Education

Broward Schools Online Educational Resources

BCPS Supporting Young Learners

BCPS Early Childhood Education

BCPS Homework Help

Florida Department of Education Resources

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

Broward Libraries Summer Digital Learning Playground

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

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.

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

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).

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

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

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

Sora: A reading app with 170 curated school titles

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

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.

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

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

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

cK-12: Online School Lessons for Kids

We Are Teachers: 150+ Amazing Online Learning Resources

Ted Ed: All sorts of engaging educational videos

Duolingo: Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science: Free science lessons

Crest Awards: Science awards you can complete from home.

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

Prodigy Maths

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

Geography Games: Geography gaming!

Toy Theater: Educational online games

DK Find Out: Activities and quizzes

WatchKnowLearn: Educational Videos

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

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

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.

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

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

Virtual Science: The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is taking its mission VIRTUAL

Club Oasis: OASIS is our FREE online STEM club for those interested in STEM learning

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

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

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

Fair From Home: Digital experiences, activities, and recipes that kids can enjoy from home courtesy of the 2020 Miami-Dade County Youth Fair

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

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

Broward County ParksWeekly Activities and Workpages

Blockly: Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch: Creative computer programming

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

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

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

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

Hour of Code: Coding tutorials

Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids

Florida Library shared Author Permissions

FAU Brain Institute

PBS Learning Media

Age-Appropriate Chores for Children

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

National Center For Families Learning Resources

High school librarians offer ideas and resources for virtual learning

 

More Educational Resources

A comic for kids exploring the new coronavirus

Instructional materials about viruses, outbreaks, and the new coronavirus

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

Brain POP on the new coronavirus

Parents Share Their Tiny Victories While Working From Home With Kids

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

20 learning activities for kids stuck at home

The Learning Network by the NY Times

Lesson plans from The Learning Network

 

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Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
2-1-1 Broward General Hotline | 2-1-1 Broward

2-1-1 Broward, an information & referral line, provides a 24-hour, comprehensive help line and support service for individuals seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services in Broward County. An impressive database of information is used to provide community callers with current, relevant information regarding a wide variety of services within the community. All calls are toll-free, confidential and anonymous from anywhere in Broward County.

Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
2-1-1 Broward Special Needs and Behavioral Health | 2-1-1 Broward

The 2-1-1 Hotline is Broward’s single source for information and referrals for children with behavioral health needs and disabilities. The hotline’s specialized staff focuses on helping parents, caregivers, agencies, and medical practitioners who serve the needs of children, find programming, support and hope. A case management component is also available for families in need of assistance accessing and navigating the special needs and behavioral health system of care.

Capacity Building
Capacity Building Mini Grants | Children's Services Council of Broward County

Infrastructure building support is provided to local child and family serving nonprofit organizations through our annual Capacity Buildings Mini Grants. Through a competitive grant process, local organizations are awarded funding for capacity building projects, professional business coaching and or fundraising support each year.
Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
Community Builders| Children's Services Council of Broward County

Improving Lives Through Collective Impact through the Broward County Children’s Strategic Plan

Health & Safety Initiatives
Cribs for Kids | Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

In 2003, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a report that estimated that the risk of infant suffocation increases 20-fold when infants and adults sleep in the same bed. In 2005, the AAP restated that co-sleeping is a growing concern and recommended that infants not share a bed during sleep.

Capacity Building
CSC Sponsored Trainings | Children's Services Council of Broward County

The CSC offers quality and affordable training workshops for professionals serving children and families in Broward County. Each session is led by instructors that are highly qualified and experienced in their field to provide an optimal learning environment. CEU’s are also offered for many of the completed courses. For a training calendar and to register, please visit our website at training.cscbroward.org.

Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

Health & Safety Initiatives
Drowning Prevention | Florida Department of Health in Broward County

Drowning Prevention is a collaborative community effort driven by the Drowning Prevention Task Force. In 2009, the Children’s Services Council allocated funding to support a full-time coordinator housed at the Broward County Health Department who provides insight and accountability for the implementation of the Drowning Prevention Action Plan.

The Faces of CSC

The impact Future Prep had on Sarah fomented her desire to give back to her community. Today, she is a Counselor for Memorial’s CSC-funded Youth Force program, helping other young people gain confidence and determine their own path for the future.
This program has touched me and made a difference in my life.
Thanks to the Children’s Services Council and the YMCA of Broward County, students have an opportunity to give a voice to issues that are important to them.