## Reflection: Relevance Khan Academy on Positive and Zero Exponents - Section 1: Assessment Overview

This activity can be incredibly helpful if students slow down and take the time needed to think about what they are doing and why it makes sense.

The series of exponent activities on Khan Academy can be done all in a row or spread out. They can be placed anywhere in the unit with great success. I wouldn't worry if students are perfectly prepared for any particular exercise at any time. Instead, I use these assessments whenever I feel they can add something new to students' experience with exponents.

Typically, the digital environment is such a different experience, that students approach the problems with excitement. The connection to their work experiences in class is tangential (at least not automatically and especially not in the beginning).

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# Khan Academy on Positive and Zero Exponents

Unit 11: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
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## Big Idea: Students need as many opportunities to practice and reflect

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### Shaun Errichiello

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