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March 20, 2020

Distance Learning


audibleaudible - For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.It's that easy.


BrainPOPBrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. - BrainPOP is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on-track with free access during school closures.

Village School students, grades 3-5, can log in using their Google user names and passwords.


Ditch That Textbook Ditch That Textbook - Schools all over the world are closing their doors due to health concerns. So many of them are turning to eLearning, distance learning, remote learning. Trying to make sense of it? Trying to just keep your head above water? We've got you covered. In our eLearning, remote learning and distance learning page, we have lots of resources. Get some ideas, tools and templates here. Then get started. You got this.


Google for EducationGoogle for Education Applied Digital Skills - As more teachers and students are advised to stay home and work remotely, we want to help you be as effective as possible setting up successful distance-learning solutions. You'll find three newly compiled collections on our website, stocked with video-based lessons to help you work, teach, or learn from anywhere.


JLG at HomeJunior Library Guild - Looking for activities and resources to keep students engaged during this new-normal of school closures and social distancing? As the collection-development partner for school and public libraries across the nation, it's our honor to offer you these free resources to help keep students' brains busy and blossoming. In the true spirit of our beloved libraries, these resources are available to ALL!


Khan AcademyKhan Academy - Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.


Mindful SchoolsMindful Schools - transforms school communities from the inside out. We've trained over 50,000 teachers andeducators who have impacted over 3 million children worldwide.


PBS Distance LearningPreK-12 Resourcesfor Emergency Closings - As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home. Create a free account to save and organize content.


ScholasticScholastic Learn at Home - Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin! -The Editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines.


The Smithsonian Learning LabThe Smithsonian Learning Lab - The Smithsonian is committed to supporting teachers and their students around the globe as they face unprecedented new learning challenges. Here, on the Learning Lab, teachers have access to millions of digital resources from across the Smithsonian's museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and more. You will also find pre-packaged collections that contain lessons, activities, and recommended resources made by Smithsonian museum educators as well as thousands of classroom teachers like you. Use the search bar below to search for Smithsonian Learning Lab Collections.


ScholasticSumdog - At Sumdog, we want to help every child enjoy mathematics and spelling. Our online learning service is used by millions of children worldwide. It adapts to each individual, using engaging game-based learning to motivate and build confidence. Meanwhile, our learning engine reports progress to their teachers and parents, and frees educators to target their interventions. Sumdog provides engaging learning and practice in numeracy for children aged 5-14, and literacy for children aged 5-11.


We Are TeachersThe Big List of Children's Authors Doing Online Read Alouds & Activities - With kids at home and parents looking for educational activities, many of our favorite authors are offering online read alouds and activities on social media. We've rounded up some of the best virtual author activities below! For Elementary School Kid, these authors are offering read-alouds of their books and books by their favorite authors.