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A guide showcasing some of the resources available for learning at home.
Welcome to the Digital Resources for K-12 Learning at Home Guide!
Welcome! This guide was created to share resources available for K-12 students' #Learningathome! Though not comprehensive, this resource list includes free lesson plans, interactive learning games, videos, virtual tours, and more from various educational organizations, museums, libraries, and companies who are offering free resources during this time. Feel free to browse and send list recommendations to Sarah Stevenson via email.
Consistent with FCC Chairman Pai’s “Keep Americans Connected Pledge” announced today and concerns raised by members of Congress, which we share, AT&T is proud to support our customers by pledging that, for the next 60 days (as of March 13, 2020), we will Keep our public Wi-Fi hotspots open for any American who needs them.
Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.
You can see and hear your favorite authors discuss their work and how they have used the Library of Congress's extraordinary resources in their work. The best of the nation's authors, poets and illustrators are represented on Read.gov.
Newsela is an instructional content tool that allows teachers to find articles with appropriate reading levels for their students. Newsela articles also feature questions and writing prompts that align with common core standards. If you want to bring real life events into your classroom with engaging content and analytics to see how your students are doing, try Newsela.
Reading Bear, a project of WatchKnowLearn.org, is the first free program online to teach beginning readers vocabulary and concepts while systematically introducing all the main phonetic patterns of written English, all using innovative rich media. We spent an enormous amount of time developing 50 presentations, covering even more phonics principles and illustrating over 1,200 vocabulary items.
Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
Some of the most beautiful architecture in the world is found in libraries—which ensure that everyone in their communities can enjoy their amazing spaces. And even if you can’t visit a particular library in person, you may be able to explore its highlights virtually online. This list was compiled by ilovelibraries.org!
MTNA offers this overview of selected websites that teachers might find helpful for augmenting lesson materials-particularly to enhance those six practice days between lessons! The following sites represent a researched sampling of the musical, youth-oriented websites on the Internet today. Many sites offer areas for teachers and parents. In addition, we have listed some good search sites. We encourage all teachers to search and seek out websites.
I Am An Artist is a visual arts initiative aimed at supporting primary teachers and pupils in the adoption and delivery of the visual arts curriculum in Ireland. By comprising 30 short TV programmes (each 6 minutes in length), an interactive website with slideshows, lessons, weblinks and interactive games, it provides a stimulating collection of curriculum-mapped resources for empowering and supporting the teacher and pupil.
Children's author Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks at 1:00 p.m. ET on weekdays.
Adventure Science Center is proud to offer DIY Science lessons and experiments the whole family can enjoy! Each lesson provides instruction, a materials list, and ideas for activities to get hands-on with science, including sample questions to get those gears turning. Check back for more lessons!
PreK-12 learning resources that bring the Field’s collections, cutting-edge knowledge to your classroom. All resources align with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the C3 Framework. Many are also available in Spanish. From pre-kindergarten to high school, our learning resources support your curriculum and spark students’ curiosity.
Math planet is an online resource where one can study math for free. Take our high school math courses in Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry. We have also prepared practice tests for the SAT and ACT.
All of the lessons are expertly designed to engage students, achieve learning outcomes, and be easy for teachers to use. We have short mini-lessons that are completely digital and full lessons that include an activity. All of the activities are designed to use simple supplies a parent will likely already have at home.
Launched in 1998, NASA Space Place's mission is to inspire and enrich upper-elementary-aged kids' learning of space and Earth science online through fun games, hands-on activities, informative articles and engaging short videos. With material in both English and Spanish and resources for parents and teachers, NASA Space Place has something for everyone.
This free "Archaeology at The Hermitage" guide examines the purpose and process of archaeology, invites students to explore the idea of deductive reasoning in a hands-on environment, and reveals facts on the lives of 19th century Americans – both white and enslaved.
Looking for ways to engage your students/children who are now learning remotely or being homeschooled? Here are free online resources that meet curriculum standards that have been developed by the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, New York City’s primary resource for Holocaust education. These resources include links to artifacts, primary sources, and videos as well as guides to books read by tweens and teens.
When working with kids, it’s important to engage them with fun and challenging fitness activities. Using these fitness games for kids, learn how to improve their functional movement patterns, cardiovascular efficiency and balance all while having a good time.
Join Joe Wicks, online nutrition coach, every day on his YouTube channel for home workouts aimed at kids. Look for the "P.E. with Joe," "Kids Workouts to Do at Home," and other playlists of kids home workouts.
Google Classroom is a free web service, developed by Google for schools, that aims to simplify creating, distributing, and grading assignments in a paperless way. The primary purpose of Google Classroom is to streamline the process of sharing files between teachers and students.
Calling all parents! Give your kids engaging and easy-to-use learning games to study at home while school is out, or as an extra to school curriculum. Sign up and get access to millions of free learning games for the entire family.
Squigly's Playhouse has lactivities for kids of all ages including free online games, brain teasers, jokes & riddles, and puzzles! It also has free printable coloring pages and pencil puzzles, craft ideas, and more.
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