Some features are restricted or modified on child accounts to help protect a child’s privacy. The most notable differences between restricted and regular accounts are:
|Feature||A user age 13 and older…||A user with a Restricted Account (including all users under age 13) …|
|Creating an account||Create account on their own||Can create a Restricted Account with parental consent. Restricted Accounts will be deleted after seven (7) days if parental consent is not obtained.|
|Profile||Can add personal information in the user profile (location, biography, name, email address, etc.)||Cannot add personal information to a profile
Parent may add personal information to the account profile through a Parent Account settings
|Profile access||Others can see profile, username, background||Cannot share personal information in the profile with other users, other than to disclose a username and progress information to a Coach or teacher added to the account through a class.|
|Discussion forums / questions and answers||Can participate in discussions and Q&A below articles, videos and lessons||Cannot participate in discussions or post questions or answers|
|Links to third-party sites||Can see and access links to third-party sites and services||Cannot see or access links to third-party sites and services|
|Can receive email reports and newsletters from Khan Academy, and can adjust communication settings||Cannot receive email reports and newsletters from Khan Academy. All communications from Khan Academy will be sent to the Parent or School email associated with the account, if any.|
|Connecting with Coaches||Can add Coaches using a class code or teacheror coachemail, or accept Coach’s requests, and share profile information and progress information (lessons completed, badges earned) with Coaches||Can add Coaches using a class code or teacher email. Can share only username and progress information (lessons completed, badges earned) with Coaches.
Parent can prohibit, approve or deny Coach access through Parent Account.
|Coaching others||Can coach other users and create classes||Cannot coach others and cannot create a class|
|Computer programming tool||Can create programs using Khan Academy’s computer programming curriculum. Anyone user on Khan Academy can view these programs, upvote them, and see who created them.||Can create programs:
|Account deletion||Can delete account at any time through Settings||Can delete account at any time through Settings
Parent can delete Child User’s account at any time through Parent Account settings