Subject Specific Resources

Check out these helpful resources from fellow educational organizations in a variety of subjects.

English Language Arts and Literacy

Reading Is Fundamental
Great literacy tools and resources, including lesson plans, reading passages, games, printables, and videos. RIF’s Literacy Central provides access to thousands of free resources that connect to the books that educators, parents, and caregivers regularly use for instruction. RIF also has interactive activity calendars to ensure students are connecting to reading each day, as well as a literacy tracker for students. (Grades PreK–12)

Teaching Books
Invite students and families to delve into the world of children's and young adult books with read-along performances of favorite books that are available in more than 100 languages, virtual storytimes with thousands of book readings, insightful interviews with authors, discussion questions, and more. (Grades PreK–12)

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Social Studies

Facing History and Ourselves
A collection of lessons, articles, and resources focused on history and how to confront bigotry and hate. (Grades 6–12)

Learn about civics through games that place you in the White House, on the Supreme Court bench, or fighting fake news. (Grades 4–12)

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Science and Technology

Intrepid Museum Online
The Intrepid provides virtual guided tours you can view to learn more about the incredible machines on display. The Intrepid Museum's education team has developed enriching programs and resources that may be adapted and customized for self-contained classes or groups of individuals with disabilities. (Grades K–12)

National Geographic Magazines for Students
The site features a teacher’s guide, as well as an interactive edition for students. (Grades K–5)

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A project from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics that provides virtual games, interactives, and standards-aligned lesson plans. (Grades K–12)

Interactive math textbook with engaging digital illustrations of concepts. (Grades 6–12)

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Arts and Culture

Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center will be providing live streaming performances and concerts at the Center's Campus as well as other locations. Lincoln Center also has a new series called Pop-Up Classroom with a range of classes, such as songwriting workshops and Puppetry making. Classes are weekdays at 10 am on Facebook Live. (Grades K–12)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
#MetKids is an interactive site developed for, with, and by kids. Students will learn fun facts about the Met and get ideas to create amazing projects. The Met also features lesson plans for teachers that introduce students to the richness and diversity of the museum’s collections. (Grades 2–6)

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Multiple Subjects

Smithsonian Learning Lab
Collection of distance learning resources from the Smithsonian’s museums, libraries, and archives; includes videos, texts, lesson plans, and more.

Teaching Tolerance
This site features over 2,000 learning plans for educators to use to teach tolerance and acceptance. They even feature a specific remote learning lesson for schools impacted by closures. Educators can use this resource to build social emotional learning (SEL) skills at home. (Grades K–12)

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