Free Online Learning Resources For Back to School 2021

Close of of computer key labeled "education" with graduation cap and mortarboard.
(Image credit: iStock/pressureUA)

123 Homeschool for ME
Free printable worksheets and educational activities, arranged by grade or subject.

Ableton’s Free Synthesizer Learning Tool
Fee and easy way for anyone to learn to play a synthesizer- right in your browser window. 

In response to live public events being postponed to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), ACMI is running virtual programs for screen lovers and providing free online talks, workshops and education resources. 

Actively Learn
This web-based reading platform aims to help students read deeply and think critically, offering thousands of texts and instructional aids in ELA, Science, and Social Studies. 

AdmitHub developed the first student communication platform powered by artificial intelligence,  designed for higher education. To support the educational community and government institutions during the coronavirus pandemic, they are offering free access to the AdmitHub platform.

Adobe Creative Cloud, Portfolio, Distance Learning Hub
Adobe is offering Creative Cloud application access at no additional charge to all students and teachers from August 24, 2020 through January 31, 2021 for current U.S. K-12 volume license customers. For higher education and 2020 college graduates, Adobe is granting free access to Adobe Portfolio for one year. Adobe’s Distance Learning Hub provides practical teaching and learning resources. 

AllSides for schools
Teaches middle-schoolers and above about news literacy, respectful dialogue and critical thinking. Great classroom activities and lesson plans. 

AMAZE is a free online resource that teaches about puberty, reproduction, relationships, sex and sexuality. 

Amazing Educational Resources
Amazing Educational Resources facilitates access to and sharing of free high-quality resources among teachers, parents and students.

American Chemistry Society
The American Chemical Society offers its ChemMatters magazine articles for high schoolers online. Biographies of chemists and historical articles are also available.

American Panorama
This free digital atlas of America uses online GIS to explore and visualize data with maps.

Create presentations, posters, animations, and infographics.Free account for up to two teachers and 25 students. 

A drag-and-drop video creation site, Animoto offers a free account allowing unlimited videos. Great for beginners. 

Aperture Education
Aperture Education is offering a collection of free resources to support SEL, including downloadable strategies that educators can send to their students while they are out of school, professional development resources (such as the EdSERT Optimistic Thinking Guide), and additional resources for families.

Boost student engagement & fact fluency with this free multiplayer educational games, math games, language arts games, and more.

Audacity is a free, open-source audio editor and recorder for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.

Free online safety education for families.

Bark for Schools
Student and school safety product that detects potential problems across G Suite, Office 365, and Chrome to help protect students — at no cost. Bark looks for potentially harmful activities that may indicate online predators, adult content, sexting, cyberbullying, drug use, depression, suicidal ideation, and more.

Bedtime Math
Bedtime Math helps families introduce math as a fun part of their daily routine, like a beloved bedtime story. 

BeED is a Finnish certified platform that provides curricular and teaching needs. Features include a mobile experiential learning app, multi-blocking Curriculum Builder and interactive mapping. BeED will extend its services to schools affected by Covid-19 with a complimentary free six months' subscription to the mobile learning platform. 

Belouga is a digital platform providing K-12 teachers and students with a personalized learning journey through connection, communication and collaboration with peers around the world. Teachers can sign up for a free account. 

Best Valentine’s Day Digital Activities
Fun activities that combine learning with one our most beloved holidays.

Best Women's History Month Digital Resources
Explore the top teaching and learning resources for women's history, any time of year. 

Better Explained
A different way to understand math concepts, for students and teachers. 

Better Chinese
Better Chinese, publisher of Mandarin curricula for students from pre-kindergarten to college, is offering free online materials for schools and families with lesson plans and COVID-19 worksheet. Better Chinese materials have been officially adopted by nine states in the United States and are used in 1400+ schools worldwide.

Easy to use website serves as a free online citation generator for students and teachers. Choose from dozens of styles, from MLA7 to Zootaxa. 

Big History Project
Big History Project is a free, online social studies course that emphasizes skill development such as writing and critical thinking, as students draw connections between past, present and future. 

