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Resources: Education

COVID-19: Educational Resources

Educational Resources for Students and Families

Khan Academy

All subjects

  • Create a free student login (skip the class code)

NewsEla

Reading comprehension- nonfiction texts 

  • Create a free student log in (skip the class code)

Scholastic Magazine “Learn At Home”

Articles, quizzes, and activities for a range of subjects

  • No login necessary

Museums and Libraries

Many museums and the Jefferson County libraries have online resources available. Check their websites for more information.

  • Example: Check here for tween/teen activities from the Smithsonian such as a virtual tour of the National Zoo. 

Audible

  • Audible is offering free audio books for children of all ages. Listen here.

Wide Open School

  • Free tools from leading education organizations to help students learn through the COVID-19 crisis

Math Antics

Math tutorial videos, primarily targets grades 3 through 8

  • Free – Watch on website and YouTube.

ReadWorks

Literacy and comprehension for grades K through 12

  • Free – Parents can create free account. Students can sign in free using Google account if they do not have a class code

Readtheory

Adaptive reading comprehension for grades K through 12 and ESL

  • Free – Students may need a class code.

Code.org

Computer coding

  • Free – Create an account to save work.

Big Future

College search and comparison

  • Free – Sign up to save searches and lists. Parent email address required when registering.

Homework Alabama

Online tutoring, test prep, and writing assistance

  • Free – Create an account.

PYD 101

Free online interactive course developed by ACT for Youth at Cornell University.

Breakthrough Collaborative

180 Grand Ave #1225, Oakland, CA 94612, USA