Many organizations are offering free subscriptions, lessons or other educational content while schools are closed. Here are a few resources you can use to engage your students while schools are closed. Do you know of a resource we should share? Send it to kpotter@msta.org.

If you are considering using any tool that might collect student data, make sure it adheres to your district’s student privacy policies.

Learn to Doodle with Mo Willems

https://www.kennedy-center.org/mowillems

Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.

New episodes will be posted each weekday at 12:00 p.m. CT and then remain online to be streamed afterwards.  Check back each weekday for new LUNCH DOODLES!

Neverending Science

Resources put together by Columbia Public School Science.

Links to webcams of beehives, eagle nests, meerkats and more. Virtual tours of Yellowstone, the Smithsonian and more.

www.NeverEndingScience.com

Home Safari Live

The Cincinnati Zoo is live streaming educational content each day at 2 p.m. CT.

https://www.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo/

Zoom

Teachers have free access to the videoconferencing tool Zoom.

https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/13/how-to-use-zoom-for-online-learning/

Scholastic

Scholastic is offering free lessons each Monday through Friday.

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Google Museum Tours

Google has compiled virtual tours and collections from art museums from around the world.

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

 

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