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Social/Emotional Learning

Age of Learning provides schools closed due to the coronavirus with free home access for all affected schools to leading digital education programs ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, and ReadingIQ. Programs serve students in preschool / pre-k, elementary school, and middle school.

 

Students can gain free access only through a teacher or district-created account.

This site has wonderful and engaging content in nearly every content area PK-12. Whether you are a parent or teacher, you now have access to a free account!

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Free accounts available to parents and teachers due to COVID-19 school closures

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

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.

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

Take some of the struggle out of disagreements, melt downs & fights with the “Problem Solving (made easy) Kit”. Teach children how to regulate their emotions, love themselves & yes, solve their own problems! The “Problem Solving (made easy) Kit” includes: • Kids music that doesn’t suck • Dance videos • Intuitive games & tools Teaching them the life skills you wish you were taught as a child!

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A free printable from our “Problem Solving Kit”: the Problem Solving Game Board, PLUS music to help bring some peace in these times and more!

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

Khan Academy Kids is a free, award-winning online education program for children through 1st grade. Our mobile app was designed by child development experts at Stanford University and engages kids in core subjects like early literacy, reading, writing, language, and math, while encouraging creativity and building social-emotional skills. It is age-appropriate, personalized based on where your child is at, featuring interactive activities and games.

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App is available through the Apple Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore. Always free, no ads, no subscriptions, with an offline version available for when internet access is difficult.

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!