K-12 online learning RESOURCES

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Elementary (K-5) Online Learning

ABCmouse Early Learning Academy 

More than 850 self-guided lessons across 10 levels. A companion program focuses on teaching English as a second language for this age group.  Free Membership Code: SCHOOL7771

Adventure Academy

 Students up to age 13 play games to learn across a range of topics (math, reading, social studies, science, and more), while also creating their own online persona and interacting with others in the game.

Boddle

Boddle is a math platform for 1-6th grade that makes learning fun and personalized. Teachers and parents are able to track student progress remotely and quickly identify learning gaps. 

BrainPOP

BrainPop offers in-depth learning on topics across the curriculum for upper elementary and middle school students. During the closure, you can receive free unlimited use. Contact them here.

Breakout EDU

Breakout EDU uses online games to bring the fun of escape rooms to learning across the elementary curriculum.  They’ve put together a list of free online games kids can play at home.

edHelper

edHelper is an online service that provides printable worksheets to teachers and homeschooling parents.  EdHelper is providing daily free workbook pages for grades K-6.

Elementari

Turn writing assignments into something amazing with the illustrations, animations, and sound effects available. Schools can get free access until May 2020 or the school reopens. 

Fabulinga

FabuLingua teaches Spanish through interactive stories on mobile phones and tablets. They offer a new charming interactive story from Latin America or Spain every month. 

Freckle

These online learning resources for younger students are easily differentiated for students of different ability levels. Adaptive math and ELA courses are always available for free for teachers and students. 

iCompute

This program is designed to teach elementary-aged kids the computer skills they need. iCompute is offering free access to their programs for schools anywhere that are closed.

Kids Discover Online

This library of science and social studies articles allows differentiation by reading level for various age and skill levels. Closed schools can request free unlimited access here.

Legends of Learning

Create custom playlists, or have a playlist built for you with top-rated games. They are offering free access to all premium features 

MobyMax

This popular differentiated learning site provides instruction across a wide array of elementary subjects. All K-8 schools closed due can receive free access to a comprehensive curriculum through MobyMax

Mystery Science

Mystery Science offers digital video mini-lessons for science subjects K-5. Mystery Science has put together a special list of lessons grade-by-grade that are perfect for tackling remotely. 

Newsela

Authentic news content turned into learning materials that are classroom-ready. Newsela has put together content for teachers to prepare for distance learning. 

PebbleGo

PebbleGo offers safe, interactive online research resources on topics selected by their teachers for students K-3.  Schools can get free access to PebbleGo during closures. 

Prodigy

Game-based learning in math for kids from first to eighth grade. The site offers lots of how-to articles to make your distance learning effective and fun.

Purple Mash 

Games and creative learning opportunities for elementary level math, spelling, and writing. Teachers can set daily tasks for students, create a blog, and find other ways to communicate. They are offering free access to schools that are closed.

ReadingIQ

ReadingIQ is a comprehensive digital library offering books, magazines, comics, and more for kids from ages 2-12. ReadingIQ is free to schools closed due social distancing and isolation.

Scholastic

Students get approximately three hours of learning opportunities per day, including projects based on articles and stories, virtual field trips, reading and geography challenges, and more.

Tynker

Tynker offers a complete online computer coding curriculum for students K-8. Schools can get free access to Tynker’s complete curriculum, including online professional development courses for teachers.

Virtual Field Trips

They specialize in K-8 social studies, life science, geography, and ancient civilization curriculum content. Their website has online learning videos and quizzes. Teachers can use the form on the website (or email info@virtualfieldtrips.net) to request access. They are currently offering 60-day memberships and will extend if necessary.

Vooks

It is an entire library of storybooks, brought to life, to help encourage the love of reading. Vooks has created take-home lesson plans built to provide children with 20 minutes a day of read-aloud time and activities. Vooks is offering a free one-year membership to all teachers and a one-month membership for parents

Xtra Math

A nonprofit organization dedicated to math achievement for all with activities for achieving math fact proficiency.  

Junior High & High School (6-12) Online Learning

Albert

Teachers can assign modules and track student progress. Albert’s online learning resources include practice questions for a wide variety of AP programs too. Closed schools can get a free extended pilot for as long as the closure lasts. 

ChemMatters Online

Each issue provides a new collection of articles on chemistry topics that students will find engaging and relatable. There is a library of back-issues and downloadable articles. These online learning resources are always free for everyone

DeltaMath

DeltaMath is a website that allows teachers to assign math practice content to their students from middle school through AP calculus. Students get immediate feedback as they complete the problems.  DeltaMath is always free. 

Everydae SAT Prep

Everydae is an online SAT math prep program. 10-minute micro lessons match busy schedules. Built by industry experts with 17+ years industry experience. 100% free while schools are closed.

HippoCampus

Find more than 7,000 videos in 13 subject areas to share with your students. Teachers can set up playlists for their students too.  HippoCampus is always free to use

Kialo

Kialo includes unique features, such as the ability to write student feedback.  Kialo Edu is always completely free for educators, has no advertisements, and can be integrated into learning management systems. 

LabXchange

A free platform where students and teachers can discover, create, and remix content to build their own learning journey. The content library contains high-quality digital resources from universities and scientific organizations worldwide.

Mangahigh

Mangahigh is a popular game-based site for math online learning resources. It covers algebra, geometry, statistics, and more.  Mangahigh is offering free full access to any school shut down during the outbreak.   

