Online Instruction Resources

Online Instruction Resources

The links  in RED are supplemental resources chosen to assist staff in preparing instruction for online/distance learning.  There are numerous online resources available, however, the items on this page are credible resources and almost all of them are FREE.   This list will continue to be updated. 


Explain Everything- Online whiteboard.  Record on a virtual whiteboard that can be shared through a link with students.  Students can reply back to video. 
Google Meet Hold office hours and/or record lessons in Google Meet.  File is saved in your Google Drive, link to the video is emailed to you after recording is complete. 
Screencastify Is an add-on to the chrome browser.  Create videos using your webcam or screen.  Saves automatically to your google drive.  5 minute limit
Screencast-o-matic Create videos using your webcam, screen, or both.  Recording can be edited.  Video file created at the end of recording. 
ZOOM A video conference call website. Available as an app also.  

Text Message

Talking PointsTalking points allows you to text message EL students in their native language.  Account creation is free.  Online application.

Digital Portfolio

Seesaw - Students can take pictures, record and share presentations. Good for all subject areas. Great way for students to demonstrate their understanding. App available for smartphones.
Flipgrid - Create a prompt and get a video response.  Students sign in using their school email account. App available for smartphones.

English Language Arts

CommonLit - Grades 3-12 
Heggerty Lessons Lesson Plans and Materials
International Children's Digital Library - English, French, Spanish, Mongolian, Russian 
NewsELA - ELA, Science, and Social Studies
Scholastic Magazine Materials for Teachers and Families. Materials also available in Spanish. 
Storyline OnlineVideos of books being read.
Unite for Literacy - Online library with narration. 


CK-12  - Math, Science, and Social Studies lessons 
Khan Academy - Assign practice exercises and videos. 
KUTA - Create customized math worksheets Pre-Algebra and higher. 
Math TV - Over 10,000 FREE math videos 
WolframAlpha Math and Science


CK-12  - Math, Science, and Social Studies lessons
NewsELA - ELA, Science, and Social Studies 
WolframAlpha Math and Science 

Social Studies

CK-12  - Math, Science, and Social Studies lessons
National Archives - Distance Learning Programs 
NewsELA - ELA, Science, and Social Studies 
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