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Remote Learning Resources for Teachers

Remote Learning Resources for Families

Remote Learning Resources from Education Departments in Key Partner States

Remote Learning Resources from Award-Winning Educators

Technology Tools Level Up to Help Schools and Families 

Data Providers Increase Broadband Availability for Remote Learning

  • AT&T is suspending data caps for home broadband internet use.
  • Comcast is making Internet Essentials, its low-cost internet service for families with low incomes, available free for 60 days to new customers and raising data cap limits on the service.
  • The California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) provides a 25% discount on select telephone services and 50% discounts on broadband services to schools, libraries, hospitals and about 7,000 Community Based Organizations (CBOs). The State Public Utility Commission could consider temporarily expanding eligible services to include mobile hotspots and home connectivity.
  • Altice USA is offering free broadband for 60 days to K-12 and college students.
  • Charter Communications is offering free access to Spectrum Broadband and WiFi For 60 Days for new K-12 and college student households.

Curricula Services

  • Age of Learning provides free access to schools closing due to COVID-19. It is prioritizing full district requests to ABC Mouse (pre-K), Adventure Academy (elementary and middle school), and ReadingIQ (digital library for children ages 12 and under).
  • Book Creator is offering 90 days of collaboration upgrade (integrates with Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle).
  • BrainPOP has free, unlimited instructional video use for closed schools (integrates with Canvas, Schoology, and other major management systems).
  • Discovery Education streaming video is making access free through the end of the school year and is offering a new content channel, "Viruses and Outbreak." 
  • Kami is offering free, premium access (integrates with Google Classroom, Canvas and Schoology).
  • Kahoot! is offering free, premium access (integrates with Microsoft Suite and Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Apple Schoolwork).
  • Lead4ward has a school@home resource with templates and tools to help districts and schools plan remote learning week by week.
  • LearnZillion offers over 1000 free standards-aligned instructional videos (integrates with Canvas, Schoology, D2L, Blackboard).
  • Nearpod is supporting schools with tools and webinars (integrates with Canvas, Schoology, Blackboard, Google Classroom, itsLearning).
  • Outschool is a collection of 10,000 online small group activities.
  • Pear Deck has complimentary access to Pear Deck Premium (integrates with Google Classroom, Microsoft 365, Immersive Reader).
  • Pronto is offering teachers free access to its video and chat services (integrates with all major learning management systems).