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Khan Academy Creates Misunderstanding of Math

Christopher Danielson points out the grand error of the thinkers at Khan.  Note that the New York Times’ editor puts his stamp of approval on this error.  Experienced math teachers know that teaching decimals before fractions creates long-term problems in student understanding.  But that’s what Khan does.

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