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FREE Online Learning Resources

In an abundance of caution, in light of fears of the COViD19, states are beginning widespread school closures to fight coronavirus. I am sharing online learning resources to continue to educate our children, during this challenging time. While some schools are closing for a week or two to disinfect, others are shutting down for the remainder of the year and turning to online resources.

Our personal favorites are ABCMouse for our 8 year old, and Khan Academy for our middle schooler. In light of recent events and the need for us as well as many others to supplement classroom learning we are willing to give other websites listed below a trial and hello they are Free so why not! Share this post with friends and comment below which resource you like best.

Age of Learning

(ABCMouse, Adventure Academy, ReadingIQ) Age of Learning is providing schools closed due to the coronavirus with FREE HOME ACCESS for all affected families to leading digital education programs ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, and ReadingIQ. Their programs serve students in preschool / pre-k, elementary school, and middle school. NOTE: YOUR SCHOOL MUST REQUEST ACCESS, prior to you signing up.

Boardmaker

is a collection of standardized picture symbols used for communication with students who are strong visual learners. This includes those with autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, speech and language disorders, and behavioral disorders.We have a thematic series of units called Boardmaker Activities to Go- all free, and ready to download, print, copy etc.

CircleTime Fun

Learn and bond with your 0 – 6 year old. Follow and interact with an expert instructor. code: homefun1

CK-12 Foundation

Each lesson has a reading passage, videos, optional review questions, and self-graded practice questions. The lessons can be assigned to Google Classroom and it puts the grade in that students got on the practice questions (students must get 10 practice questions correct to get 100%). This service is Always Free and the videos are easy to follow along.

Delta Math

is a free website for teachers and students covering a wide range of math content from middle school through AP Calculus. Always Free

Edulastic

an online k-12 assessment tool. It allows teachers to make their own assessments and assignments or choose from over 35,000 pre-made assessments. Teachers get immediate feedback, can provide feedback to students, and can tie questions to learning standards. Edulastic continues to offer free-forever teacher accounts. In response to COVID-19, Edulastic makes distance learning easier and more accessible to everyone. Edulastic is providing the following Premium and Enterprise features for free until July 1, 2020.

Khan Academy

a site we have utilized for quite some time now, and has helped our middle schooler with Math. Khan Academy builds a deep, rock-solid understanding in math, grammar, science, history, SAT®, AP®, and more. It offers exercises, quizzes, and tests so students can practice and master skills, as well as instructional videos to help students learn or review material. This site is Always Free and a great resource offering personalized help with what you’re studying or to learn something completely new.

KET’s PBS Learning Media

Videos, games, lesson plans and supplemental materials can be searched by grade level, subject area, keyword and standard. And PBS Learning Media’s Google Classroom integration makes it easy to share resources with your entire class. Content contributors include KET, PBS, PBS Kids, NASA, the National Archives, the Library of Congress and many more. This site is Always Free

Minecraft: Education Edition

A game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment. Minecraft: Education Edition is Always Free

Mystery Science

is available to help all teachers during school closures. Mystery Science has filtered through and chosen the easiest lessons to do from home, and putting them all up for free on a page to make it easy. There is no signup required, no student login their goal is to help and providing FREE ACCESS.

Packback

is helping classrooms stay connected and are providing zero cost licenses through the end of the Spring semester or academic quarter for any higher education courses moving online due to COVID-19 prevention. FREE ACCESS.

Schoology

brings together the best K-12 learning management system to develop, manage, and distribute course materials. A basic FREE version is available.

Smart Learning Suite

enables students to connect remotely to live lessons delivered by teachers, and allows students and teacher to engage in real-time with lesson activities. Smart Learning Suite if offering FREE ACCESS for the rest of the school year.

Vroom App

is offering FREE educational tips and science explanation for parents of children 0 to 5 available by app, text, and printables. Vroom understands our children love to learn from us and is encouraging our time together to give them a strong start in life! This service is ALWAYS FREE

Zearn

is a Top-rated K-5 curriculum building a deep understanding and a love of learning of math for all students. This service is ALWAYS FREE

Looking for additional resources head on over and visit my friends at

Twiniversity for additional educational resources and Coronavirus Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Advisory.

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2 Comments

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    Ken
    at 12:48 pm

    Excellent post but the User experience could significantly improve without the yellow text on the hyperlink. It’s genuinely hard to read

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