Below is a list of resources for online learning resources including recommendations from my colleagues. Resources are categorized by general topic and cover a range of age groups (preschool thru college). If you have a resource that you think should be added to the list please email us at office“at” (replace “at” with @). This page will continue to be updated as I come across more resources.

Multi-Subject Resources

Amazing Educational Resources

A spreadsheet of education companies offering free subscriptions during the COVID-19 crisis.

Busy Toddler

Preschool activities for toddlers.

Carnegie Mellon University Gelfand Center

Compilations of resources to help K-12 students continue to learn during the COVID-19 crisis.

Crash Course

A YouTube channel with hundreds of videos covering a range of topics.


An app that allows teachers to create instructional videos. Includes whiteboard tools.


A variety of digital course offerings ranging from Kindergarten thru retirement. During the COVID-19 crisis, they are giving “direct access for K-12 parents and teachers to our library of 20+ digital courses at no cost”.


An online learning platform that allows students to practice Math and English Language Arts.


Online learning games for a variety of topics used to introduce material, practice, and assess student understanding.

Khan Academy

Instructional videos for all subjects ranging from pre-school to college.


An app that focuses on finding and fixing learning gaps. Math and English/Language Arts. Licenses for teachers, school, and districts.


Distance learning resources promoting literacy using English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science curriculum that is tailored to meet national standards. Newsela’s entire product suite is free to access for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year.

PHET Interactive Simulations

Interactive math and science simulations.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Loads of lesson plans and materials created by teachers.



Lunch Doodle via the Kennedy Center

Mo Willems is doing a “Lunch Doodle” every week day at 1pm EST to encourage people of ages to explore ways of writing and making.

Rhythms of Play

Loads of arts and crafts activities for younger children, but fun for all ages.

Jeanette Airen

Performing Arts Classes. From Kristen Ehret: “The teachers for my after school cultural arts program are offering online INTERACTIVE theater and ukulele classes. They are VERY talented, entertaining people and the classes are inexpensive. Check them out! Keep your kiddos’ brains active! Support the arts!!!”

Computer Science


Free online courses for elementary, middle, and high school. Courses integrate art, math, and science into their computer science courses.



Area Mazes

Engage kids of all ages in problem solving for missing side lengths and areas of rectangular arrangements; a popular Japanese pastime.


Digital activities for grades 6-12.

Estimation 180

Lessons and activities that build number sense and problem solving skills.

Graphing Stories

Algebraic thinking with videos showing an event occurring over time followed by a challenge to graph the change over time.

Math Is Fun

Math games, puzzles, and worksheets for elementary thru middle school.


Problem solving for all ages.


Free online lessons and games for grades 1-8.

Purple Math

Math lessons for grades 5 thru college.

SolveMe Puzzles

Great puzzles that grow progressively more difficult. Mobile puzzles involve solving systems of equations.

Which One Doesn’t Belong

Critical thinking for all ages.

Would You Rather?

Number sense grounded in real world contexts.


This Stanford website is a treasure house of materials for parents, students, and teachers for developing a growth mindset in mathematics.


English/Language Arts

Book Creator

Have your students create digital books with this service.


40,000 digital books, learning videos, quizzes, and more for K-12 students. Students have free access during the COVID-19 crisis.

Spelling City

Custom games that helps students retain and grow their vocabulary. Teachers, parents, and students can keep track of progress.


Digital books for K-12 students. Available to districts and libraries only. Check your local library and/or your school district to see if they have a subscription to this service.


Physical Education


Activities and games for implementing movement into any classroom.


Mystery Science

Science lessons for elementary school students. Free lessons available.

National Geographic Kids

Learn about different animals through games, videos, and other modalities.

Story Time From Space

Listen to some of the space station crew members read their favorite science books and watch them perform some of their favorite science experiments while in space.


Learn science by playing online games, watching videos, and conducting experiments.