Education draft with Index

Books:

  • BookSpring – Online free books to read right on their website.  Various categories/subjects and in English and Spanish. 
  • Oxford Owl free eBooks collection, developed for children aged 3–11 years old. eBooks are tablet-friendly; various subject resources, kids activities and a lot more!  Just register or log in (note: new users in order to activate your registration you will need to click the link in your confirmation email).
  • Brightly provides parents, educators, and caregivers with the tools they need such as books, read-aloud and flip along videos, and more to keep kids connected to books through every age & stage of life. They cover a wide range of topics for readers of all ages in order to cultivate a love of books and reading in children.

Libraries:

Homeschool / E-Learning:
  • Chrome Music Lab – enables students to explore music and its connections to math, science, and art. This highly visual tool is organized in experiments and it is quite engaging and easy to use. 
  • GoNoodle Get the blood moving and this app is good for helping when taking breaks from the learning schedule.  It is a free app and website with tons of active games and videos designed to manage kids’ energy levels. These features are available free of charge.
  • EasyPeasy All-in-One Homeschool – EP seeks to free families from the burden of pursuing the “perfect” and encourages them to let it be “enough.” Each family and each child is different and we seek to provide the resources to enable your family to be who you were created to be.
  • Starfall Education – free educational resource for Pre-K through 3rd grade.  Starfall offers an extensive library of interactive online reading and math activities,  with printable lesson plans and worksheets. Starfall is also available as an app for smartphone and tablet users.
Software:
  • Microsoft Education Center: Engage your family for an hour or more with these safe and simple, family-led learning experiences for ages 3 to 12. Collection of free activities, curated out of educational resources from around the world 
  • Special Education Resources -Microsoft: Accessibility resources for remote learning.
  • Learning Templates – Microsoft: Free templates search for multiplication tables to science projects, online collection of templates will help keep remote students interested and engaged.
Microsoft Office 365 Free for Students and educators at eligible institutions can sign up for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. Use your valid school email address to get started today. Websites / Apps:
  • Google Apps and More Tutorials to watch to learn how to assist you in various apps.
  • Word Hippo Good Thesaurus and word tools for your creative needs etc.
  • Google Translate to use for a document or text.
  • Mathway: App available for IOS and Android – From basic algebra to complex calculus, Mathway instantly solves your most difficult math problems – simply type your problem in (or point your camera and snap a pic!) 
  • Photo Math: App available for IOS and Android – aims to maximize comprehension of core math concepts learned in the classroom. Will provide you with a solution and the details on how it solved the problem.
  • Grammarly – Compose bold, clear, mistake-free writing with Grammarly’s AI-powered writing assistant. Get corrections from Grammarly while you write on Gmail, Twitter, LinkedIn, and all your other favorite sites.
  • Math Learning Center – Apps (Lots not just math): nonprofit organization serving the education community. They are committed to addressing the needs of classroom teachers and their students. Nice selection of apps.
Fun Activity & Learn! 
  • ABCya – Easy and so fun games that kids learn without even knowing it! Try it today!
  • Funbrain – provides free educational games, comics, books, and videos for children in grades Pre-K through 8th. fun-filled activities focus on developing skills in math, reading, problem-solving, and literacy. Content is organized by grade level and the site does not require you to enter logins, passwords or personal information.
  • StoryLine – is an award-winning children’s literacy website that features famous people reading beloved children’s books. Children can listen to the story, follow the words, and enjoy the colorful animations.
  • Kidzone Educational and fun Worksheets – printable grade school worksheets help older children learn phonics, reading, creative writing, math, geometry, science and geography.