COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE
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Free Learn at Home daily course for students Pre K – Grade 6+ The courses provide approximately three hours of learning per day, including writing and research projects, virtual field trips, and geography challenges.)
Resources during school closures – https://khanacademy.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040167432-How-can-Khan-Academy-be-used-for-remote-learning-during-school-closures-
Where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, we pose an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—and explore it in a variety of ways.
Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom
Cleveland Public Library
FREE online learning opportunities
(college level courses)
ADDITIONAL FREE ONLINE SUBSCRIPTIONS
Children’s Museum Cleveland
Great Lakes Science Center
Curiosity Corner Live will be accessible via the Science Center’s YouTube channel, with new content posted every weekday, including experiments you can do at home, exclusive content filmed at the Science Center, quizzes, games and more.
National Geographic Kids
VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS (30 with links)
Virtual Museum Tours
A popular on-demand video streaming service (free with your library membership) now includes Kanopy Kids: thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Kids’ categories include TV Series, Learning Languages, Animated Storybooks, Anime Favorites, Classic Films and Movies for the Whole Family.
Younger Kids – How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus
5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety about the Coronavirus
IDEAS FOR CREATING A SCHEDULE
Cleveland Food Bank & Partner Agencies
Cleveland Public Library
The Library will continue to provide brown bag meals to children Monday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Main Library and our 27 neighborhood branches
Nightly Met Opera Streams – Encores of The Met’s acclaimed Live in HD series. The performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be available via the homepage of metopera.org for 20 hours. The homepage link will open the performance on the Met Opera on Demand streaming service. The performance will also be viewable on all Met Opera on Demand apps.
Explore more than 23,700 acres in 18 reservations located throughout Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township.
Holden Arboretum’s public buildings are closed, but the grounds will remain open to the public free of charge. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
Trails and outdoor facilities will remain free and open to the public from dawn until dusk during this time. Here’s their link of the latest updates.
INDOOR ACTIVITY IDEAS
https://www.buzzfeed.com/mikespohr/activities-for-kids-while-inside-because-of-the-coronavirus utm_source=dynamic&utm _campaign=bffbbuzzfeedcocoabutter &ref=bffbbuzzfeedcocoabutter&fbclid=IwAR3TzIavTwDTmaGGEl3aQGoMo6XryA9pO45EsETsMgmw0q4N29-Zvi-shbw
Netflix (150+ educational shows)
U-Haul –30 days of free self-storage at U-Haul-owned and -operated facilities to help college students impacted by unforeseen schedule changes at their universities.
The free month applies to new customers with college IDs and is a limited-time offer subject to availability. Click on uhaul.com/storage to find the store nearest you. Contact the store by phone or visit in person to take advantage of the offer.
Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps.