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Resources for Distance Learning

Resources for Distance Learning

CT State Department of Education: List of resources by grade and subject, with English Learners section.

ABCya!: Make learning fun with these educational computer games for kids in subjects such as math, language arts and typing.

ABDO : Free access to ABDO’s digital products

Audible: Free limited selection of audiobooks

Beardsley Zoo: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s Distance Learning Programming gives students in Connecticut and beyond an opportunity to learn about our amazing animals, their remarkable behaviors, and more from the Zoo’s Animal Care Specialists

Boredom Busters Kids Games: Non-internet options for interactive fun for kids!

Bound to Stay Bound: Content areas include authors (offering free books, read-alouds, activities), publishers (free resources), educational websites,  virtual tours, fun activities and professional development.

Center for Interactive Learning: Providing core curriculum every day of the week for homebound students in grades K-6th.

Discovery Kids: Explore games and educational videos about animals, nature and science.

Home Physical Education for Kids: 7 YouTube Channels to Get Kids Moving & Grooving

Hour of Code: One-hour tutorials designed for all ages in over 45 languages

Imagination Nation at Home: Facebook online community that posts links, activities, and messages that promote positivity, fun, and learning through play.

Interland: This internet game, created by ConnectSafely and Google, is a fun way to help kids learn about internet safety, privacy and security.

Junior Library Guild: Free access to the online reading platform, with eBook collections for elementary, middle, and high school students. 

Mars Rover: Explore Mars with the Curiosity Rover

Mo Willems LUNCH DOODLES: Every weekday at 1:00pm, author and illustrator Mo Willems invites you to draw and doodle with him

Mystery Science: Starter list of K-5 science lessons that are easy to do from home for free.

National Geographic Kids

Nursery Tracks Alphabet: A video for each letter of the alphabet

PBS Kids: Learn more about the awesome PBS Kids shows by playing games and reading storybooks.

Research IT: E-Resources and databases for all ages


  • Learn at Home: New website with daily learning activities by grade level
  • Virtual Learning: Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video.

BookFlix (PreK-3): Free through April 30th

    • Username: Learning20
    • Password: Clifford

TrueFlix (Grades 3+) : Free through April 30th

      • Username: Learning20
      • Password: Clifford

ScienceFlix (Grades 5+): Free through April 30th

      • Username: Learning20
      • Password: Clifford

Watch & Learn Library (Prek-3) :Free through April 30th

      • Username: Learning20
      • Password: Clifford

Sebco Books: Free through June 30. All ages ebook collection of over 700 fiction & non-fiction titles from multiple publishers. (For student ID number, simply enter “1”)

Storyline Online: Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.

Story Time from Space: While in space, astronauts videotape themselves reading books to the children of Earth.

Storytime at Maple Hill: Listen as your favorite teachers at Maple Hill read aloud storybooks!


Yellowstone National Park Virtual Tours