Remote Education Resource Center

Resources by Grade Level

Here you can find resources for different grade levels. Click on a heading to expand the section and view more resources!

Elementary School

  • WMHT Public Media: https://www.wmht.org/homeclassroom/
    From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, WMHT WORLD will offer programming for students in grades 4-12. Each full day line-up will cover a range of subjects including science, math, social students, history and literature. WMHT will also continue to offer educational programming for pre-k through grade 3 students during the day on WMHT-TV and all-day on WMHT’s 24/7 PBS Kids channel and streaming service. For the complete programming schedule, related resources, and additional home learning opportunities, visit www.wmht.org/homeclassroom.
    To find any WMHT channel on your television, visit www.wmht.org/findwmht.
  • There are many online mini-lessons/lectures out there, such as on https://www.khanacademy.org/ and http://www.watchknowlearn.org/. You may search for lessons based on grade levels and curriculum areas. You can link to their instructional videos using Google Classroom or your preferred course/learning management system.
  • KitKit School:  Tablet-based learning suite with a comprehensive curriculum spanning early childhood through early primary levels.
  • OneCourse
     – Child-focused application to deliver reading, writing and numeracy education.
  • Quizlet
    – Learning flashcards and games to support learning in multiple subjects.
  • http://www.kahoot.com Create games and quizzes in any language. Responses can be images. Features K-12 games Sign up for Free Premium Access: https://kahoot.com/access-kahoot-premium-for-free/ 
  • Quizziz: https://quizizz.com/
    Explore millions of teacher made quizzes in multiple subject areas. Teacher accounts available with the ability to create classes for your students. Excellent integration with Google Classroom.
  • Age of Learning: https://www.ageoflearning.com/schools
    Age of Learning provides schools closed due to the coronavirus with free home access for all affected families to leading digital education programs ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, and ReadingIQ. Programs serve students in preschool / pre-k, elementary school, and middle school.
  • Wide Open School: https://wideopenschool.org/
    A fantastic resource for teachers and parents covering subject areas, mental health, and other elements to assist your students or child with their continuing education during COVID-19.
  • Edulastic: https://edulastic.com
    Edulastic is an online K-12 assessment tool. Edulastic provides over 35,000 pre-made assessments for teachers to choose from, or you can personalize your own assessments to give to your students. Assessments are and can be aligned with standards; while both teachers and students can receive immediate feedback.
  • WebQuest.Org: https://webquest.org/
    A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. Search by WebQuest title, subject, and grade level to find a WebQuest that is appropriate for you. Can be modified for remote learning in small groups.
  • Classifying Learning: https://app.classifylearning.com/register/teacher
    With Classify Learning, you can easily build, administer, and access real-time results from a variety of online assessment types ranging from simple formatives to state test mirroring summatives using your own items or those from our FREE item bank! Classify Learning is always free for teachers!
  • Problem-Attic: https://www.problem-attic.com/
    Database of about 220,000 questions, all grades and subjects, with PDF creation tools and options for sending documents to Google. Excellent, free resource to use.
  • BoomWriter: https://boomwriter.com/
    BoomWriter is a free writing app that helps teachers inspire and engage students in writing. It offers a variety of tools and resources that lets teachers conduct fiction, nonfiction, and vocabulary-focused writing assignments. BoomWriter inspires students to write on any subject and integrates easily with existing curriculum. Plus, parents can purchase published copies of the books and writing journals created on the site.
  • ReadingIQ: https://www.ageoflearning.com/schools
    ReadingIQ is an advanced digital library for children up to age 12, with thousands of high-quality, high-interest books that are searchable by topic and leveled with Guided Reading and Lexile systems. Avaialble in English and Spanish.
  • Playposit: https://go.playposit.com/covid-19
    PlayPosit gives instructors the power to create engaging interactive videos out of their existing content or through the use of videos available on a number of websites such as YouTube, Vimeo, and more. Templates and premade content help users get started quickly and easily. Interaction types include multiple-choice, fill in the blank, select all, discussion forums, and more. Instructors can then use data to make informed decisions and understand their learners' level of engagement.
  • 50+ Great Documentaries to Watch as a Family: https://www.weareteachers.com/documentaries-for-kids/?utm_content=1587067467&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR25ldzjBxXvRa0StR0tU_76IP0jYGhLP6oTJcQgwp9tZYnpOu4dDw0qXVk
    Streaming television has become one of our greatest resources these days, and the options available are really amazing. Take a break from the sitcom reruns and tune in to some of these educational documentaries for kids and teens. They’re just as entertaining, and help make screen time worthwhile.
  • KiwiCo DIY: https://www.kiwico.com/diy
    Free DIY lessons for students to complete at home that teach them about science. All grade levels apply.
  • Outschool: https://outschool.com/#abk9aid9o8
    Outschool is offering free live online classes for students ages 3 to 18 affected by public school shutdowns, conducted over video chat. The 10,000-plus classes cover topics in English, math, social studies, science, coding, health and wellness, music, art and world languages. You can search courses by length (ranging from one class to a full semester), format (live online or flexible schedule), subject, age range and day or timeframe.
  • CK-12: https://www.ck12.org/ Numerous open educational resources, typically texts, across grade levels and subjects.
  • Learning Keeps Going: https://www.learningkeepsgoing.org/ To support educators and parents during extended school closures, this site offers a curated list of free tools and resources as well as an Educator Help Desk where experts will answer online learning questions.
  • Edpuzzle: https://edpuzzle.com Edpuzzle is a platform that allows you to take any video and make it interactive! As the teacher, you can track if your students are watching the videos you assign and how many times they’ve watched it. You can add your own voice narration and questions to any video. They even have the ability for you to record your own video and upload it. Only one teacher from your school needs to fill out the form.
  • Genially: https://www.genial.ly/en Genially is a single tool to create all kinds of resources, presentations, games, interactive images, maps, illustrated processes, Cvs, etx. Genially allows you to work in groups on a project and share your product.
  • Support for Kids with ADHD During Coronavirus Crisis: https://childmind.org/article/giving-kids-with-adhd-support-and-structure-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/ Tips from the Child Mind Institute for helping students with ADHD (and their parents) during the pandemic.
  • Supporting Children with Autism During the Coronavirus Outbreak : https://childmind.org/article/supporting-children-with-autism-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/ Tips for developing routines and creating an emergency plan for children with ASD
  • Startegies for Supporting Learning at Home : https://childmind.org/remote-learning-resources-for-families/ Resources, strategies and advice broken down by age and grade level from Preschoolers to college
  • OWLS Resource Center : https://sites.google.com/view/owlstudent/home Resources for students, parents, and educators for every class and grade level, virtual field trips, and virtual libraries. Also provides resources in languages other than English.
  • Prezi Video: https://prezi.com/video/ Prezi Video is a video maker that puts your content right alongside you on the screen, creating a broadcast-like experience for your students. You can sign up for a free training here:
  • Prezi Presentations : https://prezi.com/?click_source=logged_element&page_location=404page&element_text=home A prezi is a presentation of text and visuals that you zoom in and out of. It is very similar to a power point, except you do not make slides. Instead, you make one big prezi and zoom in to different views. It is like Powerpoint, with a different flare.
  • Keeping Kids Safe Online during COVID 19 Pandemic : https://today.duke.edu/2020/04/keeping-kids-safe-online-during-covid-19 Article from Duke University that gives advice to parents about how to maintain children's and their family's cybersecurity and saftey while online during the pandemic
  • Keeping children safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic
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    https://www.unicef.org/laos/stories/keeping-children-safe-online-during-covid-19-pandemic Tips for keeping children safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic by Unicef- also describes some of the risks of increased screentime
  • Neo K-12: https://www.neok12.com/ This site provides educational videos, lessons, quizzes and educational games for K-12 students in various subject areas, such as science, math, health, social studies and English. Reviewed by the American Librarian Association as a great site for kids
  • TedED: https://ed.ted.com/lessons?category_id=221 Library of educational videos spanning all subjects vetted by TED
  • Education Resources Information Center: https://eric.ed.gov/? This website allows educators to search thousands of articles on different educational approaches and suggestions on teaching. Don’t come to this website looking for curriculum, though. While this site may provide lesson plan ideas and educational theories, it is assumed the educator reading the articles already has a curriculum and simply wants advice for teaching it.
  • Mircosoft Teams: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/e1-trial-license E1 trial license for Microsoft teams. Microsoft teams is a chat based collaboration tool that provides remote, global, and dispersed teams with ther ability to share information and work together.
  • Breakout Edu: https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome Educational games designed by educators for all ages
  • Adobe Connect: https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-enables-distance-learning-globally-schools-impacted-covid-19/ Adobe software good for video, screensharing, polling, questions, and doc sharing
  • Edcite: https://www.edcite.com/bystate/US/distance-learning Edcite is a free online assignment and assessment platform. To help support with the amount of content needed for the coming weeks, our team has curated collections of assignments that can be scheduled in bulk or as needed. Edcite also has a school and district version available, for more questions about that email schools@edcite.com.
  • Classtag: https://home.classtag.com/ Teachers use Classtag to communicate with parents and send lessons/assignments home.
  • Edutopia : https://www.youtube.com/edutopia ffers inspiration and information for what works in education. They are run through the George Lucas foundation and have more recently developed videos for effective remote learning strategies
  • Remote Learning Resources for Teachers: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HBgDpsBkhU8BgRf3iKQ0xlM Here's how to get started with remote learning, featuring the best professional learning sessions led by our team and expert Khan teachers.
  • Remote Learning Resources for Parents: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HD5ESfQ79oNW9OJLzyh8ujd Parents, we’ve heard questions from many of you about ways to help keep your kids learning during school closures. We’re creating videos to give you tips about remote learning, so follow this playlist if you’re interested in this topic.
  • Facing History: https://www.facinghistory.org Collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units. All resources free with creation of online account.
  • Online Teaching (Remote Learning) : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwXXOxvDboeYVNOaIqYYOyqoMHsLUght2 Videos for educators about how to tech effectively in a remote learning format
  • Resources for Access and Distance Education: http://aem.cast.org/about/aem-center-covid-19-resources.html The AEM Center provides support for the use of AEM in early learning, K-12, higher education, and workplace settings. The AEM Center will also provide support for the development, selection, and use of accessible technologies, especially in the transition to remote learning in response to COVID-19.
  • Remote Learning Accessibility Resources: http://www.cast.org/whats-new/remote-learning-resources.html#.XrLO8qhKg2w CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. We're here to help you make remote learning accessible and inclusive. Explore curated resources on high-leverage topics that matter to you.
  • Described and Captioned Media Program: https://dcmp.org/ The DCMP provides services designed to support and improve the academic achievement of students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Explore our website for equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. The DCMP is an idea that works thanks to funding by the U.S. Department of Education and administration by the National Association of the Deaf.
  • CK-12 Foundation: https://www.ck12.org/student/ The CK-12 Foundation was founded with the mission to enable everyone to learn in his or her own way. We pair high quality content with the latest technologies. We equip students, teachers, and parents with everything they need. For free.
  • Kami: https://www.kamiapp.com/ Open any document type in Kami and it becomes your canvas - draw on it, type, annotate, comment, dictate, record & embed audio, video or screen-capture instructions for students, work individually or in groups, online of offline.
  • Everfi: https://everfi.com/k-12/teacher-remote-learning/#blur-container EVERFI offers free online courses for grades K-12 on critical skills like social-emotional learning, STEM, health & wellness, financial literacy, career readiness and more.
  • Teacher Tip: Student Engagement in LIVE online classes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjvRd9_pGik A simple trick to instantly increase student engagement in your LIVE online classes.
  • How to Teach Remotely: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw4T3j8n31cGyjEO1iFOIsI7yPSiaGtvd Learn how to teach remotely by preparing engaging online lessons for your students. In this series, veteran education Sam Kary teaches you different strategies for how to teach online. You'll learn how to set up Google Classroom, how to lesson plan for remote learning, how to create and grade digital assignments that students, as well as how to use different education technology programs to enhance your curriculum.
  • Resources for Access and Distance Education: http://aem.cast.org/about/aem-center-covid-19-resources.html The AEM Center provides support for the use of AEM in early learning, K-12, higher education, and workplace settings. The AEM Center will also provide support for the development, selection, and use of accessible technologies, especially in the transition to remote learning in response to COVID-19.
  • Remote Learning Accessibility Resources: http://www.cast.org/whats-new/remote-learning-resources.html#.XrLO8qhKg2w CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. We're here to help you make remote learning accessible and inclusive. Explore curated resources on high-leverage topics that matter to you.

