Free Online Resources for Schools

Free Online Resources for Schools Shifting Online During Coronavirus Pandemic

As the new coronavirus, COVID-19, spreads throughout the country, more and more schools are canceling classes and shifting their in-person instructional time online.  Many classroom teachers are now trying to understand the ins-and-outs of distance learning for the first time and looking for free online resources for schools. What does instruction look like? How do I ensure my students are still receiving high-quality education?  Will I be able to track the learning that is taking place?  

The good news is: help is available! Many companies are offering teachers and schools access to their online platforms for free for the duration of their closure. In the short term, a new education landscape is forming, and we have put together a list of free online resources for schools, educators, and administrators to help them navigate these unfamiliar waters.A new education landscape is forming and dozens of free resources are available for educators and administrators who are moving classes online due to coronavirus’ spread.CLICK TO TWEET

We will continue to monitor and update the resources listed here as new ones become available. Know of a resource we missed? Reach out to us at info@schoolchoiceweek.com to let us know! 

  • Buncee

    Buncee is an online platform to assist with remote student learning and communication. With Buncee you can create virtual lessons and assignments, have students virtually respond and reflect, share class lessons/learning resources, keep the discussion going, and share updates with your families. Buncee is COPPA certified. Free Services Offered: Free Buncee Classroom Plus accounts during the period of your closure.

  • Cisco Webex

    CISCO Webex is a platform that assists you in teaching virtually. You can plan and teach your classes, while keeping students engaged. Your free Webex Meetings plan gives you meetings with up to 100 participants, HD video, screen sharing, and a personal room. Free Services Offered: Free Webex Meetings plan.

  • ClassDojo

    ClassDojo is an online communications tool that has everything you need to stay connected with students and families. As an educator you can send direct messages to families, share lessons/announcements, and assign classwork to students. You can share activities that students can respond to from home via video, photo, journal entry, or drawing. Free Services Offered: Always free for teachers.

  • Classtime

    Classtime is a solution for classrooms that complements in-class teaching with immediate feedback on students' level of understanding. Classtime has an efficient assessment platform that gives immediate visibility of their learning progress, contains a curriculum-aligned question bank, and engages students with collaborative challenges. Free Services Offered: Free access to Premium features during the period of school closure.

  • Classwize

    Classwize is a cloud classroom management tool that offers screen visibility and content control for all devices. Classwize also offers messaging capabilities and tab focus control on school-issued or personal devices. With Classwize, teachers can still maintain a level of control even through their students are offsite. Free Resources Offered: Free Access

  • Edmodo

    Edmodo is a free distance learning toolkit. Send messages, share class materials, and make learning accessible anywhere. Families can receive class updates, support the learning that is taking place at home, see classroom activity, and monitor their child’s grades all from within the platform. Free Services Offered: Always Free.

  • Flipgrid

    Flipgrid is a social learning communications platform. Educators create grids, which are the meeting place for your class, and then discuss the topics you have uploaded. Your students can share their ideas, stories, and work by recording short videos based on the assigned topics and share them within the app. Free Services Offered: Always Free.

  • Floop

    Floop was designed to support the way you work and teach. Students can submit photos of their work, in addition to PDF and Google docs, sheets, and slides and you can facilitate feedback on a variety of assignments. As a teacher, once a student had submitted work, you can add comments, questions, and next steps anywhere on the page. You can set office hours and have students be online at the same time to have conversations through the app. Floop also supports peer review through an anonymous system (no names are involved) and provides coaching for students with scaffolded questions and sentence starters. Students can take all the feedback they have received and review their work to resubmit it. Free Services Offered: Free access through the end of the school year.

  • GoGuardian

    GoGuardian is an all-in-one suite to manage your school's 1:1 technology. GoGuardian's tools offer Filtering & Monitoring, Classroom Management, and Student Mental Health. GoGuardian Teacher offers screens view (see all student activity), Timeline View (monitor time on each tab), Announcements/Teacher-Student Chat (one-on-one chat options for direct feedback), and Scenes (set a specific group of tabs to open, allow/block websites etc). Free Services Offered: Free, full-functional access to the entire suite of tools through the end of the school year.

  • Gynzy

    Gynzy is an all-in-one educational software that combines standards-aligned lessons, bite-sized games & activities, and class management tools to unlock the potential of your Interactive Whiteboard. A web-conferencing app allows teachers to present lessons to students in a way that is interactive. Certain apps even allow teachers to give control of the presentation to students. Teachers can also create and share their own lesson plans (or access pre-made lessons) so students can access the materials flexibly. Free Services Offered: Free school-wide access to Gynzy until the end of the 2020 school year.

  • G Suite

    G Suite for Education allows educators to facilitate learning, keep track of tasks, and create opportunities for critical thinking. Google is giving all current customers free access to advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities. This allows for larger meetings (up to 250 participants), live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers, and the ability to record meetings and save them in Drive. Free Services Offered: Advanced Hangouts Meets video-conferencing for existing customers.

  • Hāpara:

    Hāpara is a digital instructional suite that helps teachers with virtual classroom management. When using Hāpara to provide instruction, your students see what you see. The platform gives you the ability to monitor the webpages that your students have open during the session, share files and assignments directly to student Drive folders, and co-teach all in one workspace. Free Services Offered: Free access until the end of June 2020.

  • Kami

    Kami is a remote learning platform that integrates with Google Classroom, Schoology, and Canvas. The platform gives you interactive tools (such as the ability to provide text, voice, or video feedback to your students), real-time interventions, in-app assignment submission, and a built-in grading feature. Kami can even be used offline! Once a file has been opened you can work on it knowing that Kami will save your pending changes and upload them once you are back online. Free Services Offered: School-wide license activated until April 30th (with the option to extend as long as your school is closed).

  • Kialo Edu

    Kialo Edu is an argument mapping and debate platform that provides visual representations of discussions and debates in an interactive tree of pro/con arguments. As a teacher, you can start a private discussion with any member of your class and provide feedback to students through the comment feature. Kialo can be used to host classroom debates, assess learning, and share knowledge. Free Services Offered: Always Free.

  • LanSchool

    LanSchool Air can help support emergency distance learning plans. The complimentary licenses are a turnkey e-learning solution that allows learning to continue without negatively impacting budgets. LanSchool Air supports distance teaching by offering Screen Monitoring (mimics the classroom environment, enabling teachers to provide assistance and encouragement to keep students on task), Messaging (makes it easy for teachers/students to stay connected and collaborate), Raise Hand (allows teachers to quickly address student questions in remote settings), and Integrations (Google Classroom, Clever, and more). Free Services Offered: additional complimentary LanSchool Air Licenses through July 1, 2020

  • Neo

    Neo is a learning management system (LMS) that makes it easy to create and manage all learning activities such as building online classes, assessing students, enhancing collaboration, or tracking achievement. The platform supports competency-based learning that allows you to track student progress. You can create interactive assignments and utilize the gradebook that is built in for fast grading. Features within the platform can be enabled or disabled to fit the needs of your students. Free Services Offered: Neo is free for schools with up to 400 students, premium support for 14 days while you set up the site, and unlimited teacher/admin accounts

  • Otus

    Otus is a set of integrated classroom tools for students and teachers. Otus offers Learning Management (use classroom tools to effectively differentiate), Assessment Management (create assessments to measure performance) and Data Management (identify patterns in student growth) products. You can also upload data from tools that your district is already using (i-Ready, aimsweb, Smarter Balanced Assessment, PARCC, DIBELS, and more). Free Services Offered: Free access for educators.

  • Parlay

    Parlay is an online communication platform. You start with a discussion prompt (from the Parlay Universe or create your own), students respond, and then provide peer feedback. You can also have live discussions through a structured and equitable Socratic Seminar. Data Analytics provide teachers valuable insight and teachers can provide personalized feedback. Free Services Offered: Free access until schools re-open or the school year ends.

