Learning from Home Educational Resources

School might be closed, but learning never stops! With so many companies offering their content for free, it can be very confusing to know all the resources available to you, so we’ve curated an entire page of FREE educational resources for you to use at home. 

Badgerlink – From personal interest to educational research, BadgerLink provides licensed and trustworthy content not available from free search engines. Always free to Wisconsin residents!

Wave Learning Festival – Join the Wave Learning Festival for a summer of not-at-all-ordinary programming, hosted by student leaders across the nation. These courses are FREE for children and teens.

PBS At Home Learning – Dedicate educational programming that includes specific blocks of time for pre-K through 12th grade levels and covers all core subjects. Watch online or on TV. Website also includes resources for educators and parents.

Scholastic Learn At Home –  Open access to daily learning journeys divided into four grade spans—Pre-K–K, Grades 1–2, Grades 3–5, and Grades 6–9+, covering ELA, STEM, Science, Social Studies, and Social-Emotional Learning

EBSCO Content – Lesson plans using EBSCO resources, educational resources, Google integration tips, and more for educators and parents. 

U.S. Newsstream – Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune

Google Arts & Culture – Visit famous museums and learn about important cultural history without ever leaving your home!

HathiTrust – Access 6.7 million public domain and Creative Commons-licensed works

Project Muse – Participating publishers have made scholarly content, including full-text books from university presses, temporarily available for free on the Project MUSE platform

Audible Stories – For as long as schools are closed, kids can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages.

Storyline Online – Stream videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

DigitalLearn.org – online hub for digital literacy support and training. Watch short videos to learn how to create an email account, buy a plane ticket, build a resume, and more.

Draw Every Day with Jarrett J. Krosoczka  – Learn to draw from the creator of The Lunch Lady and the Jedi Academy graphic novels every day at 2:00 p.m. on YouTube. 

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