Blooket's game-based learning platform is fun, free and customizable by educators.  

Boardmaker is a collection of standardized picture symbols used for communication with students who are strong visual learners, including those with autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, speech and language disorders, and behavioral disorders. A thematic series of units called Boardmaker Activities to Go are free, and ready to download, print, or copy.

Fun, simple art site that allows kids to create art using their computer mouse.

BookCreater App
Boor Creator is now offering 90 days free use of real-time collaboration feature, a premium feature usually only available with a paid subscription. Additionally, it provides a list of ideas for using Book Creator for remote learning.

An ebook library serving people with barriers to literacy such as dyslexia, learning disabilities, visual impairments and physical disabilities. Free for qualified students.

Britannica Digital Learning
Britannica is offering consultations with local education experts  to guide district and school leaders in planning and implementing online learning curricula. 

Bunk History
Digital archive of a variety of media produced about current events, public history and government. Bunk shows connection both spatially and across historic eras. Thoughtful articles explore  the current Covid-19 pandemic in a historical context. 

Campus Difusion
Provides free resources for Spanish teachers. With a free account, students and teachers can access selected videos, online activities, and training resources.

Always free for teachers to sign up and run an online course. Offers an online community of K12 and higher education teachers who share course templates and resources in a common repository.

Casio America, Inc.
Free resources to help with distance learning, including Downloadable Math Activities, Technology support and lesson videos.  Free access to, and Emulator Calculator Software has been extended to December 31, 2020. 

Game-based interventions that focus on improving social and emotional skills in K-8 students. Educators can get a free 30-day trial and have as many students as they'd like to play the programs at school or at home. Free SEL lessons/activities and printables.

CHALK Academy
Offer multilingual, Chinese and Korean learning resources. 

Chart It
Create and share professional-looking charts for free, or explore interesting charts and graphs made by fellow users.

Fully free and easy-to-use site for creating, saving and sharing 10 types of charts. 

CheckMathBeta site offering feedback on user-supplied math problems. Free iOS
app available 

Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.

Cisco Webex offers a free video/meeting software plan.

CK-12 Foundation
Offers free lessons in math, science, English, social studies and more. Each lesson has a reading passage, videos, optional review questions, and self-graded practice questions. The lessons can be assigned to Google Classroom. Free School closure webinar: How to teach online and learn from home with CK-12

ClassDojo is a free tool for parent communication, sharing information, and portfolios, provide a platform for teachers to assign and students to complete and submit work online.

Classroom Cereal
Grammar practice in free, printable short stories.

Teachers use Classtag to communicate with parents and send lessons/assignments home

Classtime helps teachers make home-based learning effective with its interactive  assessment solution. The company offers free access to Premium features for individual teachers and schools during the period of school closures due to Coronavirus / COVID-19. Classtime also offers a comprehensive free account that does not require any application.

Cloud Stop Motion
Cloud Stop Motion is free for individuals, schools and organizations. For schools closed due to the virus outbreak, the company offers extra cloud storage for the duration of the disruption. Sign up for a free school account and contact the company to request more storage.

CMU CS Academy
Provides a free, online, interactive textbook for high school and middle school teachers to use to teach computer science in their classrooms.

The CommonLit Literacy Model is built on a foundation of over 2,000 high-quality free reading passages for grades 3-12, complemented by aligned interim assessments, growth-oriented data, and expert-led teacher development.

Compassion Project
The Compassion Project is a national initiative to provide compassion education to elementary school students across the US. This year's Compassion Project Challenge will take place in November. 

Computer Science without a Computer
Free activities, printables and ideas for computer science curricula. No computer required

"Use without account" option has vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin. Free student account offers unlimited access to public games, activities and printables and more. 

Council of the Great City Schools
The Council of the Great City Schools has published a free report, "Addressing Unfinished Learning After COVID-19 School Closures," which reviews essentials to improve access to learning when students transition to higher grades and topics in mathematics and English language arts. The document also provides six strategies for addressing unfinished learning overall.

Course Hero
Free study guides provided for a range of subjects. Each core topic is broken down into smaller sections which contain videos, infographics, vocab words, reading recommendations, and practice problems. 

Coursera for Campus
Available at no cost to any university impacted by coronavirus pandemic.

Crash Course
Amazing free YouTube channel offering educational videos in diverse subjects from biology to literature to philosophy. 

Cube for Teachers
Cube For Teachers is a free global community for educators to share OERs.

Curriculum Associates
Free printable K-8 Reading and Math activity packs (available in English and Spanish) and guidance for teachers and families to support learning at home.

Curriki offers digital learning content—curriculum, lessons and on-demand content —that is free, open, and accessible to all. Be sure to explore CurrikiStudio, their suite of free interactive learning tools. 

Data Classroom
DataClassroom is a web app that allows students in grades 6-12 to make graphs (line, bar, box plots, dot plots, etc.) and do basic statistical analysis. This activity uses data from the 1918 influenza pandemic to illustrate why schools are closing in an attempt to flatten the curve. Free basic account.

Data Nuggets
Data Nuggets are free educational resources, co-designed by scientists and educators.  When using Data Nuggets, students learn about authentic science research projects, and work through an activity featuring real data from a real scientist, providing practice developing explanations about natural phenomena using data from the study.

Interactive lesson creation site, offering a free account for up to two classrooms, three private decks and up to 100 public decks.

Delta Math is a free website for teachers and students covering a wide range of math content from middle school through AP Calculus.

A non-profit site for left-leaning activism. *Good resource for high school students studying political science and history.* 

Social bookmarking site offering free teacher and student accounts, plus how-to guides for using Diigo in the classroom. 

Discovery K12
Discovery K12 provides a complete online curriculum for pre-k to 12th grade. All main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum courses. Curriculum is free to use and available worldwide.

Ditch That Textbook
Provides 50 elearning activities, templates and tutorials

Reading game for grades 2-8 that combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game.

Dr. Roger's Math Neighborhood
This is a free online video series with detailed solutions to more than a thousand publicly-released College Board SAT Math, Subject Test Math Level 1, and Subject Test Math Level 2 problems.

Provides foreign language instruction. Free basic content

Dyslexia Academy
Free basic account provides dyslexia teaching and learning resources.

Scholastico is offering free Ecoballot election software to help educators do remote paperless elections. “We'll keep helping schools for free as long as the pandemic is affecting them, “ confirmed co-founder Warren Apel in January 2021.  

EdConnect is a free video messaging tool that brings the classroom environment online.

Edmentum is offering free classroom resources, including a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Classroom Resource kit, printables and more.

Teachers, students, and parents can use Edmodo to communicate and continue education— for free—even when in-person learning isn’t possible.

EdPuzzle, which lets teachers create lessons from any video, offers a free basic plan, which includes access to more than 5 million videos, ability to create interactive video lessons, analytics, and storage space for 20 videos. 

Easily create and share fun interactive games for students to play and learn from. 

Gamify learning with a free account to create engaging learning activities. Choose from over a dozen templates to create your own individualized activity. 

Education Elements
Education Elements is providing K-12 leaders with open-ended learning and sharing opportunities, including free, real-time support that includes webinars, facilitated open dialogues, and 1:1 office hours to meet the diverse and unique needs of each community. 

Eduflow allows users to run online courses with things such as peer review and other learning activities. Free accounts available 

Edulastic is an online K-12 assessment tool that allows teachers to make their own assessments and assignments or choose from over 35,000 pre-made assessments. Edulastic continues to offer free-forever teacher accounts.

Elementari is a K-12 online platform to read, write, code, share, and remix interactive stories using professional illustrations and sounds offering free basic accounts. 

Free access to Roman numeral and multiplication table games-based learning resources.

Empatico is a free all-in-one platform for educators of students ages 6-11 to connect their classrooms with others around the world. New! Empatico for remote Learning

Epic! provides online learning resources such as books, learning videos, quizzes & more. Free classroom access for all educators.

