Category: High school and beyond

Resources for parents and teachers


The Latin Library’s Latin 101 is a collection of Latin resources for intermediate students. The activities are not explained so it is best as an appendix for a student who is taking the course through other means.  

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 …

Socratica Chemistry

Socratica is a short video series about with a variety of core content and independent living skills subjects. This is their chemistry series. They’re a bit quirky, but they cover everything in simple, straightforward videos.

The Art Assignment

This video channel has two main video types. In the first, the channel interviews living artists about their work. The artist will then “assign’ the viewer to make a conceptual or design based art assignment relevant to the work they have discussed. In the second, the channel comments on different genres, styles, and artists from …

Journey to the Microcosmos

A strong video series that combines the biology knowledge of Hank Green with the microcosmos photography of James Weiss. It’s a slice-of-life in the microcosmos that focuses on different species of bacteria/microorganisms and aspects of their lives. It’s more descriptive than theoretical and doesn’t push grand concepts or curriculum strands so much as teach about …

The Essence of Calculus

The Essence of Calculus (3Blue1Brown) is a 12 part video series that gets at calculus concepts without dealing too much with calculations (e.g. derivation and integration). The videos are accessible to students and well designed.  

Nancy Pi

Nancy Pi’s Excellent Math Walkthroughs for Algebra and Beyond Nancy is an MIT grad who *slowly and carefully* walks through mathematics procedures ranging from Algebra 1 through second year calculus. The videos are essential for understanding step-by-step calculations, but they are not heavily focused on concepts (for that, see a different series). They’re excellent for …

Desmos calculator activities

Desmos is an online graphic calculator available for free to students. The Desmos website also provides activities for students categorized by topic for high school level math topics. Teachers and caregivers can access the teacher resource page here to browse for your activity and grade level. To view activities, students can go to and …


NAEYC is providing a free math toolkit for at home learning. They provide material, research, guidelines, and common core-aligned content for online instruction. The site offers free research based resources for teachers and families to support math instruction and student progress. 

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