Online Learning Resources

E-Learning Resources

 

  • Scholastic has put together resources for kids at home:www.scholastic.com/learnathome
  • Khan Academy – Khan Academy is a free resource for students, teachers, and parents. They offer exercises, quizzes, and tests so students can practice and master skills, as well as instructional videos to help students learn or review material.
  • ABC Mouse – FREE HOME ACCESS TO ABC MOUSE!  Redeem code SCHOOL7771 for FREE access to ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy, Adventure Academy, and ReadingIQ during the period of school closure!
  • GoFormative – Many practice problems, worksheets, and interactive learning activities are already available in this tool. Not only are ones directly assigned by your teacher available, but there is a library that you can pull pre-existing Formatives from.
  • Quizizz – Free online quizzes (millions of them, literally) for ELA, Math, Social Studies, Science, World Languages, Creative Arts, Computer Science, Career and Technical Education… You can create your own or play pre-made quizzes.
  • Kahoot – This is a free game that kids love to play at school, and there are lots of pre-made options to use at home, too.
  • ThatQuiz – Free, online, leveled practice pages for Math, English and World Language vocabulary, Geography, and Science.
  • Jeopardy Labs – Make your own Jeopardy game out of any content material, or find one that already exists!
  • StudyStack – Free! Use existing flashcards or make your own to study.
  • Pear Deck – Take any PowerPoint or Google Slides presentation and make it interactive with questions for students.
  • Prezi – Make engaging online presentations, or convert from PowerPoint.
  • Nearpod – Includes a library of ready-to-run lessons, or create your own interactive learning. This is another presentation program like Pear Deck or Prezi.
  • FlipGrid Another presentation option, which is also great for students to use!
  • PowToon – Make online videos and presentations
  • Texas Gateway – Texas-specific resources to help your student learn their content.
  • Wizer.Me – Existing worksheets and online content and videos, filterable by grade, subject, and more.
  • BrainPop – Free to all for now, lots of videos and interactive learning resources.
  • BlendSpace – Create digital content, find interactive lessons, and monitor student understanding with quizzes and discussions.
  • CrashCourse – Series of educational YouTube videos on a slew of topics!
  • Hippo Campus -is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content–videos, animations, and simulations on general education.
  • PBS Kids – PBS and your local station have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for teachers like you.

 

STEM 

 

  • Code.org – Learn computer science! (Host site for hour of code, with additional online resources)
  • TinkerCAD – Free, easy-to-use app for 3-D design, electronics, and coding.

 

 

Science

 

  • Mystery Science – has made their most popular science lessons free for anyone to use. Lessons are expertly designed to engage students, achieve learning outcomes, and be easy for teachers to use. Short mini-lessons are completely digital. Full lessons include an activity designed to use simple supplies a parent will likely already have at home. K-5 https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning
  • The Science Spot – Free lessons, activities, and resources for middle school science. Includes starters, interactive science notebook hints, nature activities, puzzles, reference links, and technology links.
  • Scienteer – Science fair website designed to help students use the scientific method to investigate their world.

 

 

Math

 

  • BuzzMath – K-12 math interactive learning and practice.
  • Desmos – This website not only has a four-function and scientific calculator, but also has mathematical learning resources like videos, challenges, and more.
  • Geogebra – This site has a suite of math apps. Graphing calculators, notes, geometry modeling, probability modeling, and classroom resources.
  • Math Playground – This website can be used with younger students and middle schoolers. Activities include everything from operations (add, subtract, multiply, divide), fractions and ratios, number puzzles, logic games, story math problems, math videos, themed games, and more.
  • Math.com Algebra Worksheet Generator – For those with students studying Pre-Algebra (grades 6-8) or Algebra, this will automatically create random problems for them to practice.
  • Texas Math Support Center – The Texas Education Agency (TEA) website’s math support center. This gives all of the content that your child is supposed to learn by grade and subject area.
  • MathBits Notebook – Online study resources for Pre-Algebra (6-8), Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II.
  • OpenMiddle – Challenging math problems worth solving
  • The Calculator Site – Financial calculators, conversions, health math, cooking calculators, articles, and more.

 

 

Art

 

 

 

Music

 

  • Mr. Jon & Friends is planning to do Live music for toddlers/preschoolers in the mornings at 10:30am EST for 2 weeks! He is awesome.
  • You Can Play That – Come to the page at 10am for FREE 30 minute classes via live stream every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for at least the next three weeks.  They will focus on having fun with music and some basics of music theory that every young musician should know!

 

 

Online Story Time

 

  • StorylineONLINE.NET– FREE children’s literacy resource featuring the world’s best storytellers reading books aloud. Each video includes an activity guide with lessons for K-5 students to do at home.

 

 

Virtual Tours

 

 

Get up and Move

 

  • DJ Mel – is bringing Virtual dance parties to your living room from Facebook!
  • GoNoodle – videos get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest self!
  • Cosmickids.com “We’ve used this for years on rainy days when the kids need to get moving. There’s Minecraft yoga and Frozen yoga, etc.”

 

 

SpEd Interventions

 

 

 

Foreign Language 

 

  • Duo Lingo– Free language education for the world.

 

 

Gardening Activities 

 

 

GIANT LIST OF IDEAS FOR BEING HOME WITH KIDS