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Resources for EDUCATORS

Category Source Notes Link                              
Assistance Adobe Free Creative Cloud tools offered to students through May 31, 2020                              
Assistance Google Hangouts Virtual Classrooms free for anyone with access to google suite                              
Assistance Zoom Free videoconferencing tools for schools K-12: 888.799.9666                              
Content/Curriculum BrainPOP Free access through the end of the year. Engaging content for multiple subjects and grade levels                              
Content/Curriculum CommonLit Free parent and teacher accounts with reading and writing resources for grades 3-12, appropriate for multiple subjects                              
Content/Curriculum Discovery Education Online K-12 curriculum; free of charge through end of year                              
Content/Curriculum Eureka Math, Wit & Wisdom, PhD Science Free recorded daily lessons of K-12 Eureka Math, K-8 Wit & Wisdom, 3-5 PhD Science starting Wed. 3/18. Many printable downloadable resources                              
Content/Curriculum IXL Personalized online learning by grade, all subjects                              
Content/Curriculum Khan Academy Free. Age-appropriate sample daily schedules, K-12 math content, additional subjects for many grades, SAT-prep.                              
Content/Curriculum New York Times Learning Network Free access; provides daily writing prompts based on NYT articles, pictures and data visuals for students 13 and older. Moderated comments feature for class or open discussion.                              
Content/Curriculum Newsela Online curriculum, offering free access to entire suite for remainder of the year, including social-emotional learning                              
Content/Curriculum PBS Learning Media resources and activities for high school lesson plans. Inspire your students with videos, games and activities aligned to state and national standards.                              
Content/Curriculum Quill Free, interactive online tools to help students in grades 3-12 with writing and grammar.                              
Content/Curriculum Quizlet Online learning, all subjects                              
Content/Curriculum Scholastic Learn at Home Free day by day projects to keep kids reading and learning at home                              
Content/Curriculum Zearn Math-focused resource centers for teachers (curriculum support, etc.)
COVID-19 Messaging World Health Organization Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools                              
Equity Teaching Tolerance From film kits and lesson plans to the building blocks of a customized Learning Plan—texts, student tasks and teaching strategies—our resources will help you bring relevance, rigor and social emotional learning into your classroom—all for FREE.                              
Equity The Concious Kid Creating Parenting and Education Resources through a Critical Race Lens                              
Equity The Justice Collective "Coronavirus and Racial + Social Equity: Centering Justice During Times of Uncertainty and Four Things You Can do Right Now"                              
Guides/Compilations Common Sense Media Compilation of free ratings and reviews of the best virtual and distance learning apps and tools to help ease the transition from school to home learning.                              
Guides/Compilations edmentum Free resources and webinars for how to support your students during school closures                              
Guides/Compilations Edmodo Online learning platform that has a free subscription through end of year. Have also provided a covid-19 learning toolkit.                              
Guides/Compilations Emerson Collective Resources for remote learning                              
Guides/Compilations ISTE/EdSurge Weekly Friday webinars starting March 13                              
Guides/Compilations NEA Great blog with ideas and advice for educators and parents for moving to virtual learning                              
Guides/Compilations One Schoolhouse Best practice in moving to distance learning                              
Guides/Compilations Policy Innovators in Education Rapid Response document with lots of tips                              
Guides/Compilations Stanford Teaching effectively during times of disruption                              
Health CDC How to manage stress and anxiety during the COVID 19 pandemic                              
Health Turnaround for Children Curated list of resources to help people take care of themselves and their children physically and emotionally, at the same time                              
News Clip NY Times How Can We Help One Another During the Coronavirus Outbreak?                              
News Clip NYT "We Need Social Solidarity, Not Just Social Distancing"                              
News Clip NYT "Why Soap Works"                              
News Clip Vox "How canceled events and self-quarantines save lives, in one chart"                              
News Clip Washington Post Information about the spread of coronavirus and how to flatten the curve                              
Remote Learning Charter School Growth Fund Transitioning in-person classrooms online                              
Remote Learning Inside Higher Ed 10 teaching strategies to support students during COVID-19.                              
Remote Learning Instruction Partners COVID-19 resource hub, which provides resources, tools, and guidance to support school and system leaders in planning for school closures and supporting continued learning for students                              
Remote Learning Stanford Webinar series on effective online classrooms                              
Remote Learning TNTP List of online resources for remote learning and tips for educators and parents