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List of Academic Resources 3

Carmen Sandiego videos, stories, and lessons for all subject areas  https://www.carmensandiego.com/resources/

✅Math Videos with lessons, real life uses of math, famous actors https://www.hmhco.com/math-at-work

✅Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects

✅Online education program for toddler through high school...  https://www.khanacademy.org/

✅Free Printables for PreK-2nd Grade https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Literacy-With-The-Littles/Price-Range/Free

✅Free printables library with activities for children 0-6  https://www.littlesparkcompany.com/printables-library

✅Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans   https://littletwistersyoga.com/online-store/

✅Magic Spell is a carefully crafted spelling adventure.  https://brainbox.games/

✅Resources for AP students https://marcolearning.com/

✅Enter your math problem or search term, press the button, and they show you the step-by-step work and answer instantly.  2nd grade through college.  https://www.mathcelebrity.com/online-math-tutor.php

✅Elem Math games, logic puzzles and educational resources https://www.mathplayground.com/

✅Poetry and music  https://www.thewell.world/mindful-music/mindful-poetry-moments

✅3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects  https://www.instructables.com/member/EdgertonCenter/instructables/

✅Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators.  https://www.musictheory.net/

✅Scads of free resources, games, learning resources, and lesson plans for teaching personal finance  https://www.ngpf.org/

✅Improve your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races with up to 5 typers from around the world. https://www.nitrotype.com/

✅Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science.  https://www.nomsterchef.com/nomster-recipe-library

✅Online curriculum that builds better writers.  https://www.noredink.com/

✅80+ do at home science activities https://elementalscience.com/blogs/news/80-free-science-activities

✅Daily lessons and educational activities that kids can do on their own  https://www.superchargedschool.com/

✅Adaptive curriculum in Math and ELA for Grades K-8

✅Novel Effect makes storytime a little more fun for kids (and grown-ups too!) As you read out loud from print books (or ebooks!) music, sound effects, and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice.  https://noveleffect.com/

✅Quick & easy at home projects curated for kids 2 and up

✅Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial  http://www.paragraphpunch.com/

✅PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

Curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students.

✅Science and math labs and simulations  https://phet.colorado.edu/

✅An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics.  https://www.positivephysics.org/home

✅Prodigies is a colorful music curriculum for kids 1-12 that will teach your kids how to play their first instrument, how to sing in tune & how to understand the language of music! 21 for free  https://prodigiesmusic.com/

✅Free videos from around the world from grade 3-12

✅QuaverMusic is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home https://www.quavermusic.com/info/at-home-resources/

✅For students to practice and master whatever they are learning. https://quizlet.com/

✅ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12.   https://www.readworks.org/

✅Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students https://marketplace.mythinkscape.com/store/redtkids

✅Music Based Spanish Learning  https://rockalingua.com/

Science simulations, scientist profiles, and other digital resources for middle school science and high school biology

✅The Shurley English program for grades K-8 provides a clear, logical, and concrete approach to language arts.  https://www.shurley.com/

✅Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises. https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/

✅Music practice transformed  https://www.smartmusic.com/

✅Spellingcity is free right now with code VSCFree90

✅Kid-friendly workouts — choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout.  https://app.sworkit.com/collections/kids-workouts

✅A collection of hundreds of free K-12 STEM resources, from standalone models and simulations to short activities and week long sequences of curriculum materials.  https://learn.concord.org/

✅Course sets (Levels 1–5) that combine and thoroughly cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography—all in one easy-to-use, beautiful course.  https://www.goodandbeautiful.com/

✅At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play. https://www.theottoolbox.com/

✅Science projects that can be completed with or without Internet access  https://sciencespot.net/Pages/classhome.html

Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students and Special Needs https://www.controlaltachieve.com/2016/10/special-needs-extensions.html?fbclid=IwAR0xZB_RuXespfRqRSZuSuwPupzD66Sfjk-1JkHs5pJ3bltfnmxVeQrSvfs&m=1 Technology can be a powerful tool to assist students with special needs or any sort of learning challenge. In particular the Chrome web browser allows users to install a wide variety of web extensions that provide tools that can help all learners, regardless of ability level. Free

Fluency and Fitness https://fluencyandfitness.com/register/school-closures/ Exercise your brain and your body. Free for 21 days due to COVID-19 school closures
GoNoodle https://www.gonoodle.com Engage children with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. Free
Playworks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FljuNtVc_-g Need a recess game to play indoors? Try Crack the Code! Work as a team to solve the code and make it to the other side! Free
Yoga Learning Adventures
(Local Peoria Business)
https://www.facebook.com/yogalearningadventures/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARD9g8OjoePqe9Q16dUIzgp1xVdp_0Tj3TBhZu_UHaeRo6nnyryB7aQ7zgLeJXrRNZxNqe7os1wz36fv Plan on these online children's yoga classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-4:45 pm for ALL children who would benefit from learning strategies to manage their emotions and short guided breathing, mindfulness, and relaxation practice videos geared toward children and families to help decrease stress and anxiety. Free