With families living, working, and learning under the same roof, things can get stressful. We rounded up resources to help students of all ages to help navigate remote learning.
Activities for Kids
Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites from Common Sense Media
Whether you are just starting to read or exploring science, students of all ages can learn something new with these kid-friendly resources.
Kids’ Zone from National Center for Education Statistics
The Kids' Zone can help you learn about education, explore schools, and decide on a college. Kids can even play games, take quizzes and build math skills.
Curriculum and Resources from Smithsonian Science Education Center
The SSEC offers free K-12 resources for sustainable development, plants, insects, nutrition, and much more.
Game Center from Smithsonian Science Education Center
These free STEM games and simulations are available online or for download! The games are designed with clear learning objectives, vetted by SSEC’s team of curriculum experts, and used by students around the world.
Smithsonian Learning Lab from Smithsonian Science Education Center
These resources and trainings are here to support caregivers, teachers, and students as they all face new learning challenges.
A Limitless World of Learning from Education.com
Explore this learning library full of printable worksheets, lesson plans, games, and activities.
Advice for Caregivers
Virtual Learning Anxiety: How to Help Your Kids from Cleveland Clinic
From losing assignments to forgetting your login, virtual learning can be hard. Kate Eshleman, PsyD, has advice that can help relieve anxiety.
K-2: Tips for Supporting Learning at Home from Child Mind Institute
These guidelines and principles can help parents who now find themselves arranging their K-2 children’s education.
Parent Tips and Tricks for Distance Learning by Christine Elgersma
Elgersma provides tips for parents and caregivers to help keep kids focused, interested, and balanced while learning from home.
Distance Learning: 8 Tips to Help Your Child Learn at Home by Sean J. Smith, Ph.D.
Learning from home is a new experience for kids all over the country. It is not easy to convert homes into classrooms, but these eight tips can help.
Tips and Tricks to Manage Your Kids’ School-Issued Computers by Caroline Knorr
School-issued computers are wonderful at helping kids engage in classes and complete homework—when they work. Knorr shares tips to keep school-issued computers operating smoothly.
Help Your Child Overcome Remote Learning Roadblocks by Jamie Perris
Some school tasks can be difficult to explain to children. Thankfully, Perris shares simple and practical steps that will help build your child’s confidence and problem-solving skills.
Tips for Success During Distance Learning from Children’s National Hospital
Children’s National Hospital can walk you through creating a home learning routine to better prepare for distance learning.