Here’s a collection of sites where teachers, authors and celebrities are reading picture books aloud to students:

Here’s a collection of sites to access free, digital books and texts to share with students:

Many authors and illustrators are offering daily videos and live feeds to read and write together. Here are a few:

HyperDocs are free digital lessons that are easy to edit for your eLearning students. Lisa Highfill and colleagues are sharing freely:

Here’s a collection of sites for students to practice their foundational reading skills:

Here's a collection of educational podcasts to spark learning at home:

Here is a rich repository of Open Educational Resources (OER):

Still looking for more? Here's a collection of resources for interactive tools and sites, instructional materials and more:

Here's a collection of literacy organizations dedicated to supporting literacy learning all year long with special collections for online and digital learning:

Here are resources for parents supporting students' learning from home:

All levels

  • Plan and deliver: Educating students with disabilities in remote settings: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midwest/blogs/students-disabilities-remote-settings.aspx Article on guidance on the legal requirements involved, how to think about accessibility for remote learning (perhaps in a new way), and how to plan and deliver remote instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities.
  • MathSpring: http://mathspring.org/
    The MathSpring Tutor will help you succeed at math standardized tests by deeply understanding the material. Create a teacher account and classroom. This intelligent tutoring system uses interactive multimedia to support students as they solve math problems.
  • Cuethink: https://www.cuethink.com/howitworks
    Students will use the four phase structure of Understand, Plan, Solve and Review to display their thinking process. The program supports students whose range of proficiency is vastly different. Cuethink structure aligns with the Common Core Standards. Students can explain their steps through thinklets using the drawing and writing tools that are provided. From there teachers can use the students artifacts to highlight errors and successes.
    Grades 2-12
  • Woot Math: https://www.wootmath.com/
    Woot Math is an independent online Math resource that allows students to practice the skills of conceptual fluency around rational numbers. Woot Math makes students solve math problems using different strategies. It is user friendly and students can work through the program at their own pace. While the students work through the program they will receive feedback and instructional videos. Teachers can monitor their students' progress and mastery of Math skills and concepts.
  • Delta Math: https://www.deltamath.com
    Free online application that allows students to practice math on their own or as part of a group. Requires registration.
  • GeoGebra: https://www.geogebra.org
    GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. GeoGebra is a rapidly expanding community of millions of users located in just about every country. GeoGebra has become the leading provider of dynamic mathematics software, supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and innovations in teaching and learning worldwide.
  • PhET - University of Colorado PhET website interactive Math applications: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/math This website includes many simulations in math. All interactive simulations are free to use.
  • STatistics Education Web (STEW):  https://www.amstat.org/ASA/Education/STEW/home.aspx  STatistics Education Web (STEW) is an online resource that provides peer-reviewed lesson plans for anyone who teaches statistical concepts in their classrooms. This includes K–12 math, science, and social studies teachers, as well as teachers at the college level. STEW lesson plans follow the recommendations of the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Report, and many are organized around the statistical problem-solving process outlined in GAISE: formulate a statistical question; collect data; analyze data; and interpret results in context.
  • Statistics Teacher: https://www.statisticsteacher.org  Statistics Teacher (ST) is an online journal published by the American Statistical Association (ASA) – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability for Grades K-12. ST supports the teaching and learning of statistics through education articles, lesson plans, announcements, professional development opportunities, technology, assessment, and classroom resources.
  • At-Home Learning Resources: https://www.invent.org/at-home-learning-resources
    Include STEM activities and lesson plans along with different program interventions. They connect inventors that have built the world around us with the innovators of tomorrow.
  • Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/ 
    App and website designed for quick, 5 minute activities to help students learn to integrate math into their daily lives.
  • Crayola Lesson Plans: https://www.crayola.com/lesson-plans/ Search for arts-based, standards-based lesson plans by grade and subject including math, science, social studies, and language arts.
  • 99 Math: https://99math.com/ 99math is a virtual multiplayer math game, it turns regular practice into exciting activity, and students are thrilled to improve their results. It's a FREE game with instant set up and progress tracking features. Best option for fun math activities over Zoom or to assign on Google Classroom and SeeSaw.
  • Club Oasis: https://social.oasismatters.com/ Club Oasis is a free online STEM club for children and parents. Join the DYI STEM labs, live classes, coding lessons and live pop-ups.
  • OWLS Resource Center : https://sites.google.com/view/owlstudent/home Resources for students, parents, and educators for every class and grade level, virtual field trips, and virtual libraries. Also provides resources in languages other than English.
  • Engineering Challenges for children under lockdown: https://www.activelylearn.com/ Actively Learn is an online curriculum platform with thousands of texts and videos paired with scaffolds and higher-order questions that drive depth, engagement, and critical thinking.
  • Art- Words To Use: https://www.words-to-use.com/words/art/ Learn how to describe art using the right words and phrases. Everyone can write colorfully about artwork! Includes many categories for students to have access too descriptive art word banks. There are adjectives, nouns, verbs, negatives, styles, movemnets and phrases.
  • Neo K-12: https://www.neok12.com/ This site provides educational videos, lessons, quizzes and educational games for K-12 students in various subject areas, such as science, math, health, social studies and English. Reviewed by the American Librarian Association as a great site for kids
  • TedED: https://ed.ted.com/lessons?category_id=221 Library of educational videos spanning all subjects vetted by TED
  • XtraMath: https://xtramath.org/#/home/index XtraMath features free math videos, lessons, and activities as well as progress reports and resources for teachers and parents. The site is a valuable resource both for homework help and more in-depth lessons.
  • Education Resources Information Center: https://eric.ed.gov/? This website allows educators to search thousands of articles on different educational approaches and suggestions on teaching. Don’t come to this website looking for curriculum, though. While this site may provide lesson plan ideas and educational theories, it is assumed the educator reading the articles already has a curriculum and simply wants advice for teaching it.
  • Kids' Activities from Andrews McMeel Publishing: https://www.ampkids.com/resources/activities/page/4/?series_type=spring-2020-selects&sort_type=release_date&post_count=-1&book_filter=Filter Printable activity guides to keep kids creating, from drawing to physical activities, to STEM to slime recipes.
  • Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool: https://allinonehomeschool.com Free online resource created by homeschooling parents for homeschooling parents. It contains full homeschool curriculum from a Christian worldview for grades K-12.
    First, parents choose their child’s grade level. The grade level material covers the basics, such as reading, writing, and math. Then, the parent selects a program year. All of the children in a family will work together on history and science covering the same topics based on the program year chosen.
  • Little House Kindergarten: https://littlehousekindergarten.com/ Little House Kindergarten is a free printable PDF full year kindergarten curriculum for home schools, childcare centers, and small schools around the world. This curriculum has been used by over 3,000 education centers and families in 130+ countries. The curriculum is based on educational standards set in the United States, and it is always our goal to have every subject exceed USA standards to give students the best educational start possible.
  • Homeschool for Free-List: https://onlypassionatecuriosity.com/free-homeschool-list/ Article that provides a list of free resources by grade level categorized by curriculum and grade level.
  • Free Printables-Trend Enterprises: https://www.trendenterprises.com/collections/free-printables Website that offers a selection of free printable activites for students
  • Creosity Space: https://www.creosityspace.com/spring2020.html Uses entrepreneurship and interesting curriculum from all fields of STEM to engage elementary students and keep them interested in STEM
  • Fact Monster : https://www.factmonster.com/ A homework help and reference site for kids in grades K-6. The site has an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, along with biographies, flashcards, and subject support for math, science, social studies and language arts. Fact Monster is certified as COPPA compliant and safe for kids by KidSafe.
  • Wisdom Wonder Project YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/wisdomwonderproject Kindergarten Singapore Math videos, Art instruction videos, and read along videos
  • ASSISTments: https://new.assistments.org/distance-learning he program allows them to assign homework or classwork and provide students with immediate feedback as they complete their assignments; teachers get a report showing individual student and class progress. There's a library of content that includes open textbooks, lessons and state test practice and skill-building problem sets.
  • ClassPad: https://classpad.net/us Web based calculation tool that includes Calculation, Graphing, Geometry and Statistics, free to teachers and students. This new product also offers Assessment Solutions for companies involved in large and small scale national or state testing and can be customized as desired to meet any integration needs.
  • Legends of Learning: https://www.legendsoflearning.com 2,000 standards-aligned math and science games for free for the rest of the school year to schools and parents. The company is also providing its premium-level custom assessments, scheduling features, data and analytics and training and support for all schools affected by closures.
  • Knowre: https://www.knowre.com/school_closure_support/ Knowre Math is an online core supplement for grades 1-12 that needs only a browser to view or an iPad app. Features include "walk me through" support and targeted assignments to help the student work independently. Teachers receive access to student progress via a dashboard.
  • Mathchops: https://www.mathchops.com/signup/free-trial Helps students build core skills for standardized tests through adaptive games. Teachers can view high-level stats for their students, see individual questions and create and assign quizzes. All questions have explanations and are graded automatically.
  • Z-kai: https://zkaibooks.com/free-resources/ Extensive booklets with math worksheets for students selected from the company's Zoom-Up Workbook Math. The worksheets contain challenging problem sets and are tailored to develop students' math skills.
  • UPchieve: https://upchieve.org/school-closures Online math tutoring to low-income high school students. And any student who creates an account during this period can keep using UPchieve for free, forever, the organization said. The service works on any device; students choose the subject they need help with, and UPchieve matches them with a volunteer tutor in a virtual classroom. Students can get as many free sessions as they want.
  • Math Chase: https://www.mathschase.com/ Provides online learning games to help students practice their math skills. Games include times tables and problems for addition, subtraction, division, odd and even, sequences, prime numbers and place values.
  • AAA Math : http://www.aaamath.com/ Features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts.
  • Shmoop: Math Video Library: https://www.shmoop.com/video-library?filter[]=11,1054,1208&p=1 Has hundreds of short videos ranging all math topics to help students develop understanding. Offers some videos in Spanish.
  • NRICH Primary Students Math: https://nrich.maths.org/primary Interactive Lessons and games for students to help them thjink mathmatically and practice their skills
  • Eduplay: https://www.educaplay.com/ Generator of educational resources in the form of games that allows obtaining the grades of the students.
  • Everfi: https://platform.everfi.net/new_registration?role=teacher EVERFI’s no-cost digital resources cover topics such as social emotional learning, STEM, financial literacy, career readiness, and health & wellness. Its standards-aligned resources have assessments embedded into them, enabling teachers to see measurable outcomes from student work in real-time.
  • Math Game Time: http://www.mathgametime.com/ Whether you have a child in pre-K or seventh grade, you can beat boredom and keep your learner's math skills sharp thanks to dozens of games that focus on everything from counting to algebra on Math Game Time's website.
  • Basic Math in Spanish (Matemáticas básicas en español): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLT-099tI7HAu7XEyjuJ5-KeVHOqctPdil Math refresher videos for spanish speakers
  • Game On: https://sites.google.com/site/gameonlearning/la-middle-school-games These games will help middle school students explore writing and word meanings as well as encourage critical thinking in reading. The games are from such sites as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a large international learning company, Beacon Learning Center, Merriam-Webster, and the Adult Literacy Media Alliance.
  • Hand2mind: https://www.hand2mindathome.com/ The "Learning at Home" program includes videos on math and literacy content taught by teachers and activities to reinforce the lessons and downloadable worksheets. The company has committed to posting new content daily.
  • Colorin Colorado: https://www.colorincolorado.org Strategies, videos and resources for teachers of ELL students.
  • Omni Calculator: https://www.omnicalculator.com/ Each calculator is targeted to help students and others handle any type of equation or conversion imaginable. Each is equipped with tips and detailed explanations of concepts to various scientific phenomena. They are fun and helpful.

