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‘Free for Now’ Resources for Online Learning

During this crisis, vendors are stepping up to ensure that you and your kids can keep learning while at home. Explore this “Free for Now” resource list. Wyoming residents can also check out GoWYLD.net and log in with a library card.

Online Learning

These resource are free for a limited time, but Wyoming residents have access to online learning tools all the time through Learning Express Library, Britannica Digital, and more on GoWYLD.net with their public library or community college library card.

 

FOR CHILDREN

Sesame Streets Caring for Other InitiativeIn response to the unprecedented uncertainty facing young children and families, Sesame Workshop's Caring for Each Other initiative marks the beginning of a commitment to support families during the COVID-19 health crisis with a broad variety of free resources.

Miss Humblebee's Academy: Learning resources for children aged 3-6.

 

FOR PREK-12

PBS Learning Media: PreK-12 Resources for School Closures

Online Student Programs with the Presidential Libraries and National Archives: Join us online for interactive learning programs! Programs are available for preschool through 12th grade, and are scheduled weekly through the end of May.

DPLA Primary Source Sets Primary source collections exploring topics in history, literature, and culture developed by educators — complete with teaching guides for class use.

 

RESOURCES

Science News for Students: Science News for Students has news articles, activities and more for at-home learning

Pandemic and Civic Virtue: The American Red Cross and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918 from Teaching with the Library of Congress

Interactive Periodic Table: Idaho National Laboratory interactive periodic table offers detailed information on all 118 elements.

Reading A Scientific Paper [by Ann Nordmeyer (Southern New Hampshire University) & Michael C. Frank (Stanford)]: A handout designed for students learning to read papers in psychology and the behavioral sciences. (Higher Education)

MIT Open Courseware: Free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT. No registration required.

Great Courses Plus: Free one-month trial of a variety of courses from science to literature to food and wine. NOTE: Automatic billing will occur if account is not canceled at end of trial.

 

GUIDANCE

Using Technology to Support Learning at Home:This tip sheet is meant to give parents a strong foundation before they start their hunt for individual resources.

 

 

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