<PWCS HOME LEARNING PAGE
https://www.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=340225&pageId=41506907>

<Pioneer Valley Books (Free Online Reading - Writing - Phonics Activities/DRA Levels A-30)
https://pioneervalleybooks.com/pages/read-at-home-sets-resources>

<EPIC BOOKS (Free ebooks & videos for teachers, parents, & students until June 30: for remote access, teacher must invite)
https://www.getepic.com/>


<SIGHT WORDS.com (Free resources to support your child with sight words, phonics, and reading)
https://sightwords.com/>

<Scholastic Story Starters (Free writing platform that allows learners to generate fun stories)

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/>


<Unite for Literacy (Free eBooks written in either English or Spanish and narrated in over 40 languages. (K-2)
https://www.uniteforliteracy.com>

<Flyleaf Publishing (Free  K-2 Ebooks for teachers, parents & students: NO LOG IN NEEDED)
https://flyleafpublishing.com/>

<Reading Bear (Free Phonics practice of vowels, vowel patterns, and word analysis skills:  NO LOG IN NEEDED)
https://www.readingbear.org/>

<STARFALL (Free online platform to teach sight words, phonics, and reading/ Grades K-3)
https://www.starfall.com/h/>

<Storyline Online (Videos featuring celebrities reading different children's books)
https://www.storylineonline.net/>

<Wacky Web Tales (Online story creator. Fun for learners 3rd grade and up!)
https://www.eduplace.com/tales/>

Quill (Free writing and grammar activities for students in elementary - high school)
https://www.quill.org/

<MyOn (Digital Library Platform: Thousands of e-books lots of Reading & Writing Activities - Access through Clever)
https://www.myon.com/index.html>

<StoryJumper (Free website for teachers, parents & students... create and publish your own ebooks, paperback, or hard copy books) https://www.storyjumper.com/>

<PBS Learning Media (Free interactives, standards-based videos and lesson plans:  All subjects/ Prek - High School)
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/>

<Mystery Doug (Free online short videos that are science based. Answers students' questions about topics they are curious about)
https://mysterydoug.com/>

<PebbleGo (Free to families until June 30 - Teachers have access:  Soc. Studies, Science & Reading:  eLibrary/eBooks)
https://pebblego.com/>

<PALS (PALS offers free literacy lessons that align with the curriculum)
https://pals.virginia.edu/public/tools-activities.html>

<Watch and Learn:  A New K-3 Video Library for Early Learners by Scholastic (Free 30-day Trial)
https://watchandlearn.scholastic.com/>

<Newsela (Offers current event articles for all content areas: Reading & Writing Activities)
http://newsela.com/>

<Vocabulary Spelling City (Digital learning platform that  develops vocabulary, builds spelling skills, offers engaging phonics games)
https://www.spellingcity.com/>

<Wixie (Digital learning tool used to create fun original projects:  Reading & Writing - Access through Clever)
https://www.wixie.com/>

<WATCH KNOW LEARN.ORG (Digital Educational Videos: All Academic Subjects)
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/>

<AUDIBLE Stories for Kids of All Ages (Listen to thousands of books:  Free during pandemic)
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen>

<TIME for Kids Free Digital Library (Free during Pandemic)

https://time.com/5808059/time-for-kids-coronavirus-digital-library/>


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USING WEBCAMS for DISTANCE LEARNING: Visit Live Zoos & Aquariums (Curated by We Are Teachers)
https://www.weareteachers.com/best-nature-webcams/#>

<ReadWriteThink (online Reading & Writing resources & lessons)
http://www.readwritethink.org/>

<Apple/Mac App Collection for Educators
https://apps.apple.com/story/id1503391754>

<Online/Digital Resources from ILA (Free Lang. Arts Resources)
https://literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2020/03/16/engaging-learning-through-disruptions?_ga=2.48463394.547554309.1584978415-95290650.1583875979>

<Flipgrid (video discussion platform)
https://info.flipgrid.com/>


<
9 New Ways to Use FLIPGRID in the Classroom (article by Kathryn Nieves)

https://www.edutopia.org/article/9-new-ways-use-flipgrid-classroom?utm_source=Edutopia%20Newsletter&utm_campaign=7a2488fbf0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_021920_enews_3reasonsstudents&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f72e8cc8c4-7a2488fbf0-85287711>


<4 Tips for Shifting to Online Teaching (article by Kareem Farah)
https://www.edutopia.org/article/4-tips-supporting-learning-home>

<WHAT IS METACOGNITION:7 Questions to Develop Independent Thinkers/Learners (Video:  58 sec)
https://www.edutopia.org/video/whats-metacognition-and-why-does-it-matter>

<What is EXECUTIVE FUNCTION and Why Does it Matter? (Video: 2min ) 
https://www.edutopia.org/video/whats-executive-function-and-why-does-it-matter>

<BOOSTING STUDENT MEMORY:  5 Tips (Video:  1min. 47sec.)
https://www.edutopia.org/video/boosting-student-memory>

<Social and Emotional Learning (SEL): Academic, Social, and Life-long Benefits (Video:  1min 30sec)
https://www.edutopia.org/video/its-time-stop-calling-sel-soft-skills>

<The Powerful Effects of DRAWING on LEARNING (Video:  2min 18sec)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL10g2YT_ln2jTtTrp25lZjDzYsoiW9XtS&v=hntHGr8JR7o&feature=emb_rel_end>

<Debunking the Dyslexia & IQ Myth (Video:  1min 11sec)
https://www.edutopia.org/video/debunking-iq-dyslexia-myth>

<6 Teacher-Approved Tips for Faster, More Effective Feedback (Video:  1min 23sec)
https://www.edutopia.org/video/6-teacher-approved-tips-faster-more-effective-feedback>