Pre-K

  • ABCYa: www.abcya.com
    ABCYa is an academic game site for multiple subjects and grade levels. You can search by topic or Common Core standard and have students play games in areas they need improving. Free and premium options are available.
  • IXL: www.ixl.com
    IXL is a wealth of resources and diagnostic tools covering all grade levels and multiple subjects depending on the grade. It is currently free during school closures.
  • Dybuster AG: https://us.dybuster.com/#!register-school/dybuster/en-us
    Our programs foster key literacy and math skills while promoting effective learning. Calcularis promotes the development and coordination of areas of the brain responsible for processing numbers, quantities, and mathematical calculations. (Free to use until 6/30)
  • Math Game Time: www.mathgametime.com
  • Soft Schools: www.softschools.com
  • Splash Learn: www.splashlearn.com
    SplashLearn, an online educational program that provides comprehensive coverage of the curriculum with over 300 skills for Grades K- 5 The key features of SplashLearn program are- Personalized learning- The SplashLearn proprietary adaptive algorithm creates a dynamic learning path individualized for each child with topic-based placements tests for every grade to access a child's current math proficiency. Aligned to school curriculum- Comprehensive math curriculum aligned to your State Core with a modular build to easily align to other state-specific standards to improve student's test scores on school tests. Adaptive questions- Adaptive and interactive features cause problem structure to increase in complexity with correct answers and allow students to express concepts with relevant math symbols and vocabulary.
  • Starfall: www.starfall.com
  • Open up resources: https://news.openupresources.org/resources-teaching-learning-covid-school-closures
    Open Up Resources makes the highest quality ELA & math curriculum freely accessible to preK-12 educators.
  • Mathshare : https://mathshare.benetech.org/#/ Mathshare empowers students to solve math problems and show their work so that teachers and students can see how they got there. It helps them practice, and is also has speech to text capabilities that make it useful for students with special education needs or dyslexia.
  • Funexpected Math: https://funexpectedapps.com/playhome Desktop application for children aged 3-7 to give them math games and tasks
  • Math & Learning Videos 4 Kids- Kindergarten: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrHqUbddzk2zVIStQGpC-20BHZI5nsbfb Kids learn about numbers, colors and the alphabet. Fun Videos for Toddlers, Preschool and Kindergarten.

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Pre-K

K-5

  • Tynker: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebnn8LJ4rCJgUeRAhGDB-2Aqh7j6Xx9lbOXRmB7CtxCHqfug/viewform
    The link is for signing up for a free license due to school closures. Tynker provides a complete scaffolded gamified coding and curriculum, coding integration into STEM subjects, intuitive programming tools, and comprehensive educator resources to run a successful Coding/CS program for K-12 schools.
  • Boolean Girl: https://booleangirl.org/full-stem-ahead/
    A live presentation that engages students in engineering and coding projects. This site provides online events to help teach students how "to code, build, invent and animate." The events take place from 3pm to 4pm every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
  • 10 Minutes of Code: https://education.ti.com/en/activities/ti-codes/84/10-minutes
    Coding site for grades K-12 on free lessons for coding including instructions, units, lesson plans, and free downloads.
  • Hello Ruby: https://www.helloruby.com/
    The world's most whimsical way to learn about computers, technology and programming. Activities on a range of CS topics, like the ability to decompose a problem, spot patterns, think algorithmically, debug problems and work together. (for ages 4-10)
  • ScratchJr: https://www.scratchjr.org/
    With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.
  • Computer Science Teachers Association: https://www.csteachers.org/
    The Computer Science Teachers Association has compiled resources to support teaching during COVID-19 for K-12 teachers, including resources for starting teaching online, self-guided online learning platforms, and online courses for both students and teachers, and learning at home resources for parents.
  • CS Unplugged: www.csunplugged.org
    Limited or no internet access? Check out these unplugged activities.
    CSUnplugged is a collection of free teaching material that teaches Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around. (for ages 5-14)
  • CS First: https://csfirst.withgoogle.com/s/en/home
    CS First modules for programming in Scratch, aligned to a variety of themes — always free. (Grade 4-9)
  • Codecraft Works: https://www.codecraftworks.com
    Create something you love with code, gain experience in professional programming languages, and share your portfolio of digital projects. (ages 8 to 18)
  • Create with Code Live: https://learn.unity.com/course/create-with-code-live
    Free online coding program/classes that are aligned with ISTE standards. Students can learn coding through game development in an engaging and interactive way. You can register for free classes to enhance students' computer science skills. All grade levels
  • Free Coding Curriculum Lessons & Resources: https://girlswhocode.com/clubs/
    120 plus hours of free lessons for female students who are interested in coding. There are two separate programs, Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-12. The programs focus on computer sciences and coding. Students work together to solve real-world computer science programs through coding and more. They will learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions to formulate the programs. Grades 3-12
  • GeoGebra: https://www.geogebra.org
    GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. GeoGebra is a rapidly expanding community of millions of users located in just about every country. GeoGebra has become the leading provider of dynamic mathematics software, supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and innovations in teaching and learning worldwide.
  • Code Break: https://code.org/break?utm_source=announcement&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=code-break-2020&utm_term=episode-5&utm_content=code-break
    A global, live-interactive classroom, where the Code.org team will teach students of all ages, with and without computers. Code Break offers a weekly dose of education, community, and computer science, and has brought together students from as far as Africa, China, India, and South America.
  • Education Resources Information Center: https://eric.ed.gov/? This website allows educators to search thousands of articles on different educational approaches and suggestions on teaching. Don’t come to this website looking for curriculum, though. While this site may provide lesson plan ideas and educational theories, it is assumed the educator reading the articles already has a curriculum and simply wants advice for teaching it.
  • How to Connect Home Literacy Practices to School Literacy Practices : https://www.rif.org/sites/default/files/Support_Materials/How%20to%20Connect%20Home%20Literacy%20Practices%20to%20School%20Literacy%20Practices.pdf Literacy development begins early in the home. There is not one definition for literacy nor is there one way in which families can and should do literacy at home. Literacy is all around you and always present in your daily experiences. This article provides some ways to connect a few common home literacy practices to school literacy practices.
  • Abstract: THe Art of Design | Es Devlin: Stage Design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo4aAVjuh2o&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=24 Stage designer Es Devlin crafts evocative sets for concerts, operas, plays and runway shows using light, film, sculpture -- and even rain.
  • Abstract: The Art of Design | Bjarke Ingles: Architecture : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKeFCd1j5BE&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=25 Architect Bjarke Ingels unites function, fantasy and sustainability in “pragmatic utopian” designs like a clean power plant topped with a ski slope.
  • Abstract: The Art of Design | Ralph Gilles: Automotive Design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzJuhOn3Y58&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=26 As Fiat Chrysler’s global head of design, Ralph Gilles steers the brand into the future with sleek new sports cars and a self-driving electric van.
  • Abstrsact: The Art of Design | Paula Scher: Graphic Design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCfBYE97rFk&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=27 Graphic designer Paula Scher paints with words, developing the visual language of iconic brands and institutions around the world.
  • Pixil Art: https://www.pixilart.com/ Pixilart, free online drawing editor and social platform for all ages. Create game sprites, make pixel art, animated GIFs, share artwork and socialize online. You have the option to create an account but it is not required to just sccess the draw feature. Pixilart inclused other feautures such as contests, comics, online activity, and group options.
  • Teaching Kids to Code (When You're Not Quite Sure How to Code Yourself): https://knilt.arcc.albany.edu/Teaching_Kids_to_Code_(When_You%27re_Not_Quite_Sure_How_to_Code_Yourself) Collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units. All resources free with creation of online account.
  • Amazon Adventures : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLL8_5VpX9TxqmGwqyDGzSg0EXLiFo-c7D Ride along on a trip to the Peruvian Amazon to view life in the wild.
  • Crash Course: Engineering: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtO4A_tL6DLZRotxEb114cMR In 46 episodes, Dr. Shini Somara will teach you how we built much of our world with engineering! This course is based on introductory college-level material across many different engineering disciplines.
  • Crash Course: Navagating Digital Information: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtN07XYqqWSKpPrtNDiCHTzU In 10 episodes, John Green will teach you how to navigate the internet! We’ve partnered with MediaWise, The Poynter Institute, and The Stanford History Education Group to develop this curriculum of hands-on skills to help you evaluate the information you read online.
  • Codelicious: https://resources.codelicious.com/digital-citizienship-lesson-download In this 15-minute digital citizenship lesson, you will help your students think through password usage and safety.
  • Programación para niños con Scratch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVwmjuDYoki-jtu1XUctYg0L6J8Zivkq7 Programming in Scratch for kids tutorials- in Spanish
  • Minecraft: Education Edition: https://education.minecraft.net/login Education Edition to try a free coding lesson or trial the full version with your class. No login required and available to all Windows, Mac and iPad users. allows students to co-play, develop leadership skills, and explore and create worlds. The free educational content we’ve curated lets players explore the International Space Station though a partnership with NASA, learn to code with a robot, visit famous Washington D.C. landmarks, find and build 3D fractals, learn what it’s like to be a marine biologist, and so much more. It includes Immersive Reader, and will read highlighted words and images out loud – like ‘Creeper’ and ‘Mooshroom’. It’s also free to download through June.
  • The Power of Google Sheets and You: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwXXOxvDboeaCTwdY5t5bGQBnVqk99rIu Videos covering how to use Google Sheets as well as how Google Sheets can be useful to the classroom
  • Learn All About Zoom Video Conferencing : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwXXOxvDboeYp4sABKpoZwSaS0mQu7JDf Videos that detail how to use Zoom Video Software
  • Coding with Students: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwXXOxvDboeZ9iIUGJV7q4lDN7zNSPIQT Videos for educators to help them teach coding in the classroom
  • Real-Life Robots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wHJjLMnikU&list=PLw2cuKNQvZ2duGzjYs5GN-2IZAZUd6L3b&index=2&t=0s Meet some real-life robots, and find out what robots really are, and what they do for us every day!

