Product Review of LearnStorm
This is a six-week course by Khan Academy that helps develop will and character for kids in grades 3–12. The intuitive dashboard allows educators to arrange learners and set them up with appropriate lessons. Each lesson incorporates interactive graphs, images, and video clips. Students fill in answers and set goals in installments to reflect their progress at the end of the week. The LearnStorm social forum allows learners to interact and share their goals.
What Users Love About the App
“Colorful characters and relevant video clips are built into the web-based lessons. While the responsiveness of the site might require a teacher’s eye, students will find the content to be appropriately paced.”
“Learning about a growth mindset and goal setting is baked into this experience. Fillable forms help check for understanding and actively guide students through the content.”
“This website uses a variety of modes to present information. While some students may require adult assistance at times, it offers integrated supports and active tutorials during the lesson to foster independence.”