EVERFI’s no-cost digital resources cover topics such as social emotional learning, STEM, financial literacy, career readiness, and health & wellness. Its standards-aligned resources have assessments embedded into them, enabling teachers to see measurable outcomes from student work in real-time.

Facing History
Collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units. All resources free with creation of online account

The FeedbackFruits Educators Initiative offers lifelong free access for selected educators who want to innovate together and share their learnings. Tools include activities for peer feedback, activating study material, interactive classrooms, and discussion.

Firefly Learning
Firefly is granting free access to its Parent Engagement & Learning Continuity platform until the end of April 2021

Free resources for AP students include live reviews, live trivia, and study guides.

An always-free site for video learning discussions, Flipgrid is designed for the digital classroom and therefore perfect for pandemic instruction. 

Fluency Matters
Free resources, downloads and webinars to help teachers of second languages.

Fluent Key
FluentKey helps language teachers make listening meaningful by turning real-life videos into an interactive game. They have hundreds of videos in Chinese, English, French, and Spanish. Free basic account includes videos, transcripts, quizzes, and games.

Free resources for elearning include articles, lessons and activities.

Formative enables teachers to build their own assessments and assignments, or pull and customize “formatives” from its library of thousands of pre-made materials. Educators can always sign up for free accounts.  

Freckle has a free level that includes differentiated activities in Math, ELA and Science, and a basic teacher dashboard. 

Free Math
Free Math is free software that allows collecting digital assignments from students and enables quick grading by grouping similar student work on each question. 

From the Virginia Tech College of Engineering, this free site helps students learn computational thinking and logic, in order to create their own games and understand the computer science principles behind classic games like Downhill Ski, Pacman, Space Invaders and others.

A platform where anyone can find or create their own simple learning games. Free for schools.

Create presentations, infographics, and more in seconds. Premium templates now available for free.

Powerful open-source image software, frequently cited as the best free alternative to Photoshop. 

Create original GIFs in a few minutes, or explore the library of GIFs provided on site. 

Free education platform for creating, taking and sharing tests and class assignments. 

GoNoodle® offers movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. Available for free at school, home.

G Suite for Education
Free teaching and management tools for teachers and schools include Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Meet, Google Classroom, Google Forms, and many more. 

Handwriting Heroes
Handwriting Heroes is a multisensory handwriting curriculum that teaches children how to form their letters through animations, stories and song. Letter formation videos are always free.

hand2mind has launched a new website focused on K–5 students, which offers free daily lessons and activities created and delivered by teachers.

HHMI Biointeractive
Seven free virtual labs, designed for high school and college students, include built-in quizzes, notebooks, and references.

HippoCampus is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animation, and simulations--on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge. Over 7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas.

Hour of Code Teaching Tools
The free Hour of Code computer science teaching and learning resources aren’t just for December. Build your curriculum with detailed guides and hundreds of free videos and activities.  

iCivics, inc. is a non-profit organization in the United States that provides free educational online games and lesson plans to promote civics education and encourage students to become active citizens. Now offering a free remote learning toolkit

Free fun computing home learning activities for children aged 5-11.

Free mini-courses in subjects such as research, blockchain, e-safety, virtual reality and more. 

Create charts, maps, and infographics for free with a basic account, with the ability to access up to 10 professional templates.

Interactive Constitution
Explore each section, article, and amendment of the U.S. Constitution, with guidance from differing scholarly views.
Always-free educational videos, quizzes, interactive courses and other teaching and learning resources.
Paint like Jackson Pollack on this fascinating digital canvas created by Greek artist Miltos Manetas. 

Kahoot! offers  a free basic plan that allows teachers to create, play, and host games outside of the classroom and in-class. 

Always free basic plan includes no-ad service, toolbar functions, view documents and images through Kami, autosave, and file conversion. As of January 2021, Kami offers every teacher in the UK a free Kami license for the rest of the school year. 

KET’s PBS Learning Media
Videos, games, lesson plans and supplemental materials can be searched by grade level, subject area, keyword and standard. PBS Learning Media's Google Classroom integration makes it easy to share resources. 

Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a fully-free comprehensive resource for students, teachers, and parents offering free lessons in math, science, and humanities

Khan Academy Kids
Khan Academy Kids is a free online education program for children ages 2-7. The mobile app was designed by child development experts at Stanford University and engages kids in core subjects like early literacy, reading, writing, language, and math, while encouraging creativity and building social-emotional skills. Always free, no ads, no subscriptions, with an offline version available for when internet access is difficult.

Kinderlab Robotics
For educators (or parents with kids at home) who want to teach building, engineering and design, and coding without an actual robot, KinderLab Robotics is offering its “No KIBO? No Problem!” booklet for free.

Knowledgehook has published "We're in this together: Supporting High-Quality Math Teaching in Uncertain Times," a practical report providing a narrative on research-based best practices across four categories: technology, assessment, curriculum, and pedagogy.

This free, open-source digital painting software download for Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux, focuses on illustration, concept art, matte painting, textures, comics, and animations.

Lalilo is an online literacy program built by teachers for teachers and their students. Students work on adaptive exercises in phonics, word recognition, and comprehension. Free basic accounts. 

Learning Apps
Free interactive learning modules in subjects from arts to vocational education. 

LessonPix has many free sample resources including low tech communication boards, visual supports, articulation games, math, and books and activities to address literacy skills. 

Libby App
Free Overdrive app for digital books and audio books. Access through libraries.

Listenwise supports listening comprehension with podcast lessons and listening comprehension quizzes. Free basic teacher accounts.

Loom is a work communication tool that helps users create instantly shareable video. Capture your screen, record your front-facing camera, and narrate it all at once, then share with a simple link. Loom Pro is now free for teachers and students at K-12 schools, universities, or educational institutions. 

Featuring graphic organizing and mind mapping, Lucidchart is a cloud-based tool to make learning visual and collaborative. 10 free Lucidcharts

Lucidpress is a cloud-based tool for creating documents such as infographics, posters, magazines, and school newspapers. Free basic plan includes 100 professional templates.

Maged - School App
Quickly, securely and from any PC send regular and urgent messages to Parent/Students for free via this app. Free extended trial with a No-Cost price plan after that. App demo here

Make Beliefs Comix
A fully-free award-winning comic creation site that provides teacher tools and lessons plans, a Coronavirus Comic diary, ESOL/literacy help, and special needs sections.

Manga High is a game-based learning site, where students learn mathematics via casual games that balance fun and learning. Free math games and curriculum-aligned activities without account required.  

Mark Kistler
Selected free lessons and downloads to help kids learn how to draw in 3D.
Automated online math tutor, like a Google for math. Enter your math problem or search term, press the button, and it shows you the step-by-step work and answer instantly. 2nd grade through college.

Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams offers unlimited chat, video calling, file sharing, storage, and more.

Mindful Poetry Moments
Mindful Poetry Moments, a collaboration between Mindful Music Moments and The On Being Project, is a free program that offers a chance to pause and reflect on poetry's ability to encounter ourselves, the world, and each other. Participating schools, individuals and organizations will be offered recordings of poets reading their work, accompanied by mindful prompts and questions such as "Does this poem encourage gratitude? How?” and "What’s a line in this poem that brings a strong visual image to your mind?"

Minecraft: Education Edition
A game-based learning platform that aims to promote creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment. The company provides a free guide to using Minecraft in remote learning.

MIT App Inventor
This free cloud-based service lets students create their own mobile apps using block-based coding. Extensive tutorials support instruction. 

Monsters vs Fractions
Fun site for gamified fraction instruction is simple to use and enjoy and learn from. Teacher guides provided.

Mote is a Chrome extension that allows educators to record feedback of their students' work. Free basic account. 

Students of any musical talent levy will enjoy this music creation site, which lets users select from a variety of instruments and genres to make their own musical magic. 

Music Theory
Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators. Free online content

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
In partnership with NCSM: Leadership in Mathematics Education, NCTM has released  "Moving Forward: Mathematics Learning in the Era of COVID-19," a document for education leaders sharing best practices for equitable access to learning. 

