Category: All grades

Resources for parents and teachers

National Science Teachers Association

The National Science Teachers Association has science ebooks and activities for all grades that are free during school closures. Each book features pop up questions, review activities. The texts are engaging, science aligned, and provide strong explanations of content. The only shortcoming is that the books are slow to load so there is a time …

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) promotes high-quality classroom resources for grades pre-k-12. There are various resources that educators can access, such as classroom resources, professional development, and literature. Members have access to the most resources but non-members can benefit too! For example, in the classroom resources section, non-members have access to all …

BrainPOP

This site provides lessons for ELA, Math, Science, Art, and more. They are providing free access to schools, teachers, and families during school closures due to COVID-19. The site provides instruction, lesson plans, common core standards, materials, resources, activities, and games. They provide educators with professional development videos and articles. They provide social-emotional learning opportunities, …

PBS LearningMedia

Teachers and students can create a free account and receive access to a variety of resources for grades preschool to high school for online learning at home. Parents can also sign up as informal educators. Teachers can connect their account to their google classrooms to support ease of use and communication to students. Teachers and …

Lakeshore

Lakeshore is providing more than 1,000 free resources during COVID-19. They are providing lesson plans across grade levels, activities, templates, writing prompts, and craft ideas. Lakeshore is a store that provides a wide-range of elementary school resources. The free resources they are providing support online learning at home for teachers, parents/guardians, families, and students.

IXL

IXL provides a comprehensive math curriculum for schools, teachers, and families. It provides placement assessments, progress reporting, and individualized student guidance. This site is great for math instruction for families and teachers. Usually it would cost to become a member, but they are providing resources and instruction during school closures for free. They organize resources …

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids provides free access to activities, games, and articles for learning about animals, countries, environment, and science. They provide academic-based games and activities, as well as fun, “silly” activities and games. They have videos for learning in addition to reading.

Outschool

Outschool is a learning platform that provide teachers, students, and parents with a wide range of subjects to learn about, as well as live online classes for those subjects. It provides homeschooling families with the classes, resources, and teachers to meet their various needs. There are teachers for each subject, classes given during the week …

Scholastic

Scholastic is providing a ton of free reading resources for parents, students, and teachers during this time. They are trying to be a huge support for the “Learning At Home” experience. They have a letter for families that discusses Learning At Home and how they are trying to help.

Seesaw

Seesaw is a learning platform being used by grades K-12. It provides activities and lessons that are already setup for teachers and students. It provides sequential lessons, activities, journal entries, and skill mastery. It’s free for students through their teachers accounts, or for the basic account. You can upgrade your account for more resources and …

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