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American Archive of Public Broadcasting

https://americanarchive.org

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the WGBH Educational Foundation to coordinate a national effort to preserve at-risk public media before its content is lost to posterity and provide a central web portal for access to the unique programming that public stations have aired over the past 70 years.

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Access to thousands of historic public television and radio programs.

Artusi is a suite of digital workbooks to help students learn the fundamental skills of music theory faster, better, and more accurately than before so they can spend more time pursuing the creative mission of music making and music study.

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All Artusi online services are free to affected schools, universities, and other institutions until June 30. Email support@artusi.xyz to be added.

Ascend Math is a K to 12 math instructional resource Ascend Math offers award winning math instruction that provides an individual study plan for each student. Ascend Math’s study plans are unique to each student, prescriptive, adaptive, and automatically assigned. Teachers also have the ability to assign standards to an entire class or grade to meet pacing guidelines.

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Free Service Offered: Now until the end of April for schools new to Ascend Math.

Better Chinese is a leading publisher of Mandarin curricula for students from pre-kindergarten to college. Better Chinese materials have been officially adopted by nine states in the United States and are used in 1400+ schools worldwide.

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BetterChinese is offering free online access for schools and individual learners, K through College.

Harness the curiosity and creativity of your middle and high school students with a supercharged social studies curriculum that gets beyond facts. Big History Project is a free, online social studies course that emphasizes skill development as students draw mind-blowing connections between past, present and future. What can you expect to see? Amazing gains in student writing and critical thinking.

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Always Free.

Britannica has made available COVID-19 emergency resources to every school in the U.S. Get free access to Britannica LaunchPacks, for social studies and science, being leveraged by schools across the world who are grappling with shutdowns, conducting virtual lessons, and working to minimize the impact on students, families, and staff.

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Britannica LaunchPacks, for social studies and science.

A research-based social elearning platform for developing competencies through individualized and adaptive learning experiences. It is designed with an integrated social network structure to enhance collaborative learning and built on strong Nordic learning principles.

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Completely free for 6 months, including onboarding and customer service. Details here: https://canopylab.com/detailed-overview-of-our-free-offerings-to-all-educational-institutions/

Cignition is providing all families free access to our game-based math program, FogStone Isle, a free 1-on-1 online tutoring session with a certified math teacher, and a deeply discounted month of at-home online math tutoring and support.

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FogStone Isle Game-Based Math Program, Free 1-on-1 Online Tutoring Session

ClassMaster takes your existing paper or computer-based teaching resources and makes them digital. These resources can be assigned to pupils, groups or classes and completed on any device, in school or at home. Marking and scoring are automatic and pupils performance can be tracked over time.

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Free access to all ClassMaster features for the rest of the 19/20 academic year for any teachers affected by COVID-19.

Are you looking for online activities for self-paced learning? Codecraftworks is perfect for home-school CS learning and provides a great way to integrate CS into your #coronavirus planning.

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Explore a community of projects, create something you love with code, gain experience in professional programming languages, and share your portfolio of digital projects

With many schools temporarily closing due to the coronavirus outbreak we recognize the enormity of issues currently facing school communities. Codesters is offering free, 30 day unlimited use of our Python learn-to-code platform to any school that is planning for a temporary closure.

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Codesters Python Part I Curriculum

Coloring Nature is for children and adults. We have more than 675 FREE printable coloring pages . Our coloring categories include serious science: biomes, anatomy, animals, plants and more, plus some pure whimsy – just for fun.

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Always FREE

Reading passages for grades 3-5,6-8,9-12, with reading comprehension and discussion questions. Also has highlighting and notes tools embedded on its passages, as well as most passages have a read aloud function. Once students are signed up on here you can track which students have completed the assignments, and what they are having trouble on. Can easily link to Google Classroom.

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Always free!

Create & Learn

www.create-learn.us

Create & Learn is a Silicon Valley based company focusing on online computer science education. Our professionally trained instructors teach live classes using video conferencing on a wide range of topics such as coding (Scratch, Minecraft modding, Python), robotics, and AI. All curriculum was created by Stanford, Harvard graduates, and former tech leaders from Google, with collaborations with experts in top tech companies.

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We offer free introductory classes on 5 different subjects (Scratch, Minecraft Modding, AI, Data Science, and Python) with multiple options a day. Starting from March 16th, more free sessions will be added to serve more families during school closure.

While we hope that extended school closings are never necessary, contingency plans to support our students away from school are a wise investment. But how can we keep our students learning if we need to close our schools for an extended period of time? i-Ready® and Ready® can play a valuable role in keeping the learning going, even when the classroom isn’t available

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Free printable K-2,3-5,6-8 Reading and Math activity packs (available in English and Spanish) and guidance for teachers and families to support learning at home

Curriki revolutionized the way digital learning content is distributed and shared. For over 10 years we have made the best curriculum, lessons and on-demand content free, open, and accessible to all.

