With so many school closures during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic distance and online learning have become the new normal. Both teachers and parents are looking for resources to help bring education into the home. We are here to help! We have rounded up some of the top free online learning resources to make bringing education into the home a little easier for students, parents and teachers.
1. Learning Resources
This resource provides essential advice and activities to bring the classroom home. Created by both teachers and parents, the tools are just want you need to help your little ones build new skills while having fun along the way.
2. Art for Kids Hub
This is a great family YouTube channel that provides draw along art projects. The drawings are perfect for any age!
3. Scholastic Learn At Home
Day-to-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and learning. They resources range from PreK through 9th Grade.
4. Friendzy Freebies
Social Emotional Learning has never been more important than it is during these times. Friendzy offers free resources to support families and teachers by teaching SEL skills such as resiliency, hope and self-awareness so kids can better manage their emotions.
5. e-Learning for Kids
e-Learning For Kids is a great site that offers free interactive learning games that are engaging and fun. Students click on their grade (Kindergarten through 6th Grade) and then choose from a list of games divided into subjects.
6. Math Games
This is a great source for free math games and skill practice online. You can practice math by grade, PreK to 8th Grade, or by skill.
ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK through 6. The activities are categorized by grade and subject, and cover topics such as multiplication, parts of speech, typing, pattern recognition, and more. It is free if you using on a desktop computer but you will have to subscribe to premium if you want to use on your phone or tablet.
Some believe kids learn best when they 'see' how things work. NeoK12 offers over 5,500 educational videos to help students build a visual model in their mind. All the videos are arranged by subject and have been individually reviewed by K-12 teachers.
You can learn 15+ languages with this free app. DuoLingo makes learning fun by giving you points for correct answers, racing against the clock and jumping up levels.
Created by author John Green, this YouTube channel provides crash courses in science, politics, anatomy, world history, U.S. history, literature, computer science and more!