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DC Public Library recognizes that many families are pursuing distance learning for the first time. While it can be an incredibly rewarding experience for families to learn together we know it can also feel overwhelming to find the right tools and resources that will help your student succeed. The library has a list of items to utilize while completing assignments. You can also join DCPL Monday- Friday at 10:30 am for virtual story time. Tune in here:
Wide Open School is a free collection of online learning experiences for kids. They offer many resources that can be completed offline and on smartphones, as well as bilingual and English-language learner resources.
Virtual Story Time is an interactive read aloud using grade-level texts. Students can ask and answer questions and engage in critical thinking through volunteer-led discussions.
During Story Time from Space, astronauts on the International Space Station are reading books to the children of Earth.
As the world asks more of families and teachers, TIME for Kids salutes you, by offering their digital library free for the remainder of the school year. Visit their website for free access to a library of four grade-specific digital editions of TIME for Kids and “Your $” financial literacy magazine.
New Schools Venture Fund has a free online resource database organized by audience & student age group. Visit their website for supports offered today.
Children develop and learn behavioral habits from the moment they're born, including their family's and their own relationship to money. Looking for ways to help build your child's financial literacy? Check out TitleMax's website today.
Educational YouTube Channels
YouTube can serve as a valuable educational tool with free on-demand videos available 24/7. Check out a few educational channels:
- Crash Course Kids
- Free School
- Geek Gurl Diairies
- GEOgraphy Focus
- Kids Learning Tube
- Mike Likes Science
- National Geographic Kids
- Science Channel
- Science Max
- SciShow Kids
Other Online Resources:
- Cool Math 4 Kids
- E-Learning for Kids
- Highlights Kids
- National Geographic Kids
- Science Kids
- Storyline Online
- Turtle Diary
- Unite for Literacy
We understand that this is not an exhaustive list. We are open to adding additional resources. Please email with your suggestions, [email protected].