Remote Learning Resources for Teachers

All Subject Areas

Goosechase - create educational scavenger hunts.

Modern States - more than 30 high quality freshman college courses, taught by some of the world’s leading universities and professors. Each course includes online lectures, quizzes, tests, and other features. Textbooks and materials will also be provided online, free of charge.

The New York Times Learning Network - The Learning Network publishes about 1,000 teaching resources each school year, all based on using Times content — articles, essays, images, videos, graphics and podcasts — as teaching tools across subject areas. These resources include lessons of the day, writing prompts, picture prompts, news quizzes, student contests, and more.

Ck-12 - provides free and customizable K-12 open educational resources.

Curriki -  offers educational resources and collaboration tools to teachers, students, and parents.

Actively Learn - over 3,000 texts, videos, and simulations that include embedded questions, scaffolding notes, and multimedia.

Perfection Learning - Once registered, teachers and students will have unlimited, free access to all Perfection Learning and AMSCO AP, Language Arts, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, and World Languages e-books for the remainder of the school year.

Fiveable - free AP resources. Watch live reviews, play trivia, read study guides, practice writing, and get live AP support.

EdPuzzle - allows you to make any video your lesson. Connect with students virtually by using YouTube safely and explore our popular channels like TED Talks, National Geographic, Crash Course and Khan Academy, or upload your very own video.

Rock Hall -  free classroom resources like videos, playlists, essays, lesson plans, writing prompts, and digitized materials from The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Help Teaching - lessons contain a short introduction, followed by an embedded video.

Wide Open School - all subjects are here as well as virtual field trips and live activities.

PBS Learning Media - provides free standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more. 

Brain Pop - animated movies, creative thinking tools, interactive quizzes, and playful assessment.

Minecraft: Education Edition - a game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving.

Albert.io - supplements all 5-12 general content subjects including AP, SAT, ACT. Contains over 90,000 practice questions with corresponding explanations -Instant feedback for students and automatic grading for teachers.

American Archive of Public Broadcasting - has over 100,000 digital clips from public broadcasting in the United States

100+ Best Free Apps for Students - for middle and high school students

Ditch that Textbook - offers lots of free downloadable templates, activities and tutorials for free. Plus, there are three free ebooks full of ideas and templates.

Class Hook - enables teachers to find and effectively use educational videos from popular TV shows and movies.

New Visions - curricular resources

New Visions - remote teaching and learning webinars and calendar

New Visions - guidance counselors

New Visions - teaching with technology , EdTech resources

Social Studies

Civics 101 - a podcast with episodes that range from 15-20 minutes about the US Government. They also have graphic organizers to help you work with your students on the material.

Facing History - includes resources that address racism, antisemitism, and prejudice at pivotal moments in history.

C-Span - offers free video-based materials for social studies teachers

Academy 4SC - videos on philosophy, psychology, and economics

Banzai! - financial literacy - simulates real-life scenarios in three interactive courses

ABC World Culture - comprehensive collection of country culture articles for 175 countries.

ABC Maps Online - a collection of 75,000 royalty-free maps that students and teachers can download and print.

American Panorama - historical atlas of the  United States.

Science

 
Science News in High Schools - resources for teaching STEM.

Science Journal for Kids - provides articles on all science topics for you to provide to your students.

Labxchange - videos and other materials for the science teacher to "remix" it into their online lessons.

American Museum of Natural History - activities, articles, videos, and more.

Exploring Nature - more than 6,000 pages of illustrated Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Anatomy, Ecology resources for K-12.

Inner Orbit - a database of NGSS Assessments, free until August.

Chem Matters - a selection of articles arranged by chemistry concepts.

Mathematics

Delta Math - a free website that has a wide range of content for Math from elementary school all the way through calculus.

Mathigon - online, interactive math textbooks with a virtual tutor.

Dr. Rogers Math Neighborhood - This YouTube channel currently has over 900 SAT Math videos, plus 200 Math Level 1 subject test videos and 200 Math Level 1 videos - all based on real test questions released by the College Board.

Study Counts - Unlimited practice math problems covering arithmetic, algebra, calculus, and more.

Cool Math - math lessons and games.

Math Chops - Builds core math skills through adaptive games. Specific versions for SAT, ACT, and grades 4 - 12..

LOTE

 
ABC Lingo Lite - Learn basic vocabulary in 30 languages from native speakers. Each vocabulary entry includes a color photo, a native speaker video, and the word or term in the local language and your native language.

Duolingo - Learn 30+ languages online with bite-size lessons.

Classzone - Animated Grammar Lessons, Games, Vocabulary Flash Cards, and Tasks.

Rosetta Stone - free for 3 months.

Babbel - a language learning app with a focus on real-life conversational skills: the app that helps you speak a new language like you've always wanted to.

 

ELA

 MackinVia - access to eBooks, read-alongs, audiobooks, databases, and videos. Requires a user name and password to access. (see Guide to Bayside High School Databases)

Glose for Education - Every student and teacher gets free classic titles preloaded into their account. Features include the ability to annotate in the margins, add reactions, spark discussions with peers, and access your book collection from any device, wherever you are.

TeachingBooks.net - an online database of thousands of multimedia resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors.

Reading Plus - Over 100 downloads—including practice worksheets, writing prompts, and graphic organizers—to help students build their essential comprehension skills.

MyShakespeare - full-text, interactive editions of Shakespeare's plays. 

Scrible - Scrible Edu is an award-winning, Google and Microsoft partnered/integrated research and writing platform. It lets students curate, annotate, manage and collaborate on articles in the cloud. It supports writing with citation capture, bibliography and outline editors and Google Docs and Microsoft Word integration.

Teach This - contains over 1,400 fun and engaging PDF worksheets, ESL games and activities to help you teach all the core skills associated with English.

Write the World - a free writing platform for teens ages 13-18; they can share their writing in any genre, respond to writing prompts, enter monthly competitions, exchange feedback and ideas with fellow young writers from all over the world.

Free Rice - Build vocabulary knowledge through synonym awareness.

Playscripts - full-length play scripts

Computer Science, Art & Music

          

Computer Science
Girls Who Code - online activity sets for students to learn computer science fundamentals.

Codelicious -  free computer science lessons from our curriculum for teachers.

CODE - resources to help your student learn computer science at home.

Terminal Two - educational coding video games.

Disney Codeillusion - learn to code free for 14-days with the custom “lesson-only” version of Disney Codeillusion. 

Art
Google Arts & Culture - a list of virtual tours at over 500 museums around the world.

Animation Desk - a creative app for creating frame-to-frame animations and storyboards.

Music
Music Theory - Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.

Jazz Everyone - over 600 instructional videos and thousands of downloadable PDFs and tracks.

Moosiko - online guitar practice tool for teachers to help students learn chords, transitions, and playing songs.

Metropolitan Opera Live Streaming - Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 20 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 3:30 p.m. the following day.