*Please understand that these free, at-home resources are completely VOLUNTARY and are here to support students’ education and parents during this unusual time.
*Please be reminded that the online resources that students regularly use during school are listed under the “Parents & Students” tab and the “Resources” tab from the district website (uasdraiders.org).
|K-5||All||PBSkids.org||The website for children’s programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States.|
|6-12||Social Studies||The Great Courses||Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History. Dr. Richard Kurin, the Smithsonian Institute’s Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, offers this 12-hour video course at The Great Courses, which you can access with a free trial.|
|National Geographic for Kids||National Geographic Kids. Child-focused resources about animals, science, history, people, and places around the world from The National Geographic Society.|
|K-6||Arts and Crafts||Colorations||Educational craft ideas. This website features hundreds of educational and grade-appropriate craft ideas that you can do at home.|
|K-6||Reading||Story Time From Space||Videos of astronauts reading STEM-themed books from the International Space Station brought to you by the nonprofit Storytime From Space.|
|K-6||Science||Steve Spanglers Science||Steve Spangler Science experiments you can do at home. This is a site established by science guy Steve Spangler, who’s been on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” over 20 times, with close to 400 science experiments you can do at home.|
|K-6||English Language Arts
|The Great Courses ~ A children’s guide to folklore and wondertales||A Children’s Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales. Dr. Hannah Blevins Harvey treats you to dynamic, theatrical, and engaging tellings of cherished tales from around the world through this 12-hour video course at The Great Courses, which you can access with a free trial.|
|K-6||Various||Really Good Stuff||Really Good Stuff student activity printables. There are about 40 free printable student activities on this page, which you can do at home, especially if you have limited resources.|
|ABCmouse||Digital education appropriate for children. This is a digital education program from the award-winning company The Age of Learning, covering subjects including reading and language arts, math, science, health, social studies, music, and art. You can sign up for a free.
|Sumdog||We want to help lighten the mood for children. So if you’ve never experienced premium Sumdog before, then your students are going to be in for a treat. They will have access to over 20 fun games that will motivate them to practice math, spelling and grammar. You can also set and monitor work remotely.|
|Knowledge on the Go||We are providing knowledge-building resources here—written materials for math (Grades K–12) and daily instructional videos for English language arts (Grades K–8), math (Grades K-12), and science (Grades 3–5). We will post new video lessons and update our content daily. Continue checking this page for more free resources as we refresh our content.|
|K-5||Math Facts||Required Fluencies in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics||Math facts are important to all higher-level math. This list lets you know what math facts your child should be fluent with by what grade.|
|K-5||Math Facts||Reflex Math||Adaptive and individualized, ExploreLearning Reflex is the most effective system for mastering basic facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 60-day trial|
|K-2||STEM||Science 4 Us||Give your students a head-start in STEM with a free 30-day trial! Specially designed for K-2 students Hundreds of short lessons for use with whole group, small group or 1:1|
|K-5||STEM||STEM and SEL @ Home Resources||Activities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math|
|3-12||Math and Science||Gizmos ~ Online Simulations||Gizmos are interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12. Over 400 Gizmos aligned to the latest standards help educators bring powerful new learning experiences to the classroom.|
|K-12||Coping||Common Sense Media Resources for Families||For all parents, grandparents, caregivers, here are some quality resources for your family and ways to cope, here is a link to the Common Sense Media site that shares ways to help kids understand the pandemic. Also great tips for movies, book and game ideas.|
|K-12||Coping||Down Dog App||If you are looking for some exercise/mindfulness activities for you and your kids the Downdog App is free until July 1 for educators and students.