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General Parent & Kid Resources

DoD MWR Reading Program

Spring into Reading April 12 - May 16, 2020! Read at home and be entered into weekly gift card drawings. Get started by registering below or signing in with your existing account. All Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army, and DOD Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, and Civilian personnel and their family members are eligible.

https://dodvirtualsrp.beanstack.org/reader365

Virtual Month of the Military Child                

This month, we're celebrating the Month of the Military Child virtually! Join us in the celebration by participating in virtual activities listed on our website. 

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Craft Factory - Tooth Brushing Crafts 

Find crafty ways to make tooth brushing more fun! 

https://www.facebook.com/CraftFactory/videos/642768353235168/


 

K-12 @HOME Educational Resources & Studies

BrainPopJr 

Educational resource that provides engaging learning games, animated movies and activities designed with relevance, depth and humor.

https://jr.brainpop.com/
For grade levels through K-6.

Scholastic

Scholastic learn at home offers day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing.

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
For all K-12 grade levels.

Sesame Street 

Uses the power of media and the beloved Muppets to meet children’s development needs with critical early education, social impact programs, and a large dose of fun!

https://www.sesamestreet.org/
For grade levels through K-6.

PBS kids 

Committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment.

https://pbskids.org/
For grade levels through K-6.

Crash Course

Crash Course is one of the best ways to educate yourself, your classmates, and your family on YouTube! From courses like Astronomy to US History and Anatomy & Physiology it's got you covered with an awesome variety of AP high school curriculum topics. With various witty hosts at your service, you won't even notice you're getting smarter.

https://thecrashcourse.com?
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

TED Ed

Browse hundreds of TED-Ed Animations and TED Talks designed to spark your child’s curiosity. You'll also find thousands of other video-based lessons organized by age-level and subject.

https://ed.ted.com?
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

 

Read Works 

Committed to solving America’s reading comprehension crisis and student achievement gap by creating world-class content, teacher guidance, and integrated tools that improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

https://www.readworks.org/
For all K-12 grade levels.

Storyline Online 

Features celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading.

https://www.storylineonline.net/
For grade levels through K-6.

Scratch 

With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.

https://scratch.mit.edu/
For grade levels through K-6.

Poetry Foundation 

Share the magic of poetry with children with articles for parents and activities for children.

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/children
For grade levels through K-6.

Project Gutenberg 

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free e-pub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.
https://www.gutenberg.org
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Smithsonian TweenTribune

TweenTribune is a free online newspaper for kids aged 8–15. It is updated daily with stories from the Associated Press that are chosen based on relevancy to pre-adolescents
https://www.tweentribune.com
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

XtraMath

XtraMath is a free web program designed for students and parents to help kids master basic math.
https://xtramath.org/
For all K-12 grade levels.

Math Drills 

Math-Drills.com includes over 50 thousand free math worksheets that may be used to help students learn broad range of topics including number sense, arithmetic, pre-algebra, geometry, measurement, money concepts and much more. There are also interactive math features including the Sudoku and Dots math games, and the more serious math flash cards and unit converter.
https://www.math-drills.com/
For all K-12 grade levels.

Cool Math

Cool Math is a brain-training site, for everyone, where logic & thinking & math meets fun & games.
https://www.coolmath.com
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Virtual Nerd Videos

Virtual Nerd is a supplemental learning resource for teachers and students, with a focus on middle school and high school mathematics.
https://www.virtualnerd.com
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Geography with World Atlas

Don’t let staying home keep you from exploring the world. World Atlas is used as a resource for educators, students, and those who are simply curious about the world around them.

https://www.worldatlas.com/
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Geography with States & Capitals

Learn information about the United States with popular state facts.

https://www.50states.com/
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Seterra Geography

Seterra will challenge you with quizzes about countries, capitals, flags, oceans, lakes and more! Introduced in 1997 and available in 36 different languages, Seterra has helped thousands of people study geography and learn about their world.
https://online.seterra.com/en
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Constitution Center

Explore the Constitution’s history and what it means today with leading constitutional scholars from across the legal and philosophical spectrum.
https://constitutioncenter.org
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Smithsonian's History Explorer

Smithsonian's History Explorer offers hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history.
https://historyexplorer.si.edu
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

NASA

Learn about space missions, build a moon habitat, read about people who have gone to space and do puzzles and games. 
https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.htm

Learn about the International Space Station and what the astronauts onboard are doing and when to spot it in the night sky above your home.
https://spotthestation.nasa.gov and https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html.
For grade levels through K-6.

Disney Imagineers

Imagineering in a Box brings together the diverse talents of Disney Imagineers around the world for a one-of-a-kind learning experience and is part of Disney’s commitment to helping today’s youth create the future they imagine. 
https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2019/08/walt-disney-imagineering-partners-with-khan-academy-to-bring-you-imagineering-in-a-box
For grade levels through K-6.

4-H Stem Lab 

STEM Lab provides fun, hands-on STEM activities for kids of all ages to do anywhere!
https://4-h.org/parents/stem-agriculture/youth-stem-activities/
For grade levels through K-6.

Crash Course Kids 

Crash Course Kids is a bi-weekly show from the producers of Crash Course all about grade school science: Earth, Habitats, Space, Chemical Reactions, Engineering, and more!
https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids/about
For grade levels through K-6.

Code.org 

Code.org is dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented youth. Great computer science activities for all ages.|
https://code.org/ 
For all K-12 grade levels.

Bill Nye the Science Guy 

Full length clips from 100s of videos from this inspirational teacher.
https://www.youtube.com/user/therealbillnye/featured
For all K-12 grade levels.

PHET Interactive

PhET simulations provide fun, interactive research-based simulations for use in K-12 and college STEM education. 

https://phet.colorado.edu
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Scratch

With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.

https://scratch.mit.edu
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

Science Journals for Teens

Cutting edge scientific journals accessible to teens. A free STEM teaching resource. 
https://sciencejournalforkids.org
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

 

Google Art Project 

Learn about over 1,000 works of art.
https://artsandculture.google.com/
For all K-12 grade levels.

Smithsonian Online Exhibitions 

The Smithsonian virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device.
https://library.si.edu/exhibitions 
For all K-12 grade levels.

Tutor.com                               

Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, is a program that provides on-demand, online tutoring and homework help at no cost to eligible service members and their dependents. With live, expert tutors available 24/7, military-connected students can receive academic help at their moment of need—anywhere they have an internet connection.

https://military.tutor.com/home

For all K-12 grade levels.

Khan Academy 

School closed? We’re here for you with free resources to keep everyone learning with online tutoring and lessons in a multitude of subjects. 

https://www.khanacademy.org/

For all K-12 grade levels.

Conjuguemos

Conjuguemos makes learning verb conjugations in Spanish, French (+ 7 other languages) easy with drill practices and fun multi-player games.
https://conjuguemos.com
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.

BBC Languages

Free online language learning: courses, audio, video and games, including the alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, activities and tests.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/
For grade levels K-6 through K-12.
 

 

 
 

 


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