  • Pronto

    Pronto is a self-described ‘communication hub’ that will connect you with your students via chat and video. You can have a group video chat with up to 10 people for collaborative projects or broadcast your video live to up to 400 students. Within the app you can send announcements, share files, and create lists so students can keep track of their tasks. Pronto is also has accessibility features – such as screen readers and dynamic text – and is FERPA compliant. You are connected without sharing phone numbers or emails. Free Services Offered: Available for teams and teachers at no cost during this time.

  • Seesaw

    Seesaw is a platform that helps educators engage all learners, transform family engagement, and save time. Students explore a variety of tools to show what they know. Teachers then gain insights allowing them to meet students where they are. Connected families see student work and celebrate progress. Free Services Offered: Always Free

  • Start.me

    Start.me enables teachers to create an easy start hub for their classroom. This start hub makes it easy for students to stay organized and access all their educational resources and tools from home. You can share your pages securely with students, parents, and teachers. You build your start pages with links to lesson plans, education apps, games and other online resources. There is the option to embed news feeds, sticky notes or other inspirational videos. Free Resources Offered: Teachers PRO accounts are free for the rest of 2020.

  • WeVideo

    WeVideo is an online platform that allows teachers and students to create with ease. They have a royalty free media library and you can record your screen and webcam. The platform supports easily creating podcasts and using green screen to create videos. Students can also collaborate on projects! WeVideo is COPPA and FERPA compliant and integrates with LMS (Google Classroom, Schoology, Canvas, and ClassLink). Free Services Offered: Free WeVideo school accounts.

  • Zoom

    Zoom is a video conferencing platform that allows for both video and audio conferencing. For students who don’t have access to computers at home, but do have a phone, they can call in to join the meeting! Zoom’s free license allows you to have an unlimited number of video meetings that up to 100 students can join. There is also a chat feature that would allow your students to ask you questions while you are presenting. Free Services Offered: Free License.

  • Edpuzzle

    Edpuzzle is a platform that allows you to take any video and make it interactive! As the teacher, you can track if your students are watching the videos you assign and how many times they’ve watched it. You can add your own voice narration and questions to any video (you can use videos from YouTube, Khan Academy, Crash Course, and more). They even have the ability for you to record your own video and upload it. Only one teacher from your school needs to fill out the form. Free Services Offered: Full Access to the Platform.

  • Explain Everything

    Explain Everything is offering extended free access to Explain Everything Whiteboard. This virtual tool can be utilized for online scenarios by helping you create explanation videos. Within the platform you get infinite space to create, annotation tools to mark everything you have put on your canvas (including videos!), and all-in-one recording & editing features. Free Services Offered: Extended Free Access to Explain Everything Whiteboard.

  • Genially

    Genially is a single tool to create all kinds of resources, presentations, games, interactive images, maps, illustrated processes, Cvs, etx. It is ideal for all levels of education and e-learning. Genially allows you t work in groups on a project and share your product. Free Services Offered: Free Resources Offered: Free premium templates, categories of premium resources in the Editor

  • Loom

    Loom is a video recording tool that helps you get your message across through instantly shareable videos. With Loom, you can record your camera, microphone, and desktop simultaneously. Your video is then instantly available to share through Loom's patented technology. You can choose to record with Loom Chrome Extension or the Desktop App. Free Services Offered: Loom Pro is Free for Students and Teachers

  • Nearpod

    Nearpod is an online platform that allows you to create interactive lessons in minutes. You can choose to import existing lessons, add in virtual field trips, create quizzes and polls, and even use matching pairs activities. Nearpod can also add these features to your presentations in Google Slides. As the teacher, you can synchronize and control the lessons across all student devices, evaluate student responses (individually or as a class), generate post-session reports, and even create game-based learning opportunities for your students! Free Services Offered: Free Access to Nearpod.

  • Pear Deck

    Pear Deck was founded by educators to help engage every student, every day. With the Google Slides add-on you can create interactive questions and prompts for slideshows. Once you have created your presentatio, you can either control the speed at which you present the material or allow students to move through at their own pace. Pear Deck even offers the ability to publish a notes document that shows the information from the session! Free Services Offered: Complimentary Access to Pear Deck Premium.

  • Screencastify

    Screencastify is an online platform that helps with blended learning. You can add the Google Chrome Add-on to recording full or partial lessons, recording assignment solutions & explanations, and provide verbal student feedback. Screencastify also helps your students make their voices heard – great for speech and language practice! You can also save time by recording Professional Development, lesson plans, and parent communication. Screencastify is COPPA, FERPA, and SOPIPA compliant, and integrates with Google Drive and Google Classroom. Free Services Offered: Free Chrome Extension, other services upon request.

  • Slido for Education

    Slido for Education is a package for educators to increase interaction during lectures and virtual classes. Slido for Education integrates with PowerPoint, Google Slides, Zoom Video Webinar, and provides improved Slido Quizzes. You can integrate interactive polls, quizzes, and audience Q&A right in your presentation. Free Services Offered: Free for teachers & students globally until July 1.

  • TechSmith

    TechSmith is offering two tools for free – TechSmith Snagit and TechSmith Video Review. Snagit is a screen capture and recording tool that lets you quickly create and share images/videos. Video Review allows online video collaboration for discussions and conversations around the content you have uploaded and shared. Free Services Offered: Snagit and Video Review.

  • ViewSonic

    myViewBoard is a distance learning tool that provides Live Teacher-student Interactions (video sharing), Collaborative Learning Features (integrate lessons - LMS, shared whiteboarding, instant huddle groups), and Screen Sharing (deliver lesson slides, live annotations, cloud capture). Free Services Offered: Free access during the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Book Club for Kids

    Book Club for Kids is a free, 20-minute podcast devoted to middle grade books and readers. There are over 105 episodes! Each show features a trio of students discussing a favorite book, an interview with the author, and a celebrity reading. Some of the podcasts come with curriculum for you to complete with your students. Free Services Offered: Free to download episodes.

  • Book Creator App

    Book Creator is a simple way for your students to make their own ebooks. This platform can be used to create for any subject across any grade level. The resources hub gives you a range of lesson ideas, or create your own assignment that lets your students get creative to demonstrate their knowledge! There is also a list of ways that Book Creator can help with remote learning on the website. Free Services Offered: Premium feature – real-time collaboration on books.

  • BoomWriter

    BoomWriter is a free writing app that helps teachers inspire and engage students in writing. BoomWriter offers a variety of tools, features, and resources that lets teachers conduct fiction, nonfiction, and vocabulary-focused writing assignments. BoomWriter inspires students to write on any subject and integrates easily with existing curriculum. Try it for ELA, Social Studies/History, Science, and even Math. Plus, parents and families can purchase published copies of the books and writing journals created on the site and student work can be stored in their digital portfolio. Free Resources Offered: Always Free

  • CommonLit

    CommonLit is a nonprofit education technology organization working to support all students with reading, writing, communication, and problem-solving skills. The CommonLit Literacy Midel is built on a foundation of over 2,000 high-quality free reading passages for grades 3-12, complimented by aligned interim assessments, growth oriented goals, and expert led teacher development. Teachers can assign Mini Units (short, self-paced thematic units for grades 5-12) and Text Sets (relevant reading passages from a variety of genres). Free Services Offered: Free account access for teachers, school/district leaders can pursue free virtual training and digital resource packs to support contingency plans.

  • Dreamscape

    Dreamscape is a free game-based learning platform for literacy. The game combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game! Dreamscape adapts to keep students in their zone of proximal development. Teachers get real time data in their dashboard to monitor progress. Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • Elementari

    Elementari engages students to write their own story, working at their own pace. The platform provides illustrations to inspire stories, develop analytical thinking, and provide a source of pride for students in their personal writing and coding projects. Elementari is used around the world for writing in students native language and for second language learning. Teachers can review and give feedback on students’ stories remotely. Free Services Offered: Free Access to the Entire Platform.

  • Epic!

