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Resources for Parents & Families

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES DURING REMOTE LEARNING
Parents Resources: 

How to manage working from home and homeschooling: 

  • Coronavirus Triple Duty: Working, Parenting and Teaching from Home (NPR)
  • 5 tips for effectively working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, when you have kids (CNBC)
  • 9 tips to be productive when working at home during COVID-19 (Forbes)
Parent Guide to Google Classroom
Special Education Updates
Here are the most updated Special Education Updates from the Chancellor:
 
Have any questions that need to be answered you can email Ms. Schneider (AP of Special Education) or Mrs. Valsamis (IEP Teacher)
Family Resources:

Pennies for Patients

https://www.penniesforpatients.org/

“Free STEM+ Resources for Parents & Educators”

6th-8th Grade Students:

  • Adventure AcademyMath, art, science and reading for ages 8-13, free during school closures w/code SCHOOL7771
  • Arts & CultureVirtually visit 500+ museums and art galleries around the world.
  • AYP tech & career lessonsFrom PwC and Code.org, nine 45-min lessons that connect technology and future careers.
  • Brains OnAward-winning science podcast for kids from American Public Media.
  • Coding coursesCreated by the Creative Computing Lab at Harvard, supports increasing fluency with computational thinking.
  • Hidden Worlds of National ParksGoogle's partnership with the National Parks Services quite literally brings the outdoors inside.
  • Drawing classesAuthor/illustrator Jarrett Krozoczka offers drawing classes on YourTube, daily.
  • Khan AcademyOffers a personalized learning dashboard with videos and practice exercises, includes math, science, history, etc.
  • Kinder ArtArt lessons for grades PreK – 8th grade. Free and fee-based lessons available online.
  • LUNCH DOODLESChildren's author and illustrator Mo Willems invites you to explore new ways of making and writing.
  • MathAnticsYouTube videos that teach math lessons through animation.
  • Reading IQReading assessment and digital library of books. Free access w/code SCHOOL7771.
  • Safari TourRide along on a live safari.
  • San Diego ZooTour the San Diego Zoo.
  • Scholastic Learn at HomeKeep the learning going with four daily learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video.
  • Story PiratesPodcast series with original stories written by real kids, featuring celebrity guests.
  • Smithsonian Natural History MuseumVirtually visit exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
  • Supercharged SchoolOnline science lessons and experiments. Free and paid content available.
  • WOW in the WorldGuy Raz and Mindy Thomas, radio and podcast stars, serve up science news with a heavy dose of silliness.
  • Virtual field tripsA list of virtual trips you can take to zoos, museums and parks.
  • Yellowstone National ParkTake a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park.
  • ABC MouseMath, art, science, reading & color lessons for ages 2-8. 
  • Animal Sound SafariAustralian podcast travels in a Magic School Bus-style “safari mobile” to discover animals around the world.
  • Arts & CultureVirtually visit 500+ museums and art galleries around the world.
  • But Why: A podcast for curious kidsPublic radio host Jane Lindholm helps answer kids' most burning questions.
  • Disney stories on Spotify10-15 minute Disney stories told in an engaging way.
  • Earth RangersA sound-rich dive into nature and animal science, podcast guided by Ranger Emma
  • Go NoodleKid-friendly videos to get your kids up and moving around
  • Khan AcademyOffers a personalized learning dashboard with videos and practice exercises.
  • Kinder ArtArt lessons for grades PreK – 8th grade. Free and fee-based lessons available online.
  • LUNCH DOODLESChildren's author and illustrator Mo Willems invites you to explore new ways of making and writing.
  • McHarper ManorFree daily live art and craft tutorials.
  • Monterey Bay AquariumLive stream of different aquarium exhibits.
  • Pants on FireKids are challenged to “spot the liar” on this game show, co-hosted by a robot.
  • Polar bear live streamLive stream of polar bears in the Tundra.
  • Puppy camLive stream of a puppy playroom.
  • Safari TourRide along on a live safari.
  • San Diego ZooTour the San Diego Zoo.
  • Adventure AcademyMath, art, science and reading for ages 8-13, free during school closures w/code SCHOOL7771
  • Arts & CultureVirtually visit 500+ museums and art galleries around the world.
  • Brains OnAward-winning science podcast for kids from American Public Media.
  • But Why: A podcast for curious kidsPublic radio host Jane Lindholm helps answer kids' most burning questions.
  • Coding coursesCreated by the Creative Computing Lab at Harvard, supports increasing fluency with computational thinking.
  • Cosmic Kids ZogaYoga, mindfulness and relationship for kids.
  • Curriculum AssociatesFree printable reading and math activity packs (in English and Spanish).
  • Hidden Worlds of National ParksGoogle's partnership with the National Parks Services quite literally brings the outdoors inside.
  • Drawing classesAuthor/illustrator Jarrett Krozoczka offers drawing classes on YourTube, daily.
  • Khan AcademyOffers a personalized learning dashboard with videos and practice exercises, includes math, science, history, etc.
  • Kids Learning TubeYouTube channel that teaches using animation.
  • Kinder ArtArt lessons for grades PreK – 8th grade. Free and fee-based lessons available online.
  • LUNCH DOODLESChildren's author and illustrator Mo Willems invites you to explore new ways of making and writing.
  • McHarper ManorFree daily live art and craft tutorials.
  • Mindfulness for kidsFree mindfulness class for kids.
  • Monterey Bay AquariumLive stream of different aquarium exhibits.
  • Mystery ScienceFree, easy science for remote learning.
  • National Geographic KidsInteractive, engaging and colorful games, videos and more.
  • Reading IQReading assessment and digital library of books. Free access w/code SCHOOL7771.
  • TIME for KidsFree access to a library of grade-specific digital editions of TIME for Kids and Your $ financial literacy magazine.
  • The Science GuyDemos and experiments you can try at home.
  • Safari TourRide along on a live safari.
  • San Diego ZooTour the San Diego Zoo.
  • Scholastic Learn at HomeKeep the learning going with four daily learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video.
  • Smithsonian Natural History MuseumVirtually visit exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
  • Story PiratesPodcast series with original stories written by real kids, featuring celebrity guests.
  • Supercharged SchoolOnline science lessons and experiments. Free and paid content available.
  • WOW in the WorldGuy Raz and Mindy Thomas, radio and podcast stars, serve up science news with a heavy dose of silliness.
  • Virtual field tripsA list of virtual trips you can take to zoos, museums and parks.
  • Yellowstone National ParkTake a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park.
  • ZearnOnline math lesson resource, free during school.
  • Arts & CultureVirtually visit 500+ museums and art galleries around the world.
  • Brains OnAward-winning science podcast for kids from American Public Media.
  • Coding coursesCreated by the Creative Computing Lab at Harvard, supports increasing fluency with computational thinking.
  • Drawing classesAuthor/illustrator Jarrett Krozoczka offers drawing classes on YourTube, daily.
  • Khan AcademyOffers a personalized learning dashboard with videos and practice exercises, includes math, science, history, etc.
  • MathAnticsYouTube videos that teach math lessons through animation.
  • Reading IQReading assessment and digital library of books. Free access w/code SCHOOL7771.
  • Safari TourRide along on a live safari.
  • San Diego ZooTour the San Diego Zoo.
  • Scholastic Learn at HomeKeep the learning going with four daily learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video.
  • Smithsonian Natural History MuseumVirtually visit exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
  • Supercharged SchoolOnline science lessons and experiments. Free and paid content available.
  • The Story Collider podcastsTrue, personal stories about science
  • Virtual field tripsA list of virtual trips you can take to zoos, museums and parks.
  • Yellowstone National ParkTake a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park.