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121 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student Engagement

A comprehensive compilation of online tools.  This list is broken down to support content area teachers to find content easily, while keeping your students engaged. Link here. Full Curriculum Coverage Distance Learning Tools Reading or English Language Arts Distance Learning Tools Writing Distance Learning Tools Math Distance Learning Tools Language Learning Distance Learning Tools Science …

The Story Starter

This is a free tool that begins a piece of writing.  Teachers can have students complete a writing a day while you’re away by beginning with an auto generated block of text.  Link here.  The Story Starter was selected as one of the Top 101 Websites for Writers by Writer’s Digest Magazine in 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 …

The NSF Science Zone app (Free).

Download the NSF Science Zone app (FREE!) Access and navigate hundreds of exciting videos and high-resolution photos from a wide array of science topics. You can have students select a video a day or assign one. NSF Science Zone is available for free on the Apple App Store for all iOS mobile devices and on …

250+ Amazing Online Learning Resources

We are Teachers compiled a list of free tools for teachers.  Many are able to be used for various supports or strategies, they describe how. For teachers and parents, ready-to-use lesson plans (K-12, all subjects).  Every subject covered, from Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), interactive constitutional discussions, coding, activities, to professional teacher development.  Link here. …

Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 Slides 

Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 Slides ((here) from Council for Exceptional Children (K-12).  Text version for best practices for educating online here. Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 offers high-impact accessible education using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in fully online environments.  Coverage is from A to Z.  From objectives,  to how to hold a …

Paths to Literacy

Paths to Literacy provides literacy instruction, strategies, lessons, resources, activities, and articles for learners who are blind or visually impaired. Free to register.


Tales2go has a multitude of different leveled books provided to learners in an audiobook format. Their goals is to provide all levels of readers access to all levels of books. Schools and educators are required to purchase a license for use. Individuals. Homeschool families or groups are able to subscribe for a license.


A learning online community for educators and families to create and share lessons and resources. Sign up is free to access 400,000 free resources, lesson plans, and professional development opportunities.

Science Buddies

Science Buddies has hands on STEM activities for teachers, many of which work for distance learning.

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has a resource bank of classroom activities sorted by topics from physics to computing to neuroscience. Each page has links to external resources for that topic. Note that a lot of the resources are geared at teachers and focus on lesson plans and curriculum, rather than materials for students. However, each …

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