Looking for ways to stay engaged while self-isolating? Check out some of the resources we've come across that can help you live, learn, play, connect, and create from the great indoors.
- Camp Kindness Counts provides teachers and parents with free guide books that foster strong, compassionate character and awareness in children.
- HERE is a free app that combines meditation practice with interactive exercises.
- Respectful Ways is offering teachers and parents free access for up to 3 modules in their social-emotional learning curriculum.
- Grokker is providing free access to their wellbeing solution through April 30.
- Los Angeles Public Library has tons of free online learning tools that you can access instantly with either a library card or e-card, including language learning with Mango Languages, courses ranging from grant writing to team management fundamentals with Lynda, and more.
- LAUSD has partnered with PBS SoCal and KCET to offer free daytime educational programming for students in Pre-K through 12th grade.
- Scholastic offers free online day-by-day projects for students in Pre-K through 9th grade.
- Academy 4SC hosts free videos and content on psychology, philosophy, and economics.
- American Panorama is an historical atlas of the United States that combines research with innovative mapping techniques.
- American Archive of Public Broadcasting provides access to significant historical content created by public media, with suggested topics to start ranging from biography and consumer affairs to travel and parenting.
- Audible has a large variety of free audiobooks.
- Abdo Digital Bookshelf has free ebooks for children of all ages.
- Petersen Automotive Museum offers free live stream and video activities in addition to coloring and building activities that include building your own race car and more.
- Khan Academy provides students aged 2-18 with free remote learning resources in subjects such as math, science and engineering, arts and humanities, computing, and more.
- KQED Learn is a free platform for middle and high schoolers to build media literacy and critical thinking skills.
- These free Carmen Sandiego educational resources for kids include exercises that build self- and social-awareness, activities such as creating animal trading cards and writing an opera, and more.
- Storyline Online hosts free videos of actors reading children's books.
- Civics 101 is a podcast refresher course on the basics of American democracy.
- The Metropolitan Opera is offering free nightly opera streams.
- World101 provides modules to understand the issues, forces, and actors that shape the world.
- Google Arts & Culture offers free virtual tours of museums and cultural institutions.
- Louvre Museum is offering free online tours of the museum's exhibition rooms and galleries.
- Berliner Philharmoniker is offering their Digital Concert Hall for free to everyone who signs up before March 31.
- Bay Area Video Coalition is offering free virtual courses in video production, audio production, and game design for youths aged 14-17.
- Little Kids Rock is hosting online music lessons with and without instruments, including ukelele, pop acoustic guitar, body drum set, and more.
- Chrome Music Lab is a free tool with hands-on music experiments.
- Doodles Academy provides free art projects for children of all grades.
- Tallo is a free platform that connects individuals with scholarships, college admissions, internships, apprenticeships, jobs, and more.
- Jarrett Lerner is offering free drawing and writing prompts and activities for download.
For more resources in response to COVID-19, check out our article compiling all the local resources we're aware of.
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