Khan Academy is a free resource that offers video tutorials, exercises, and quizzes for students K-12 and beyond and the program covers topics in math, science, social studies, English, and standardized test prep. Students without laptops can access the Khan Academy website or use the Khan Academy app on smartphones or tablets.
ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy is a subscription-based program designed for children ages 2-8 that offers instruction in math, phonics, reading, science, and social studies. 30 day free trial.
Time4Learning is a well-regarded online program designed for homeschooling K-12 students in subjects that include math, English, science, and social studies and all subscribers gain access to resources to help parents organize effective and efficient lessons. The most basic monthly subscription is $19.99/ month for K-8 and $30/month (per student) for high school.
This is an engaging and effective game designed to help children improve their reading skills and learn phonics. The computer version is free and the phone/tablet version can be downloaded as an App.
Bonim B’Yachad offers live courses and learning materials from certified educators on a wide range of subjects (including Judaic and General Studies for grades 3-12, High School Diploma, and Professional Training). Students set their own class schedule and can choose to learn one-on-one or to take a class with up to two other students. This program is not free.
PJ Library has put together a list for Jewish families of fun and creative hands-on learning options ranging from arts and crafts to reading activities to keep children (ages 6 months-12 years) active and engaged during the quarantine period.
ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces) offers an extensive library of classes for parents, students, and tutors and can be used by homeschoolers and as a supplemental program. ALEKS assesses students to determine which subjects or skills are in need of improvement and customizes instruction and curriculum materials to help them improve. $19.95/month/student.
Purdue OWL is a writing help resource offered through Purdue University that is primarily designed for intermediate and advanced writers but many of the resource links can be used to help English language learners looking to improve their writing and editing abilities.
Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library is a free library set up to provide unlimited library access to the public in the wake of the school, library, and university closures due to COVID-19. To sign up for an Internet Archives account visit: https://archive.org/account/signup