  • Ditch That Textbook: https://ditchthattextbook.com/elearning-activities/General e-learning activities for your remote classroom.
  • Bloomz - A communication service for free to all schools through June 30th. Teachers, parents and students can communicate in real-time to share lessons, student work and feedback.
    https://freetrial.bloomz.com/coronavirus-schools/
  • Vector Solutions: https://www.vectorsolutions.com/about-us/vector-cares/ A site that provides teachers and families with students in grades K-12 videos and updates on COVID-19 and how to prepare your classroom, home, and other necessary measures during this time. This is a free microcourse available for desktops, cell phones, and tablets.
  • Faculty Focus: https://www.facultyfocus.com/ Faculty Focus has been an important tool for instructors to share what they are implementing in the classroom and to learn what other instructors are doing worldwide.
  • Education Resources Information Center: https://eric.ed.gov/? This website allows educators to search thousands of articles on different educational approaches and suggestions on teaching. Don’t come to this website looking for curriculum, though. While this site may provide lesson plan ideas and educational theories, it is assumed the educator reading the articles already has a curriculum and simply wants advice for teaching it.

Middle School/High School

  • There are many online mini-lessons/lectures out there, such as on https://www.khanacademy.org/ and http://www.watchknowlearn.org/. You may search for lessons based on grade levels and curriculum areas. You can link to their instructional videos using Google Classroom or your preferred course/learning management system.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home: Click Here
  • Ditch That Textbook: https://ditchthattextbook.com/elearning-activities/
    General e-learning activities for your remote classroom.
  • Quizziz: https://quizizz.com/
    Explore millions of teacher made quizzes in multiple subject areas. Teacher accounts available with the ability to create classes for your students. Excellent integration with Google Classroom.
  • Age of Learning: https://www.ageoflearning.com/schools
    Age of Learning provides schools closed due to the coronavirus with free home access for all affected families to leading digital education programs ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, and ReadingIQ. Programs serve students in preschool / pre-k, elementary school, and middle school.
  • Bill Nye Science: https://www.billnye.com/
    Comprehensive site for science including videos, home experiments, and other materials to teach science.
  • Texas Instruments STEM Projects https://education.ti.com/en/resources/stem-projects
    Online STEM resource for grades 6-12 filled with projects, lesson plans, “mini STEM camps”.
  • Wide Open School: https://wideopenschool.org/
    A fantastic resource for teachers and parents covering subject areas, mental health, and other elements to assist your students or child with their continuing education during COVID-19.
  • Edulastic: https://edulastic.com
    Edulastic is an online K-12 assessment tool. Edulastic provides over 35,000 pre-made assessments for teachers to choose from, or you can personalize your own assessments to give to your students. Assessments are and can be aligned with standards; while both teachers and students can receive immediate feedback.
  • WebQuest.Org: https://webquest.org/
    A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. Search by WebQuest title, subject, and grade level to find a WebQuest that is appropriate for you. Can be modified for remote learning in small groups.
  • Classifying Learning: https://app.classifylearning.com/register/teacher
    With Classify Learning, you can easily build, administer, and access real-time results from a variety of online assessment types ranging from simple formatives to state test mirroring summatives using your own items or those from our FREE item bank! Classify Learning is always free for teachers!
  • Problem-Attic: https://www.problem-attic.com/
    Database of about 220,000 questions, all grades and subjects, with PDF creation tools and options for sending documents to Google. Excellent, free resource to use.
  • BoomWriter: https://boomwriter.com/
    BoomWriter is a free writing app that helps teachers inspire and engage students in writing. It offers a variety of tools and resources that lets teachers conduct fiction, nonfiction, and vocabulary-focused writing assignments. BoomWriter inspires students to write on any subject and integrates easily with existing curriculum. Plus, parents can purchase published copies of the books and writing journals created on the site.
  • ReadingIQ: https://www.ageoflearning.com/schools
    ReadingIQ is an advanced digital library for children up to age 12, with thousands of high-quality, high-interest books that are searchable by topic and leveled with Guided Reading and Lexile systems. Avaialble in English and Spanish.
  • Playposit: https://go.playposit.com/covid-19
    PlayPosit gives instructors the power to create engaging interactive videos out of their existing content or through the use of videos available on a number of websites such as YouTube, Vimeo, and more. Templates and premade content help users get started quickly and easily. Interaction types include multiple-choice, fill in the blank, select all, discussion forums, and more. Instructors can then use data to make informed decisions and understand their learners' level of engagement.
  • 50+ Great Documentaries to Watch as a Family: https://www.weareteachers.com/documentaries-for-kids/?utm_content=1587067467&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR25ldzjBxXvRa0StR0tU_76IP0jYGhLP6oTJcQgwp9tZYnpOu4dDw0qXVk
    Streaming television has become one of our greatest resources these days, and the options available are really amazing. Take a break from the sitcom reruns and tune in to some of these educational documentaries for kids and teens. They’re just as entertaining, and help make screen time worthwhile.
  • KiwiCo DIY: https://www.kiwico.com/diy
    Free DIY lessons for students to complete at home that teach them about science. All grade levels apply.
  • Outschool: https://outschool.com/#abk9aid9o8
    Outschool is offering free live online classes for students ages 3 to 18 affected by public school shutdowns, conducted over video chat. The 10,000-plus classes cover topics in English, math, social studies, science, coding, health and wellness, music, art and world languages. You can search courses by length (ranging from one class to a full semester), format (live online or flexible schedule), subject, age range and day or timeframe.
  • Learning Keeps Going: https://www.learningkeepsgoing.org/ To support educators and parents during extended school closures, this site offers a curated list of free tools and resources as well as an Educator Help Desk where experts will answer online learning questions.
  • Common Sense Education : https://www.commonsense.org/education/ Common Sense Education gives the names of many books by age level as well as recommends games, apps, virtual field trips, etc.
  • Genially: https://www.genial.ly/en Genially is a single tool to create all kinds of resources, presentations, games, interactive images, maps, illustrated processes, Cvs, etx. Genially allows you to work in groups on a project and share your product.
  • Edpuzzle: https://edpuzzle.com Edpuzzle is a platform that allows you to take any video and make it interactive! As the teacher, you can track if your students are watching the videos you assign and how many times they’ve watched it. You can add your own voice narration and questions to any video. They even have the ability for you to record your own video and upload it. Only one teacher from your school needs to fill out the form.
  • Support for Kids with ADHD During Coronavirus Crisis: https://childmind.org/article/giving-kids-with-adhd-support-and-structure-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/ Tips from the Child Mind Institute for helping students with ADHD (and their parents) during the pandemic.
  • Supporting Children with Autism During the Coronavirus Outbreak : https://childmind.org/article/supporting-children-with-autism-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/ Tips for developing routines and creating an emergency plan for children with ASD
  • Startegies for Supporting Learning at Home : https://childmind.org/remote-learning-resources-for-families/ Resources, strategies and advice broken down by age and grade level from Preschoolers to college
  • College Board AP Review Classes: https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students/ap-course-schedule AP Review Classess offered by the College Board by teachers for people taking AP classes or exams
  • OWLS Resource Center : https://sites.google.com/view/owlstudent/home Resources for students, parents, and educators for every class and grade level, virtual field trips, and virtual libraries. Also provides resources in languages other than English.
  • Prezi Training : https://prezi.com/training/ Gives training about how to use the presentation software Prezi, an alternative to the typical PowerPoint Presentation
  • Prezi Video: https://prezi.com/video/ Prezi Video is a video maker that puts your content right alongside you on the screen, creating a broadcast-like experience for your students. You can sign up for a free training here:
  • Prezi Presentations : https://prezi.com/?click_source=logged_element&page_location=404page&element_text=home A prezi is a presentation of text and visuals that you zoom in and out of. It is very similar to a power point, except you do not make slides. Instead, you make one big prezi and zoom in to different views. It is like Powerpoint, with a different flare.
  • Keeping Kids Safe Online during COVID 19 Pandemic : https://today.duke.edu/2020/04/keeping-kids-safe-online-during-covid-19 Article from Duke University that gives advice to parents about how to maintain children's and their family's cybersecurity and saftey while online during the pandemic
  • Keeping children safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic
    :
    https://www.unicef.org/laos/stories/keeping-children-safe-online-during-covid-19-pandemic Tips for keeping children safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic by Unicef- also describes some of the risks of increased screentime
  • Neo K-12: https://www.neok12.com/ This site provides educational videos, lessons, quizzes and educational games for K-12 students in various subject areas, such as science, math, health, social studies and English. Reviewed by the American Librarian Association as a great site for kids
  • TedED: https://ed.ted.com/lessons?category_id=221 Library of educational videos spanning all subjects vetted by TED
  • Education Resources Information Center: https://eric.ed.gov/? This website allows educators to search thousands of articles on different educational approaches and suggestions on teaching. Don’t come to this website looking for curriculum, though. While this site may provide lesson plan ideas and educational theories, it is assumed the educator reading the articles already has a curriculum and simply wants advice for teaching it.
  • Mircosoft Teams: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/e1-trial-license E1 trial license for Microsoft teams. Microsoft teams is a chat based collaboration tool that provides remote, global, and dispersed teams with ther ability to share information and work together.
  • Breakout Edu: https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome Educational games designed by educators for all ages
  • Adobe Connect: https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-enables-distance-learning-globally-schools-impacted-covid-19/ Adobe software good for video, screensharing, polling, questions, and doc sharing
  • Edcite: https://www.edcite.com/bystate/US/distance-learning Edcite is a free online assignment and assessment platform. To help support with the amount of content needed for the coming weeks, our team has curated collections of assignments that can be scheduled in bulk or as needed. Edcite also has a school and district version available, for more questions about that email schools@edcite.com.
  • Classtag: https://home.classtag.com/ Teachers use Classtag to communicate with parents and send lessons/assignments home.
  • Edutopia : https://www.youtube.com/edutopia ffers inspiration and information for what works in education. They are run through the George Lucas foundation and have more recently developed videos for effective remote learning strategies
  • Remote Learning Resources for Teachers: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HBgDpsBkhU8BgRf3iKQ0xlM Here's how to get started with remote learning, featuring the best professional learning sessions led by our team and expert Khan teachers.
  • Remote Learning Resources for Parents: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HD5ESfQ79oNW9OJLzyh8ujd Parents, we’ve heard questions from many of you about ways to help keep your kids learning during school closures. We’re creating videos to give you tips about remote learning, so follow this playlist if you’re interested in this topic.
  • Crash Course: Study Skills: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtNcAJRf3bE1IJU6nMfHj86W In 10 episodes, Thomas Frank teaches you study skills! Based on introductory college-level material and scientific studies, this course takes you through the tools and skills you need to get better at studying and finishing assignments in school and beyond.
  • Facing History: https://www.facinghistory.org Collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units. All resources free with creation of online account.
  • AP Research : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoGgviqq4845Tiot5ihu6Axzh81Po2mOo Series by the the creators of the AP Exam themselves to explain topics pertaining to the AP Research Exam
  • AP Seminar : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoGgviqq4847dwdY25XcCHLlN0uo0ccW6 Series by the the creators of the AP Exam themselves to explain topics pertaining to the AP Seminar Exam
  • Online Teaching (Remote Learning) : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwXXOxvDboeYVNOaIqYYOyqoMHsLUght2 Videos for educators about how to tech effectively in a remote learning format
  • Resources for Access and Distance Education: http://aem.cast.org/about/aem-center-covid-19-resources.html The AEM Center provides support for the use of AEM in early learning, K-12, higher education, and workplace settings. The AEM Center will also provide support for the development, selection, and use of accessible technologies, especially in the transition to remote learning in response to COVID-19.
  • AP Master Classes: https://www.youtube.com/user/advancedplacement/playlists A crash course of each AP Exam created by the makers of the AP Exams themselves
  • Remote Learning Accessibility Resources: http://www.cast.org/whats-new/remote-learning-resources.html#.XrLO8qhKg2w CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. We're here to help you make remote learning accessible and inclusive. Explore curated resources on high-leverage topics that matter to you.
  • Described and Captioned Media Program: https://dcmp.org/ The DCMP provides services designed to support and improve the academic achievement of students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Explore our website for equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. The DCMP is an idea that works thanks to funding by the U.S. Department of Education and administration by the National Association of the Deaf.
  • CK-12 Foundation: https://www.ck12.org/student/ The CK-12 Foundation was founded with the mission to enable everyone to learn in his or her own way. We pair high quality content with the latest technologies. We equip students, teachers, and parents with everything they need. For free.
  • Kami: https://www.kamiapp.com/ Open any document type in Kami and it becomes your canvas - draw on it, type, annotate, comment, dictate, record & embed audio, video or screen-capture instructions for students, work individually or in groups, online of offline.
  • Everfi: https://everfi.com/k-12/teacher-remote-learning/#blur-container EVERFI offers free online courses for grades K-12 on critical skills like social-emotional learning, STEM, health & wellness, financial literacy, career readiness and more.
  • Teacher Tip: Student Engagement in LIVE online classes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjvRd9_pGik A simple trick to instantly increase student engagement in your LIVE online classes.
  • How to Teach Remotely: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw4T3j8n31cGyjEO1iFOIsI7yPSiaGtvd Learn how to teach remotely by preparing engaging online lessons for your students. In this series, veteran education Sam Kary teaches you different strategies for how to teach online. You'll learn how to set up Google Classroom, how to lesson plan for remote learning, how to create and grade digital assignments that students, as well as how to use different education technology programs to enhance your curriculum.
  • Resources for Access and Distance Education: http://aem.cast.org/about/aem-center-covid-19-resources.html The AEM Center provides support for the use of AEM in early learning, K-12, higher education, and workplace settings. The AEM Center will also provide support for the development, selection, and use of accessible technologies, especially in the transition to remote learning in response to COVID-19.
  • Remote Learning Accessibility Resources: http://www.cast.org/whats-new/remote-learning-resources.html#.XrLO8qhKg2w CAST is a nonprofit education research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. We're here to help you make remote learning accessible and inclusive. Explore curated resources on high-leverage topics that matter to you.

Here’s a collection of sites to access free, digital books and texts to share with students:

Many authors and illustrators are offering daily videos and live feeds to read and write together. Here are a few:

HyperDocs are free digital lessons that are easy to edit for your eLearning students. Lisa Highfill and colleagues are sharing freely:

Here is a rich repository of Open Educational Resources (OER):

Still looking for more? Here's a collection of resources for interactive tools and sites, instructional materials and more:

Here's a collection of literacy organizations dedicated to supporting literacy learning all year long with special collections for online and digital learning:

