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Widespread school closures have thrown a wrench in the gears of education this year, but kids can still have fun learning thanks to a number of free online resources… even if it’s from their own homes.

FinanceBuzz is a great site to find a list of resources for online learning materials. To check out these resources and for more information about FinanceBuzz, visit www.financebuzz.com.

National Geographic Kids is offering some great resources for learning at home. To view these resources and learn more about National Geographic Kids, visit www.kids.nationalgeographic.com.

About National Geographic

National Geographic has been igniting the explorer in all of us for 132 years through groundbreaking storytelling from the best and brightest scientists, explorers, photographers, and filmmakers in the world. Our yellow border serves as a portal to explore the farthest reaches of the Earth and beyond. Places only National Geographic can take you.

The Smithsonian is committed to supporting teachers and their students around the globe as they face unprecedented new learning challenges. Here, on the Learning Lab, teachers have access to millions of digital resources from across the Smithsonian’s museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and more. You will also find pre-packaged collections that contain lessons, activities, and recommended resources made by Smithsonian museum educators as well as thousands of classroom teachers like you. Use the search bar below to search for Smithsonian Learning Lab Collections.

For more information, visit www.learninglab.si.edu/distancelearning.

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

For more information, visit www.khanacademy.org.

CommonLit is a nonprofit education technology organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, especially students in Title I schools, graduate with the reading, writing, communication, and problem-solving skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. For more information about CommonLit and for materials, visit www.commonlit.org.

We Are Teachers is a great resource for math for all levels. For more information about their math resources, visit We Are Teachers – Math

About We Are Teachers

Our mission is to inspire teachers and help them succeed by sharing practical classroom ideas, the best freebies and giveaways, and teacher-to-teacher advice and humor.

We publish daily articles, videos, and giveaways right here on our website as well as our social media channels on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and Pinterest.

Think of us as your virtual teacher’s lounge where you can find support and encouragement from your colleagues, a great idea for your next reading or math lesson, and a laugh when you need it.

For more information about We Are Teachers, visit www.weareteachers.com.

Action for Healthy Kids is an organization created to help create healthier schools by bringing all the members of a school community together and equipping them with the tools and resources they need to make change happen. The organization is currently offering numerous educational resources for parents and kids during COVID-19.

For more information and to view their resources, visit www.actionforhealthykids.org.

CHANGE THEIR WORLD. CHANGE YOURS. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

As we learn about COVID-19 resources and services available, we will be sharing them here.