Family Learning Resources

Tools and tips for the Accesso Club family to help keep students learning.

Teach from Home

Now that schoolwork is happening at home, students are spending more time than ever online. Here are tips and tools to help families manage and support children’s use of technology.

 

Kids Discover

The Premier Cross-Curricular Online Platform for Elementary and Middle School Learners Access their award-winning library of over 2,000 visually stunning science and social studies articles on any internet-enabled device, at any time, for one low price.

 

 

Hand 2 Mind

hand2mind is excited to introduce teach@home: Daily Lessons & Activities for K-5 students, a series of free daily lessons and activities created and delivered by teachers. Each week you will find an easy-to-follow schedule, by grade, for K-5 students and daily grade-specific video lessons for Math and Literacy. You will also find worksheets for the Math and Literacy lessons as well as a daily Specials activity.

Wizarding World – Harry Potter At Home

Welcome to the Harry Potter At Home hub where you’ll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied – including special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world.

 

 

Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Daytime Emmy®-nominated and award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online®, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Oprah Winfrey, Chris Pine, Kristen Bell, Rita Moreno, Viola Davis, Jaime Camil, Kevin Costner, Lily Tomlin, Sarah Silverman, Betty White, Wanda Sykes and dozens more.

CMOM At Home

CMOM at Home brings the Children’s Museum of Manhattan into your living room. Every day, the CMOM offers a new video, game, sing-a-long or other online activity that your little one will love. The themes are as follows:

Magical Monday: science and technology

Move & Groove Tuesday: activities to get the wiggles out.

Our World Wednesday: explore the world with your child

Artsy Thursday: creative explorations

Feel Good Friday: health and wellness

Storytime Saturday: cuddle up with a book

Surprise Sunday: a fun and unexpected activity for children and families!

Bedtime Math

Join CAMP TV – a 1-hour day camp experience delivered right to your living room! Bedtime Math will be a featured guest, spotlighting our fun summer math activities.

Virtual Museums

These explorations offer new perspectives and access to learning like never before. When you and your child visit a virtual museum, you open yourselves up to a new world.

TED Ed

This site lets you build a lesson around any TED talk, TED-Ed resource, or YouTube video. You can also find and use existing lessons on a variety of topics. A great resource for any teacher, homeschooler, parent, or student.

Simple Homeschool

A must-follow blog for homeschoolers who want to keep it simple, Jamie of Simple Homeschool shares reviews, giveaways, and articles on curriculum and other topics as well as inspiration and encouragement for homeschooling families.

Reading Eggs

This subscription site promises to make learning to read fun with games, songs, and engaging rewards as well as a series of mobile apps. It’s a favorite of many parents with kids aged three and up.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers free online lessons and interactive exercises on just about every possible topic. These lessons can be a great resource for students and parents, whether you work through an entire subject, or just supplement with videos to get help with a tricky math challenge or other subject.

Exploratorium

The website for this popular San Francisco children’s science center features an impressive selection of free activities, videos, printables, and interactive online resources on a variety of math and science topics.

Duolingo

This free language app is available for iPhone, Android, and the web and offers fun and engaging lessons for a variety of languages, including Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English. Duolingo is a great option for homeschooling parents who want their kids to learn a new language but need a more affordable option than tutoring or language classes.

Xtra Math

A nonprofit organization dedicated to math achievement, XtraMath features free math videos, lessons, and activities as well as progress reports and resources for teachers and parents. The site is a valuable resource both for homework help and more in-depth lessons.

Kahoot!

Calling all parents and teachers! Give learners engaging and easy-to-use tools to study at home, independently or in groups, to review content, prepare for tests and engage with peers.

Children’s Theatre Company
Virtual Academy

Learn from the leading theatre for young audiences wherever you are!

Stepping Stone School at Home

Many families are finding new and creative ways to engage and educate their children while at home! Stepping Stone School compiled a list of fun and educational activities and resources for you to use with your family!

WhiteHat Jr

Free 1-hour Robotics and Coding Class especially during school close-down. Limited FREE entires. Ages 6-18 only.