Remote Education Resource Center

Resources by Subject Area

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  • Scratch: http://scratch.mit.edu Program and share interactive stories, games, and animations. The Scratch homepage http://scratch.mit.edu or in the tutorials library https://scratch.mit.edu/tutorials Scratch is available offline- the App can be downloaded http://scratch.mit.edu/download
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  • Scratch Jr.: https://www.scratchjr.org/
    Free coding for younger students
  • 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.
  • Code.org: Learning computer science when schools are closed: https://code.org/athome
    Code.org suggested some of its activities for self-guided learning at home, including Hour of Code-- engaging, introductory tutorials, video libraries, unplugged activities for limited or no internet access, support for teachers currently teaching Code.org courses.
  • 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)
  • CS First: https://csfirst.withgoogle.com/s/en/home
    CS First modules for programming in Scratch, aligned to a variety of themes (grades 4-9) — always free. (Grade 4-9)
  • Tynker: www.tynker.com
    Tynker offers self-paced online coding courses for children to learn coding at home, as well as specially designed curriculum for schools. You can request free access to the entire Tynker platform and curriculum if your school is impacted by, or planning for, a health-related closure. (K-12)
  • 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)
  • Grasshopper: https://grasshopper.app/
    Learn coding with fun, quick lessons on your phone that teach you to write real JavaScript. (for middle school and up)
  • CodeHS: https://codehs.com/
    CodeHS offers courses on many topics (grades 6-12) - always free. Pro features free through June; see guide for virtual learning. (6-12 grade)
  • Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/computing
    Khan Academy courses and activities on a variety of CS topics (grades 6-12) — always free; see guide for remote learning.
  • Amazon Future Engineer: https://edhesive.com/amazon/free_access
    Bring a complete, best-in-class computer science sequence to your school in a way that is effective, affordable and easy to adopt. Amazon Future Engineer offers free online computer science classes for any student or teacher affected by COVID-19 in the US. Grades K-12.
  • 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.
  • Georgia Virtual Network - Computer Science Principles: Click Here
    Georgia Virtual Network presents a full, online course covering Computer Science Principles.
  • Georgia Virtual Learning - AP Computer Science Principles: Click Here
    AP Computer Science Principles course presented by Georgia Virtual Learning.
  • Georgia Virtual Network - AP Computer Science: Click Here
    Georgia Virtual Network presents a full, online course covering AP Computer Science.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Codelicious: https://www.codelicious.com/free-teacher-resources
    Free coding e-Learnings for teachers and students to watch and learn the basics of coding.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pencil Code: http://www.pencilcode.net/  Free non-commercial online coding application for all ages
  • StarLogo Nova - free coding application from MIT: https://www.slnova.org
    StarLogo Nova is an agent-based game and simulation programming environment that combines an easy-to-use blocks-based programming language with a powerful simulation engine and 3D renderer. Created and maintained by MIT.
  • WeScheme: https://www.wescheme.org/
    WeScheme is a web-based programming environment that allows us to write, run, and share programs on the web. Programs written in WeScheme should be available from any computer with a capable JavaScript-enabled web browser. See "Help" for more details after logging in.
  • Problets: http://www.problets.org/
    Problets are problem solving software assistants for learning, reinforcement and assessment of programming concepts. They are designed to help students learn programming concepts through small-scale problem-solving, and as a supplement to large-scale programming traditionally used in introductory programming courses. At this site, you can find out more about the capabilities of the problets, their pedagogy, and about using them in your courses.
  • Blackbird School: https://blackbird.school/more.php
    Blackbird school is an innovative online platform that teaches the principles of computer programming. Our project-oriented curriculum is designed for the true coding beginner. Students are introduced to new concepts and techniques in our lessons until they have the skills to create their own programs from scratch in our sandbox environment. Helpful error messages make learning to program in a text-based language easier than ever. Built-in features like the Docs, Show me, and Step Tasks ensure students are successful learning to code. Teachers, coding pros, or newcomers have the tools they need to learn alongside students, monitor student progress, review errors, and make comments on student programs.
  • Mouse Open Projects: https://projects.mouse.org/
    Mouse Open Projects: Free, no account required, creative STEM, CS and technology activities for students in grades 5-12 learning. Includes creative technology projects you can do on your own!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rithm School Free Courses : https://www.rithmschool.com/courses Website thate teaches how to do web development and programming
  • Code! Programming with p5.js: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRqwX-V7Uu6Zy51Q-x9tMWIv9cueOFTFA Video library that shows coding for absolute beginners.
  • 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.
  • Typing Club: https://www.typingclub.com Created for children 7 and up, TypingClub offers free games and activities meant to improve your kiddo's typing skills.

