Eager to learn a new language? Download Duolingo on your phone or complete exercises on their website! Work a little each day on new language acquisition through speech and grammar exercises.
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Science360 is an app that provides the latest science videos from scientists, colleges and universities, science and engineering centers, the National Science Foundation, and more!
Code.org is a great way to help your student learn computer science at home. The site is free and offers training programs in multiple languages including prereaders. Code.org uses games, and courses to get your child coding. Students can learn to design and build apps with App Lab.
codeSpark is an award-winning learn-to-code app for kids ages 5-9. Solve puzzles and create games with The Foos while learning to code. Note: codeSpark is offering a free 3-month trial. Adult email address and credit card information are required at signup. (For pre-readers through 5th grade)
Box Island is a charming mobile coding game that takes learners on an exciting adventure while teaching the fundamentals of coding: algorithms, pattern recognition, sequences, loops, and conditionals. (For all ages)
Spending lots of time teaching from your screen? Instructables user Amos Blanton designed a simple sideview mirror for video calls that allows viewers to see your face and hands simultaneously!
Audible is offering free streaming stories while classrooms are closed. The wide variety (popular new releases, fairy tales, classics, and more) means family members can listen together or independently.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is offering free access to recordings of past concerts via DSO Replay.
There are lots of opportunities to explore science in the kitchen. (Raising agents! Emulsions! Maillard reactions!) Any fans of Samin Nosrat’s book (and bingeable Netflix series) Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat can #DrawTogether with the book’s illustrator, Wendy MacNaughton. She hosts weekday drawing classes live on Instagram, but you can catch up on past classes via YouTube.