Early Childhood

Inspiration, ideas, and directions for setting up classroom-like centers at home.

Covers concepts such as number sense, counting, and measuring with links to relevant lessons and activities.

Educational games covering math, literacy, and feelings.

Exercise & Yoga videos for movement and physical development.

Always free with a focus on early literacy and language development activities. Many activities don't require adult guidance for children to use.

List of ideas and resources for at-home preschool activities, compiled by parents on staff at TFA.

English Language Arts (ELA)

Free for educators, who can then add students to their account so that students can log-in from home. Many of the books have “read to me” options.

Grades PreK-5

Grades 6-12

Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations and free teachers’ guides.

Library of free, full-length digital children’s books

Free access to a digital library of student articles for the remainder of the school year.

A flexible program for middle and high schools based on the real-world writing found in newspapers, from editorials and reviews to personal narratives and analysis essays.

Borrow books and read a book on a web browser or by downloading a PDF. Many books also have audio-book or “listen” options. Open-access and free.

All Grades

News articles can be easily adjusted for different reading levels. Premium content is free for educators through the end of the school year.

Video and text-based lessons for grades K-9. Includes daily projects for distance learning and home learning.

More than 2,000 high-quality free reading passages for grades 3-12, complemented by aligned assessments, and expert-led teacher development.

Special Education

Provides ebooks for people with disabilities for free based on your reading need (audio, audio with highlighted text, braille, large font, and other formats).

A place to find high-quality resources if you are unable to leverage your school’s curricula.

High-quality resources to supplement your school’s curricula.

Science, Engineering, Technology & Math (STEM)

Grades PreK-5

Digital lessons with on-screen teachers and supportive remediation. Resources, curriculum, and webinars provided free during COVID-19 school closures.

Grades 6-12

Bring out the inner scientist in all your students with scientifically accurate models and activities.

All Grades

High-quality resources to supplement your school’s curricula.

Science videos and lesson plans to be used at home. The videos are brief, provocative, and could serve as a great intro to a topic of sense-making reflection.

Access more than 12,000 digital professional learning resources and tools. Free 30-day membership.

A roundup of their most popular science lessons, free for anyone to use right now.

 Online textbook for middle and high school math, free for students and teachers.

Advice on how to use math videos in a “flipped” classroom.

Digital library of engineering curricula including activities, lessons, units, and more.  

Promotes families having fun with math problems—the app is available in English and Spanish. 

Free resources, curriculum, videos, and games for teaching science.

A place to find high-quality resources if you are unable to leverage your school’s curricula.

Proposed learn-from-home daily agendas organized by grade levels.

Social Studies

Grades 6-12

Free online courses across several social studies disciplines.

Sharing middle school social studies units that support disciplinary literacy.

Free virtual lesson plans and games designed to guide students through meaningful civic learning.

World Languages

All Grades

A free, popular and highly-gamified app for language learning.

List of world language resources curated by Rachel Lucas, veteran Spanish teacher and ed tech coach.

Free digitized picture books in multiple languages. Search by language and by country of origin.

Well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker.

A list of 50 video lessons created by Lisa Acker, World Languages Teacher at Hargrave High School.


All Grades

Free art resources for students in preK through eighth grade.

Free computer-based activities that encourage exploration and creativity, suitable for all ages.

Free videos, interactive games, and lessons for a variety of ages on art, music, dance, and theater.

Free website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.

A family YouTube channel with dozens of video art lessons for kids.

Supporting Linguistically Diverse Students

All Grades

A resource for families to learn English and Spanish together at home during school closures. Catered mostly to younger learners, ages 2 to 7.

Great resource to leverage when supporting students whose native language is Spanish and/or who are in dual language/bilingual programs.

Free quizzes, lessons, and online conversation classes for linguistically diverse students with a variety of topics sorted by English language development level.

An app that allows you to reach all of your students' families via text in different languages (free for teachers).

Free digitized picture books in multiple languages. Search by language and by country of origin.

Well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker.

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