by Sal Khan

2016

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Let’s Teach for Mastery — Not Test Scores" by Sal Khan.

In the TED Talk “Let’s Teach for Mastery — Not Test Scores,” Sal Khan discusses what he believes learning should be based on the mastering of concepts, rather than test scores.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is the goal of education?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: