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Educator and Family Resources

Now more than ever, parents and teachers need reliable digital resources to help with learning from home. These resources will help educators and families keep students engaged and entertained, excited about STEM, and exploring entrepreneurial and innovative thinking.

Free Education Resources: A Comprehensive Guide

Companies are providing free educational resources for students, educators and guardians to use while schools are closed down. The sources provide a wide range of subjects for students of any age group.

Amazing Educational Resources

Go Exploring on a Virtual Field Trip

Thanks to the power of technology, children and families can go on field trips without even leaving home! Check out a few options and figure out where you'd like to go exploring.

Virtual Field Trip Resources 

Hyperloop at Home

Get kids excited about STEM with a short lesson on Hyperloop, a transformative technology that could move passengers and cargo at over 600 miles per hour - and download a fun coloring page! Hyperloop has the potential to revolutionize the way populations move with the ability to connect hubs across the country in a matter of minutes. On one of the proposed routes, it could travel from Pittsburgh to Chicago in 47 minutes.

West Virginia is currently a leading prospect for the location to build a new hub for their certification, training, and testing procedures due to our willingness to work collaboratively and efficiently. The selection of WV for this site supports the goal of growing WV as an innovation hub.

Hyperloop Resources

Remaking Learning During COVID-19

Remake Learning has collected useful resources for K-12 educators and families to navigate the major changes COVID-19 has brought to education. Remake is also sharing success stories and opportunities for community building to make sudden changes easier to maneuver. Educators and guardians are also encouraged to share their at-home education practices and lessons learned on social media using the hashtag #LearningLessons!

Amazing Educational Resources

Science Demos Every Weekday from a WV Native

To keep kids engaged and entertained while staying at home, Fairmont, WV native Emily Calandrelli (AKA "The Space Gal") is sharing science experiments up on YouTube every weekday. The experiments are all done with common household items so kids can try out the same experiments at home.

Create a Science Experiment!

Junior Achievement Resources for Students, Parents and Guardians

To keep students learning, Junior Achievement has provided resources to support students K-12 during these uncertain times. From a virtual speakers series on YouTube to teaching young students about money management, their resource page is constantly updated and available for free.

Keep learning

YouTube Learning: Stream Learn #WithMe Live

Schools are closed, but YouTube Learning is providing resources to families and educators by streaming live videos for all ages. The videos range anywhere from AP classes to read alongs to dance videos to keep everyone learning, engaged and entertained!

Start streaming

HundrED Shares COVID-19 Innovations from Around the World

Health officials are currently taking steps to prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19 in communities across the world. The pandemic situation is affecting the lives of many students, families and communities. This special collection from HundrED compiles stories and solutions from schools around the world doing their best for students.

Check out worldwide innovations

Entrepreneurship Education: Resources from EntreEd

Entrepreneurial and innovative thinking are a great asset, especially during these trying and uncertain times. EntreEd has compiled a list of resources related to entrepreneurship and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) to provide engaging skill building activities from home.

Resources for budding entrepreneurs

Chromebook SD Card for more storage

The SanDisk Ultra® microSD™ UHS-I card gives you the freedom to store and access your photos, videos, files and more. It’s tested and certified to work seamlessly with Chromebooks, giving you peace of mind right from the start. With capacities up to 256GB1, you’ll have room for hours of Full HD video4 and transfer speeds of up to 120MB/s2 help you move your content fast.

Expand Chromebook storage

Online School Tech: A STEPS Resource for Students & Parents

From Google Meet and GoTo Meeting to Blackboard and Canvas, the tech behind online school can be tough to tackle. Discover the virtual tools and technological hardware that are common in the online classroom, and what you (or your child) will need to know when class begins in this resource from STEPS.

Online School Tech Resources

Grammar Checker

Virtual and hybrid learning both lead to lots of written assignments, which can mean lots of grammar mistakes. Before your students turn their assignments in, help them double check their grammar with this grammar checker.

Catch Grammar Slips

Learning Resources and Fun Educational Websites: A Crowdsourced Guide

Now more than ever, parents and teachers need reliable digital resources to help with learning from home. To help find the right tools for children and classrooms, Sitejabber put together an extensive list of reputable, crowdsourced websites that parents and educators can access at home, and many are offering free or discounted services right now.

Browse Crowdsourced Resources

Prioritizing the Social and Emotional Learning in Students' Digital Lives During the Pandemic

There is no doubt that the last 18 months have taken a tremendous toll on students' mental health and wellbeing as they adjusted to drastic changes in their schools and communities. As we continue to navigate the ever-evolving hurdles of this pandemic and gear up for a new school year, educators recognize the importance of supporting students' social and emotional wellbeing, understanding that it's fundamental to academic success

Prioritizing the Social and Emotional

SREB Recovery Planning Guide

A roadmap for effective use of Federal funding.

SREB Recovery Planning Guide

5 Ways Parents Can Support STEM Learning

As a teacher the role I played in getting my students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math was really clear — it was at the heart of everything I did. As a parent, one might think that role is a little less defined, but it really shouldn’t be.

5 Ways to Support STEM Learning

National PTA’s STEM Initiative

National PTA's STEM + Families® program delivers access and hands-on exposure to science, technology, engineering and math to engage families and inspire students to pursue career opportunities in STEM fields.

National PTA’s STEM Initiative

Tackling COVID-19 Together

As the country confronts COVID-19, our utmost priority is to help keep our members safe and healthy, while meeting the educational, as well as the social and emotional needs of all students, educators and families

Tackling COVID-19 Together