Online Learning Tools
Amazon Future Engineer
In partnerships with Adhesive, Amazon is offering computer science courses. Students must complete an online application to gain free access.
Audible is offering children’s stories for free streaming. They are available in 6 different languages.
The NFL and United Way have partnered to help educate older students on cultivating and maintaining healthy relationships. This is a particular valuable resource in this difficult time of social distancing.
Part of a healthy mind is maintaining a healthy body. The Cooper Institute has created a youtube.com playlist to help keep kids active.
Khan Academy offers lessons and detailed explanations on concepts to help students better understand the material. In the time of COVID-19, Khan Academy has rapidly expanded their learning database. 3
Students can take virtual courses in math, science and engineering, computing, arts and humanities, economics and finance, and test prep.
Openstax offers 38 free digital textbooks in math, science, social studies, and other subjects. Best for older, self-motivated students.
Outschool offers online classes that are delivered in small-group video chats that are designed and taught by vetted teachers. The classes are being offered to students for free thanks to donations. Requires students to sign up.
Scholastic has launched a “Learn at Home” resource for students that offer lessons for English language arts, STEM, science, and social studies. The “Learn at Home” program provides roughly three hours of instruction a day using a variety of learning activities.
Students can learn how to type with an account that grants them free access until the end of June.