List: Online resources for remote learning during unprecedented school closures
Resources for teachers, parents to share with children for at home learning
As all Michigan K-12 schools are closed through April 5 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, students are shifting to remote or online learning.
In some cases where schools were not prepared to host their classes online, parents and families are stepping in to continue their children’s education.
Below are a list of free resources that teachers, parents and families can use with their children for daily learning and practice.
- Khan Academy created a basic learning schedule that parents and teachers can adopt for their at home or remote teaching. Click here to see their student schedules for children of all ages. Khan Academy also offers free informative lessons and videos on a variety of subjects for students. Click here to visit their website.
- KidsRead2Kids is sharing their database of abridged classic novels read aloud by children, in addition to lesson plans for active listening, creative writing and more. Click here to learn more.
- Education.com’s Learning Library features online learning resources for K-5 children. Click here to visit their website.
- Scholastic Learn at Home is a new website by scholastic that offers free daily projects focused on reading and engagement. The projects are curated for preschoolers through ninth graders. Click here to visit their website.
- LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems! is a video series on YouTube for young children to draw and learn with Mo Willems, Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence. New videos are added weekdays at 1 p.m. Click here to visit their YouTube channel.
- The Genessee Intermediate School District is offering educational resources and planning for teachers and teaching consultants working in Special Eduction (ASD & Communication Disorders). Click here to learn more.
- edHelper is providing new K-6 workbooks every day for teachers to share with parents or their students for remote learning. Click here to access the free workbooks.
- ReadWorks is offering free reading comprehension resources for teachers and families to use for remote learning. Click here to learn more.
- Quizlet offers lesson plans and supplemental materials for teachers and families to share with children. Click here to visit their website and learn more. The website also plans to share stories of teachers and their remote learning experiences, tips and more on their blog here.
- Bozemanscience shares education videos for science courses and specifically AP chemistry, biology, environmental science and physics curriculums. Click here to visit their website.
- Fiveable shares online learning resources for AP courses for both teachers and students. Click here to visit their website.
- Scientific American shares free scientific experiments for children K-12 to create using household items. Click here to learn more.
- WeatherSTEM is offering their weather-related lectures and resources for grades K-12 for free through April. Click here to visit their website.
- The Detroit Institute of Arts is offering free access to their collection and other educational resources online. Click here to learn more.
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