Here are resources to help you and your student with the challenges of
ACADEMIC SUPPORT K-12
ReadWriteThink: From the National Council of Teachers of English, provides engaging reading and writing activities as well as book suggestions.
Khan Academy: Helps K-12 students and parents understand math assignments. Free exercises, quizzes and instructional materials with daily Facebook and YouTube live streams.
TeenBookCloud: An eBook database for teens and tweens.
National Emergency Library: Offers a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship and intellectual stimulation.
TumbleBook Library: Animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
TumbleMath: A database of eBooks that include math as part of the fun.
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BookFlix: Pairs video storybooks with nonfiction eBooks. We recommend using Chrome or Firefox.
TrueFlix: Improve reading and build knowledge with this multimedia resource.
First Book has been subsidizing home libraries to make remote learning possible. Those serving kids and families through community programs can request books by completing a COVID-19 Response Funding Interest Form.
Unite for Literacy: Free early reader books written in English or Spanish and narrated in 46 languages. No registration required.
P.E. with Joe: Free 30-minute workout classes for kids of all ages that don’t require any equipment.
Storyline Online: Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books. Includes supplemental curriculum to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.
Testing & Education Reference Center: Information on colleges, technical schools, entrance exams, career certifications and more for high school students.
BrainPop: Short animated movies, quizzes and other resources for students in grades K-12 on science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, arts and music. Free access during school closures.
BookShare | School Closure: Free online library for students with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy and other reading barriers.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
You Don't Have to Strive for Perfection When Homeschooling Your Kids: Advice from a teacher during school closures. From the Today Show online.
TEDEd: Browse hundreds of TED-Ed Animations and TED Talks designed to spark your child’s curiosity. You'll also find thousands of other video-based lessons organized by age-level and subject.
Open Culture: Free K-12 resources for students and parents. Includes school support, virtual museum tours, free audiobooks, music and more.
National Geograhic Kids Homework Help: “How-to” tip sheets on research, reports and essays for school success. Engaging educational videos, games and facts.
Lynda.com: Thousands of online courses on a wide range of topics. Resources for parents adapting to online learning include Google Docs Essential Training, Google Slides Essential Training and Learning Zoom.
6 Tips for Homeschooling During Coronavirus: A realistic guide to keeping kids engaged and everyone sane. From NPR.
30 Amazing Virtual Tours of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks: From Good Housekeeping.
Math Card Games: Card games that will turn your students into math aces.
Prodigy: Math games for grades 1-8.
21 Free Educational Apps for Kids: From Family Education.
Code.org: Teaches coding for K-12 grade students.
Song Maker: Great for any school-age kid.
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems: Draw and doodle with the famed children’s author.
Scholastic: Learn at Home: Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing.
WOSU Learning at Home: Curated educational programming for pre-K-12 each weekday.