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W&M Libraries Resources to Support Teaching & Learning During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Resources for Parents

Looking for resources as you teach your children from home? Rebecca Beasley, Librarian and Director of W&M School of Education's Learning Resource Center, has these recommendations:

The Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) has many, fantastic online resources for K-12 students, in particular:

W&M staff/faculty that don't already have a WRL card can sign-up for a temporary card: https://www.wrl.org/temporary-library-card-signup/

Websites that may be useful:

Khan Academy

Especially useful for math

International Children's Digital Library

Free children's ebooks from around the world, available in many languages

Interactive eBooks+ from NSTA (National Science Teacher's Association)

Interactive K-12 science ebooks

National Geographic Education Resource Library

K-12 History & Social Studies content; hundreds of colorful photographs, maps, videos, etc. searchable by grade level

Media & Interactives from the Kennedy Center

Interactive arts content (theater, dance, music, visual arts, etc.) for K-12 students

Literacy activities from NCTE (National Council of Teachers of Engligh)

A collection of blog posts on fun, family literacy activities

PreK-12 Resources from PBS

Free PreK-12 grade-level based videos, lessons, etc. in Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Social Studies; Spanish-language content is also available

Education Resources & Activities from the NCIL (National Center for Interactive Learning)

List of links to Science-based online games and activities from the Space-Science Institute