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.
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.
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.
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 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!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
Learn from the leading theatre for young audiences wherever you are!
Free 1-hour Robotics and Coding Class especially during school close-down. Limited FREE entires. Ages 6-18 only.
BBC Bitesize Daily
BBC’s newly launched “Bitesize Daily” the educational curriculum includes lessons led by celebrities such Sir David Attenborough who in partnership with the BBC, the renowned broadcaster and natural historian will be teaching virtual geography classes! Others like Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker, pop singer Liam Payne, and Manchester City star Sergio Agüero also join in. You’ll find daily lessons for homeschooling in Math and English for every age group, as well as regular lessons in Science, History, Geography and more.