HELPFUL ONLINE RESOURCES:
The following resources are only suggestions and are not mandatory.
VOOKS– Storybooks brought to life!
A kid-safe, ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks.
Enjoyed by millions of children every week, trusted by parents, and loved by teachers.
Apps for Autistic Learners:
Apps for Learners with Writing Difficulties:
Until we can welcome you back to Symphony Center, we’d like to share the following ways that you can experience the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from home:
Free Handwriting Practice Packs
Downloadable PDFs provide practice writing legibly in manuscript or cursive. Whether you currently teach Zaner-Bloser Handwriting or not, writing fluently is a skill all students can learn to master with dedicated practice.
Stories.audible.com is now free
From the Actuarial Foundation:
Expect the Unexpected with Math
workshops targeting students in grades 6th-8th. These workshops are free, but a login is required to access the materials. The login is a randomly generated user ID, so no names or personal data is collected from the student. The ID gives a way for the student’s progress to be saved between sessions. https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/sponsored-content/unexpected-math/17-18/unexpectedmath/
There is also the Math Academy for younger grades: https://www.actuarialfoundation.org/math-academy/
Enrichment Learning Resources provided by cps. Packets are available for each grade level.
Illinois State Board of Education has provided a list of free resources
A compilation of resources from a librarian specializing in young adult and teen resources.
Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone:
Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.
You may also sign up for Internet Essentials from Comcast. New Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of internet service. Visit internetessentials.com for details.
Free Rosetta Stone: Rosetta Stone is offering 3 months free for students! Click on the link below.