provides parents with an accurate picture of their child’s learning needs along with concrete tools to bolster academic success and social-emotional development. Use the grade-level “Readiness Check” (K-8) to see where your student stands (kids answer short questions about reading or math, and then links to free activities targeting specific skills are provided). Caregivers can also search for learning aids by specific subject and grade level, identify a child’s character strengths and areas for development, download an idea-packed “Anti-Racism Resources Directory,” and more. (Accessible in Spanish).
This non-profit organization provides e-learning for kids that is free, fun, and is a curriculum based primary education for children world wide. The design and development of courses are guided by learning topics that are part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum which is internationally recognized and used in 138 countries. The IB offers an education that focuses on teaching children to think critically and independently.
Khan Academy, a non-profit, provides free standards-aligned video tutorials and interactive practice exercises in math, science, and the humanities from kindergarten through the early years of college (as well test prep). The self-paced lessons are organized to build knowledge one concept at a time. Create a free account to track a student’s progress, chart subject mastery, and support their learning needs.
Wide Open School offers engaging, high-quality online learning experiences for kids (grades PreK-12), curated by the editors of Common Sense. Parents can access the content by subject, or plan a full school day by grade level, viewing short descriptions of age-appropriate resources, then clicking on the accompanying thumbnail image to view that resource on the provider's website. Other sections are dedicated to virtual field trips, art and music, physical activity, emotional well-being, English-language learners, learning differences, and more.