All levels

  • MathSpring: http://mathspring.org/
    The MathSpring Tutor will help you succeed at math standardized tests by deeply understanding the material. Create a teacher account and classroom. This intelligent tutoring system uses interactive multimedia to support students as they solve math problems.
  • Media4Math: https://media4math.com/OER-Resources?page=0
    Grades 6-12 math website that offers free open educational resource demos for students to watch. Topics include geometry, Algebra, and pre-calculus.
  • Cuethink: https://www.cuethink.com/howitworks
    Students will use the four phase structure of Understand, Plan, Solve and Review to display their thinking process. The program supports students whose range of proficiency is vastly different. Cuethink structure aligns with the Common Core Standards. Students can explain their steps through thinklets using the drawing and writing tools that are provided. From there teachers can use the students artifacts to highlight errors and successes.
    Grades 2-12
  • Woot Math: https://www.wootmath.com/
    Woot Math is an independent online Math resource that allows students to practice the skills of conceptual fluency around rational numbers. Woot Math makes students solve math problems using different strategies. It is user friendly and students can work through the program at their own pace. While the students work through the program they will receive feedback and instructional videos. Teachers can monitor their students' progress and mastery of Math skills and concepts.
  • Delta Math: https://www.deltamath.com
    Free online application that allows students to practice math on their own or as part of a group. Requires registration.
  • Desmos: https://www.desmos.com/
    Online application that graphs and solves functions. Also offers downloadable iOS and Android apps.
  • GeoGebra: https://www.geogebra.org
    GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. GeoGebra is a rapidly expanding community of millions of users located in just about every country. GeoGebra has become the leading provider of dynamic mathematics software, supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and innovations in teaching and learning worldwide.
  • Math Planet: https://www.mathplanet.com/
    From Mathcentrum, a Swedish not-for-profit, this website contains math lessons and examples from pre-algebra through geometry and practice for SAT and ACT exams.
  • PhET - University of Colorado PhET website interactive math simulations: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/math A rich resource full of interactive simulations, ready to use.
  • STatistics Education Web (STEW): https://www.amstat.org/ASA/Education/STEW/home.aspx  STatistics Education Web (STEW) is an online resource that provides peer-reviewed lesson plans for anyone who teaches statistical concepts in their classrooms. This includes K–12 math, science, and social studies teachers, as well as teachers at the college level. STEW lesson plans follow the recommendations of the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Report, and many are organized around the statistical problem-solving process outlined in GAISE: formulate a statistical question; collect data; analyze data; and interpret results in context.
  • Statistics Teacher: https://www.statisticsteacher.org  Statistics Teacher (ST) is an online journal published by the American Statistical Association (ASA) – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability for Grades K-12. ST supports the teaching and learning of statistics through education articles, lesson plans, announcements, professional development opportunities, technology, assessment, and classroom resources.
  • Bootstrap World:  https://www.bootstrapworld.org/materials/algebra/ This resource includes research-based curricular modules for grades 6-12. Our materials reinforce core concepts from algebra, enabling non-CS teachers to adopt our introductory materials while delivering rigorous and engaging computing content drawn from CS classes at universities like Brown, WPI, and Northeastern.
  • Calculation Nation: http://calculationnation.nctm.org/  The games of Calculation Nation are organized around content from the upper elementary and middle grades math curriculum. By becoming a citizen of Calculation Nation, your child or student will play online math strategy games that allow them to learn about fractions, factors, multiples, symmetry and more, as well as practice important skills like basic multiplication and calculating area — all while having fun.
  • Calculation Nation: http://calculationnation.nctm.org/  The games of Calculation Nation are organized around content from the upper elementary and middle grades math curriculum. By becoming a citizen of Calculation Nation, your child or student will play online math strategy games that allow them to learn about fractions, factors, multiples, symmetry and more, as well as practice important skills like basic multiplication and calculating area — all while having fun.
  • Club Oasis: https://social.oasismatters.com/ Club Oasis is a free online STEM club for children and parents. Join the DYI STEM labs, live classes, coding lessons and live pop-ups.
  • Mathshare : https://mathshare.benetech.org/#/ Mathshare empowers students to solve math problems and show their work so that teachers and students can see how they got there. It helps them practice, and is also has speech to text capabilities that make it useful for students with special education needs or dyslexia.
  • OWLS Resource Center : https://sites.google.com/view/owlstudent/home Resources for students, parents, and educators for every class and grade level, virtual field trips, and virtual libraries. Also provides resources in languages other than English.
  • Engineering Challenges for children under lockdown: https://www.activelylearn.com/ Actively Learn is an online curriculum platform with thousands of texts and videos paired with scaffolds and higher-order questions that drive depth, engagement, and critical thinking.
  • Art- Words To Use: https://www.words-to-use.com/words/art/ Learn how to describe art using the right words and phrases. Everyone can write colorfully about artwork! Includes many categories for students to have access too descriptive art word banks. There are adjectives, nouns, verbs, negatives, styles, movemnets and phrases.
  • Neo K-12: https://www.neok12.com/ This site provides educational videos, lessons, quizzes and educational games for K-12 students in various subject areas, such as science, math, health, social studies and English. Reviewed by the American Librarian Association as a great site for kids
  • TedED: https://ed.ted.com/lessons?category_id=221 Library of educational videos spanning all subjects vetted by TED
  • XtraMath: https://xtramath.org/#/home/index XtraMath features free math videos, lessons, and activities as well as progress reports and resources for teachers and parents. The site is a valuable resource both for homework help and more in-depth lessons.
  • Education Resources Information Center: https://eric.ed.gov/? This website allows educators to search thousands of articles on different educational approaches and suggestions on teaching. Don’t come to this website looking for curriculum, though. While this site may provide lesson plan ideas and educational theories, it is assumed the educator reading the articles already has a curriculum and simply wants advice for teaching it.
  • Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool: https://allinonehomeschool.com Free online resource created by homeschooling parents for homeschooling parents. It contains full homeschool curriculum from a Christian worldview for grades K-12.
    First, parents choose their child’s grade level. The grade level material covers the basics, such as reading, writing, and math. Then, the parent selects a program year. All of the children in a family will work together on history and science covering the same topics based on the program year chosen.
  • Homeschool for Free-List: https://onlypassionatecuriosity.com/free-homeschool-list/ Article that provides a list of free resources by grade level categorized by curriculum and grade level.
  • ASSISTments: https://new.assistments.org/distance-learning he program allows them to assign homework or classwork and provide students with immediate feedback as they complete their assignments; teachers get a report showing individual student and class progress. There's a library of content that includes open textbooks, lessons and state test practice and skill-building problem sets.
  • ClassPad: https://classpad.net/us Web based calculation tool that includes Calculation, Graphing, Geometry and Statistics, free to teachers and students. This new product also offers Assessment Solutions for companies involved in large and small scale national or state testing and can be customized as desired to meet any integration needs.
  • Mathchops: https://www.mathchops.com/signup/free-trial Helps students build core skills for standardized tests through adaptive games. Teachers can view high-level stats for their students, see individual questions and create and assign quizzes. All questions have explanations and are graded automatically.
  • Shmoop: Math Video Library: https://www.shmoop.com/video-library?filter[]=11,1054,1208&p=1 Has hundreds of short videos ranging all math topics to help students develop understanding. Offers some videos in Spanish.
  • NRICH Secondary Students Math: https://nrich.maths.org/secondary Interactive Lessons and games for students to help them thjink mathmatically and practice their skills
  • United States Census: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/sis/activities/grades-9-12.html New activities designed specifically for the 2019-2020 school year spotlight the 2020 Census and the importance of making sure everyone is counted, especially children.
  • Brightstorm Prealgebra : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlssSNhNZaPPpwByvVFNqCRr6T57JtODr Clear, concise explanations of Pre-algebra course topics.
  • School of Life- Relationships: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwxNMb28XmpcEwc0qydf2jSszQFSht81E Playlist about relationships and what makes a healthy relationship
  • Mathmusician Stuff : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL875FD639ACEE0291 Math explained through music
  • Infinity : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaNzoFtkQ7rYwjp8AlVBp576YK_sdfyi8 Math videos that explain the kind of infinity
  • Algebra I Course: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRqDfxcafc23cwNivSi98pSTrMvSzGCoQ Video series that explains pertinent topics in Algebra one- also in relevance to physics
  • Game On: https://sites.google.com/site/gameonlearning/la-middle-school-games These games will help middle school students explore writing and word meanings as well as encourage critical thinking in reading. The games are from such sites as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a large international learning company, Beacon Learning Center, Merriam-Webster, and the Adult Literacy Media Alliance.
  • Hand2mind: https://www.hand2mindathome.com/ The "Learning at Home" program includes videos on math and literacy content taught by teachers and activities to reinforce the lessons and downloadable worksheets. The company has committed to posting new content daily.
  • MateVideos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJTyadQhEGyXjYTs-YbD9iKjrVYRgfKHx Videos covering topics in math and geometry- in Spanish
  • How to Find the Area : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHV7uibENPDBigbAjUxPw_NvtdJ_01_s2 Video library that helps students learn how to find the area of different shapes
  • Algebra 1 June 2018 : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqgzO5KZVGd3S1-nKrcq2e6vbHKcSO4uP Review of questions from the June 2018 Algebra I Common Core Regents
  • Colorin Colorado: https://www.colorincolorado.org Strategies, videos and resources for teachers of ELL students.
  • Mathematics (All of it) : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLybg94GvOJ9FoGQeUMFZ4SWZsr30jlUYK Stop hating math! Learn math with Professor Dave and you'll love it as much as ice cream. In this series we go from arithmetic all the way to differential equations, so no matter what your level of ability, there's something here for you. See if you can watch them all!
  • Algebra I and II: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLybg94GvOJ9FoUSDODs14ck3OzSje4WZb Are you in Algebra 1? Are you in Algebra 2? This is the playlist for you! Here all of your algebra-related needs will be addressed!