    Epic! is the leading digital library for kids 12 and under, and it is free for educators. With Epic! you instantly get access to 35,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes, & more. The books have a feature that will read aloud the story to your students. Free Services Offered: Always Free for Teachers.

  • Flyleaf Publishing

    Flyleaf Publishing has created an online portal as a free resource to help facilitate online reading instruction and learning. Materials are organized by their Phonics Scope and Sequence (VC/CVC words, CCVCC Words – blends, Compound Words, Multisyllabic Words, Words with Endings, Foundational Skills Consolidation, Consonant Digraphs, Long Vowels with Silent e, Sing Long Vowels & Patterns &soft c and g, R-controlled Vowels, Vowel Digraphs, Variant Vowel Digraphs, Dipthongs, and Advanced Letter-Sound Correspondences). Each book comes with a downloadable homework packet and SMART Board files. Free Services Offered: Free access to books and materials.

  • Global Digital Library

    The Global Digital Library collects existing high quality open educational reading resources, and makes them available on the web, mobile, and for print. Resources are currently offered in 43 languages with a goal to provide 100 languages by the end of 2020. The platform will also translate the resources to over 300 languages. Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • Institute for Excellence in Writing

    The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) provides teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers. Using the four language arts - listening, speaking, reading, and writing - IEW methods have been proven to be effective for students of all ages and levels of ability, including those who are gifted, have special needs, or are English language learners. Free Services Offered: Free, completely digital, three-week program of English Language arts instruction.

  • K12 - Big Universe

    High-interest literature is critical to sparking a student’s love for reading, especially in the formative years. With Big Universe, you can access 17,000+ leveled eBooks and balanced literacy tools available 24/7 on any device. This interactive program has engaging reading practice opportunities, such as read alouds, guided reading, interactive writing, writing workshops, and reading workshops. Free Services Offered: Free Access to Big Universe

  • Learning A-Z

    The Learning A-Z platform has two programs that are being offered to teachers for free. Raz-Kids is a digital library of leveled books and quizzes for interactive reading practice. Headsprout is an online reading program that adapts to the needs of each student as they progress through the program. Free Resources Offered: Free trial subscription provides 90 days of unlimited access to one or both.

  • LightSail

    LightSail is an adaptive reading experience. The LightSail library is free to schools and contains texts for students from grades K-12 written across a wide range of Lexile measures. These texts are embedded with assessments, which allows progress monitoring and tracking of achievements. LightSail starts with an initial adaptive assessment and then creates personalized libraries for each student that adapt and grow. Free Services Offered: Complimentary Literacy Platform Access

  • Loving2Read

    Loving2Read is an endless library of free children's books! Kids will learn new science, reading, STEM, math, and other skills as they explore books. With the custom dashboard, you can see how many books your child has read. Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • MetaMetrics - Lexile Word Lists

    MetaMetrics, the developer of the Lexile Framework for Reading, has created a resource of the most frequent science, math, social studies, and ELA words based on textbook programs in grades 1-12. These lists were created to address vocabulary gaps and prepare students for the academic words they will encounter in their learning. You create your own customized and downloadable wordlist in either PDF or Spreadsheet format. Simply select the grade, domain, contents and file format you wish to get and then download your list! Free Services Offered: Free, downloadable word lists of the most frequent words your students should know.

  • ReadWorks

    ReadWorks is an online platform with free content, curriculum, and tools to power teaching and learning from Kindergarten through 12th grade. You can use ReadWorks in three ways: Digital Classes (students highlight, annotate, and complete assignments online, teachers can access progress reports & automatic grading), Print, or Projector (project or use your smartboard for classroom instruction). Differentiation is offered through StepReads (less complex versions of original passages), Audio Versions (listen along to texts & questions), and support for ELL, SPED, and struggling readers. Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • Write Reader

    WriteReader is an online platform designed for students to create and share books. The books that they create have a spot for student text and adult text for feedback opportunities. WriteReader increases students digital writing skills through easy to use guidelines, inspiration, and tutorial videos. The platform comes with privacy options, teachers’ lock, comment moderation, and user management features. Free Resources Offered: Always Free

  • Carnegie Learning - iCulture for At-Home Language Learning

    iCulture offers immersion into Spanish, French, and German-speaking cultures through news articles, documentary-style videos and songs. iCulture is purposefully leveled and can be used with any program, bringing target cultures to life for students at all levels. Follow-up activities and resources enhance instruction along the way. You also have access to all the archives of materials published since 2009 plus consistently updated resources. Free Services Offered: Free program access through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

  • Conjugemos

    Teach the verbs, vocabulary, and grammar of Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portugese, Korean, and Latin through fun activities and games. This platform has engaging activities for practice and quizzes built right in. The free account will store up to 25 grades in their powerful and easy-to-use gradebook. Free Services Offered: Free accounts for teachers (unlimited access to public activities, up to 5 teacher-created activities, 25 stored grades) and students.

  • Mango

    Mango is a digital foreign language curriculum that can be accessed via desktop and mobile apps, even if you are offline! Seamless integration features in the platform help you organize your class and as a teacher you have immediate, reliable time-on-task monitoring. Mango integrates with multiple online platforms, including Clever. You will find content created for over 70 world languages – including Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, German, Arabic, and English. Free Services Offered: Full access through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

  • The Fable Cottage

    The Fable Cottage has created new versions of traditional tales especially for language learners, teachers, and anyone who enjoys a nice story. The fairy tale language has been replaced with modern language and injected with vocabulary to expose learners to new words and phrases. The stories have been translated into French, Spanish, Italian and German. You can also parallel the story with English texts. Each story has been recorded by native speakers who are speaking slower than normal to help students keep up. Free Services Offered: Stories are free on the website!

  • Voces Digital

    Voces Digital is a collection of world language titles covering Spanish levels 1-AP, French levels 1-3, and ESL levels 1-4. The program incorporates grammar, vocabulary, and comprehensible input-based approaches to language learning. Each title in the Voces library contains audio and video, speaking exercises, interactive activies, authentic resources, presentations, assessments, stunning photographs, differentiation options, and customizable lessons. Free Services Offered: Free Access to the Full program until June 30, 2020.

  • Carnegie Learning - Long + Live + Math at Home

    Carnegie Learning has put together an on-demand learning library of math lessons, skills practice resources, and at-home learning videos for grades 6-12. They are also offering access to MATHia, an online learning platform designed specifically for students to learn independently. As the teacher, you choose what content you would like students to learn and MATHia adapts to give students exactly what they need. MATHia offers personalized feedback, problem-specific guidance, real-time progress feedback, and LiveLab (live facilitation tool that allows you to monitor remote student work and offer live “office hours”). Free Services Offered: Free Access through the rest of the school year.

  • Didax

    Didax has a whole host of virtual manipulatives available online to enhance at-home learning. If you want to use any of the tools within your online learning platform, the tools can be embedded using the iframe command. You can download the iframe texts for each of the tools by following the link on their website. Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • Free Math

    Free Math is an online platform that allows students to show their work step-by-step for your to review. Students create their assignments directly from problems in your assigned materials. As a teacher, you can simultaneously review all assignments and analytics show where students struggled. Free Math integrates with Google Classroom, Canvas, Blackboard, and more. Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • I Know It

    I Know It is a popular math practice site for students in grades K through 5. There are over 500 common core aligned math lessons. You can create class rosters, assign lessons, and track student progress. There is an easy-to-navigate interface that lets students get started quickly with easy-to-understand explanations and helpful hints. Free Resources Offered: Free access for 90 days (can contact for an extension if closed longer).

  • Mangahigh

    Mangahigh is a math platform that is built on the ethos of collaboration, community, and competition. These elements are ingrained in both the teacher and student experience of the platform. As a teacher, you will get access to a full reporting dashboard and a full account for each student so they can continue their learning at home on any device available to them. You can assign and assess students’ performance online and exchange messages with your students all within the virtual environment. Free Services Offered: Full Access for Teachers and Students for 60 days (will extend if you are still closed.)