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Always Free

DataClassroom is a web app that allows students in grades 6-8,9-12 to make pro-quality graphs (line, bar, box plots, dot plots, etc.) in seconds and do basic statistical analysis where all the math is explained with visuals. They have a few datasets available on coronavirus including this activity that uses data from the 1918 influenza pandemic to illustrate why schools are closing in an attempt to flatten the curve: https://about.dataclassroom.com/blog/flatten-the-curve

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Register a free password anytime. Start a free 90-day trial to create classes with student accounts. Company CEO Aaron Reedy says that teachers can email him directly to extend a trial longer than 90-days and he will be happy to personally take care of it.

A digital coach that supports parents to help their children grow in the early years. Devie understands parent hopes and challenges, explains relevant concepts in early childhood development, and recommends daily research-based activities parents can do at home with their little ones to keep them occupied, and support their learning.

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Because we are in beta, Devie is completely free

An online learning platform with 32 STE(A)M courses that come with lesson plans, instructions, online materials, quizzes, worksheets, and more.

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Educators will receive full access to all of these courses at no cost during this global health crisis. Please visit the link below, and shoot an email to george@digitalmediaacademy.org so that I can manually provide the content.

Discovery Education Experience is an online K-2,3-5,6-8,9-12 service combining curated curriculum resources with on-demand teaching strategies. Its standards-aligned content is assignable and meets the varying needs of diverse student populations in a safe and secure environment.

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Discovery Education Experience

It’s easy to feel anxious, overwhelmed and frustrated if you’re asked to create elearning activities and teach remotely because of a school closure.

We’ve got you covered.

In this post, you’ll find 50 elearning activities, templates and tutorials. They’ll help you create elearning activities that lend themselves to powerful learning when students are away from school.

EduCode Academy

educode.org

EduCode™ makes coding and computer science education accessible for kids of all learning styles and backgrounds, on a large scale, without the need for guidance from a teacher. Self-directed courses empower kids to learn coding independently. EduCode’s key difference resides in our video micro-lessons, which break down complex computer science concepts into fun and engaging exercises. Rich storylines provide context and motivation throughout the learning journey.

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On our website you will find we have a free trial account option which will allow users access to the beginning of all of our courses to give them a good feel for what the course can offer them. There is at least 30 minutes of work for each course available for free this way which can keep students very busy during any lost school days and for a nominal monthly fee they can upgrade to gain access to the full courses we offer if they and their parents want.

Enable My Child is a HIPAA compliant tetetherapy platform made for schools. In these challenging times, we’re providing free access to our platform.

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Enable My Child is a HIPAA compliant tetetherapy platform made for schools. In these challenging times, we’re providing free access to our platform.

EVERFI’s no-cost digital resources cover topics such as social emotional laerning, STEM, financial literacy, career readiness, and health & wellness. Our student-driven, standards-aligned resources have assessments embedded into them, enabling teachers to see measurable outcomes from student work in real-time. Teachers can create an account and set up their classes in less than 5 minutes.

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EVERFI resources are and always will be free for teachers to use.

Everydae is the online SAT math prep program that teenagers actually want to use. 10-minute micro lessons match busy schedules. Built by industry experts. 17+ years industry experience.

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100% free while schools are closed! (normally $19/mo). Tell your students to use the code HOMEPREP and sign up through this link http://bit.ly/2xrVchc.

Gizmos are online simulations that excite curiosity and invite interaction. We’ve got over 400 Gizmos in our library covering topics and concepts in math and science for grades 3-5,6-8,9-12. Gizmos help students dig deeper into subjects and really understand challenging concepts.

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Gizmos free accounts feature 30+ free Gizmos after your full-access trial is completed. Schools impacted by COVID-19 may receive extended pilots for support during this time.

Exploring Nature Educational Resource

www.exploringnature.org

¬¬ExploringNature.org is a science education website with more than 6,000 pages of illustrated Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Anatomy, Ecology resources for K-2,3-5,6-8,9-12. Subscribers can access science content, activities, investigations, posters, diagrams, worksheets, testing and Next Generation Science Standard integration. Our science store also sells picture books, posters, flip charts, science kits, and downloadable bundles.

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Most resources can be accessed without a subscription, but email for a FREE 30-day trial any time as well.

Collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units. There are resources that will support students’ learning, whether you are teaching a complex moment in history or addressing today’s breaking news.

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All resources free with creation of online account

FeedbackFruits Interactive Video tool allows teachers to ask questions or start discussions at any point of a video that they upload in the tool within the LMS. The video can be self-recorded or found on platforms such as Youtube and Vimeo. The students can interact with each other and work in groups within the tool.

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The Interactive Tool is available for the higher institutions in need during the COVID-19 outbreak. You can request it here: feedbackfruits.com/covid

Flat for Education is a cloud-based and easy-to-use music notation software.

