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”beyondlimitsedu.com (replace “at” with @). This page will continue to be updated as I come across more resources.
A spreadsheet of education companies offering free subscriptions during the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
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.
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.
Interactive math and science simulations.
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.
Loads of arts and crafts activities for younger children, but fun for all ages.
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!!!”
Free online courses for elementary, middle, and high school. Courses integrate art, math, and science into their computer science courses.
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.
Lessons and activities that build number sense and problem solving skills.
Algebraic thinking with videos showing an event occurring over time followed by a challenge to graph the change over time.
Math games, puzzles, and worksheets for elementary thru middle school.
Problem solving for all ages.
Free online lessons and games for grades 1-8.
Math lessons for grades 5 thru college.
Great puzzles that grow progressively more difficult. Mobile puzzles involve solving systems of equations.
Critical thinking for all ages.
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.
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.
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.
Activities and games for implementing movement into any classroom.
Science lessons for elementary school students. Free lessons available.
Learn about different animals through games, videos, and other modalities.
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.