Gifted Education At Home Resources

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NEW!​ Animals of the Everglades    article from https://www.yourlawyer.com/library/animals-of-the-florida-everglades/


Sample Schedules for At Home Students from Khan Academy  kahnacademy
Grade level suggested schedules for setting routines for students learning from home


Kansas State Historical Society  kshs.org


300 Pages of Educational Activities! Select By Grade or Subject  Education.com


Smithsonian Games and Livestream  Smithsonian


Learning Across Kansas   Kansas Department of Education


Paper Crafting ideas and templates   Creative Park


Listen and Learn: The 40 Best Podcasts in 2020  Thomas Frank/collegeinfogeek.com


26 Best Podcasts for Students in Elementary, Middle, and High School     WeAreTeachers.com

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Cultivating our Bilingual Brains: Let's Explore Free Resources  (facebook video)


Prufrock Press:  At Home Activities    prufrock.com


Prufrock Press:  Free Webinars and Webinar Library    prufrock.com


Great Books Foundation
For Parents & Educators
Free sample lesson plans (both fiction and nonfiction) for you to try while students are at home. Download and share with your students!
https://www.greatbooks.org/k-5-samples/ 
https://www.greatbooks.org/6-8-samples/
https://www.greatbooks.org/9-12-samples/
https://www.greatbooks.org/open-educational-resources/

National Inventors Hall of Fame Blogs   invent.org


Origami Projects   indestrutables.com


​Watch These Livestreamed Concerts During Your Social Distancing   vulture.com


Visit  the 10 Most Popular National Parks Without Leaving Home     Lydia Schrandt/10best.com


Livestream links and Games  everywhereschool.live


8 Virtual Rollercoaster Rides  hellogiggles.com/news/virtual-roller-coaster-rides/


Pick a Thing To Do Jar   49 activities to print, cut into slips, and put in a jar. Have kids select slip and go!


25 Excercise Games and Indoor Activitivies to Get Kids Moving Anna Fader/mommypoppins.com


​62 Handpicked DIY Escape Room Puzzle Ideas That Spark Joy & Mystery  LockPaperScissors.co


7 Sun-Science Experiments to Make Your Day   Amber Guetebier/RedTricycle


National Oceanic and Atmosphereic Administration - National Weather Service  weather.gov


Museum of Modern Art Teacher Resources + More  moma.org


MoMA Is Now Offering Art Classes for Free  article describing classes/RobbReport.com


A Joke A Day   Either read on website or sign up for email/ajokeaday.com


The Learning Network  The New York Times.nytimes.com


English Language Smart Words  (Middle school+) smart-words.org


OK GO Sandbox   Uses music video to inspire STEAM design challenges (middle school +)/okgosandbox.org


National Geographic for Kids  kids.nationalgeographic.com


Seussville Activities  seussville.com


National Constitution Center  constitutioncenter.org


Storyline Online   Actors Reading Books to Kids (PreSchool or Elementary)/storylineonline.net


Highlghts Magazine for Kids  highlightskids.org


NASA's Universe of Learning  universe-of-learning.org


US Census Bureau Games  census.gov


Flinn Science At-Home Lab Series  flinnsci.com


Dorling-Kindersley Stay at Home Hub  (Kids and Adult activities) dk.com


Commonsense.org Digital Citizenship  commonsense.org


Zooinverse People-powered Research   Help with community projects from transcribing hand written correspondence to watching trail videos and identifying animals  zooniverse.org


Audio Books downloads  (2 free YA downloads a month)  audiobooksync.com


Supporting Your Gifted Child During COVID-19  National Association for Gifted, Talented, and Creative


2020-03-18 12 Art Lessons on Youtube Your Kiddos Will Love   homeschoolhideout.com


Animal Live Cams from around the World  explore.org


Institute for Arts Integration and STEAMeducationcloset.com 


SET Game with Daily Puzzles   setgame.com


Audio, Podcasts, Video   Learn Out Loud learnoutloud.com


​San Diego Zoo Online Academy and Case Studies   sdzglobalacademy.org    (recommended for ages 13+)


DIY  Library of Hands On Projects  diy.org​


​Engineer for Free  engineer4free.com  (explore things engineers need to know  middle school +)


Kansas Historical Society   LOTS of resources and materials  


Schoolhouse Rock Series  youtube.com


Smithsonian Magazine smithsonianmag.com


2020-03-12 Stuck at Home?  These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch  Andrea Romano/Travel+Leisure


Disney +  Activities, Resources, Educator Guides, and more!  Nature.Disney.com


Carmen Sandiego and More! carmensandiego.com


Economics Educational Links  Economics and Personal Finance Resources for K-12/econolink.org


Follett  Current Free Access to ebooks


Math MadnessFree spring team event


Desmos Math Lessons  desmos.com


Khan Academy  khanacademy.org


​Ian Byrdseed TV   and Byrdseed.com  Story Starters, Games, Math, wide variety  byrdseed.tv, 


​The Fair Opportunity Project Guide Download    A guide to college application process


How to Apply for College and Pay for It  Harvard Library


Symphony Museums Gallery Access List   Tracy Elford​


JUST IN TIME: 20 Terrific FREE Content Resources  Brian Housand/brianhousand.com


Great YouTube channels for middle schoolers and high schoolers for learning from home during COVID-19 school closures  fordaminstitute.org


Free Through August 15  Renzuli Learning Systems  renzulilearning.com


​#Operation Storytime:  Your Favorite Authors Host Story time Online!  coolprogeny.com


Lake Zurich  @Home Resources for Parents Choice  Lake Zurich School district


Scholastic Learn at Home:  Day-by-day Project to Keep Kids Reading, Thinking, and Growing  Classriinnagazines.scholastic.com


2020-03-13 Free Online Learning at Home   Jodi Southard/FunInFirst.com


Lists of Sites for Families to Use While School is Closed      The Parent's Guide to Google Classrooms


2020-03-13  Learning At Home Resources:  Ideas for Teachers and Parents   Lisa Van Gemert/giftedguru.com


Great Schools:  Coronavirus School Closure Resources    greatschools.org


2020-03-19 Online Resources & Ideas for Families Unexpectedly Homeschooling   TiltParenting.com


Facebook Page for Scientific Sonya


MultiCategory Quizzes and Challnenges  Sporcle   www.sporcle.com


Cosmosphere Spring Break Apollo 13 Resources  www.cosmo.org