National Geographic Learning for K-12
National Geographic Learning (a Cengage company) is providing free resources and lessons for online learning and delayed payment terms for its paid products.

National Emergency Library to Provide Digitized Books to Students, Public
Visit to sign up for free access. 

NearPod's free plan allows up to 40 students per session, essential assessment and lesson creation tools and multimedia content.   

A US-based company that offers learning management systems for schools, universities, businesses, and entrepreneurs. Free for schools with up to 400 students. The free plan includes beautiful dashboards, graphical class catalog, gamification, automation, competency-based learning, GAFE integration and more. 

New American History
Digital learning resources and tools developed by Dr Ed Ayer for American History/Geography/Current Events. Fully free

New Jersey Center for Teaching & Learning
NJCTL helps teachers to effectively teach K -12 mathematics and science to all students with the Progressive Science Initiative® (PSI®) and the Progressive Mathematics Initiative® (PMI®). The site provides free teaching resources for a variety of STEM subjects.

Nimbus Capture
A Google extension that works similar to screencastify. Allows you to screen grab, record over presentations or record a "live" lesson. Many features are free but expanded features can be purchased as well for a modest price.

NoRedInk is a free online curriculum that includes diagnostic tools and assessments, targeted skills practice, a writing platform that guides students through the drafting and revision process, and instructional resources for teachers. Always free

Novel Effect
Novel Effect provides music, sound effects, and character voices as users read aloud from print books (or ebooks).  Aways-free app.

Olive Book
Test prep for visual learners - no screen scribble, no tripod teachers, comprehensive content. Courses are free for students demonstrating need (eligibility for free reduced school lunch) and for teachers at Title I (under-resourced) public schools and their classes.

Open Culture
Extensive collection of free online learning resources, including courses, movies, podcasts, ebooks, audiobooks and more. 

Free, open-source video editor boasting powerful features.  

ORIGO Education At Home
Collection of free math learning resources featuring weekly digital plans with activities and digitally accessible or downloadable resources.

Osmo's new, free Projector App helps teachers project their real word notes onto a professional-looking, virtual blackboard.

Otus is a free LMS, Assessment Management, and Data Analytics platform designed  for K-12 remote learning. The platform is free for an indefinite period of time for teachers, students, and families.

Live online classes on Outschool are available for free to low-income families.

A discussion-based learning tool and global community of educators who aim to reimagine class discussions for the 21st Century. Free teacher trial with no time limit. 

PBS Learning Media
PBS LearningMedia is a free, PreK-12 digital media service available to educators nationwide, offering teachers access to more than 30,000 learning materials aligned to state and national standards, including 25,000+ videos, interactive lesson plans, media galleries and more to enrich classroom instruction. Always free.

PBS: Nova Labs
Free standards-aligned virtual labs. 

Pear Deck
Basic free accounts integrate with Google and Microsoft tools and allow users to create interactive lessons, polls, quizzes and formative assessments. 

Pecha Kucka
PechaKucha helps teachers, students, and researchers create short, powerful talks that are engaging, memorable, and easy to share. Basic free plan includes unlimited presentations. 

Amazing interactive simulations demonstrate principles of physics, chemistry, math, biology and more. Always free.

Remember the old video game graphics? Now you can create your own retro pixel art for free. Start drawing without account.

An interactive, distance based learning software that allows instructors to imbed questions into videos. The basic account is free and it comes with access to a lesson library.

Billed as a “Global Network of Video Presentations,” Presentation Tube provides free screen recording and presentation software for students and teachers to record and share top-notch video presentations easily.  

Award-winning curriculum-aligned math practice site offers free accounts for students and teachers. 

Project Gutenberg
Over 60,000 free ebooks, available for download or reading online. Includes books in Chinese, Dutch, French, German and many other languages. 

A communication hub connecting users via chat and video. Free teacher access provided.

Quill offers online literacy, writing, grammar, and ESL/ELL resources for teachers and students. Free for educators and students, paid premium reporting features. 