6-8

  • ASSISTments (grades 5-9): https://new.assistments.org/content  ASSISTments is a free tool for math teachers to assign homework and classwork. Students receive feedback as they complete their work, and teachers receive a report with student- and class-level insights to inform instruction. Compatible with Google Classroom and many common curricula (IM, Open Up, EngageNY). For grades 5-9
  • Spark 101: https://www.spark101.org/blog/spark-101-as-a-distance-learning-resource/
    Free Spark101 videos—co-developed by educators, employers, and our experts—engage students in authentic STEM problem solving.
  • IXL: www.ixl.com
    IXL is a wealth of resources and diagnostic tools covering all grade levels and multiple subjects depending on the grade. It is currently free during school closures.
  • Arcademics: www.arcademics.com
    Boost student engagement & fact fluency with their free multiplayer educational games, math games, language arts games, and more! Grades K-6.
  • Math Learning Center: https://www.mathlearningcenter.org/resources/apps
    All apps are available through web app, chrome store, or the Apple app store. The Math Learning Center offers free apps on fractions, geoboards, time, math vocabulary, number frames, money pieces, number pieces, number lines, number racks, and pattern shapes.
  • myON: https://www.myon.com/login/index.html
    myON® Reader is a student-centered, personalized literacy environment that gives students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books. Titles are dynamically matched to each individual student's interests, grade and Lexile® reading level.
  • BBC School Radio: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p007g5y4 Learning resources for primary schools offering video, audio and downloads for Early Years, KS1 & KS2 covering music, dance, history, collective worship, literacy and maths and some additional resources for secondary schools at KS3 & KS4.
  • Geometry 3-D Shapes Interactive : https://www.learner.org/series/interactive-geometry-3d-shapes/ Interactive series where students learn about several three-dimensional geometric shapes and the terminology used to describe them. Learn how to calculate their surface area and volume, and explore their mathematical properties.
  • Prodigy: https://sso.prodigygame.com/game/start?rid=1cf8234d-4878-4da9-8c87-1024f996df77 Prodigy is an engaging, curriculum-aligned math platform for students and teachers. Students can work through topics based on their levels or you can assign specific skills for them to complete; all while they think they are playing a game! State test prep is also available to assign
  • Funbrain: https://www.funbrain.com/ Free educational games, comic, books, and videos. Focus on literacy and math.
  • ClassDojo : https://www.classdojo.com/ ClassDojo is an online classroom management platform where teachers can record and track student behavior, facilitate classroom activities, curate student portfolios, and communicate with parents. Student sign-in is simple with a QR code, link, or Google account. From the teacher dashboard, teachers can create original activities or use the toolkit to post class announcements, conduct warm-ups, create random groups, and more. Always free to teachers.
  • Legends of Learning: https://www.legendsoflearning.com 2,000 standards-aligned math and science games for free for the rest of the school year to schools and parents. The company is also providing its premium-level custom assessments, scheduling features, data and analytics and training and support for all schools affected by closures.
  • Knowre: https://www.knowre.com/school_closure_support/ Knowre Math is an online core supplement for grades 1-12 that needs only a browser to view or an iPad app. Features include "walk me through" support and targeted assignments to help the student work independently. Teachers receive access to student progress via a dashboard.
  • Math Chase: https://www.mathschase.com/ Provides online learning games to help students practice their math skills. Games include times tables and problems for addition, subtraction, division, odd and even, sequences, prime numbers and place values.
  • Math Game Time: http://www.mathgametime.com/ Whether you have a child in pre-K or seventh grade, you can beat boredom and keep your learner's math skills sharp thanks to dozens of games that focus on everything from counting to algebra on Math Game Time's website.
  • Brightstorm Algebra : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD286B3F281B219D4 Clear, concise explanations of high school Algebra I course topics.
  • Place value (tens and hundreds) | Early Math | Khan Academy: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HAFzmdw4yPrdcxcx5hGbqkb Math begins with counting. It's the most important skill we learn in our early years and becomes the foundation for all other math concepts. Once we can count, we can add, subtract, and measure the world around us. Shortly thereafter, we can learn about place values, plots, graphs, time, money, and shapes. These early math skills are presented in this subject's tutorials in a straightforward, understandable, and (dare we say it) fun way!
  • PBS Kids Educational Games: https://pbskids.org/games/ Educational Games dealing with a variety of subjects and topics. There are over 100 educational games on this site including games in additional languages
  • Sumdog: https://pages.sumdog.com/home-learning-during-school-closures/ Provides personalized math and spelling practice and uses games and rewards to encourage students in their studies. Includes online video guidance to support home learning, as well as one-on-one remote walkthroughs, daily teacher webinars and phone support.
  • [Aritmética] [Burgos]: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-WJKNjzXopy2WQf5AkKltR65lF2ssihG Covers arithmetic topics for students who speak Spanish
  • Minecraft: Education Edition: https://education.minecraft.net/login Education Edition to try a free coding lesson or trial the full version with your class. No login required and available to all Windows, Mac and iPad users. allows students to co-play, develop leadership skills, and explore and create worlds. The free educational content we’ve curated lets players explore the International Space Station though a partnership with NASA, learn to code with a robot, visit famous Washington D.C. landmarks, find and build 3D fractals, learn what it’s like to be a marine biologist, and so much more. It includes Immersive Reader, and will read highlighted words and images out loud – like ‘Creeper’ and ‘Mooshroom’. It’s also free to download through June.
  • Education Galaxy: https://educationgalaxy.com/ Education Galaxy provides online standards-aligned assessment for students to help prepare them for state testing.
  • Grade 7 Math | JoAnn School : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKi4WTp6PRGWOhs0gkb3-_LF0MtIDk3rY Covers math topics pertaining to the Grade 7 curriculum through short videos
  • Algebra I | JoAnn's School : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKi4WTp6PRGXzkjUUMYVChM2WxWfgIrK4 Covers topics pertaining to the Algebra I curriculum through short videos
  • Omni Calculator: https://www.omnicalculator.com/ Each calculator is targeted to help students and others handle any type of equation or conversion imaginable. Each is equipped with tips and detailed explanations of concepts to various scientific phenomena. They are fun and helpful.
  • Inspiring Middle School Literacy: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/midlit/ Self-paced lessons include videos, interactive activities, note taking, reading, and writing to present students with engaging science, social studies, mathematics, and English language arts topics.
  • Night by Ellie Wisel Audiobook : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYW5WF70X4AMn1ZcqREijbh38p89e1Oy7 Audio books done chapter by chapter- nice for students who do better with listening or may be visually impaired
  • Middle School Geometry(Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjf2BZRwCB4FVLxsKQ0skmHI This Playlist covers the following topics from Middle School Mathematics, basic geometry, lines, planes and angles, parallel lines, and angles.
  • Middle School Geometry (Part 2): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjdFLC3kHVXvFcthfm9rM2kZ This Playlist covers the following topics from Middle School Mathematics: Construction, Quadrilaterals, Perimeter and Area, Volume and Surface Area, Area of a Regular Polygon, and Three Dimensional Shapes.
  • Middle School Math - Sets: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjfi7EeDyHxr0jhoPXEOlFX0 A collection of well defined and distinct objects is referred to as Sets. These objects that form part of the set are referred to as elements. Though they have an entity of their own, when the elements are in a set, they are referred to as a common entity.
  • Middle School Math - Probability: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjcdULqwq37UXo4UO4aSmV36 Will it happen or not? What are the chances that a particular event will occur? How certain are you that it will occur? We talk in terms of probability all the time.
  • Middle School Algebra (Part 1): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjdt-k5SisnnaHZH3XbZDVOY This Playlist covers the following topics from Middle School Mathematics: Exponents, Identities, Algebraic Expressions, Value of a Polynomial, and Synthetic Division.
  • Middle School Algebra (Part 2): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjcm_sUvHKFnZGUGZ6ZCdvSy This Playlist covers the following topics from Middle School Mathematics: Linear Equations, Linear Equations - Applications, Linear Equations in 2 Variables, Unitary Method, and Direct, Indirect, Joint Variation
  • Middle School Math - Triangles: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjd51PR7FLTzUc1H_9S-a1c5 Triangles are three sided closed figures which have three straight sides joined at three vertices and have three angles enclosed within the figure at the vertices. There are several types of triangles based on the lengths of its sides and the angles they contain. What many do not know is that a triangle is a three sided polygon.
