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Free Resources to Support Continued Learning During School Closures

Here you'll find free learning activities, lessons, downloadables, and videos for Grade K–12 kids to keep learning and growing at grade level.

How to Teach Online: Strategies for K-12 Educators Amid School Closures
Ann Pearson
Shaped Contributor

With schools closed, educators can use these tips and strategies for online teaching to ensure an engaging and impactful experience for your students.

How to Create a Good Study Environment at Home
Brenda Iasevoli
Shaped Staff

Encourage parents and students to build comfortable study spaces at home as schools take measures to prepare for possible coronavirus outbreaks in their communities.

The Power of Stories: In Difficult Times, Storytelling Offers Respite…and Delight!
Carol Jago
HMH Author and Associate Director, California Reading & Literature Project at UCLA

While schools are closed, the best learning resource could lie within us: our stories, those we tell our children, and the stories they have to tell us.

Keep Kids Reading While Schools Are Closed
Supplying students with free books is just one way to help them stay engaged, especially if they lack the necessary digital tools for online learning.
Shaped Staff
March 25, 2020
Teach Students How to Identify Fake Quotes Online: 5 Tips
It's very easy for people to publish false information and attribute it to someone else, but your students need to be vigilant in determining what's real and what isn't.
Erik Palmer
Program Consultant, Into Reading and Into Literature
March 13, 2020
What Does It Mean to Have a Limitless Mind?
In Jo Boaler's book Limitless Mind, the author attempts to make the case that we are capable of learning anything and dives into the six keys of learning.
Richard Blankman
Shaped Staff
March 12, 2020
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