Quizlet offers curriculum-based materials, interactive study methods and games Always free for students and teachers.

Free fun gamified quizzes for math, language arts, history and more. No account required to play.

Reading Rockets
Research-based strategies and tools to help young readers, especially those who struggle with literacy. 

ReadWorks is an online resource of research-based reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12. Check out their remote learning resources here. Always free.

Remind offers communication solutions for teachers, students and parents. A free Remind account lets educators create up to 10 classes with up to 150 people each. Always free.

RiseUp! An American Curriculum
Rise Up! uses creative inquiry to explore Hamilton: An American Musical. Always free.

Music-based Spanish learning, with online free and premium content.

Rock Hall EDU
Free classroom resources such as videos, playlists, essays, lesson plans, writing prompts, and more. Teachers can sign up for a free account, download the resources, and use temporary authorization links to share materials directly with their students online. From the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 

Get five free interactive science ebooks. Students can use the online reader or NODMA App to read the claimed title.

Schoology brings together a K-12 learning management system with assessment management to foster collaboration, and personalize learning. Offers free, basic version.

Chrome screen recording extension offers a free basic account.

Offers free certified teaching resources with topics by subject and exam.

Free science simulations, scientist profiles, and other digital resources for middle school science and high school biology. No log in required. 

Seterra Geography
All quizzes and printables on the website are free to use. 

SFUSD Mathematics
The Elementary Curriculum, Grades PK–5, is available to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) that permits anyone to copy, revise, remix, and distribute the work, as long as SFUSD is credited for the original creation.
Free study guides, videos, Shakespeare in modern English, and quotes. 

Free basic account allows unlimited classes & students, document annotations, voice and text notes, assignment scheduling and access on any device.

Sight Reading Factory
Free sight reading exercises for piano, guitar, woodwinds, strings, ensembles and more. No signup is required. 

Free online tools to create, export, and share digital paintings and drawings, with a comprehensive User Guide included.   

Slido Education
Free basic plan includes up to 100 participants, unlimited audience Q&A, and three polls per event. 

Snapplify offers a library of 50,000+ free e-books. Teachers can sign up for free and also share their own resources on the platform. Integrates with Microsoft / Google for education.
Online music lesson plans. Free plan includes 20 free songs, unlimited students, lesson plans and more.

SplashLearn is a curriculum-aligned learning program that covers pre-kindergarten to grade 5 math skills through engaging games. Available on iOS, Android and the web, it offers a free-for-life teacher account. Assignments can be accessed at home for free through laptops, iPads or smartphones.

Starfall uses animation and sound to engage children in the learning process. Always free.

Storyline Online
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creative illustrations. Always free.

Free basic home plan for students with a school set up login and password and if parents register for an account. Studyladder offers learning that includes videos, interactive activities, worksheets and assessments.

Offers personalized math & spelling practice, curriculum-aligned. Free account includes six games, standards alignment and personalization.

Sumo Paint
Sumo Paint's well-organized interface makes it easy to start creating digital art right away. 

Sutori is a collaborative presentation tool for the classroom for all age groups and content areas. Free basic accounts provide the ability to create and share stories, collaborate, slideshow view and more.

Lets teachers create differentiated lesson plans. Free basic accounts include K-8 standard-aligned math & ELA resources, differentiated lesson tool, insights, grouping and more.  

TakeLessons TV
Offers a rotating schedule  of free daily online classes for kids and adults each week; lessons are then uploaded to TakeLessons YouTube channel for users to view anytime.

Made by teachers, for teachers, this site is great  way for teachers to "translate" paper material into digital activities. Bonus: Autoscore student work to save time. 

The Choices Program
The Choices Program has a library of more than 1,700 free short videos (most are 1-4 minutes long) with leading scholars, journalists, practitioners, artists, activists, policy makers, and others addressing topics relevant to its curriculum units. Also available are free up-to-date lessons on current events. 

The Good and the Beautiful
Free homeschool curriculum with course sets (Levels 1–5) that combine and thoroughly cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography. Always free.