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:

  • Starfall: Starfall offers free games to grades Pre-K through 3 in Math, ELA, and seasonal events. Game selection for the free version is limited, but there is a paid version of the site for more extensive resources. Pre-K resource.
  • ABCYa: ABCYa is an academic game site for multiple subjects and grade levels. You can search by topic or Common Core standard. Free and premium options are available.
  • Online Grammar Quizzes : https://www.internet4classrooms.com/assessment_assistance/assessment_preparation_language_arts_grammar_quizzes.htm Has links to activities that help students learn and study grammar
  • Unite for Literacy: https://www.unitebooks.com/ Free Library of narrated picture books in up to 47 languages for young children and their families who are new to english
  • Get Grammatical! Learn About Modifiers for the SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE...and Life | The Princeton Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=606BFH3nOEc Want to improve your performance on the SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE—or simply write more clearly? Learn about modifiers: what they are, how they work, and how you can use them correctly.

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:

  • 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.
  • NewsELA: https://newsela.com/
    A database of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. Indexed by broad theme (e.g. War and Peace, Arts, Science, Health, Law, Money), stories are both student-friendly and can be accessed in different formats by reading level. Materials on this platform can be differentiated for the ENL students. Teachers can provide lower grade level texts to students whose English proficiency is not at their grade level.
  • Podcasts in English: https://www.podcastsinenglish.com/index.shtml
    This platform provides podcasts in English. The texts are levelled so you can choose the specific level. When you choose a certain level, you can find the following information:
    ·Transcript of the podcasts
    ·Specific Worksheet & Answers
    ·Vocabulary tasks
    ·Also, there is an “extra” tab on this website so that you can work on your grammar skills, vocabulary knowledge, and take fun quizzes.
  • Teen Ink: https://www.teenink.com/
    A national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos, and forums. For over 25 years, Teen Ink has offered teens the opportunity to publish their creative work and opinions on issues that affect their lives – everything from love and family to school, current events, and self-esteem. Hundreds of thousands of students, aged 13 -19, have submitted their work to us and we have published more than 55,000 teens since 1989. Distributed through classrooms by English and Art teachers, and available in libraries nationwide, Teen Ink magazine offers some of the most thoughtful and creative work generated by teens today. Teen Ink is devoted to helping teens share their own voices, while developing reading, writing, creative and critical-thinking skills.
  • Voces Digital: https://www.vocesdigital.com/covid19.php
    Voces is a collection of world language titles covering Spanish levels 1-AP®, French levels 1-3, and ESL levels 1-4, and incorporating grammar, vocabulary, and comprehensible input-based approaches to language learning. Each title in the Voces library contains a vast collection of online resources that parallel your existing curriculum. Free access is available until the end of the school year.
  • 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.
  • School Responses to COVID-19: ELL/Immigrant Considerations: https://www.colorincolorado.org/coronavirus-ell A bilingual site for educators and families of English Language Learners
  • 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.
  • Learn with News: https://learnwithnews.com/ Website for ESL people to help them learn English through reading news articles.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • English Grammar Activities for ESL Students : http://a4esl.org/a/g5.html Has hundreds of grammar excersises, activities, and quizzes for ESL Students to practice their english grammar skills. Offered in a variety of levels
  • 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.
  • Encantos Tiny Travelers : https://www.encantosbrands.com/learning/ Encantos offers lesson interactive lessons based on culture for children 6 and under
  • 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.
  • Atlas of the Universe : http://www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/ Contains maps of the universe zooming out from the nearest stars to the entire visible universe. Offered in several languages.
  • Basic Math in Spanish (Matemáticas básicas en español): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLT-099tI7HAu7XEyjuJ5-KeVHOqctPdil Math refresher videos for spanish speakers

