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Distance Learning: Resources for Teachers

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Teachers: Please note that the resources on this page are not directly aligned with the curriculum. We need and welcome your input. We will update this page regularly as we obtain new information.

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to make suggestions regarding content for this page.

All Disciplines Resources

New York TImes Learning Network publishes teaching tools, including articles, essays, images, videos, graphics and podcasts,  across subject areas. Access is free but non-subscribers may only access 5 lesson plans per month.

The Economist Educational Foundation Teaching resources to encourage critical thinking about the news and news literacy.

EL Resources

Colorín Colorado  Colorín Colorado is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learners. See this article about teaching English Learners during the COVID-19 shutdown.

Voice of America's Learning English offers series of video English lessons for beginring, intermediate advanced learners, as well as videos on English grammar and idioms.

Grammar Smash App EL students can learn Engish grammar by playing this game. Available in Android and IOS.

STEM Resources

Betabox Learning is offering two free learning courses: How to Design Models for 3D Printing with Tinkercad Software & Programming Games with GDevelop.

Casio Remote Learning offers free access to its web-based calculator for calculations, graphing, geometry and statistics, as well as software to emulate Casio's most popular scientific and graphing calculators. There are also downloadable calculator activities and videos on Casio's YouTube channel.

Exploratorium Science videos, websites and blogs on a large variety of topics.

Social Studies Resources

Bites Media is a news and information platform for middle to high school students. Teachers can sign up to receive 3 months of free access.

Medford High School and Medford Technical Vocational High School Library, 489 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155, (781) 393-2278