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Free access to our full product until the end of school year

FluentKey helps language teachers make listening fun and meaningful by turning real-life videos into an interactive game. They have hundreds of authentic videos in Chinese, English, French, and Spanish. You can play FluentKey Live with your students in real time or create assignments for them to complete on their own time. Made by language teachers for language teachers

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FluentKey Pro for one month using the code StaySafe on fluentkey.com/plans

Fun Based Learning

FunBasedLearning.com

Former math & science teacher makes story tutorials and fun games to teach the hard concepts. Can you pick the right (x,y) coordinate for Whack-A-Mole? Fly a dragon to get gems with y=mx+b? Or balance chemical equations? Used by teachers since 1995, 60 million pageviews.

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Algebra coordinate plane graphing (x,y) y=mx+b, balancing chemical equations, chemical elements and symbols. Math, science, chemistry.

We’ve got a Human Geography textbook and assignments ready to go that we’re offering up for teachers to help get them through the next couple weeks. Teachers will have to contact us through this email to identify which units they need.

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We’ve got a Human Geography textbook and assignments ready to go that we’re offering up for teachers to help get them through the next couple weeks. Teachers will have to contact us through this email to identify which units they need.

Great Minds Knowledge on the Go

https://gm.greatminds.org/en-us/knowledgeonthego

Our teachers and teacher–writers know it’s important for students to build knowledge every day, even when schools are closed. That’s why we are providing knowledge-building resources here—written materials for math (Grades K–12) and daily instructional videos for English language arts (Grades K–8), math (Grades K-12), and science (Grades 3–5). We will post new video lessons and update our content daily.

HERE Meditation

www.hereglobalrelief.org

The HERE mobile app is designed to help rapidly relieve stress & anxiety. It works by pairing interactive exercises (staring/swiping), with breathing, music and/or guided meditation to stimulate the relaxation response and promote executive functioning. This game-like approach can be used by the whole family, and may help calm cabin fever, or provide a mental break in between homeschool activities.

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The mobile app is entirely free and accessible for iOS and Android users

Mango Languages – Mango Classroom

https://mangolanguages.com/find-mango/

Start the conversation in your choice of over 70 world languages and dialects through courses crafted using conversational methodology. Every self-paced language course introduces the learner to cultural insights and grammatical nuances specific to their language of choice, delivered through native speaker dialogue, and created with each individual learner in mind.

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Parents may have free access to Mango through their local library or another local organization. Mango makes it easy to find libraries that offer free access–simply provide your zip code to find your library. Once you select your local library, you will be redirected to their website to log in with your library card. Accessible through desktop and mobile apps, and has offline availability. Note: Contact your local library if you do not yet have a library card, or are not sure if you have one. Libraries are working harder than ever to provide online resource access to patrons during this time. Some libraries offer eCard sign-up through their website for accessing online resources.

Imagine if adolescent education was designed for all students to develop lives of meaning and purpose. In 2015 Project Wayfinder was founded at the Stanford d.school to answer this call. We partner with educators to design innovative learning experiences that foster meaningful relationships and guide students to navigate their lives with purpose.

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Project Wayfinder is committed to providing the greater educational community with resources to navigate these times of uncertainty with purpose.

We will be proactively curating topical response tools from our existing programs and sharing them in virtual format, such as:
– Free lessons from our toolkits to download.
– Tips for managing meaningful distance learning.
– Regular Waybinar check-ins to counteract loneliness during this period of “social distancing.”

We are first providing a download to a lesson from our signature Purpose Toolkit: Sharing Resources to do yourself, with your students, or your colleagues!

On The OT Toolbox, there are many free resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play. Many related services will be halted for children over the next weeks (occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, etc.) Parents are seeking resources and strategies to help their children move and play in a way that helps them achieve their goals.

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All of the resources are free. More are being added today.

An online writing tool that you can access for FREE to help mitigate any gaps in your writing instruction and practice. It’s called Revision Assistant and offers almost 200 writing prompts that can be used in grades 6-8,9-12. As your students write, they can get immediate automated feedback which will help them revise and improve.

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We have a 60-day absolutely free trial that you can access here: https://go.turnitin.com/l/45292/2018-08-07/bgyfwq.

UnLock Math offers online math curriculum for grades 6-8,9-12.

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Anyone who signs up for our 14 day free trial due to school closures and emails us at matthew@unlockmath.com will have their trial extended to 3 weeks (possibly longer depending on circumstances). Families are free to sign up as many children as needed.

Through storytelling, the arts, and serious games, Unsilence creates highly-interactive, research-based learning experiences that help communities learn about social injustice, human rights, and genocide. Our experiences help learners bridge perspectives, break down ingrained stigmas, and build collective empathy and understanding. Unsilence is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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Unsilence’s online interactive features are FREE to use and include choose-your-own-pathway stories, webquests, human rights poetry and stories, interactive exhibitions, and companion education resources.

Zinc has a suite of online literacy tools for 6th-12th grade students. They offer differentiated authentic articles, vocabulary games, and close reading instruction. Their Reading Sprints are great for self-paced long-term assignments.

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Zinc is offering free use for all students and
teachers impacted by coronavirus closures. Licenses will go through
July 2020.