Pre-K through 12

  • Georgia Virtual Learning: http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/MathResources/MathShared/SharedGSECoordinateAlgebra.aspx
    GVA is a rich repository of open educational resources (OER) in math, including Calculus AB, BC, Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra, and Pre-Calculus. The resources are in video, text, and multimedia format, and completely free!
    GVA also includes Middle School specific content for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Math topics. http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/SharedMSMath6.aspx
  • 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
  • CENTURY: https://www.century.tech/coronavirus-support/
    CENTURY can be utilized as an intervention based on students proficiency levels. Students data can be viewed quickly by teachers, and close education gaps. There are multiple resources teachers and students can utilize throughout the site.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Statistics Education Web: 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.
  • 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.
  • Boodle: https://www.boddlelearning.com
    Boddle is a math platform for 1-6th grade that makes learning fun and personalized. Teachers and parents are able to track student progress remotely and quickly identify learning gaps.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NRICH Primary Students Math: https://nrich.maths.org/primary Interactive Lessons and games for students to help them thjink mathmatically and practice their skills
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Basic Math in Spanish (Matemáticas básicas en español): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLT-099tI7HAu7XEyjuJ5-KeVHOqctPdil Math refresher videos for spanish speakers

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.
  • 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.
  • Funexpected Math: https://funexpectedapps.com/playhome Desktop application for children aged 3-7 to give them math games and tasks

1-5

  • The Math Learning Center (Pre K-5): https://www.mathlearningcenter.org/home-learning The Math Learning Center (MLC) is a nonprofit organization serving the education community. Their mission is to inspire and enable individuals to discover and develop their mathematical confidence and ability. This site offers innovative and standards-based curriculum, resources, and professional development.
  • Curriculum Associates (grades K - 8):   https://www.curriculumassociates.com/supporting-students-away-from-school A distance learning tool that provides interactive lessons for students K-12 for both math and reading.
  • Jumpstart (K-6): https://www.jumpstart.com/academy/math JumpStart Academy Math is an award-winning online individualized math program that provides parents with engaging Kindergarten through 6th grade activities for their children.
  • Community of Learning CICL: https://www.cilc.org/community
    Come one, come all…K-6th grade students at home can participate in live, interactive lessons delivered by CILC’s content providers! Starting Monday, March 23rd you can register your student for programs in every subject area. Beginning March 23rd we will offer, free of charge, interactive, live-streamed programs from 9:30am to 3:30pm Eastern time. The programs are delivered by our highly professional content providers.
  • Splash Learn: https://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.
  • Prodigy: https://www.prodigygame.com/
    Prodigy offers educators the option to set plans and questions that students can answer along with assessments to test their knowledge of a given unit. Free account available.
  • Math Game Time: www.mathgametime.com
  • 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 Playground: www.mathplayground.com
  • 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.
  • I Know It: www.iknowit.com
  • Turtle Diary: www.turtlediary.com
  • Sheppard Software: www.sheppardsoftware.com
  • 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.
  • https://www.ixl.com/
  • https://www.coolmathgames.com/
  • www.coolmath4kids.com
    Easy to understand lessons, students practice what they learn with quizzes and games
  • www.mathplayground.com
    Math arcade, math videos, story math, logic and math games for Grades 1- 6 including money, time, shapes, graphs, pre-algebra, addition/subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Zearn: https://about.zearn.org/distance-learning?utm_campaign=distance-learning&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=learning-keeps-going
    This site offers math curriculum, intervention, professional development, and implementation support for math teachers grades 1-5.
  • 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.
    Grades K-6
  • Number Rack Math App: https://www.mathlearningcenter.org/resources/apps/number-rack
    Facilitates students number sense through online or virtual manipulatives. The app's primary focus is for addition and subtraction. Available through web app, chrome store, or Apple app store.
    Grades K-5
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lakeshore: https://www.lakeshorelearning.com/resources/free-resources Website that has a section for free resources with hundreds of free printables, activities, writing prompts, flashcards, and more
  • 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.
  • Free Printables-Trend Enterprises: https://www.trendenterprises.com/collections/free-printables Website that offers a selection of free printable activites for students
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Eduplay: https://www.educaplay.com/ Generator of educational resources in the form of games that allows obtaining the grades of the students.
  • 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.

