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11 Educational Resources for Homeschooling and Remote Learning

The new calendar year is (finally) here, but we’re already smack-dab in the middle of a tumultuous school year. As districts across the country continue to cope with an ever-evolving global pandemic, educators continue to face a slew of instructional challenges.

Kids are adaptable, and with the proper instruction, anywhere in the world can be their classroom. You just need to put the right tools in their proverbial tool belts.

And while every child’s scholastic journey is subjective (especially now), there are plenty of websites dedicated to the augmentation of that journey, if you know where to look.

Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or child care provider, educators of all types should find something useful in these cloud-based resources that are designed to keep youngsters curious, to infinity and beyond.

Online Resources

The (mostly free) recommended resources include:

NASA STEM free K-12 content related to aeronautics, astrophysics, planetary science, space exploration, and much mor

Project Gutenberg free literature focusing on works in the public domain

Duolingo a language-learning platform

The Activity Mom an organic, homegrown resource for a multitude of educational activities

EmbraceRace.org a fantastic place for parents to turn to regarding matters of racial division and inequality

Reading Eggs reading program designed for children between the ages of 2 and 13

Starfall  language arts and mathematics for pre-K through third grade (yearly membership fee, but some free content available)

K12.com tuition-free K-12 education taught by state-certified teachers

Khan Academy a plethora of multidiscipline resources for students, parents, teachers, and homeschoolers—for free

Fascinating Education (annual subscription, variety of options available)

Excerpted from “11 Educational Resources for Homeschooling and Remote Learning” in Tech & Learning. Read the full article online for more information on each of the resources.

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