[3/18/2020] As schools close their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, many families across the country are making a rapid and unplanned switch to homeschooling—at least for the time being.
If you’re not sure where to begin with your child’s at-home education, check out these online homeschooling resources. Pair them with high-speed internet from DayStarr to keep your kids on track during these uncertain times.
Programs for Getting Started
Homeschool.com is a comprehensive guide to homeschooling and offers online community support. You can access an array of resources and services, including free printable educational activities and worksheets.
An easy A-to-Z guide to homeschooling, The Homeschool Mom includes links to some of the best online resources. You have access to local programs, lesson plans, and other popular topics. This program also offers parent reviews of various homeschool curriculums.
Free Online Courses & Lesson Plans
You can find thousands of free online courses and lesson plans across many different subjects at Kahn Academy: Math, English, Science, Computer Programming, Art, History, Economics, and Finance, to name a few. Kahn has partnered with NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, the California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to provide specialized content.
TED-Ed is an extensive online video library that features cool animation paired with great educational content. Popular video topics include: “Does Time Exist?”, “History Through the Eyes of a Chicken”, “Can You Solve the Leonardo Da Vinci Riddle?” and “A Day in the Life of an Egyptian Doctor.”
Want to balance education and religious life? Try All-in-One Homeschool. This free Christian homeschool curriculum includes Reading, Math, Language Arts, Science, Bible, Computer, Foreign Languages, History, Art, Music, and PE. You can customize your child’s daily lessons based on their skill level and track their progress for each course.
Additional Free Online Resources by Subject
Math: Math Games, Corbett Math, Dreambox (free trial available), Math is Fun
Science: Exploratorium, NASA for Students, Steve Spangler Science, How to Smile
Reading and Language Arts: Project Gutenberg, Starfall, Read Write Think, Read Works
Whether you’re looking for a structured homeschooling curriculum or simply want some fun, interactive learning resources to keep your kids occupied throughout the coronavirus crisis, any of these digital resources can help.
Call DayStarr today at 989-720-6000 to ensure you have the fast and reliable internet you need to power all of the smart, at-home education resources at your fingertips.