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.
  •  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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NRICH Secondary Students Math: https://nrich.maths.org/secondary Interactive Lessons and games for students to help them thjink mathmatically and practice their skills
  • Convert Me: https://www.convert-me.com/en/ Provides instant conversions for thousands of various units and measurements
  • 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.
  • 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

9-12

  • OPHEA Healthy Schools Healthy Communities: https://www.ophea.net/node/7476. OPHEA has recently posted this free collection of activities regarding mindfulness, physical activity, dance, gymnastics, cross-curricular (math), and various health topics. Including safety considerations.
  • Canada's National Ballet School: https://www.nbs-enb.ca/Sharing-Dance/Bring-Dance-Into-Your-Home
    Creative movement has the unique ability to connect people and provide comfort during challenging times. As we all navigate these unfamiliar circumstances, Canada's National Ballet School (NBS) wants to share the power of dance and help you find creative ways to keep moving. Come move with us, through the power of technology, and bring the joy of dance into your home.
  • Capital District YMCA: https://cdymca.org/virtual-workouts/
    Virtual workouts by YMCA.
  • Cosmic Kids: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
    Yoga Videos for students to practice at home.
  • 7-Minute Workout: Click Here
    This is a seven-minute exercise routine that is excellent for breaks between work.
  • Wonderful Wednesday Walk: Click Here
    Walk safely on Wednesdays.
  • Name Activity: Click Here
    Exercise to the letters in your name. Spell your first and last name and use the linked sheet to exercise!
  • Yoga & Mindfulness Classes for Children & Teens: https://academy.yogaed.com/p/yoga-ed-for-free-online-yoga-mindfulness-classes-for-all-ages
    Free Yoga & Mindfulness Classes for Children & Teens offers students to still have mindful brain breaks throughout their virtual learning experiences. Free access is provided and reaches all grade levels, K-12. Students can practice their breathing, focus, yoga poses, game visualizations, and relaxation activities. Grades K-12.
  • 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.
  • Darabee: https://darebee.com/
    Free physical exercises for home. All grade levels.
  • GoNoodle: https://family.gonoodle.com/
    GoNoodle helps teachers and parents get kids moving with short interactive activities. Desk-side movement helps kids achieve more by keeping them engaged and motivated throughout the day. GoNoodle is designed with K-5 classrooms in mind.
  • 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.
  • T.K.S.S.T: https://thekidshouldseethis.com/
    Printable activity guides to keep kids creating, from drawing to physical activities, to STEM to slime recipes.
  • 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.
  • Tiler Peck Virtual Ballet Classes : https://www.instagram.com/tilerpeck/ Professional Dancer who offers free ballet lessons for children everyday at 1 pm through Instagram live
  • Debbie Allen Virtual Dance Classes : https://www.instagram.com/therealdebbieallen/ Professional Dancer who offers free dance lessons in various genres for children everyday at 8 am through Instagram live
  • Tinkergarten : https://www.tinkergarten.com/ Offers activities, parenting insights, and live online sessions designed to get parents outside with their children
  • Health Education Videos : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAgdXBDNpAogXxyIJiAo9ICKuzs6N8dUE Videos about health and physical education including videos on how to address students with disabilities
  • 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.
  • Understanding Evolution : https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/home.php Created for K-12 teachers, this online resource provides a one-stop, comprehensive resource on evolution. This site is a collaborative project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology and the National Center for Science Education.

More coming soon.

