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Learning Without Tears offers free, bilingual at-home learning packets

Learning Without Tears offers free, bilingual at-home learning packets

Learning Without Tears is offering resources to help continue children’s handwriting, keyboarding, and pre-kindergarten development from home. In response to COVID-19, the site is offering at-home learning packets in both English and Spanish to support student learning during school closures. These resources include materials that are developmentally appropriate and intended to refresh concepts that students...

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Participate in citizen science projects on GLOBE Observer App

Participate in citizen science projects on GLOBE Observer App

GLOBE Observer is an app-based citizen science project, which brings an international network people together to learn more about the shared environment and changing climate. The app features several projects, covering topics such as clouds, mosquitos, land cover, trees, and eclipses. Download the app and join the community of scientists today, all while social distancing.

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Girls Who Code offers at home CS activities weekly

Girls Who Code offers at home CS activities weekly

Girls Who Code, a group whose mission is to close the gender gap in technology, is offering educational CS activities that can be implemented at home during the pandemic. The site has new activities each week of varying difficulty levels. In addition to the activities, there is a female technology pioneer shared each week. Check...

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Math resources and practice tasks for remote learning

Math resources and practice tasks for remote learning

Illustrative Mathematics is offering a way to support teachers and parents with distance learning for K-12 students. The company has added a distance learning page with a compilation of free resources for guidance and support for parents and teachers. In addition, they also offer other free resources including illustrative tasks and resources organized by standard....

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Early Learning Academy with ABC Mouse

Early Learning Academy with ABC Mouse

Age of Learning has compiled all of ABC Mouse’s resources into one page which you can visit here. The ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy is committed to helping young children build a strong educational foundation that will grow into future academic skills and success. For grade-levels Pre K-2, this site is packed with resources for...

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Raising Standards through Creativity for Young Learners

Raising Standards through Creativity for Young Learners

Purple Mash by 2Simple is an outstanding resource containing educational materials for children between the ages 2 and 11. With Purple Mash you can find interactive open-ended activities which promote creativity, spelling and grammar, maths, and many more subjects that make at home learning “too simple”. Used in classrooms all over the world, 2Simple is...

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Pop-Culture Inspired Education

Pop-Culture Inspired Education

Young Minds Inspire uses pop culture to teach kids subjects like social studies, language arts, STEM, and more. From Pre-K to grade 12, you can find educational activities themed in some of the latest and greatest pop-culture icons like Dr. Seuss, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts, and so many more! There are digital activities, lesson...

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Foldit offers science puzzles

Foldit offers science puzzles

Foldit is a game about protein folding. By knowing more about the 3D structure of proteins, students can understand their function, and gain an understanding of how to combat diseases, develop vaccines, and find novel biofuels. The site has recently launched a new challenge related to the coronavirus, in which students design a protein that...

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Figure this offers high-quality math challenges for families

Figure this offers high-quality math challenges for families

Figure This is a website that offers engaging, high-quality middle school math challenges for families. Doing this type of activity as a family can help students enjoy math outside of school. Each challenge features a description of the math involved, a note on how it’s used in the real world, a hint on where to...

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Early Learning nation offers offline, online, outdoor activities for kids

Early Learning nation offers offline, online, outdoor activities for kids

Early Learning Nation has worked with top early learning researchers to create a three-part collection of tips and activities for parents t try with their children, featuring offline, online and outdoor activities. The activities are targeted for keeping young learners engaged during this unprecedented time. Check out the curated list of ideas for creative parent-child...