teaching

These resources are primarily intended for teachers – lessons, collaboration ideas, do at home assignments for remote learning (aka eLearning / distance learning).

Some of these resources are in other lists as they are of interest to families (home). Some are specific to k-2.

student check-in / Twitter
simple check-in for students to complete using a collaborative Google Slides presentation. Ss can complete the task at their own pace following my example. video conferencing is not the only way to…
Remote Learning Templates – Google Slides
collection of templates to enhance elearning for all subjects – weekly planner, elearning gameboard, video conference lesson, digital notebook
Building Conversation Skills at Home for Distance Learning | TpT
This activity is adapted for working on conversation skills or pragmatic language at home and is ideal for distance learning. practice their conversation skills with the person they originally surv…
NASA Kids’ Club | NASA
NASA Kids’ Club has educational games, engaging multimedia and visuals, and educational activities to cover K-4 students’ developmental and learning abilities as addressed in national educa…
Apps and Technology for Kids – TechwithKids.com
expert reviews and Best Picks recommendation lists of children’s apps, video games, websites, and tech toys. Our mission is to help parents, grandparents, and teachers find the best tech to use…
4 Easy Tips to Having Fun Doing STEM Activities at Home | DiscoverE Engineering
Have some index cards? Encourage your daughter to design a structure that can hold up a soup can using only one index card and some tape. Believe me – it’s possible and fun.Here are some tips f…
Learn at Home | National Geographic Society
Curated collections of learning activities to implement at home. By educators. For educators, parents, and caregivers.
The Best National Parks to Visit—Virtually | Travelzoo
“The great Wallace Stegner once called America’s national parks “the best idea we ever had,” and we couldn’t agree more. Equal parts meditative and mind-blowing, these magnificent wild…
Live Cams | San Diego Zoo
Yes we cam! We got you covered in these crazy times. While we’re closed to the public, you can still get your stress-reducing animal fix via our live cams. Watch penguins, baboons, koalas, gira…
Free Reading K-3 Reading Comprehension Lessons | Curriki
FreeReading is a high-quality, open-source, free reading intervention program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Schools and teachers everywhere can use the complete, research-based 40…
Design Amazing Online Learning Experiences Quickly with These Choice Menu Templates – Teacher Reboot Camp
key to student motivation and engagement. Designing an engaging online experience doesn’t have to take a lot of time. If you are new to distance learning, then templates are the way to go! Many t…
25 Best Educational Apps | Educational App Store
Apps for education can make children more interactive, more engaged and perform better. Keeping teaching methods fresh is integral to getting students engaged in their studies and learning apps are…
Best Apps for Kids 2020: Top Android & iOS Apps | Educational App Store
From art to coding, preschool-skill building to problem solving, games to maths and phonics, music to drawing, and storybooks to pretend play, dive in with this list of standout apps across all age…
Free Activities for Home School English Language Arts (Distance Learning)
Use these creative learning activities with upper elementary students, tweens, and teens to engage them in their reading, writing, and in other English skills such as vocabulary and grammar. Studen…
OER Commons
Discover. Share. Create. – OER Commons is a dynamic digital library and network. Explore open education resources and join our network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement.
BBC offers biggest online education push ‘in its history’ – BBC News
The BBC will offer daily programmes to help parents and children with schoolwork at home during the lockdown.Starting on 20 April, videos, quizzes, podcasts and articles will appear on BBC Bitesize…
COSI – COSI Connects
COSI’s Digital Doorway for fun at-home science discovery and learning.Every day we’re going to deliver fresh, exciting and engaging science through COSI videos and hands-on science you can…
How To Motivate Students Online: What Works And What Doesn’t – eLearning Industry
maximize the motivation, learning, and subsequent retention of adult students. To motivate students online, provide opportunities for students to personally connect to the subject matter; have stud…
10 Classroom Activities to Promote Creativity
Use Divergent ThinkingOur students tend to use convergent thinking, which means they answer basic questions that do not require any creativity. Divergent thinking is the exact opposite. This way of…
The Schoenblog: When Students-Self Assess: Sharing Reflections and Feedback
classroom activities and asked students to evaluate their performance. Students were definitely honest here, reporting back fairly accurately. when learning or doing an assignment, it is important…

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