K through 12

Pre-K - 5

6-12

9-12

Virtual labs and simulations

Pre-K through 12

  • Everfi: https://get.everfi.com/teacher-remote-learning/
    EVERFI offers 20 digital resources to every school district in the state of New York at no-cost. EVERFI has partnered with school districts in New York for the last ten years to provide resources covering content in; Financial Literacy, Social-Emotional Learning, Health and Wellness, STEAM, and more.
  • Georgia Virtual Learning: http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/SharedEconomics(SSCopy).aspx
    GVA is a rich repository of open educational resources (OER) in social studies, including American Government, AP History, AP Government and Politics, AP Psychology, AP US History, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, World History, and Geography. The resources are in video, text, and multimedia format, and completely free!
    GVA also includes Middle School specific content for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Social Studies topics. http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/MSResources/MSShared/SharedMSSocialStudies618.aspx
  • Brainpop: https://go.brainpop.com/covid19
    BrainPOP's animated movies, creative thinking tools, interactive quizzes, and playful assessments have made a difference for millions of students.
  • 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.
  • iCivics: https://www.icivics.org/
    iCivics exists to engage students in meaningful civic learning. They provide teachers well-written, inventive, and free resources that enhance teacher practice and inspire their classroom. Grades K-12.
  • Kialo Edu: https://www.kialo-edu.com/
  • Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/ Discover 19,465 curious places—in your neighborhood and around the world. You can pick pretty much any country or city in the world and explore places by looking at trips, stories, videos, and experiences.
  • Grades 6-12
    Is an always free tool that facilitates online debates and discussions through visually appealing formats and charts. Kialo allows you to assess learning while monitoring and contributing to debates and discussions.
  • Todo sobre España: https://www.red2000.com/spain/1f-map.html
    A site that provides information and resources all about Spain. The site is offered in both English and Spanish. The site gives you a complete guide to travel, regions, cities, coasts, islands, and culture through interactive maps, tours, texts, and guides. (free access)
  • World101
    https://world101.cfr.org/
    Grades 9-12
    World101 is a site that offers many resources such as virtual modules on Global Era Issues and Regions of the World through multimedia content, graphs and charts.
  • 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.
  • Econ Lowdown: https://www.econlowdown.org/
    Econ Lowdown is a FREE online platform with over 400 resources, including videos, modules, and articles, all with built-in questions, for teaching economics and personal finance to K-12+ students.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Smithsonian Learning Lab: https://learninglab.si.edu/  Offers learning through images, texts, videos, audio, and activities regarding over 1 million artifacts to teach subjects such as art, science, and history.
  • Big History LProject: https://school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive  Created for students in middle school and high school, the Big History Project is a social studies curriculum aligned with Common Core ELA standards. The program includes a course guide and it allows educators to manage classrooms, assign tasks, track progress, and personalize instruction. Though designed with teachers in mind, the website offers different versions to suit the needs of parents and history buffs alike.
  • 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.
  • CK-12: https://www.ck12.org/ Numerous open educational resources, typically texts, across grade levels and subjects.
  • 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.
  • Middle Ages Interactive : https://www.learner.org/series/interactive-the-middle-ages/ Interactive lesson that allows students to explore life in the Middle Ages, Feudal life, religions, homes, clothing, health arts, entertainment, and life.
  • Economics U$A: 21st Century Edition: https://www.learner.org/series/economics-ua-21st-century-edition/ Introductory micro- and macroeconomics using news-style case studies paired with analysis segments that tie the stories to fundamental economic principles.
  • Reniassance Interactive : https://www.learner.org/series/renaissance/ Interactive lesson that allows students to explore the Renaissance and discover the forces that drove this rebirth in Europe, and in Italy in particular.
  • The White House Historical Association: https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center Curated content such as resources packets, reading lists, short educational videos, historical essays, and a digital library of White House and presidential images.
  • Certell: https://www.certell.org/ A collection of forever free social studies content that is created by teachers, for teachers. It is trusted, standards-based, media rich, digitally delivered content at your fingertips across any device. They over everything you need to teach a subject, digitally accessible in one place for economics, government, and American history.
  • 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.
  • Netflix -Educational Documentaries: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA During this period, Netflix has made some of its educational documentaries free to stream online. The list notably includes David Attenborough’s nature series Our Planet and Abstract, which looks at the art of design
  • Google Art Project: Top 100 Art Pieces: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE3E0B87FB1D9A3D6 Video library that discusses top 100 art pieces as well as their history and relevance
  • 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.
  • NewsEla: https://newsela.com/ Website that promotes literacy and reading comprehension through news sites and current events articles
  • 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.
  • 13th: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krfcq5pF8u8&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=10 Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.
  • Knock Down The House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCSo2hZRcXk&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=11 Four female candidates -- each driven by personal experience and hardship -- enter the 2018 race for Congress, challenging powerful incumbents for a spot at the table and a voice in government. This emotional documentary follows their campaigns.
  • Period. End of Sentence. : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrm2pD0qofM&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=12 In rural India, where the stigma of menstruation persists, women make low-cost sanitary pads on a new machine and stride toward financial independence.
  • The White Helmets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQM6t1oSQkE&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=13 As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.
  • Explained | Why Women Are Paid Less: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hP8dLUxBfsU&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=18&t=0s Hillary Clinton and Anne-Marie Slaughter discuss the cultural norms at the center of the worldwide gender pay gap, including the "motherhood penalty."
  • Explained | The Stock Market: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCFkWDdmXG8&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=18 Does the stock market accurately reflect the status of the economy? Finance specialists discuss market history, valuations and CEO incentives.
  • Explained | Racial Wealth Gap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mqrhn8khGLM&list=PLvahqwMqN4M0GRkZY8WkLZMb6Z-W7qbLA&index=21 Cory Booker and others discuss how slavery, housing discrimination and centuries of inequality have compounded to create a racial wealth gap.
  • Ben's Guide to US Government : https://bensguide.gpo.gov/ Games, Interactive lessons, and "learning adventures" to help young students learn about the US government. Has different levels from elementary to high school.
  • Shmoop: Social Studies Library: https://www.shmoop.com/video-library?filter[]=149,567,1023,1067,1118&p=50 Short videos debriefinh social studies and history topic
  • American Panorama: https://dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/ This free digital atlas of America uses online GIS to explore and visualize data with maps.
  • Timeotast Timeline Maker : https://www.timetoast.com/ This site allows people to create interactive timelines, which they can share anywhere on the web.