The OT Toolbox
Free occupational therapy resources for teachers, therapists and parents designed to build skills in children through movement and play. 

Free starter account provides Strength Assessment, Career and Interest Exploration, Journals, Digital Portfolio, and Classroom Management.

Top 10 Free Sites for Creating Digital Art
These top-quality sites for teaching and practicing digital art are not only free, but also highly educational and engaging. 

A free Top Hat Basic account allows users to host and record live classes, take attendance remotely, poll and quiz students, and facilitate live chats and discussions.

Toy Theater
Free simple art creation tools along with a large collection of educational games.  

Truth or Fiction?
Non-partisan fact-checking site helps users distinguish between real news and eRumors, fake news, disinformation, myths, and hoaxes.

Twig Science Reporter
Twig Science Reporter is a free weekly science news service for K-6 classrooms, designed to connect classroom lessons with real-world STEM news and events through high-quality video, images, activities and suggestions.

Free teachers accounts provide three free coding courses, over 35 hours of K-12 code activities, unlimited student accounts, and professional development.

Typing Club
Free edition allows unlimited students, three classes, two instructors and the ability to create and customize lessons.
Always free, provides lessons in typing, tech readiness, career prep, coding basics, and more. Full district and administrative tools.

Through storytelling, the arts, and serious games, Unsilence creates interactive, research-based learning experiences that help communities learn about social injustice, human rights, and genocide. Unsilence's online interactive features are free to use and include choose-your-own-pathway stories, webquests, human rights poetry and stories, interactive exhibitions, and companion education resources.

Unsplash for Education
Over 1 million free images for safe and legal education use.

Van Gogh Museum’s Free Interactive Lessons for in the Classroom and Online
Free online teaching materials on Vincent van Gogh for primary and secondary schools. The interactive lessons can be taught on classroom smart boards, but are also suitable for online schooling, covering subjects including crafts, drawing, cultural and artistic education, languages, history, and geography.

Think streamlined, simplified and best of, free, Adobe Illustrator, and you'll understand what Vectr offers. Fully free.   

Vernier Software & Technology is providing free remote learning solutions to keep students engaged in STEM during school closures. These free online resources include trials to Vernier Video Analysis™ and Pivot Interactives, the Vernier Physics with Video Analysis e-book and extended demo of the LoggerPro software needed to complete the experiments, Scratch coding activities, experiment content and access from ADInstruments and LabArchives, and more than 200 experiments with sample data covering a large range of subjects.

VEXcode VR
Free computer science/coding instruction, offering three ways to code: block-based, blocks + text, and text-based coding with Python. Students code a virtual robot using a block-based coding environment powered by Scratch Blocks

Vroom App
Free educational tips and science explanation for parents of children 0 to 5 available by app, text, and printables. Always free.

A free tool that lets educators bookmark, organize, share and curate top educational content. 

We Video
Free plan offers 1 gGB cloud storage, 22 songs from the music library, five minutes per month video time. 

Wizer's free version of its program, Wizer Create, allows teachers to create self-grading customizable worksheets for their students.

White House Historical Association
Free virtual education resources for learners of all ages, including classroom resource packets, reading lists, virtual tours of the White House, videos, historical essays, and a digital library of White House.
Short videos and readings that answer various intriguing questions for students. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions. Free
100% free and non-commercial site providing tutorials in HTML, CSS, Javascript, Web building and more. No account required.

Helps kids master basic math. Aligned with Common Core State Math Standards, the site targets K-6 elementary school students but is also used by older students for review or intervention. Free

Youth Code Jam
Free bilingual, hands-on coding activities for K-8 that can be used in school or at home, teaching basic computational thinking and computer science concepts. Adventure Mode helps drive student-centered learning. 

YouTube Learning
Explore free educational videos, sorted by age and subject.  

K-5 curriculum aims to build deep understanding and a love of learning math for all students. Always free for all children, individual teachers and families.

Zoom is temporarily removing the 40-minute time limit on free Basic accounts for primary and secondary schools affected by the Coronavirus.

Free open-source software that allows users to collect, organize, cite and share research.