COVID-19 Resources: Help for Students Learning from Home

Brainfuse offers one-to-one homework help from live, online tutors who are professional instructors. They have experience and knowledge to guide students and follow state-aligned, skill-building lessons to help students master key academic areas. There are Writing Lab specialists available to help students produce better letters, term papers and reports. There are tutoring services available for Spanish speakers.

A realistic guide to keeping kids engaged and everyone sane. From NPR. 6 Tips for Homeschooling

Scholastic Learn at Home: Day to day projects to keep children reading, thinking and growing.

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.

Unite for Literacy: Free early reader books written in English or Spanish and narrated in 46 languages. No registration required.

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.

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.

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.

Open Culture: Free K-12 resources for students and parents. Includes school support, virtual museum tours, free audiobooks, music and more.

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

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.

Draw with Steve Harpster: YouTube videos for kids. Live daily lesson also available at Harptoons Facebook Page.

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