Learning At Home Resources

There are many amazing resources available online to support families during this difficult time. Below are some learning at home resources we wanted to share to help families in our communities keep learning at home, no library card required!

From CBC Books - Canadian children's writers & illustrators are sharing readings of their books online

As Canadians stay indoors this month, writers and illustrators across the country are filming readings of their books or drawing lessons for viewers to watch online. CBC books has compiled a collection of taped and upcoming readings. Their list will be updated regularly.

Audible Stories

For as long as schools are closed, Audible Stories will be open. Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.

Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Khan Academy's math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.

Mystery Science

There are 1 billion children in the world today—and Mystery Science is making it possible for them to explore any question they have, wherever they are. We’re collecting every question children ask and creating video explanations for all of them—not just Why questions, but also How questions—step-by-step guides for anything they want to do. Mystery Sceince's ultimate purpose is to ensure the next generation of children grow up and see that it’s an amazing world we live in, full of possibility and wonder—and that they develop the ability to figure things out for themselves. To help educators during this time of coronavirus, they have pulled our most popular science lessons and are offering them for anyone to use for free. No account or login is needed.

Scholastic Learn at Home

Day by day activities to keeps kids reading, thinking and growing from Children's Publisher Scholastic.

Prodigy

The engaging, curriculum-aligned math platform loved by over 50 million students, teachers and admins. No cost, ever. Easily motivate 1st to 8th grade students to learn and practice math.