  • MetaMetrics - Quantile Summer Math Challenge

    MetaMetrics, the developer of the Quantile Framework for Mathematics, has put together a Summer Math Challenge. The Challenge is a free, six-week program that helps students practice math skills taught during the school year. When you join the challenge, you’ll get access to daily fun activities and resources designed for your student’s grade and ability level. The Summer 2020 Math Challenge has opened early to support students who are learning at home. Free Services Offered: Free access to the 2020 Math Challenge and free Premium features for 60 days.

  • Prodigy

    Prodigy is an engaging, curriculum-aligned math platform for students and teachers from 1st – 8th grade. The platform encourages self-paced math practice for both in and out of school that is leveled based on your students progress. Prodigy meets ESSA Tier 3 in partnership with John Hopkins University. Your students can work through topics based on their levels or you can assign specific skills for them to complete; all while they think they are playing a game! State test prep is also available to assign. Free Services Offered: Always Free.

  • Reflex

    Reflex is an adaptive and individualized system for mastering basic math facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in grades 2-6. Full of games students love, Reflex takes students at every level and helps them quickly gain math fact fluency and confidence. And educators and parents love the powerful reporting that allows them to monitor progress and celebrate success. Free Resources Offered: Free 60-day trial for all products, on demand PD training.

  • ST Math

    ST Math is a PreK-8 visual instructional program that uses the brain’s innate spatial-temporal reasoning ability to solve mathematical problems. ST Math starts by teaching foundational concepts visually, then connects the ideas to the symbols and language. With visual learning, students are better equipped to tackle unfamiliar math problems, recognize patterns, and build conceptual understanding. Without language barriers, the problem is accessible to all students, regardless of skill level or language barrier. Free Services Offered: Schools have free access while they are closed.

  • StudyForge

    StudyForge is an online learning tool with 4000+ meticulously crafted videos and tools that make you more proactive. It is a complete math curriculum that includes instruction, practice and assessment. StudyForge integrates with multiple LMS including canvas, blackboard, schoolology, and more. Free Services Offered: Instructional and practice content for the duration of the school year.

  • Tailor-ED

    Tailor-ED provides holistic learning experiences tailored to the needs of the teacher, the classroom, and each and every student. The Teacher Basic Plan is free and includes K-8 standard aligned math resources, smart differentiated lesson tools, and SEL-based exit tickets. You can create up to 4 units with the free teacher account. Free Services Offered: Always Free.

  • Take Charge Today

    Take Charge Today is a program and curriculum with a decision-based approach to personal finance for Grades 7-12. The program provides a consistent framework for thinking through financial choices in order to improve well-being. They provide educators with ready-to-teach, activity-based lesson plans. Free Services Offered: Always Free

  • Zearn Math

    Zearn is a comprehensive math program that supports teachers in creating engaging daily learning where all kids deeply learn and love math. Zearn Math brings together hands-on teaching and immersive digital learning, resulting in multiple pathways into math concepts and more opportunities for support. Zearn has top-rated coherent intervention materials and implementation tools to make Zearn Math work for your classroom. Free Services Offered: The K-5 curriculum is available for free.

  • Certell

    Certell is a collection of forever free social studies content that is created by teachers, for teachers. It is trusted, standards-based, media rich, digitally delivered content at your fingertips across any device. They over everything you need to teach a subject, digitally accessible in one place for economics, government, and American history. Free Services Offered: Free Social Studies Content

  • GSD Network

    The GSD Network provides Global Studies curriculum to teachers and students. There are currently two programs available on their website: Afghanistan and India (Somaliland is in progress!). The Afghanistan curriculum shares the epic tale of an unlikely partnership between the GSD team and teens from Afghanistan which blossoms into a youth movement where they are leading the way toward a new future. The India curriculum uncovers the invisible threads that link social values, psychological oppression, and the culture of global gender bias. Free Resources Offered: All programs are free and can be taught virtually.

  • Introductory Toolkit for Action Civics Education

    Baylor University’s online doctorate of education program has collected tips, resources, and ideas for teachers looking to incorporate action civics lessons into their curriculum. The resources are broken down into three categories: Teach, Partner, and Act. Free Services Offered: Free access to civics tips, resources, and ideas.

  • Seterra

    Seterra is the ultimate map quiz site. You can use already created geography and science quizzes to review learned information. Through these quizzes you can explore the world and learn about its countries, capitals, cities, rivers, lakes, and more. With your free account you can create custom quizzes, add custom locations to quizzes, and use a public leaderboard. Free Services Offered: Free Level 1 Seterra Geography Membership.

  • The National Constitution Center

    The National Constitution Center offers free online civic learning opportunities, including Scholar Exchanges (live virtual conversations where students learn about the Constitution while interacting with a scholar). Teachers can also sign up for Classroom Exchanges where classes interact directly with other classes across the US to discuss constitutional issues. Interactive Constitution resources, such as videos, interpretations, blogs and podcasts, are also available. Daily live constitutional conversations for middle school, high school, and college students are available through Zoom. Free Services Offered: Free lectures, civil dialogue sessions, daily live constitutional conversations, classroom exchanges, and resources.

  • The White House Historical Association

    The White House Historical Association has put together virtual education resources for learners of all ages to utilize. The resources are broken up into two grade level spans, K-5 and 6-12. They have curated content such as resources packets, reading lists, short educational videos, historical essays, and a digital library of White House and presidential images. They have also made available a virtual tour of the White House. Free Services Offered: Free virtual education resources.

  • World Trade Press

    Company with six K-12 educational databases: ABC World Culture, ABC World Food, ABC Food America, ABC The USA, ABC Maps Online, and ABC Lingo Lite. Each database covers a specific topic area and contains engaging, entertaining, and highly relevant content with thousands of photos, videos, maps, historic timelines, biographies, and more. Free Services Offered: Minimum of six months of free and unlimited access.

  • Alchemie

    The Mechanisms App is the first and only tool available for organic chemistry that allows students to learn and practice reaction mechanisms by moving and manipulating individual bonds and electrons. The Epiphany dashboard solution gives you cloud-sharing and real-time feedback to support your students. Free Services Offered: Free full access to the Mechanisms app for schools affected by COVID19

  • Mystery Science

    Mystery Science offers science lessons in English and Spanish for Kindergarten through 5th Grade. There are full and mini-lessons available with out having to create an account. Full Lessons come with a hands-on activity. You can also create a free account to access even more lessons. Free Services Offered: Free lessons available without signing up for an account; Free account available.

  • Science Music Videos

    Science Music Videos is an interactive AP Biology course that has engaging content and a variety of interactive activities (quizzes and flashcards to provide immediate reinforcement of the material). Teachers can assign portions of the course to their students and track their progress. Students can also work independently and track themselves! Free Services Offered: Free teacher subscriptions during the COVID-19 crisis (through July 1, 2020)

  • Science4Us

    Science4Us covers Inquiry, Physical Science, Life Science and Earth & Space Science with lessons specifically designed for K-2 students. The sessions have 1000’s of online and offline activities that can be completed in as little as ten minutes, and teach students using videos, interaction, poems, songs, and digital notebooks. Free Resources Offered: Free 60-day trial for all products, on demand PD training.

  • Tyto Online

    Tyto Online is an educational video game aimed at middle school students. The platform helps teachers deliver hands-on science learning that develops scientific problem solving and is designed for the Next Generation Science Standards. There are teaching guides and supplemental activities to help with implementation, and assessment data to help differentiate and personalize. The product is built around effective techniques like focusing on what scientists actually do and how it has a social impact in the world. They have also set up online and ongoing PD course with Google Classroom. Free Services Offered: Free access for all users for the rest of the year.

