Family Learning & Engagement Resources
Keep learning at home during the COVID-19 school closures with these activities for the family. Participate in action-packed online fun in reading, science, social studies and more for all grade levels.
HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs, whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. HelpNow services include expert academic tutoring and self-study tools. Students access live, on-demand academic help and state-aligned skills building lessons from expert tutors. With HelpNow, tutors and students communicate in real time in our online classroom by typing, drawing and marking-up lessons and web content.
Reading aloud to children improves their reading, writing and communication skills. Enjoy reading with celebrities to help make reading fun. Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, families and caregivers. You may encounter your favorite TV celebrity.
Incorporate learning and movement, while keeping your child engaged and having fun with Fluency & Fitness. Enjoy 21 days of free K - 2 content including access to more than 60 reading and math topics, 900 videos to review over 365 skills.
The Smithsonian Ocean Portal focuses on everything ocean. Exlpore ocean life, ecosystems, and the human connection through vibrant visuals and articles.
Interactive games, videos, fill-in quizzes and more await you at National Geographic Kids. There is fun for the entire family in geography.
The NASA Image and Video Library offers families online activities, e-books, podcasts and other content focusing on STEM education. Tour the universe through topics such as humans in space, moon to mars, earth, space tech, flight, solar system and beyond.
Khan Academy provides free K-12 activities designed to increase learning in subjects including math grammar, science, history just to name a few. Sign up for a free account.
Do you have a love for computer science? Code.org expands access to computer science to K-12 students and families. Try out fun computer science tutorials and even build your own projects.
Scholastic gives K - 9 families an online learning platform with access to various resources such as daily lessons, worksheets, printables, and more. Families take a new learning journey each week with exercises to encourage critical thinking and discovery.
UNCTV offers PBS Kids for Parents to help families find ways to interact through learning. Parents with children from birth to age 5 explore activities, games and applications to keep the entire family learning at home. Categories include crafts, experiements, recipes and more. Take a tour of family fun through topics including emotions and self-awareness, social skills, character, literacy, math, science and the arts.