Keep Kids Learning

Distanced, but together.

Below are a few resources that we've gathered to keep kids learning. 


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Thank you to all our tuned-in listeners who contribute to our ever-growing page of go-to information.

 
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Kids & The Election

       1. News Literacy Project has a free 13-lesson online curriculum. Its lessons also cover topics like “deep fake” videos and the role               of journalism in a democracy.

      2  iCivics. Countdown to Election Day 2020. Nonpartisan resources to help kids understand the election process and the                                importance of voting!

      3KidsVotingUSA. Nonpartisan educational resources plus fun family activities!

Share My Lesson

      A digital platform where educators can collaborate and share standards-aligned learning resources such as lesson plans,                       classroom strategies and professional development webinars—at no cost. Owned and operated by the AFT (American Federation         of Teachers). Share My Lesson.

 

Virtual Experiences

   

  1.  NASA for Students. A place to Inspire, engage, educate, and employ the next generation of engineers.  And don't forget Slime in Space! Astronauts teamed up with Nickelodeon to take kids 250 miles above the earth to see how slime reacts to microgravity! Watch ping pong with slime! Free!                                                                                                                                                                                                       

  2. Architecture and Design. Tailored, creative hands-on projects to support curiosity, creativity, and innovation. Adopted from the Arkki curriculum, designed by experts in Finland. Available in 8 languages. Arkki at Home.                                                                                                  

  3. Coding, AI and Spy School! Get your tech on with cutting edge courses in STEM! 
     

  4.  Bring the Zoo to You! Virtual Field Trips, Creature Feature, A Breakfast Club and Storytime, courtesy of the Ft. Worth Zoo.                                              

Learning Tools

  1. Bamboo Learning  Free, voice-based educational apps for kids age 5-12: Just say “Alexa, open Bamboo Learning” to open a world of active, conversational skills with Bamboo Books, Bamboo Math, Bamboo Luminaries, Highlights Storybooks, and Bamboo Music!  
     

  2. NatGeoForKids Ages 8+ Geography, animals and more.                                                                                                                                                       

  3. Amazing Educational Resources. By teachers and for teachers.
     

  4. Scholastic Learn at Home. Grades 3-5 and Grades 6+Fantastic curriculum that breaks the day into engaging, interactive lessons.
                                                        

  5. We've curated this teacher-focused list of free learning resources. You'll find them organized by grade. 

Camps, Classes and Everything in Between!​

  1. Activity Hero.  One stop shopping for any type of activity-- online or in-person -- by child's age, session dates, price and other search tools. This school year, popular categories include academic, art, music, coding, science, fitness and more!  KidNuz receives proceeds for sign-ups!                             

Race Resources

  1. The ABC's of diversity from the New York Times. Tips on how to embrace differences and explain race and social justice to kids.
                                    

  2. Fighting Hate at every age. Great strategies from Parents Magazine, no matter how young your kids are.
     

  3. The Conscious Kid. Loads of great places and spaces to improve understanding. 
     

  4. White Silence. NPR's discussion on how white parents can start the conversation, even if they don't entirely understand it.

   5. Popular books & movies. A list of the best reads and watches to help kids appreciate diversity.

Virtual Study Groups & Classrooms

  1. Cisco Webex  Free video conferencing for teachers and schools; content and resources to keep classrooms connected.   
                         

  2. Zoom. Free video and audio conferencing offered to schools. 

 
 
 
 
 

Call for Entries: Resource Library

We're always adding to our list. Have you discovered a book, website, activity guide, playlist, or anything else that you've found helpful and think other people might want to know about?

 
 

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