  • AAC Language Lab

    The AAC Language Lab offer real-life solutions in support of language development for students who use augmentative and alternative communication. Interactive materials have been designed for Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs), Educators and Parents. With over 50 years of experience in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) PRC-Saltillo is pleased to offer this unique online resource. Free Services Offered: Free 2-month subscription

  • ASL eBooks and Resources

    This is an ongoing compilation of free resources available online, and this document will be continually updated with new links. New resources will be added to the TOP of the appropriate category for easy visibility. Here are the categories of resources: Temporary Free Resources, ASL Storybook Readings by age, ASL Storytelling, Basic ASL & Vocabulary, Deaf Culture, Preschool – Grade 8 Breakdowns, ASL Songs, Science, Social Studies, ELA, and For Parents. Free Services Offered: Ongoing free list of resources.

  • AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom

    AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom offers a range of resources designed for AAC implementation. The materials provided can be used to teach and model core words throughout the day. You will find materials such as printable core word displays, planners for teaching core words during common activities, Core Word of the Week planners and displays, and resources & references for AAC implementation. There is also a section of the website dedicated to using core words at home. Free Services Offered: Always free

  • Attainment

    Attainment is offering free web-based subscriptions for their research-based literacy programs: ELSB (Early Literacy Skills Builder), ELSB for Older Students, ERSB (Early Reading Skills Builder), Access Language Arts, and Access Language Arts: WRITE. Digital content retrieval is available through the new Attainment Hub website. Free Services Offered: Free, 90-day web-based subscriptions for the literacy programs.

  • Boardmaker

    To help educators, parents, and learners during this time of need, the Tobii Dynavox team has gathered their resources and created Coronavirus materials within them. There are resources for Communicating about Coronavirus: topic pages for Snap Core First, activities and resources, videos to get started, and Hospital Intensive Care Unit Communication Resources. You can also access these resources: Pathways (free Snap Core First companion App), 30-day free trial to Boardmaker Online and Boardmaker Activities-to-Go (free, ready-made activities). Free Services Offered: Communication Materials, Activities to go, and a free trial to Boardmaker.

  • Capti

    Capti is a text to speech anywhere platform. You can sign up for a free account that has the following features: text to speech for reading; speech tracking word by word; fonts, colors, masking, etc.; cross-device sync; screen-reader accessibility; advanced text navigation; and offline use. There is a Chrome Browser Extension that applies these features to any webpage and also allows the import of articles/text/images/documents to Capti. You can save to Capti from links, phone, computer, Drive, Dropbox, Bookshare, Project Gutenberg as rich text format. Free Services Offered: Free Account

  • Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities

    The challenge of the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities is to address learner variability by conducting research to make online learning more accessible, engaging, and effective for students with disabilities, for whom traditional forms of education have been only moderately successful and the precipitous growth in online instruction threatens to exclude. To address these issues, the Center will assume a leadership role in conducting research and building a network of research collaborators representing a wide array of disciplines whose expertise impacts learner outcomes. Free Services Offered: Publications and Resources (UDL Scan Tool, VPAT List, State Policy Guide, and Resource Documents)

  • Control Alt Achieve

    This website offers a list of Chrome extensions for students with special needs. The blog lists over 30 Chrome web extensions that can assist students in five main categories: text to speech, readability, reading comprehension, focus, and navigation. Free Services Offered: Free list of Chrome Extensions

  • Coronavirus Social Narrative - Autism Little Learners

    Simple social story to help children understand the changes in their routines, as well as understand the stress and anxiety by the adults around them. This social story is available in English and Spanish. Free Services Offered: Free Social Story

  • Glean Start Coaches Newsletter

    List of resources to help special education students and families during home learning. Resources are available in the following categories: visuals & social stories, parent guides, language arts & reading, math, additional academic resources, and social skills/social emotional skills. Free Resources Offered: Free read!

  • Guide to starting Home Learning for Parents of kids & teens with autism

    The Teachers Pay Teachers account Curriculum for Autism, run by Kristen who is a single mom to a young adult with autism, has a free guide to starting home learning for parents of kids & teens with autism. This guide provides support and reassurance as parents start having to educate their child/children at home. Free Services Offered: Free Guide

  • Helperbird

    Helperbird is a browser extension that gives you features to help make websites accessible. The extension includes features such as dyslexic fonts, an immersive reader layout, changing of font sizes, screenshots, reader mode, Google Translate (over 23 languages), color blindness underline, and color blindness text stroke. Works on Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. Free Services Offered: Free download of the extension.

  • PresenceLearning

    PresenceLearning is a teletherapy platform that has been designed by clinicians, for clinicians specifically to serve K-12 students with special needs. There is a full therapy command center, dynamic camera and video modes to focus on multiple types of intervention, synchronized collaborative workspace, and an evidence-based/user-generated content library. PresenceLearning has made their teletherapy platform available for onsite school clinicians to continue serving students at home during school closures.

  • Readtopia

    Readtopia is a special education instructional program designed for teachers who work with middle and high school students with autism and other complex needs. It serves as an integrated comprehensive reading curriculum across several domains of study including ELA, Math, Social Studies, Life Skills, and Science. Readtopia uses Integrated Thematic Units to bring together all subject areas and skill development and provides graphic novels that are written at seven levels (but the cover is the same!) to help you differentiate. Free Resources Offered: Free Mini Thematic Unit (one month of content)

  • Special Needs for Special Kids

    This site is the home for a remote learning experience for students with moderate and severe disabilities. Until this current crisis ends, the site will provide quality lessons and activities for teachers and parents to utilize. There are currently 3 modules available, each lasting for 2 instructional weeks. Should there still be a need the next series of modules will be uploaded March 30, 2020. Free Services Offered: Three free two-week modules teaching Maps and Globes, Levels of Organization: an Introduction to Biology, and Because of Winn Dixie

  • Stages Learning Language Builder ARIS Curriculum

    Stages Learning is giving free lessons, materials, activity sheets, data tracking sheets, behavior management tools, and a basic overview of how to use the system to those who are working with children with autism or other special needs at home. These materials are a sampling of lessons and are 100% free to families. Free Services Offered: ARIS Emergency Home Education Program Overview, Language Builder ARIS Manual – Abbreviated for Home Use, 34 Downloadable Lesson Plans for Early Autism Education, and 56 Language Builder Picture Cards for Download.

  • Tar Heel Reader

    Tar Heel Reader is a collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics. Each book can be speech enabled and accessed using multiple interfaces, including touch screens, the IntelliKeys with custom overlays, and 1 to 3 switches (instructions are available online). You can also write your own books using pictures from the huge collection in the platform or that you upload. The website is available in multiple languages. Free Services Offered: Free, accessible books.

  • The Social Express

    The Social Express is a company focused on Social-Emotional Learning and Career Path Exploration. The platform contains interactive lessons that allow users to practice in a safe environment the skills needed to manage real-life social situations. The fun and easy to use program helps drive learning and success in and out of the classroom. Free Services Offered: Social Express and Cool School are free through April 15th, 2020.

  • Think Inclusive COVID-19 Special Education Resources

    Think Inclusive has put together a list of news articles, blog posts, videos, webinars, and other information that they think are useful during this time of great uncertainty. The resources are broken into the following categories: latest news, remote learning, webinars/videos, coronavirus explainers, online resources offering free trials/access, opinion, blog posts, and authors reading books. Free Services Offered: Free resource list that is updated daily.

