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Resources for parents and teachers


Lalilo is an online phonics and comprehension program that is totally free for parents and teachers during the Covid-19 school closures. Parents and teachers can track students progress. Each phonics, word recognition, and comprehension lesson is adaptive so students are always being challenged but not being frustrated. The site says that it is best for …

ESL Library

ESL Library is a resource site for ESOL teachers with lessons, digital activities, online homework, and flashcards. The website costs $7 per teacher per month. Parents and caregivers can also sign up for the site. Lessons include tasks, audio sections, activities, vocabulary information and more. All resources are available in ESOL levels from Pre-Beginner and …

Boston Public Library Home Resources

Boston Public Libraries have put up a wide array of resources, mostly for preschool aged students.. These include virtual story times for young children, DIY story times with activities for young children, arts and crafts activities for all ages, and some links to local resources.

Just for Kids

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus is a short comic from NPR for students explaining the virus.      


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.  

Read Naturally

Read Naturally is a researched-based resource for school, teachers, and families to improve reading achievement. Read Naturally approach to reading improvement is through teacher modeling, repeated reading, and progress monitoring. Their strategy aims to improve fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. It also allows students to take responsibility for monitoring their own progress. There are a few …

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.


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, …

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