Pre-K

K-5

6-8

9-12

All Grades
  • Community Conversations - Emergency Home Learning and Students with Special Needs https://youtu.be/ZlVVrsYGgYQ
    4/22/20 Conversation and discussion on emergency home learning during the current COVID crisis and parenting/educating children with special needs. Within this conversation, we review: o Utilizing school-based resources o Differentiation within the emergency home learning environment o Facilitating emergency home learning for students with special needs/working from home o Distinct needs of caregivers o The benefits and challenges of emergency home learning from a special education perspective.
  • Best Practices for Educating Online: https://www.cec.sped.org/~/media/Files/Resources/Best%20Practices%20for%20Educating%20Online.pdf
    Council for Exceptional Children document for best practices in remote education using synchronous communication tools.
  • Supporting Students with Disabilities During Home Learning: Click Here
    Google Slide with resources for parents during COVID-19 on how to support their child(ren) with disabilities while learning at home.
  • Download Free Boardmaker activities: http://www.boardmaker.com
  • Webinar: Teaching Online During COVID-19 https://cec.sped.org/teachingonlineduringcovid19.
  • Resources for Teaching Remotely https://cec.sped.org/Tools-and-Resources/Resources-for-Teaching-Remotely
  • Resource for Special Education Teachers and COVID-19- https://ectacenter.org/topics/disaster/coronavirus.asp
    This site provides resources for teachers and families on how to support students with disabilities during COVID-19. The articles explore distance learning as well as how to help students with disabilities adjust to their classroom setting change.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • How to talk about COVID 19 with people who have Autism”: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/24/820542927/how-to-talk-about-covid-19-with-people-who-have-autism  A short NPR radio broadcast on how to talk about COVID-19 with people who have Autism.
  • Autism Society - COVID-19: https://www.autism-society.org/covid-19/
    Autism Society's Coronavirus response and resources page full of information for parents.
  • Teacher Vision:  https://www.teachervision.com/teaching-strategies/special-needs  Teacher Vision offers free curriculum strategies and classroom management techniques to teach students with special needs effectively.
  • Dyslexia Help: http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/ A web-based resource center with a wealth of information, including evidenced-based practices, for parents, educators, other professionals, and those with dyslexia. vetted by Dr. Joanne Pierson.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Zones of Regulation: https://hes-extraordinary.com/the-zones-of-regulation The Zones of Regulation is a complete social-emotional learning curriculum, created to teach children self-regulation and emotional control. It’s often taught in school or therapy settings but the curriculum is appropriate for parents to teach at home, too.
Pre K - 6th Grade
  • Community of Learning CICL: https://www.cilc.org/community
    Come one, come all…K-6th grade students at home can participate in live, interactive lessons delivered by CILC’s content providers! Starting Monday, March 23rd you can register your student for programs in every subject area. Beginning March 23rd we will offer, free of charge, interactive, live-streamed programs from 9:30am to 3:30pm Eastern time. The programs are delivered by our highly professional content providers.
  • Mental Health: https://www.atlasmh.com/schools
    Atlas is a free tier 1, wellness app that helps students alleviate stress from school, relationships, and worries about their future. We help students navigate high school. We're currently producing content that helps students adjust to life in the age of coronavirus while helping school communities stay connected in this time of social distancing.
  • 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.
  • Elemeno: https://www.elemeno.us/search-books Free emerging reader/decodable books, searchable by letter-sounds. Has over 300 books. SPED and Dyslexia friendly.
  • Beginner Sign Language (ASL) course : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM5LuP9jQ6Yx3hQYftTyvpbKexAa_85Wv Video library that teaches basic ASL for the beginning
  • Public Health Emergency: Psychological Tips for Children and Adolescents' Emotions: https://www.cec.sped.org/~/media/Files/Resources/Pamphlet_HEMOT_english.pdf Provides methods to help children and adolescents understand and cope with emotions related to the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • 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.
  • What is Dyslexia? : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65psPXWzNic&list=PLmJ33rwb1zZbbuQzbXu9TMxbfxirwtf7i&index=9 Educational cartoon that explains what dyslexia is and the meaning behind the term. The video discusses the working of the brain and how those diagnosed have a difficulty in learning.
  • EmotionalABCs: https://www.emotionalabcs.com/teachers/ Teacher led, research-based Social Emotional Learning cirriculum that provides teachers with sequential workshops, support materials, and a flexible structure for classroom instruction.
Grades 9-12