  • TouchMath

    TouchMath is a multisensory math program that makes critical math concepts appealing and accessible for students who struggle to understand grade-level content. TouchMath is committed to maximizing student potential through its worldwide delivery of hands-on math programs, cultivating success with individuals of all abilities and learning styles. To help keep students on track, TouchMath is providing free resources: Workbooks (organized by grade level and topic, 56 activity sheets in each), Free Stuff page has downloadable samples, Desktop TouchLines free to download, and all TouchMath Apps are free in the App Store for iPad and Google Play. Free Services Offered: Workbooks, downloads, TouchLines, and Apps

  • Vizzle

    Vizzle is digital and engaging standards-aligned content for all learners. As the teacher you can quickly assign standards-aligned content from a variety of subjects. Vizzle automatically collects data to help you determine student proficiency of individual learning targets. There are teacher-driven student profiles with gamified progress pages and animated reinforcers to motivate and engage students. Vizzle was created based on significant research and evidence demonstrating the efficacy of an interactive visual language approach to educating students with special needs. Free Services Offered: 2-week free trial

  • CMU CS Academy

    CMU CS Academy is a curriculum to introduce your students to Python programming. The curriculum is a free online, interactive high school computer science curriculum. Daily webinars are provided for educators interested in learning more. Free Services Offered: Always Free

  • Full Steam Ahead

    MIT has created Full STEAM Ahead, a website to help educators teach online. They have created K-12 Learning Packages are a set of resources designed around a theme to inform, inspire, and activate the minds of learners from elementary through high school. Each package has activities broken down into K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. The packages are available on the site, but contain a combination of materials that can be used offline and online. Free Services Offered: Weekly STEAM packages released every Monday Starting March 23.

  • Penjee

    Penjee is a place where you can learn how to code with the python language. Start right away with the tutorial. Whenever you solve a challenge, a green button will be shown. Click it to move to the next step. Each task is guided with hints, directions, and solutions if you get stuck! Free Resources Offered: Free access for the remainder of the school year in 2020 (through at least July).

  • STEM from the START

    STEM from the START is a curriculum resource for teaching STEM content to PreK-2 students. Blending animated adventures with guided activities, these free lessons are engaging, effective, easy to prepare and aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Discovery Breaks are questions posed directly to students where the video is designed to be paused to engage and explore with activities found in the Discovery Guide. Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • Tynker

    Tynker is the #1 coding platform for kids – Tynker fuels creativity in thousands of schools and powers the imagination of 60 million kids worldwide. In the platform you can access 40+ aware winning block & text-based courses and over 3,700 learning modules. Tynker is broken down into three age groups: Ages 5-7 (voice instructions); Ages 7-13 (drag and drop coding); and Ages 13+ (real world coding). For teachers looking to utilize this platform, webinars are available to help you use the features in a remote learning environment. Free Services Offered: Free Access to the entire Platform until May 2020.

  • Vidcode

    Vidcode is a computer science curriculum and coding platform. The courses teach computer science, object-oriented programming, web programming, design, & JavaScript. Learners can upload photos, illustrations, videos, and audio – and manipulate them with code right away! This allows tweens and teens to connect computer programming to the media they interact with every day. Webinars are available to help you get started. Free Services Offered: Full platform and Curriculum for free until May 2020.

  • 2Simple - Purple Mash

    Purple Mash contains thousands of opportunities for learning in the form of open ended tools (publishing, story creation, game design), spelling & grammar (complete spelling scheme, set weekly spelling quizzes, grammar games), math (math-based tools and resources), and cross-curricular project work (themed writing templates, slide shows, stories, quizzes). You will receive unlimited pupil logins on a cloud-based platform that can be accessed anytime. Serial Mash gives you access to over 100 books in the ever-growing library that you can adjust the text size, background color, and font to make reading easier. Free Services Offered: Full Access to Purple Mash and Serial Mash for the duration of your closure.

  • Actively Learn

    Ready-to-go ELA, science, and social studies assignments, curriculum units, premium features, and more are free! Teachers can upload unlimited content and easily create engaging assignments, give students real-time feedback, quickly set up student collaboration, use Extra-Help scaffolds for struggling students, assess student progress, and more. And now students have access to a new independent reading library, too. The articles can be translated into over 100 languages and progress monitoring tools allow you as the teacher to easily see what supports are being used and provide feedback.Our experts are giving free webinars every day to answer questions. Free Resources Offered: The current platform is free for the remainder of the school year.

  • Age of Learning – ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, ReadingIQ

    ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy is a comprehensive, research-validated curriculum for preschool through second grade, available on all major digital platforms and used by tens of millions of children to date. Adventure Academy is a first-of-its-kind educational massive multiplayer online game, serving elementary and middle-school aged children with thousands of learning activities in a fun and safe virtual world. ReadingIQ is a digital library and literacy platform for children 12 and under designed by reading experts to improve literacy skills, with many thousands of expert-curated books from leading publishers. Free Services Offered: Free Full Access.

  • BrainPOP

    BrainPOP is a playful, educators focused platform that has learning games, animated movies, and activities that cover universal topics. There are three platforms: BrainPOP Jr (K-3, encourages young learners to ask questions and form their own ideas in STEM, Social Studies, Reading/Writing, Health, and arts); BrainPOP (Upper Elementary and Middle School, STEM, Social Studies, English, Health, Arts & Music); and BrainPOP ELL (proficiency-based English language learning program appropriate for all ages with vocabulary, grammar, listening and reading & writing activities). Free Services Offered: Free, unlimited use during your closure.

  • BreakoutEDU

    Breakout EDU is an immersive learning games platform that brings the challenge of an escape room to the classroom. All Breakout EDU games require players to use critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication. The purchase of each Breakout EDU kit includes a unique collection of boxes, re-settable locks, and access to a digital platform with over 1,500 games. Free Services Offered: A collection of digital games that students can play.

  • Century

    Century is a platform with learning resources in English, math, and science. Your students learning will be supported by the platform's AI engine that creates a personalized learning path for each student, identified gaps in knowledge and remedies misconception. Free Services Offered: Free platform access and support.

  • Curriculum Associates

    Curriculum Associates have put together printable at-home activity packs that are designed to provide students with valuable self-directed exercises and practice during extended absences from school. Each pack provides practice reinforcing key concepts for that grade. Teacher Guides are also provided on the website that give you an answer key for the packet. Free Services Offered: Free Math and ELA packets for Grades K-8.

  • Curriki

    Curriki is building an OPEN and Free content development environment, toolkit, and ecosystem for a tech-first generation of learners. It is bringing the most engaging, innovative, and impactful digital learning experiences to students. Free Services Offered: Library of free learning resources.

  • Education Perfect

    Currently used by over 1 million students across 1,800 schools, as a cloud-based software, EP enables schools to deliver curriculum-aligned lessons and assessments remotely. By allowing teachers to monitor and measure how students are engaging with their learning in real time, teachers can maximize their efficacy – even in a remote setting. Free Services Offered: Free unlimited access for schools until May 1.

  • Edmentum

    Edmentum is a leading provider of online learning programs designed to drive achievement for academic and career success for pre-k through 12th grade. There are two programs being offered for free to teachers at this time: Study Island and EdOptions. Study Island is a K-12 program with standards-based practice, test preparation, and formative assessments. Your students get feedback to guide learning and you will receive immediate data to determine who needs intervention. EdOptions is a K-12 virtual learning solution where students access engaging, standards-aligned curriculum through a fully virtual learning environment. Free Services Offered: Two month free trial to Study Island or two free EdOptions Academy courses.

  • EverFi

    EVERFI empowers educators to bring real-world learning into the classroom and equip students with the skills they need for success. EVERFI's digital curricula empower teachers to bring critical skills education into the classroom. The interactive, game-based lessons help prepare students in the following topics: Financial Education, STEM & Career Readiness, Social & Emotional Learning, Health & Wellness, Cultural Literacy and Summer Learning. Free Services Offered: Always free for educators.

  • Facts4Me

    Facts4Me is an online reference tool for primary readers of English. This site is written by teachers and is committed to offering high-quality, educationally-sound information in an ad-free, child-safe environment. Teachers can have elementary students look up information for research projects here! Free Services Offered: Always Free!

  • Fiveable

    Fiveable is a social learning platform for AP students to learn collaboratively. They can learn through live reviews, live trivia games, and study guides. There is a team of teachers, exam readers, and rockstar students who produce interactive content every week. As a teacher, you get a free dashboard that allows you to add students and assign live or pre-recorded events. Free Services Offered: All of the content is free!

  • Fluency and Fitness

    Fluency and Fitness helps students review essential K-2 reading and math topics, while providing a movement break. Each video helps students review 1 skill and includes a variety of exercises for students to do every so often. There are 2 timed versions of each video depending on the pace and fluency level of your students. Free Services Offered: 21 days of FREE unlimited access.

