Recursos educativos para familias/Educational Resources for Families

APS will launch a 4- hour daily lesson for elementary school students on KNME Channel 5 beginning April 6th. One hour of instruction will be conducted in Spanish. Lastly, remember that PCA and Abriendo Puertas have partnered to bring learning resources in Spanish for families. Check out https://ap-od.org/home-english/ for more info. Abriendo Puertas “mini-sessions” are underway and take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 11AM via Facebook Live.

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Online Education Resources All Subject Areas:

Each school district will be developing Continuous Learning Plans for their students, and more information will be available soon. But parents and caregivers can also implement e-learning plans, including digital and distance learning options, that are feasible and appropriate for your children. The New Mexico State Library is providing numerous free resources. Visit www.elportalnm.org to get set up today! NM’s Public Education Department also offers an academic enrichment toolkit for families, which you can find at this link: https://www.newmexico.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Families-Distance- Learning-Toolkit_Final.pdf.

Virtual Field Trip Opportunities: Includes links for virtually touring farms, museums, national parks, and zoos! Grades PreK-12. Visit Virtual Field Trips

Science Mom and Math Dad: Has a video lesson with a demo, fact or fiction, drawing, math moment and Q&A and can be watched live. Ages 7-12 or grades 2-6. Visit https://www.youtube.com/sciencemom

The Khan Academy: Free library of standards-aligned schedules for students ages 2-18. Visit the Parent Quick Start Guide to get started, then look at How to use Khan Academy for Kids which provides tips on how to get started with Khan Academy Kids, daily schedules for all ages, and printable worksheets. Or just visit www.khanacademy.org

Learn in Color: Activities for grades 2-8. Categories in the top menu include academic activities in history, language arts, math and science, along with a section of free printables. Visit Learn in Color – Activities When Stuck at Home or https://learnincolor.com/

Educational Video Series: A list of educational video series available through YouTube and other streaming services, podcast, and online instructional materials for all ages. Visit Educational Video Series

Wonderopolis: A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day will pose a new intriguing question, the Wonder of the Day, and allows you to explore it in a variety of ways. Visit https://wonderopolis.org/

PBS Kids: Free educational videos & online games for kids. Visit www.pbskids.org

BrainFuse HelpNow: Provides free online homework help, writing, and live tutor assistance. Visit

www.elportalnm.org

CrashCourse: High-quality educational videos that transform the traditional textbook model by presenting information in a fast-paced format. Visit www.thecrashcourse.com

The New Mexico State Library: Provides numerous resources, including access to BrainFuse, Kids InfoBits, Gale eBooks, Opposing Viewpoints, and much more. Visit www.elportalnm.org

Junior Achievement of New Mexico: Free downloadable family lesson plans for teachers, volunteers, and parents. Visit www.juniorachievement.org

Arts and Humanities/Virtual Field Trips

Lunch Doodle: Mo Willems invites you into his studio every day for his Lunch Doodle. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle, and explore new ways of writing by virtually visiting this studio once a day for the next few weeks. Make sure you have a paper and some pencils, pens or crayons and join the fun each weekday at 1:00pm ET. Visit https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo- willems/

Nightly Met Opera Streams: The Met Opera is offering free streaming for all ages of operas that will begin at 7:30pm and remain available on the home page for 20 hours. Visit https://www.metopera.org/

The International Folk Art Museum: The museum has created online versions for some important past exhibitions that are enjoyable for all ages. Visit www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/online-exhibitions/

The Kennedy Center: Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center’s stages and beyond! Featuring original works, new clips, and the best of the vast archive which can be explored at your leisure. Visit https://www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/

Art Institute of Chicago: Explore thousands of artworks in the museum’s wide-ranging collection, from world renowned icons to lesser known gems from every corner of the globe. Visit https://www.artic.edu/collection

The New Mexico Museum of Art: Art is for everyone. This is an authentic experience that fosters deeper understanding and enjoyment of art throughout the state. Visit http://nmartmuseum.org/art/online-exhibitions

The New Mexico History Museum: Experience the wonderful history exhibits New Mexico has to offer online for all ages! Exhibits include: the New Tree of Life, Growing Green Goop, New Mexico the Tyrannosaur State and much more! Visit http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/online- exhibits

Computer Science

Texas Youth Jam: A free bilingual google doc that provides hands-on coding activities for K-8 that can be used at home to teach the basic computational thinking and computer science concepts. Visit https://www.youthcodejam.org/virtual-learning

Code Academy: Teaching students web development, mobile development, and data science skills. Currently offering free scholarship subscriptions for students affected by COVID-19. Visit www.codeacademy.com

Mathematics

National Association for the Education of Young Children: Provides a math at home tool kit for early childhood to PreK which includes links to a variety of activities, in English and Spanish, videos, printable tasks, and activities to do at home. It also provides resources to support parents in understanding the importance of math and getting an early start with numbers. Visit https://www.naeyc.org/math-at-home

Math for Love: Free lessons, games, activities, rich tasks, and openers/short tasks for grades PreK-10. They also provide math products and curricula available for purchase. Visit https://mathforlove.com/lesson-plan/

Zearn Math Parent/Caregiver Pack: Free instructions in both Spanish and English on creating adult and student accounts, orienting Zearn mathematics, and online assignments for grades K-5. Visit https://help.zearn.org/hc/en-us

XtraMath: A free web program for elementary students, parents, and teachers to practice daily math. Visit https://xtramath.org/#/home/index

The Math Learning Center: To support grades PreK-12 in learning mathematics. Focused on helping parents and educators support students to discover and develop mathematical confidence and ability. Visit https://www.mathlearningcenter.org/families/bridges2

English Language Arts

Storyline Online: Trade books for grades PreK-5 that are read by actors/celebrities. Enjoy reading aloud to children to help improve their reading, writing and communications skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading. Visit https://www.storylineonline.net/

Unite for Literacy: Free for all families to enjoy picture books, which are read aloud. Available in both English and Spanish. Visit https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/

Scholastic Learning at Home: For grades PreK-6/7, provides projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing. Visit www.scholastic.com/learnathome

Willbooks: More than 320,000 free resources to support online learning and literacy in both English and Spanish. Including free online books, educational videos, coloring pages, poetry, and word searches. Visit https://www.wilbooks.com/wilbooks-free-resources

General Language Development

Fun English Games: Fun games for elementary students to learn English! Visit http://www.funenglishgames.com/ or https://www.gamestolearnenglish.com/

English for Kids: Online interactive lessons to learn English for elementary students, including phonic games & videos online and a multi-level English program for children between the ages of 4-12. Visit http://www.funenglishgames.com/

A Green Mouse: For grades K-12, a themed practice with video clips and PDF worksheets to learn Spanish and French. Visit https://agreenmouse.com/

Assessment Resources

SAT Practice: Prepare for the SAT with the Official SAT Practice! Get personalized practice recommendations based on your PSAT/NMSQT results. Available in both Spanish and English. Visit www.satpractice.org

Unplugged Resources

Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls: Keep your kids active with indoor activities that won’t disappoint! Includes LEGO ideas and activities, STEM ideas that are perfect for the classroom and plenty of indoor games. Visit https://frugalfun4boys.com/

Exploratorium: The Learning Toolbox helps you make sense of timely topics and find general science support for your virtual classroom. Visit https://www.exploratorium.edu/learn

Dwell Yoga: Free online kids & family yoga classes. Visit www.dwellwithinyoga.com
Bright by Text: Send free games, tips, and resources right to your cell phone which are tailored to

your child’s age. Text the word PLAY to 274448