More Learning Resources

This page is where we will be sharing more optional learning resources, so students can continue learning at home if desired. These activities provide opportunities for students to practice and apply key academic skills. They can also help meet students’ needs for movement, self-expression, creativity, and civic engagement. Families and students can work together to decide which activities students will do each day.

Elementary Resources:

Middle School Resources (6-8)

Math Resources (6-8)

  • iReady At Home - iReady with online instruction - This is the district middle school math curriculum that all students can access.
  • Prodigy - Math games for middle school students!
  • Khan Academy Math - Kahn video-based lessons to help students learn math strategies
  • K20 Learn - K20 In-depth grade level lessons for students

Science resources (6-8)

  • Science News - Science News for Students-Stay current on the latest science research for middle schoolers. Research and share!
  • National Geographic Science - National Geographic- Great resources on many areas of science.
  • K20 Learn - K20 In-depth grade level lessons for students on an array of topics
  • PhET - Interactive science simulations where students manipulate the variables and analyze the outcomes
  • Newsela - a large collection of vetted news articles
  • STEMscopes - This is the district middle school science curriculum that all students can access.

Social Studies resource (6-8)

  • National Geographic - This is the district middle school social studies curriculum that all students can access.
  • Google Earth - Google Earth - Explore the world around you. Learn about other cultures. Track the Olympic torch path. Explore other natural regions.
  • Newsela - a large collection of vetted news articles.
  • K20 Learn- In-depth grade level lessons for students on an array of topics.

Language Arts resources (6-8)

  • Scholastic Learn From Home - Scholastic—day by day activities to keep students reading, thinking and growing.
  • Newsela - Newslea - a large collection of vetted news articles
  • K20 Learn - In-depth grade level lessons for students on an array of topics

Healthy Bodies

A variety of workout and meditation videos and ideas:

Parent Resources

    These are a list of resources for parents to navigate the current conditions with your child.

    High School Resources

    • Art Resources (9-12)

      • The Art Assignment: Produced by PBS Digital, this YouTube channel asks the big questions about art and tackles some of the most common critiques of art in general, and of contemporary art, in particular.
        * Note this website may contain material not appropriate for younger children.
      • Visit a Museum….virtually!
      • Open Culture: Cultural and educational media - an excellent site!
    • Art: Non-screen activities (9-12)

      • Perform. Write a play and act it out. Write a song or rap and perform it!
      • Draw. Anything. A map of your neighborhood, a view from your window, sketch a photo, a wedding dress, your dream house, a character, let your imagination go wild!
      • Design and Fun. Create your own board game and play it with your family.
    • Digital Literacy Resources

      The internet is an amazing tool for teaching and learning. But, before we can teach students to harness their power and become good citizens of the web, we need to understand the intricacies of how it works and how it can be manipulated to mislead and even harm users.

    • English Language Arts (9-12)

      • No Red Ink. Meaningful practice with the writing process, grammar lessons included!
      • PBS Learning Media. English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, The Arts
      • Shakespeare and Hip Hop? Check it out!
      • FreeRice. Vocabulary Development and this site donates free rice for your correct answers!
      • Ours Poetica. Short poems are read aloud by their authors or writers who love the poem. Their passion for literature is contagious! * Note some content may not be suitable for younger audiences.
    • English Language Arts: Non-screen activities (9-12)

      • Journal. Keep a daily journal of your experience and how it feels to experience the COVID-19 pandemic, from your perspective.
      • Learning Log. Keep track of the time you spend learning each day of the school closure. Track your subjects, the amount of time spent, what activity you did, what you learned and what you will do next time. It will be a record of your learning that you can reflect on and share with your family and teachers.
      • Write a letter. To yourself, a teacher, a mentor, a family member, or a friend. It’s always appreciated by recipients!
      • Send a Thank You. Think of someone that helps you in some way and write a short letter to thank them.
      • Read. Lose yourself in a good book. It’s a fantastic distraction.
      • Read Aloud. It’s fun to share stories and predict what’s going to happen next.
      • Scrabble. Play scrabble and you will also be counting, so you get some math, too!
    • Language Aquisition (9-12)

      • Duolingo. A free, accessible app that provides language instruction available in 23 languages.
      • Conjuguemos. Practice vocabulary and grammar. It’s a good place for review and keeping skills current.
    • Math Resources (9-12)

      • Math Games and Riddles. Check these out!
      • Graphing Fun: NY Times and Graphing Stories.
      • Open Middle. Math Problems Worth Solving!
      • 3Blue1Brown. Linear algebra, calculus, 3-D geometry, probability and physics! Great animation and clear visual explanations!
      • Numberphile. From ancient geometrical proofs to cutting edge mathematical research, there’s something for everyone.
    • Math: Non-screen activities (9-12)

      • Moving Out Project. Research a variety of housing options (apartments, houses, dorms), various employment income options, and your personal expenses. Interview adults you know (using social distancing, of course) to learn about their experiences. Then, reflect on your personal lifestyle and how it can all fit together. Consider career options that align with your interests and can provide for your desired lifestyle.
    • Multiple Subject Resources (9-12)

      • Khan Academy: Stellar resource providing support for online learning. Scholastic. Open access to daily learning journeys divided into four grade spans—Pre-K–K, Grades 1–2, Grades 3–5, and Grades 6–9+. Includes ELA, STEM, Science, Social Studies, and Social-Emotional Learning.
      • PBS Learning Media. English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, The Arts
      • Student Opinion. Daily questions inspired by NY Times content. Students can interact and respond.
      • Advanced Placement. The College Board is the source for the latest AP information, including links for supplemental learning
      • Audible Stories. Stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help continue dreaming, learning and just being kids!
    • Physical Fitness (9-12)

      • Browse YouTube for exercise options. Keywords- Tabata, 7-minute exercise, Cardio, HIIT, Yoga, Pilates, Fitness, Dance- will provide you with an array of exercise options to do at home.
      • Teen Strong. An awesome, at-home resource for exercises that focuses on functional movement and body positivity, free for a limited time.
    • Physical Fitness: Non-screen activities

      • Walk, jog, run. Get outside and go at your own pace. Go a little farther or faster the next day. Challenge yourself.
      • Dance. Make up a dance to your favorite song.
      • DIY Crossfit Workout. Pick your favorites, set a goal to challenge yourself and do it!
    • Science Resource (9-12)

    • Science: Non-screen activities (9-12)

      • Problem Solving. Make a list of all the electrical items in each room of the house. What ideas can you come up with to use less electricity?
      • Nature journal. Start a nature journal and note what you observe with words and drawings. Birds, flowers, changes in the weather. What else?
      • Build a model. Using materials around the house, create a model of something of interest. Have fun and let your imagination lead the way.
    • Social Studies (9-12)

      • Mission US. Have fun with learning history: Standards-aligned US History Games
      • AllSides.Examine issues and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. Allsides.com provides multiple perspectives on a single issue. Ask at least one other person their perspective on the topic.
      • Econ Lowdown. Economics/Personal Finance: videos/interactive lessons and quizzes
      • American Rhetoric. Top Speeches of all Time
      • iCivics. Civics Education
      • History Online Resources. Multiple online resources for history education.
      • National Geographic. Check out the map making tool!
      • Crash Courses. Multiple Subjects (Social Studies, Sciences, Psychology, and more!)
      • PBS Learning Media. English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, The Arts
      • Smithsonian. Self-guided room-by-room tour of the National Museum of Natural History.