  • Freckle

    Freckle empowers teachers to differentiate instruction across Math, ELA, Social Studies, and Science. Students automatically work on the Math, ELA, Social Studies, and Science lessons that are perfect for them. That way, they are always engaged and challenged, never facing material that is too difficult or easy for them. You know exactly how they’re doing – With Freckle’s easy to use reports, you can quickly see how all of your students are performing across standards and skills. Freckle offers content for the following subjects and grade levels: Math K-9, ELA K-12, Social Studies K-12, and Science K-8. Free Services Offered: Always Free for teachers.

  • Gamilab

    Gamilab is an online platform where you can find and create easy, fun and educational games. You can create fun quizzes or full curriculum learning games by using over 40 different interactive content types, 30,000 questions from the question bank, adding your own questions, or importing your Quizlet sets. As the teacher, you share your game with your students through a custom playcode. You also receive feedback on player performance! Free Services Offered: Free for schools and individuals.

  • Gizmos

    Gizmos is geared for grades 3-12 and is a platform with online simulations that excite curiosity and invite interaction. There are over 400 Gizmos in the library covering topics and concepts in math and science. Free Resources Offered: Free 60-day trial for all products, on-demand PD training.

  • GoNoodle: Good Energy at Home

    GoNoodle is a company focused on engaging kids with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. GoNoodle has created a resource page containing free premium content and learning materials to help teachers and students. On their Good Energy at Home page you will find movement and mindfulness videos, as well as ideas for off-screen activities for kids/families to do. Each video posted on the website has a description and related home activities. Some even include printable activities! The content on this page will be updated weekly. Free Services Offered: Free premium content and learning materials.

  • Ideas Roadshow

    Ideas Roadshow has a new IBDP Portal that offers an extensive database of reliable video and print resources explicitly created to meet the needs of both teachers and students throughout the Diploma Programme. More than 80 internationally renowned experts at prestigious institutions around the world have participated in their effort to connect the IB Diploma Programme with the fascinating world of research. Free Services Offered: Free, unlimited access to the IB-specific database for IB schools that are closed for one month.

  • inquirED - Together When Apart

    Together When Apart is a free inquiry-based distance learning curriculum. The curriculum includes weekly interdisciplinary inquires that explore the question: How can we stay together when we’re apart? The work that goes with each day should take about 20 minutes, and the mini-inquiry builds over the week and guides students to create a project that shows their learning. The Learner Inquiries are broken into K-2 and 3-5. Free Services Offered: One weekly inquiry for free each week.

  • IXL

    IXL is a comprehensive K-12 curriculum offering instruction on a variety of subjects. IXL offers real-time diagnostic information that allows you to pinpoint what your students know and exactly what to do next. The platform offers personalized guidance for students on where their knowledge gaps are and helps the teacher make effective instructional decisions. Free Services Offered: IXL is offering a 90-day trial for schools that are closed.

  • Izzit

    Izzit offers free, high-quality educational materials to educators. All of the videos come with additional resources - Teachers Guides, activities, quizzes, and more! There are also two Current Event lessons each school day with vocabulary words and discussion questions. Free Services Offered: Always free!

  • Kahoot!

    Self-paced challenge mode is a free feature that’s already available for all educators. Students can complete self-paced games by themselves at home, on a mobile device, or computer. Teachers can use advanced reports to facilitate formative assessment and adjust instruction based on student performance – even then they cannot attend school. Kahoot! Premium also lets teachers put together a bank of school-wide educational games and collaborate with other teachers in their school. Free Services Offered: Free access to Kahoot! Premium for the remainder of the academic year.

  • KET's PBS Learning Media

    PBS Learning Media has curated a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home. Teachers can create a free account to save and organize the content. You can plan and adapt the lessons in creative ways, using the Lesson Builder tool, Google Classroom, Remind, and more. For early educators - there are assembled packets of printable activities to download and share. Free Services Offered: Free Resources sorted by grade and subject.

  • Kids Discover Online

    Kids Discover Online is a cross-curricular online platform for elementary and middle school learners. There is an award-winning library of over 2,000 visually stunning science and social studies articles that can be accessed on any internet-enabled device, at any time. Articles are offered a 3 different Lexile Reading levels to help with differentiation and built in assessments measure student progress. Free Services offered: Unlimited access to Kids Discover Online for 3 months.

  • Kognity

    Kognity is an online platform that supports IB, IGCSE, and GCSE schools. They have adapted the traditional textbook to digitally consumable text with video examples, 3D models and practice tests to make the content more interactive and engaging. Al the textbooks are curriculum-aligned and are designed to enhance deeper learning. Teachers can assign homework and organize class assignments through the platform. Free Services Offered: Free access for schools teaching the IB, IGCSE, and GCSE during the lockdown period.

  • Listenwise

    Listenwise is a collection of daily current events and standards-aligned lessons, along with assessment tools to support distance learning. You can search 2000+ collection of ELA, Social Studies, science, and current event lessons to assign students listening comprehension questions and/or listening organizers. As the teacher, you can assign listening comprehension quizzes and track student progress in your Listenwise data dashboard and keep students on track with their learning by asking them to listen to relevant, engaging, podcasts and participate in online discussions in Google classroom. Free Services Offered: Free premium account through April 30th (can extend if your school is still closed).

  • MobyMax

    MobyMax helps struggling learners quickly catch up to grade level and closes learning gaps for all students. The comprehensive software curriculum spans Math, ELA, Science, and Social Studies in grades K-8. MobyMax features adaptive differentiation through diagnostic testing, adaptive lessons, IEP goals, progress monitoring, assessments, an daily goals. Free Services Offered: Free access for the rest of the year once you have closed.

  • Newsela

    Newsela offers content across subject areas with thousands of real-world texts that feature diverse perspectives and people all students can identify with. Each text is published at 5 reading levels so all students can access the material. As the teacher, you have visibility into usage and student performance with built-in activities and reporting. Everything on the site is vetted and aligned to standards, and Newsela integrates with the leading LMS (Clever, Canvas, Google Classroom, Schoology, and more). Free Services Offered: Free access to Newsela ELA, Social Studies, Science and SEL Collection through the 2019-2020 school year.

  • PebbleGo

    PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. There are informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities. There are over 1,000 articles across 5 subjects complete with scaffolding for differentiation, engaging multimedia, and interactive lessons, activities, and games. Free Services Offered: Free access while your school is closed.

  • Pixton EDU

    Web-app that gives teachers and students a unique way to create stories, demonstrate learning, and enhance writing assignments – in any subject – through digital comics. Users can explore topics in Math, Science, Social Studies, History, English, Art or any other subject. Choose images from popular content, books and movies like The Hunger Games or The Outsiders, plus other topics like the solar system, black history or the environment – all Common Core aligned. Pixton is fully compliant with US and Canadian privacy laws, including COPPA. Includes tips on how to differentiate any lesson. Free Services Offered: All-access for 30 days during the outbreak.

  • PowerMyLearning - Family Playlists

    Family Playlists is a mobile-friendly resource available in multiple languages that engages families in the learning taking place at school! Teachers assign a Family Playlist to their students and they complete the first three steps independently (review, practice, and check understanding). The family partners receive a text message in their preferred language with a link to open a mobile-friendly version of a collaborative learning activity. The students lead their family through the activity! Family partners can provide feedback to the teacher and send photos. Free Resources Offered: Family Playlists program to all schools/districts impacted through the end of the year.

  • Scholastic Learn at Home

    Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each build around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin! This resource offers 5 days of cross-curricular journeys for the following age groups: Pre-K and K, Grades 1 and 2, Grades 3-5, and Grades 6+. Free Services Offered: Full access for 5 days worth of activities for each age range.