All Languages
  • Georgia Virtual Learning: http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/MathResources/MathShared/SharedGSECoordinateAlgebra.aspx
    GVA is a rich repository of open educational resources (OER) in World Languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, AP Spanish, German, French, and Latin. The resources are in video, text, and multimedia format, and completely free!
  • Dual Language Immersion: https://l2trec.utah.edu/news/utahdliathome/index.php
    Is a resource for non-classroom learning environments that is committed to helping students of all grade levels and languages. Through the Dual Language  Immersion website it offers many other additional free website resources for the languages, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, English, French, German, and Russian.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Busuu: https://www.busuu.com/en/keep-kids-learning  Language learning platform Busuu is offering free live language lessons to students age 5 to 14, which stream through its YouTube channel. Live lessons in English, Spanish and Chinese are currently available.
  • iCulture: https://discover.carnegielearning.com/iculture-for-at-home-language-learning.html  A unique cultural immersion resource for Spanish, French and German language learning for grades 6-12. iCulture offers travel videos, day in the life videos, current news articles and songs that are all 100% target language, age and school appropriate, and include topics of interest to teens and young adults.
  • Open Learn: https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue Open Learn provides you with free courses that increase confidence and develop the skills needed to enter Higher Education and succeed with learning. Open Learn provides students and teachers with course description, course, content, and course reviews, along with a video explanation. The courses range from an introductory level to an advanced level.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conjugemos: https://conjuguemos.com/ Teach the verbs, vocabulary, and grammar of Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portugese, Korean, and Latin through fun activities and games. This platform has engaging activities for practice and quizzes built right in. The free account will store up to 25 grades in their powerful and easy-to-use gradebook.
  • The History of Written Language | Educational Video for Kids: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbu9yhzbpy4&list=PLLF_mZmNqOn2xlFdMBzINK94XHExu-Y9M&index=14 Educational video that discusses how writing all started, what the first paper ever was called, and how our ancestors wrote without paper.
  • 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
  • Foreign Service Italian Head Start : https://fsi-languages.yojik.eu/languages/oldfsi/languages/italian-headstart.html Textbook, glossary, culture notes (PDF) and 21 audio lessons (MP3). to teach Italian
  • Beginner Sign Language (ASL) course : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM5LuP9jQ6Yx3hQYftTyvpbKexAa_85Wv Video library that teaches basic ASL for the beginning
  • Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel : http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/index_sistina_en.htm Villanova University offers interactive tour of the Sistine chapel
  • 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.
  • Encantos Tiny Travelers : https://www.encantosbrands.com/learning/ Encantos offers lesson interactive lessons based on culture for children 6 and under
  • 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.
  • LingoHut: https://www.lingohut.com/en LingoHut is a global language project created to help people communicate in a new language. Language is essential to communication. LingoHut developed a free interactive lab to practice pronunciation and articulation of useful everyday vocabulary.
  • Arabic for Beginners : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4786999F0E9E9017 A series of video lessons from Dalarna University in Sweden.
  • BBC Italianissimo: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6vl24IDcP3xbQ2aySZQyP32IqlSzLaer Italianissimo was a TV series to learn Italian first broadcast in 1992 and repeated regularly over the next 10 years. This is the playlist of all the episodes.
  • Speak Italian with your mouth full: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUl4u3cNGP62GsvB-6EwEE0F0frXtyhYq MIT instructor Dr. Paola Rebusco uses cooking to help her students learn to speak Italian.
  • Italian Made Easy: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvGU98jQqwRfp20hdFwWB-4P2XocYxP4c Video series that help students develop their Italian Vocabulary
  • Italian Listening Comprehension : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvGU98jQqwRc7J_6ZxCS9EiWJxcIGEAPB Gives students practice with their listening and comprehension skills in Italian
  • Italian Fast Phrases : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF4F76B502B86E5DB Videos to help students quickly learn phrases in Italian

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