Motivating Learners with Khan Academy – An Interview with Bonnie Murphy

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Today, Alan speaks with Bonnie Murphy, fifth grade teacher at Bryantville Elementary School in Pembroke, Massachusetts. Bonnie explains her students increased motivation in math through the use of Kahn Academy, even after being initially hesitant in implementing the site into her class.

Bonnie is a past participant of our Building Learning Communities Conference, and she told us that the event led to tremendous professional growth. To join the fun yourself, this July in Boston, visit

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  1. We don’t stop students from self development of reading by grade level, why would we do it with mathematical skill development? Letting students develop their interests, while ensuring the learning of core curriculum is a huge motivator.


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