  • Schmoop

    With a laser focus on easing the stress of the learning environment, Shmoop aims to improve the approach to teaching and learning through engaging content and a personalized approach. Students and teachers can tap into over 10,000 educational videos, 400 digital learning courses, personalized test prep, and thousands of study guides. Shmoop focuses on high school and middle school students. Free Services Offered: Free access now through May 31, 2020.

  • StoryBoard That

    Storyboard That is a completely web-based platform for creation. Whether you are in the classroom or across the globe, you and your students can create storyboards with an internet connection! As the teacher you add students into classes, create an assignment, give the assignment, and your students log in to create! You can monitor student progress and completed work. Free Services Offered: Free pilot for five weeks.

  • Sumdog

    Sumdog is an online learning tool which provides personalized math and spelling practice that children love. It adapts questions to each student using engaging games and rewards for effort and achievement to build their confidence. Teachers can set focused work to consolidate existing knowledge and get real-time feedback on each individual child, making it an ideal home learning tool. Free Services Offered: Free full access for schools to Sumdog Math, Spelling & Grammar

  • Varsity Tutors - Virtual School Day

    Varsity Tutors has launched “Virtual School Day”, a free program that includes live, online classes and educational resources intended to help keep students from sliding academically and to help parents with homeschooling. With Virtual School Day, each student receives 30 hours a week of free, high-quality live, online instruction led by an expert tutor with experience in the course topic. Core content is covered such as K-12 Math, ELA, K-12 Science, and expert-led study hall sessions for students to receive personal attention when completing homework assignments from school. Enrichment classes, such as Secrets of Staying Healthy for elementary school students and History of the National Parks and Careers for high school students, are also available. Free Services offered: Free Online Live Classes, Free Study-Hall Sessions to Assist with Homework, and a Free Adaptive Assessment to identify strengths and weaknesses.

  • Virtual Field Trips

    Virtual Field Trips offers videos covering K-8 social studies, life science, geography, and ancient civilization curriculum content. The videos on the website are standards-aligned with corresponding quizzes for each video. Teachers can find 300+ learning activities specifically designed to accompany the videos. Virtual Field Trips is a mobile friendly website that works across devices. Each student in your class receives their own login. Free Services Offered: Free 60-day membership (longer if required).

  • Waggle

    Waggle is a personalized learning platform for ELA and Math in grades 2-8. It allows students to engage in adaptive foundational skills practice outside of the classroom. Teachers can gauge students’ knowledge and growth with Waggle’s real-time insights. Plus, embedded hints and encouragement foster growth mindset, which is especially important when students and teachers are unable to meet in person. Free Resources Offered: Free access to the platform through July 1.

  • Better World Ed

    Better World Ed has put together a free Coronavirus Learning Unit for educators and students. This learning Unit discusses why learning about the virus matters, offers videos & resources, has reflection questions, suggests ways to involve your students, and provides a reading list. Free Resources Offered: Free Learning Unit

  • Canva for Education

    Canva for Education is a creativity tool that you and your students can use for project-based learning and creating presentations, infographics, websites, reports, worksheets, posters, flyers, and signage! Canva for Education was created to be easy for students to use, it is a drag and drop platform. Canva is optimized for Chromebooks, works with Google Classroom rostering, and is COPPA/FERPA compliant. Free Services Offered: Canva for Education is free for educators!

  • Charter's free access to Spectrum broadband, WiFI during pandemic

    Charter announced it will offer free services to families around the nation starting Monday, March 16 and continuing for 60 days.

  • Comcast's 'Internet Essentials' Package

    Comcast announced it will be increasing speeds for the Internet Essentials program, and making the program free to new low-income customers for two months, amid the coronavirus outbreak. To sign up, visit their webpage.

  • Conscious Discipline

    Conscious Discipline is trauma-informed, evidence-based social emotional learning curriculum. The curriculum is based on four essential components: conscious discipline brain state model, seven powers for conscious adults, creating the school family, and seven skills of discipline. Conscious Discipline is offering access to virtual professional development, trauma webinars, free premium resources, and a free resource membership. Free Services Offered: Webinars, digital SEL (social-emotional learning) library memberships, SEL how-to articles, family management tips and resources, and digital/printable student activities (including coronavirus 101 materials).

  • COVID-19 Educational Resources

    This is a master resource list that is updated continuously. The GLIDE tool appears like an app, however it is a web-based tool. Within the GLIDE you can search for specific resources by typing in the search bar or utilize the categories. Educators from around the world have been sharing and submitting resources to this tool. If you have resources to share, you can also add them by using the + sign at the top of the tool and filling out the form.

  • Educator Temporary School Closure for Online Learning

    This is a facebook group of over 46,000 educators created to support each other in planning distance or online learning due to school closures for COVID-19. There are tons of ideas and resources shared in an ongoing manner, and many teachers are linking up to collaborate from across the country. From this group, a number of break-out groups focused on specific content areas/roles have been created.

  • K12 - Fuel Education

    Fuel Education partners with schools and districts to provide students equitable learning opportunities that are personalized to serve each student’s different interests and learning style, no matter their level. Fuel Ed offers: digital curriculum in all subjects for K-12; instruction, training, support, and other services that are critical for successful online/blended programs; and an open, easy-to-use learning platform that provides actionable data on each student and enables teachers to customize content. Fuel Education’s partner, Modern Teacher, is offering free resources to help teachers prepare. Free Services Offered: Try It Free for 30 Days

  • KwikSurveys

    KwikSurveys is an online assessment tool that allows you to create and easily distribute customized quizzes. The platform offers features such as a quiz timer, custom messaging to students based on scores, and tracking for completion. You can also utilize A/B split testing if you would like. Students can respond on any device they have access to. The quizzes are automatically scored, and the data is compiled as charts and graphs in a professional digital report. Free Services Offered: The Pro plan is free for schools and teachers.

  • Learn Everywhere

    Yes. Every Kid. has put together a Facebook group called Learn Everywhere. This is a community of resources, of support and access. Whether you’re a parent with a child at home, an educator in search of material, or a curious student, this group will let you share ideas, solutions and find learning materials. Free Resources Offered: Free Facebook group.

  • ManagedMethods

    ManagedMethods is a G Suite and Office 365 data security and student safety platform that gives K-12 IT teams full visibility and control into the data being stored. The platform monitors G Suite, Office 365, and email apps 24/7/365 for cybersecurity threats and student safety risks (including cyberbullying and inappropriate content), to help keep sensitive data secure and students safe. COPPA and FERPA compliant. Free Services Offered: Free platform access until May 31 with training and support.

  • OTIS for educators!

    Teq is a platform that evaluates and delivers produces and services for the educational environment. They are dedicated to providing PD and instructional support to educators. Right now, Teq is offering educators free access to OTIS for educators! PD courses. Individual teachers can sign up for a free basic account to register themselves, schools can set up for their entire school. Free Resources Offered: Access to OTIS for educators! PD courses

  • Training and Access Project (TAP)

    TAP is an initiative within Boston Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships that offers high quality professional development and consultation services. TAP is developing a series of free online courses for educators and school communities. Each training is composed of easy-to-follow videos on key topics related to social-emotional learning and behavioral health. Free Services Offered: 5 Online Free Trainings (You will need to create a free account)

  • The Myers-Briggs Company

    The VitaNavis platform helps students envision their future possibilities and connect to post-secondary education and the world of work based on their unique strengths, interests, and values. Through the predictive and data-driven SuperStrong assessment, students become more self-aware and begin to aspire to their future possible selves by exploring Career Pathways. Tools help your students understand their learning styles both virtually and in the classroom. Education Pathways allows your students to explore post-secondary school options. Free Services Offered: Free open access to elements of the VitaNavis platform

  • Wakelet

    Wakelet is the easiest way to capture, organize, and share multi-media resources. With Wakelet, you can bookmark anything (articles, resources, videos, social media posts, podcasts, and more!), organize and curate your collection (add your own notes, images, videos, and PDF's), and collaborate and share (invite others to contribute). You can then present your information! Free Services Offered: Always Free

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