School Closures & Online Learning Resources

Educational / curriculum based: 

1.PBS Learning Media: a lot of videos, interactive content, and supporting documents. You can browse content according to grade level and national and/or state standards.

2. Khan Academy.

3. Coursera

4. Canadian Higher Learning Academy. Fully accredited private online high school offering full course loads for Grades 9 – 12. 

5. Yale Open Courses: Excellent for older students. Great lectures and syllabi on science, history, literature, art, architecture, politics etc.


Modern Poetry

Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

American Novel since 1945


Dante in Translation

Cervantes’ Don Quixote:

Introduction to the New Testament

Introduction to the Old Testament

Art: Roman Architecture


Introduction to Ancient Greek History

African American History from the Emancipation to the Present:

The American Revolution

The Civil War and Reconstruction Era:

The Early Middle Ages

Early Modern England

European Civilization, 1648-1945

Epidemics in Western Society since 1600

France since 1871


Fundamentals of Physics 1

Fundamentals of Physics 2

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology, Biology, Politics of Food.

Global problems of Population growth

Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics

Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering

Freshman Organic Chemistry

Freshman Organic Chemistry II

Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Atmosphere, Ocean, Environmental Change

Philosophy, Politics, Sociology

Foundations of Modern Social Theory

Introduction to Political Philosophy

Environmental Politics and Law

Philosophy and Science of Human Nature


Capitalism: Success, Crisis, Reform

Power and Politics in Today’s World

6. Yale at Coursera:

Introduction to Classical Music

Moral Foundations of Politics

7. EdX hosts open courses from Harvard, Berkeley, UTexas and other institutions.

8. ITunes U: Roslyn Union Free School. App must be downloaded.

To Kill a Mockingbird

Graphic Literature

Literature of Global History.

9. Scholastic Learn at Home

10, Class Central.

11. Prodigy. Curriculum based math exercises from grade 1-8.

12. Freckle Content on math, writing, social studies and science. 

13. Listenwise Audio lessons. Free trial for 30 days. 

14. 123 Homeschool for Me Free printable worksheets, organized according to subjects and grade level 

15. New York City Department of Education Learn at Home. Directed to New York school districts but applicable for all. 

15. Great Minds. Curricula on many K-12 subjects.

16. Outschool.


These lack systematic syllabi but are tools to stimulate active learning:

TedEd: Ted talks for students

Brainpop: Animated videos. Subscription required but providing free access to students affected by Covid-19 closures.

Crash Courses: Youtube channel. Mostly animated entertainment but quality content on many subjects .

Duolingo: Great website for language practice.

Rockalingua. Music based Spanish learning.

Mangahigh Math games and puzzles. Free access to schools affected by Covid-19.

Funbrain Videos, games, and math puzzles.

All The Trivia A wide variety of fun trivia quizzes!

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