.

The Khan Maths project operates from a connected computer room in a community centre on the outskirts of what is one of Johannesburg’s most densely populated urban settlements…”

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