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Adventure Academy: Learning games and videos for reading, math, science, and more

Age-Appropriate Chores for Children

Blockly: Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Broward Libraries Summer Digital Learning Playground

Broward Schools Online Educational Resources

BBC Learning: From language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV license required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

BCPS Supporting Young Learners

BCPS Early Childhood Education

BCPS Homework Help

Brain POPOffers free, unlimited use during school closures for COVID-19

Camp Wonderopolis: Online learning destination that's full of fun, interactive STEM and literacy-building topics boosted by Maker experiments!

Crest Awards: Science awards you can complete from home.

DK Find Out: Activities and quizzes

Dream In Green - Green SchoolsChallenge: Activity guides and projects for children of all ages to learn about environmental education

Duolingo: Learn languages for free. Web or app.

FAU Brain Institute

Florida Department of Education Resources

Florida Institute for Neuroscience: resources for students to learn about the brain

Florida Office of Early Learning Activity Plans: Based on the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards

Florida Library shared Author Permissions

Free Code Camp: Coding resources from Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia Universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Futurelearn: Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

Geography Games: Geography gaming!

High school librarians offer ideas and resources for virtual learning

Homework Help and Online Tutoring: Sponsored by Broward Libraries (FREE Online Library Card Required)

Hour of Code: Coding tutorials

iDEA Awards: Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Jungle Island Homeschool: Explore different themes of animals and habitats that can be found right here at Jungle Island

Khan Academy: Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

Learn with Dr. Groff: STEM lessons for K-12 students

Mad Science: Family friendly experiments that can be tested with common household items

More PBS News Hour: Resources and lesson plans for grades 6-12

Mystery Science: Free science lessons

National Center for Families Learning (NCFL): 30 free family literacy activities and practices designed to inspire family memories rooted in imagining, playing, and learning together.

National Center For Families Learning Resources

Openlearn: Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.

PBS Learning Media

Pebble Go: Log in for free during school closure periods using username: engaged and password: learning

Prodigy Maths

Read2Achieve: Closing the achievement gap, by equipping Educators and Parents with strategies and techniques to support and empower struggling beginning Readers.

Scholastic Learn at Home: Projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing

Scratch: Creative computer programming

Scripps Community Teaching Lab: an open laboratory space where in-house training courses and STEM outreach programs come to life

Seneca: For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher-level material.

Skype a Scientist: Mostly scheduled from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST.

Sora: A reading app with 170 curated school titles

Talking is Teaching: Helps parents recognize their power to boost their children’s early brain and vocabulary development through simple, everyday actions

Ted Ed: All sorts of engaging educational videos

Toy Theater: Educational online games

Twig Education: A series of grade-level independent learning packets

Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids

Virtual Science: The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is taking its mission VIRTUALWatchKnowLearn: Educational Videos

We Are Teachers: 150+ Amazing Online Learning Resources

WEDU At Home Learning (PBS):  resource page featuring information about a new statewide PBS initiative to broadcast weekday At-Home Learning programming for grades PK-12

We-Lab: Resources on conserving water and energy while at home

WLRN At-Home Learning: featuring age-appropriate programming blocks for students Pre-K through Grade 12

Wonderopolis: 2,000+ Wonders of the Day (and counting!), covering a vast range of topics—you're sure to find something that interests you!

 

More Educational Resources

20 learning activities for kids stuck at home

Brain POP on the new coronavirus

A comic for kids exploring the new coronavirus

Instructional materials about viruses, outbreaks, and the new coronavirus

The Learning Network by the NY Times

Lesson plans from The Learning Network

NY Times: teaching, learning, and thinking critically about the novel coronavirus

PBS News Hour: Coronavirus resources for grades 6-12

Using the coronavirus as a teachable moment for Social-Emotional Learning

Volunteer Toolkit: Preparing Volunteers to More Effectively Help Children Learn to Read

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