  • Middle School Math - Circles: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmdFyQYShrjfAGQ2fWvMEJQqBC95AliZQ A circle is a set of points on a plane which are equidistant from a given point. This point is the center of the circle and the distance from the center to any point on the circle is called the radius.

9-12

  • Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/science
    Science resources on Khan academy across multiple areas of high school science.
  • WeTeachNYC: https://www.weteachnyc.org/resources/collection/earth-science/
    The resources in this collection support teachers and students of Regents Earth Science classes. The instructional materials (at the bottom of the page) address topics relevant across earth and space sciences and are not specifically linked to one unit of the Scope and Sequence. For instructional materials by topic or Regents prep materials, click the collections for geology, meteorology, astronomy, human impact on the environment, and Regents review.
  • Breakout EDU: https://www.breakoutedu.com/covid19
    Breakout EDU is the immersive learning games platform that brings the challenge and fun of an escape room to your classroom. ELA, math, science, and social studies topic covered. Full free access provided until the end of the school year.
  • CK-12: www.ck12.org
    CK-12 provides free courses in Math and Science (and more) for grades 1-12. The courses are highly engaging for students with real time feedback using interactive content and adaptive practice.
  • STEM for All Multiplex: https://multiplex.videohall.com/
    Bringing together over 800 videos from the STEM for All Showcases. Explore videos addressing science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science education. For grades K-12.
  • Bill Nye Science: https://www.billnye.com/
    Comprehensive site for science including videos, home experiments, and other materials to teach science.
  • Calculator Soup: https://www.calculatorsoup.com/
    A vast collection of easy to use calculators well organized by topic. Free to users.
  • Edulastic: https://edulastic.com
    Edulastic is an online K-12 assessment tool. Edulastic provides over 35,000 pre-made assessments for teachers to choose from, or you can personalize your own assessments to give to your students. Assessments are and can be aligned with standards; while both teachers and students can receive immediate feedback.
  • Smart Science Education: https://www.smartscience.online/  Virtual science labs help schools implement science education that ma not otherwise be available to provide due to budgetary or staffing limitations. Smart Science's lessons are designed b real science educators and scientists. Smart Science offers one-on-one science coaching and aid in creating a plan to roll out virtual science labs in their classrooms.
  • Research Quest: https://nhmu.utah.edu/research-quest  Science investigations, lessons, and Videos from the Natural History Museum and Utah geared at middle schoolers. They do both live classes and archived.
  • How to Smile: https://www.howtosmile.org/  With more than 3,000 science and math activities, How to Smile is an award-winning, free resource for teachers and parents. The high-quality, hands-on math and science activities are particularly intended for students in “out-of-school learning environments” such as after-school programs, zoos and museums, and homeschoolers.
  • Brainfuse One-on-One Tutoring: https://www.nypl.org/about/remote-resources/kids-and-teens/homework-help-brainfuse Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, daily from 2–11 PM. Available in English and Spanish, from early elementary through high school grades, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day.
  • OK Go Sandbox: https://okgosandbox.org/ OK Go Sandbox encourages creation and innovation in math, science, and art as students use phenomena to figure out music videos. These inquiry and design challenges provide opportunities for students to engage in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Science and Engineering Practices.
  • T.K.S.S.T: https://thekidshouldseethis.com/ TKSST is an unprecedented collection of over 4,500 kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. Selections are grown-up-friendly, too. And thanks to our members, it's free for everyone
  • Complexly: https://complexly.com/ From literature to biochemistry, video shows cover a breadth of topics designed to get students thinking.
  • Learning Keeps Going: https://www.learningkeepsgoing.org/ To support educators and parents during extended school closures, this site offers a curated list of free tools and resources as well as an Educator Help Desk where experts will answer online learning questions.
  • Cabin Fever Science: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDGXQIwOvfIEeFdwxUhE1NQ Easy science experiments children can do at home while in quarantine
  • STEM from the START: http://stemfromthestart.org Curriculum resource for teaching STEM. lending animated adventures with guided activities, these free lessons are engaging, effective, easy to prepare and aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Discovery Breaks are questions posed directly to students where the video is designed to be paused to engage and explore with activities found in the Discovery Guide.
  • Numerade: https://www.numerade.com/ Numerade hosts the largest STEM video library in the world – over 200,000 step-by-step solutions to the top STEM textbooks across secondary and postsecondary education. The explanations are listed by textbook, simply find your book and choose the section you would like help with. Students can also access full length courses with conceptual content videos covering every topic within the subject. For Educators, Numerade allows unlimited posting of video lectures for your students to access in a “remote classroom setting”. The platform allows you to create and post a video in less than 10 minutes.
  • OWLS Resource Center : https://sites.google.com/view/owlstudent/home Resources for students, parents, and educators for every class and grade level, virtual field trips, and virtual libraries. Also provides resources in languages other than English.
  • Club Oasis: https://social.oasismatters.com/ Club Oasis is a free online STEM club for children and parents. Join the DYI STEM labs, live classes, coding lessons and live pop-ups.
  • Challenge Cards : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpBQHVUlKs3qD7-u1bm164Qs3WJ0ZVU6X Video library of engineering challeneges for kids
  • Engineering Challenges for children under lockdown: https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.com/resources/challenge-cards.html List of challenges and directions for engineering for children to try at home during lockdown
  • Ideas to Steal : https://www.schoolkit.co.nz/ideas-to-steal A New Zealand organization provides free activities you can do with your kids, using basic materials at home.
  • Neo K-12: https://www.neok12.com/ This site provides educational videos, lessons, quizzes and educational games for K-12 students in various subject areas, such as science, math, health, social studies and English. Reviewed by the American Librarian Association as a great site for kids
  • Homeschool for Free-List: https://onlypassionatecuriosity.com/free-homeschool-list/ Article that provides a list of free resources by grade level categorized by curriculum and grade level.
  • ClassDojo : https://www.classdojo.com/ ClassDojo is an online classroom management platform where teachers can record and track student behavior, facilitate classroom activities, curate student portfolios, and communicate with parents. Student sign-in is simple with a QR code, link, or Google account. From the teacher dashboard, teachers can create original activities or use the toolkit to post class announcements, conduct warm-ups, create random groups, and more. Always free to teachers.
  • Artrageous with Nate: http://www.artrageouswithnate.com/episodes.html Artrageous with Nate is a 6 time Emmy-winning program focused on inspiring creativity and innovation. They travel the globe searching for people and places that show how important STEM and STEAM professions are, and how creativity weaves itself through everything! It also has art challeneges for students.
  • AMAZE: https://amaze.org/ AMAZE takes the awkward out of sex ed. Real info in fun animated videos that give youth the answers they actually want to know about sexual health, their bodies, and relationships. AMAZE harnesses the power of digital media to provide young adolescents around the globe with medically accurate, age-appropriate, affirming, and honest sex education they can access directly online—regardless of where they live or what school they attend.
  • Edcite: https://www.edcite.com/bystate/US/distance-learning Edcite is a free online assignment and assessment platform. To help support with the amount of content needed for the coming weeks, our team has curated collections of assignments that can be scheduled in bulk or as needed. Edcite also has a school and district version available, for more questions about that email schools@edcite.com.
  • Science News for Students : https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/ Helps kids stay up-to-date on scientific trends. Provides crisp, concise coverage of all fields of science daily.
  • Facing History: https://www.facinghistory.org Collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units. All resources free with creation of online account.
  • Omni Calculator: https://www.omnicalculator.com/ Each calculator is targeted to help students and others handle any type of equation or conversion imaginable. Each is equipped with tips and detailed explanations of concepts to various scientific phenomena. They are fun and helpful.

