The following free resources are available to help support parents, guardians, and caregivers with learning from home. Some people have expressed feeling overwhelmed by the many suggestions on social media and wanted a single location to find educational resources. The goal is to continuously improve this page. If you have one or more recommendations to add to this page, please use our recommendation form.
Educational Resources During the COVID-19 Schools Closure
Scholastic: Even when schools are closed, you can keep learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys.
Khan Academy: A nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Class Central: More than 500 free Ivy League courses. Take intro to computer science from Harvard, intro to music at Yale, and much more.
Lakeshore Learning: More than 1,000 resources, including printable worksheets, writing practice templates, craft ideas, and more.
BreakoutEDU Fun@Home: A collection. of digital games that students can play at home.
ReadWriteThink: Parent and afterschool resources.
Learning Ally: More than 80,000 audio books elementary, middle school, and high school students. The database is searchable by grade, subject, and more.
Curriki: Teacher-vetted, open-resource lesson plans and materials on a wide array of subjects.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: Free learning activities, lessons, downloadables, and videos for Grade K-12 kids.
PBS Learning Media: Free curated standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more.
Coursera: Explore many free college courses in the areas of health, data science, arts and humanities, engineering, and more.
Banzai: A free financial education program that helps students learn the value of a dollar.
Storyline Online: Streaming videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
How to ABA: Resources for children with Autism during COVID-19, including some apps.
KinderART: Art lesson plans and craft ideas categorized by age.
Time for Kids: The Time for Kids digital library is free for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
MathGameTime.com: Search for math games, worksheets, and videos by grade and category; e.g., addition, division, etc.
Math Playground: Give your brain a workout.
Mystery Science: Free, easy science for remote learning.
FunBrain: Funbrian offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
AAA Math: A comprehensive set of thousands of intereactive arithmetic lessons.
Listenwise: Helps students become better listeners using podcasts and comphrensive questions and quizzes.
Free Training Tutorial: Practice language comprehension and expand vocabulary with free, interactive crossword puzzles for kids.
Typing Club: Learn touch typing for free.
GoNoodle: Fourteen million kids every month are engaged with free movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.
Cosmic Kids Yoga: Yoga, mindfulness, and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+.
Texas State Aquarium: It's Facebook page has a bunch of fun and educational videos available on demand.
Americas Test Kitchen for Kids: Explore the world of food and cooking.
The Art History Show: The Art History Show is made for students who want to know more about artists and styles of art.
British Museum, London: Take a virtual tour and see some Egyptian mummies.
Musée d’Orsay, Paris: You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.: There are two exhibits available. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.
Google Arts & Culture: Explore collections from around the world.
Kids Learning Tube: YouTube channel that contains a treasure trove of learning videos.
Free School: Expose children to famous art, classical music, children's literature, and natural science in an age-appropriate and kid-accessible way via YouTube channel.
HomeSchool Pop: This YouTube channel organizes their videos by subject and grade, so if you have a child needing to learn more about the 50 states, it's easy to find those videos.
P.E. with Joe: A daily physical education class for kids (adults will love it too).