VidCode

VidCode is an online coding and computer science curriculum specifically for teens. It teaches JavaScript, web programming, design, and more.  Schools can get access to VidCode’s course for free until at least May 2020. 

Vocabbett

SAT and ACT vocabulary prep through story form.  An entire freebies section that includes games, vocabulary-boosting short stories, and more.

All Ages (K-12) Online Learning

Actively Learn

Actively Learn provides thousands of engaging texts, videos, and simulations across ELA, Social Studies, and the Sciences paired with thoughtful instruction that challenge students and foster deep learning and critical thinking.

Banzai

Banzai is a financial education program that helps students learn the value of a dollar. The program includes tests, games, activities, an entire interactive library, embedded calculators, and more.  Banzai meets all state curriculum standards and is completely free to use.

CK-12

This collection of online learning resources covers pretty much every topic. Lessons include reading, activities, videos, and more to engage students. They also have free online textbooks.  CK-12 is always free for all users

Classcraft

Classcraft helps teachers maintain student interest and keep on track to reach their goals with tools that motivate them in a digital environment. In response to the coronavirus outbreak, they are offering free schoolwide licenses until the end of the school year.

ClassHook

ClassHook offers quality media clips on every conceivable topic. Pre-curated playlists make it easier to find what you need for the subject at hand. Schools closed can also get free access to ClassHook Premium. 

CommonLit

This site offers literary and non-fiction reading passages for grades 3-12. Teachers can assign reading and follow-up questions, and track student progress. CommonLit always offers free accounts for teachers to use with their students. 

Curriki

Curriki provides teacher-vetted, open-resource lesson plans and materials on a wide array of subjects. It’s a good place to find online learning resources for students to use at home. It is always free to use. 

Discovery Education

Discovery Education provides online textbooks, multimedia content, and professional development support for virtual classrooms and teachers. U.S. schools can receive free access through the end of the school year.   

EVERFI

EVERFI offers courses for K-12 on real-world topics like mental health, financial planning, career readiness, and more. These courses are always free for educators and students. 

Free Math App

This no-frills site requires students to show their work on math problems, step-by-step. As the title says, this site is always free for teachers and students. 

InferCabulary

InferCabulary is the opposite of rote memorization of definitions, they mimic the act of avid readership so students deeply learn words and improve comprehension.  They are offering 2 months free access.

Kahoot!

Teachers have loved this fun online quiz game platform for years. Kahoot! Basic is free for educators and students, but they’re also currently offering their Premium distance learning tools for free.

Kami

Kami is a PDF and document annotation app for schools. Think of it like digital pen and paper for interacting with your students.  Kami is offering free access to schools closed. 

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is well-known for providing an incredibly wide range of lessons for students at every level. Chances are you’ll find at least some of what you need for your virtual classroom here.  Khan Academy is always free for all users. 

Kognity

Kognity has turned traditional textbooks into interactive online experiences with videos, animations, and automatically-corrected assessments.  Kognity is offering free access for all schools closed. 

Listenwise

Listenwise teaches students to be better listeners, using podcasts and comprehension questions and quizzes. Any school closed can get access to Listenwise Premium for free. 

MusicFirst

This is the only online learning management system for teaching music at all age levels. Band practice might be off the table for now, but if your school is closed, you can receive free access to the entire MusicFirst system for the duration

NoRedInk

NoRedInk builds stronger writers through interest-based curriculum, adaptive exercises, and actionable data.  Their site is always free.

PBS Learning Media

This site uses curated PBS videos along with lesson plans, interactive materials, and more to cover lots of subjects in an engaging fashion.  PBS Learning Media is always free for teachers. 

PenPal Schools

PenPal Schools not only lets you engage your own students, but those from around the world, on a wide variety of subjects.  PenPal Schools is free. 

ReadTheory

ReadTheory offers a vast library of reading comprehension content that fosters improvement by automatically meeting learners at their own, individual ability levels. ReadTheory is always free.

ReadWorks

Access thousands of high-quality, free K-12 articles, and create online assignments with them.  Free content, curriculum, and tools to power teaching and learning from Kindergarten to 12th Grade

Rozzy

Rozzy Learning has engaging lesson plans and other resources for science, social studies, math, and STEM for K-8th grade. Free lessons for teachers during school closures.

Seterra

Seterra offers online geography quizzes. You can also create your own custom quizzes. Seterra is free to use. Schools can get 6 months of Seterra bonus features for free. 

Slido for Education

This brand-new virtual classroom platform integrates PowerPoint, Zoom video webinars, and Slido quizzes into one streamlined package.  Slide is offering free access to its Advanced Education package for students and teachers until July 1, 2020. 

SMART Learning Suite

SMART Learning Suite is a virtual classroom platform that easily integrates everything you already have on Google Drive or in Microsoft documents. You can add videos and other online resources as needed. Teachers and students can access SMART Learning Suite for free for the rest of the school year. 

ST Math

ST Math uses the Spatial-Temporal patented approach. The program starts by teaching the foundational concepts visually, then connects the ideas to the symbols, language, and robust discourse. ST Math is currently free for parents, schools, and districts during the school closures. 

TCI

A science and social studies curriculum that enables educators to improve their ability to engage students. TCI’s online platform is now available to all teachers and students to use whether or not they are a current customer. Teachers can email their support team to get free access to their platform via info@teachtci.com.

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