Virtual labs and simulations for various areas

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Virtual labs and simulations for various areas

More to come.

More to come.

  • Vivid Books: https://app.vividbooks.com/ Education platform to make kids fall in love with STEM subjects through interactive learning and Augmented Reality.
  • Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool: https://allinonehomeschool.com Free online resource created by homeschooling parents for homeschooling parents. It contains full homeschool curriculum from a Christian worldview for grades K-12.
    First, parents choose their child’s grade level. The grade level material covers the basics, such as reading, writing, and math. Then, the parent selects a program year. All of the children in a family will work together on history and science covering the same topics based on the program year chosen.
  • Game On: https://sites.google.com/site/gameonlearning/la-middle-school-games These games will help middle school students explore writing and word meanings as well as encourage critical thinking in reading. The games are from such sites as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a large international learning company, Beacon Learning Center, Merriam-Webster, and the Adult Literacy Media Alliance.
  • Explained | Music : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb33zXpEgCc&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=15 In partnership with Vox Media Studios and Vox, this enlightening explainer series will take viewers deep inside a wide range of culturally relevant topics, questions, and ideas. This episode features music. When does sound become music? Why are humans so uniquely able to master musicality? Researchers talk rhythm, octaves and the magic of song and dance.
  • PBS Kids Educational Games: https://pbskids.org/games/ Educational Games dealing with a variety of subjects and topics. There are over 100 educational games on this site including games in additional languages
  • Minecraft: Education Edition: https://education.minecraft.net/login Education Edition to try a free coding lesson or trial the full version with your class. No login required and available to all Windows, Mac and iPad users. allows students to co-play, develop leadership skills, and explore and create worlds. The free educational content we’ve curated lets players explore the International Space Station though a partnership with NASA, learn to code with a robot, visit famous Washington D.C. landmarks, find and build 3D fractals, learn what it’s like to be a marine biologist, and so much more. It includes Immersive Reader, and will read highlighted words and images out loud – like ‘Creeper’ and ‘Mooshroom’. It’s also free to download through June.
  • Education Galaxy: https://educationgalaxy.com/ Education Galaxy provides online standards-aligned assessment for students to help prepare them for state testing.
  • How Education Leaders Can Support Students with Autism During School Closures: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/northwest/blog/support-students-with-autism.asp Article that discusses the three ways school and district administrators can support the families of students with autism.
  • Science News for Students : https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/ Helps kids stay up-to-date on scientific trends. Provides crisp, concise coverage of all fields of science daily.
  • Colorin Colorado: https://www.colorincolorado.org Strategies, videos and resources for teachers of ELL students.
  • Omni Calculator: https://www.omnicalculator.com/ Each calculator is targeted to help students and others handle any type of equation or conversion imaginable. Each is equipped with tips and detailed explanations of concepts to various scientific phenomena. They are fun and helpful.
  • Inspiring Middle School Literacy: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/midlit/ Self-paced lessons include videos, interactive activities, note taking, reading, and writing to present students with engaging science, social studies, mathematics, and English language arts topics.
  • Book Club | National Geographic Kids : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQlnTldJs0ZSUj7JL5bDQyERyO-X97yqq Audiobooks about science from national Geographic- also good for students with dyslexia and who have vision imparments
  • Periodic Videos : https://www.youtube.com/user/periodicvideos Ultimate channel for all things chemistry. A video about each element on the periodic table.
  • Virtual Field Trips |Discovery Education: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC9lE0jh0OLUrI0WqlPkVhZ51OcNmipIB Virtual field trips focused primarily on science and engineering topics

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  • SmartMusic: https://www.smartmusic.com/SmartMusic is a web-based suite of music education tools that support efficient practice, helping musicians to develop and grow. Free to schools closed due to COVID-19.

  • 123 Teach Me: https://123teachme.com/ 123TeachMe offers over 500 Spanish lessons, more than 4,000 quizzes, and over 50,000 mp3 audio files in Spanish which range from novice to superior level.
  • Duolingo: https://www.duolingo.com/
    Here is another fun website to practice language skills and to get some ideas on how different layers of language (e.g., semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) build on each other. This can be a fun supplementary to what students can practice at home, on their smartphones, or their iPads. What is more, they have the option of choosing a language they want to practice. This will help them practice both their first language skills as well as their English language skills. Here are some tips when using this website: Create an account for yourself so that you can track your progress; Choose a language; Answer this question: Why are you learning a language? Now, choose a daily goal (e.g., 15 minutes a day)Choose “google account.” Now Enjoy and learn a new language!
  • ELL Scholastic: http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3753287
  • Englishclub: https://www.englishclub.com/esl-quizzes/vocabulary/
    This platform is mainly geared towards ENL students, so that they can practice their language skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading). They can learn new vocabulary items and take a fun quiz. The quizzes are then, scored. This way, students can get some feedback on it.
  • Learning English: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/
    Oftentimes, language educators are encouraged to implement authentic material when lesson planning. This platform helps language educators to watch news, and use it to watch podcasts and learn about the world. This platform provides authentic listening videos for ENL students so that they can use it to boost their listening comprehension skills and their speaking skills. The link offers free audios and videos.
  • National Geographic: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/classroom-resources/
    National Geographic website is a great resource to assist ENL teachers to find lesson plans, maps, and reference resources. Teachers can use this platform to integrate the language instruction with other content areas (e.g., social studies, ELA, Geography, Earth Science, Storytelling). The texts are grade-based, and most of the resources contain multi-modal referents (e.g., pictures, videos) so that the content becomes more comprehensible for the ENL students.

  • Bloomz - A communication service for free to all schools through June 30th. Teachers, parents and students can communicate in real-time to share lessons, student work and feedback.
    https://freetrial.bloomz.com/coronavirus-schools/
  • Vector Solutions: https://www.vectorsolutions.com/about-us/vector-cares/ A site that provides teachers and families with students in grades K-12 videos and updates on COVID-19 and how to prepare your classroom, home, and other necessary measures during this time. This is a free micro-course available for desktops, cell phones, and tablets.
  • Professional Development:
    PBS Professional Development: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/subjects/professional-development/ Ideas for K-12 teachers in regards to assessment, planning, preparation, effective classroom, and disciplinesCounseling services/College Preparations:Frank Fasa: https://withfrank.org/fafsa-main/
    A free online site that helps 12th grade students fill with FASFA for collegeVoyage: https://www.voyagecourse.com/
    An online program that prepares students for their life after high school. This is typically part of a counselors job, to prepare students for college or what their plans are after school. Voyage takes students through steps of: who am I, career planning, college planning, financial responsibility, and everyday living.
  • Education Resources Information Center: https://eric.ed.gov/? This website allows educators to search thousands of articles on different educational approaches and suggestions on teaching. Don’t come to this website looking for curriculum, though. While this site may provide lesson plan ideas and educational theories, it is assumed the educator reading the articles already has a curriculum and simply wants advice for teaching it.

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