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Useful Web Links

Parents, these sites are free to use, or have at least some free options. Some may require creating a free account. Once you know the name of the standard your child is working on, try searching within the site for that standard.

 

K-5 Resources

 

Legends of Learning

Math and science games for elementary and middle school students. Free upgraded access during COVID-19 school closures.

Virtual Field Trips

Information and helpful links on creating virtual field trips for students.

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

Social Studies Weekly

Social Studies integrated activities and lessons, free during COVID-19 school closures. Largely K-6.

Reading A-Z

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Student/Family Online Resources

Strong Math and ELA focus, but also including some other areas such as technology, movement, and mindfulness.

History

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Highlights Kids 

Activities, games, and exploration for many topics at the elementary level.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Headsprout

Reading interactive online episodes to teach K-5 students fundamentals and comprehension skills.

ReadWorks

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent 

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

Khan Academy

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

Mystery Science

Free, engaging science lessons designed for remote learning in grades K-5.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Learning A-Z

Literacy resources, free for the rest of the school year, focused on literacy in a variety of content areas.

ABCYA 

Engaging virtual games in a variety of contents, K-6.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

GoNoodle

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. 

Scholastic Learn at Home 

Daily cross-curricular activities at the K-6+ level, designed for remote learning.

Lunch Doodle with Mo Willems!

Join the Kennedy Center Artist-in-Residence for daily drawing, doodling, and writing.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

National Geographic Kids

Free games, videos, and exploration on a variety of high-interest topics.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Oxford Owl for Home

Free books, lessons, and activities designed for at-home learning.

PBS Kids

Daily activities, games, and tips to help kids play and learn at home.

Phonics Hero

Step-by-step learning and games in reading and spelling.

Squiggle Park

Reading skill-building and comprehension activities.

Starfall

Activities and games in reading development, math, ELA, and music.

Storyline Online

Videos featuring actors reading children's books alongside illustrations.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Reid Park Zoo

Live web cams for elephants, lions, grizzlies, giraffes, and lemurs, and other educational opportunities.

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google Arts & Culture

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

PBS

Literacy, math, science, and art activities for students up to age 8.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children. 

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

YouTube

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

WordWorld

Interactive books, games, and printable activities.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

Switch Zoo

All about animals. Make and play, watch and listen, or teach and learn.

TIME for Kids

Time magazine but for kids, focused on literacy skills and becoming informed and active citizens.

VOOKS

Ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. 1 month free.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Grammar Checker

Students can check for correct grammar and spelling in their writing using this website (free and no registration required).

   
 

Middle School Resources

 

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Reading A-Z

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

ReadWorks

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well. 

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent 

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

Khan Academy

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Squiggle Park

Reading skill-building and comprehension activities.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google Arts & Culture

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children. 

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Parts of Speech

ELA resource based on parts of speech.

YouTube

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Mood and Tone

A list of descriptive words to pump up the quality of writing.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Virtual Field Trips

Information and helpful links on creating virtual field trips for students.

Teaching Finances to Kids

Lessons and activities to teach children about credit and finances.

 
 

High School Resources

 

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Reading A-Z

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

ReadWorks

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well. 

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Khan Academy

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google Arts & Culture

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children. 

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

Math Antics

A YouTube channel with great math how-to videos

Educator

Many of these resources require a paid subscription, but some are free to view. Good section on AP classes.

Big History Project

A comprehensive "history of the universe" project.

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

YouTube

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

Text structures: types, outlines, and examples

Very useful guidelines on writing and types of writing. 

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Virtual Field Trips

Information and helpful links on creating virtual field trips for students.

Teaching Finances to Kids

Lessons and activities to teach children about credit and finances.

 

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