Here are some webinars, free resources and tools for teachers during New Mexico school district closures, come back for more information and updated links!
31 Amazing Sources for Free Teacher Resources – 31 of We Are Teacher’s top sources for free teacher resources including lesson plans and activities.
Edmodo – Are you or others impacted by school closures? We’ve put together some resources to help you get started with distance learning using Edmodo.
Funology – Funology offers parents and teachers a wealth of resources to educate and entertain their little explorers.
MackinVIA – Free eBooks spanning a variety of topics with content pages created specifically for students from Elementary to High School to help kids read online during this trying time. Ebooks are available to anyone and will be free until September 20, 2020 for reading and download. You do have to create a MackinVIA account, but it is free!
MC2 Math Content Webinars & Videos – The following pre-recorded webinars and videos, along with downloadable handouts, are designed to develop and enhance teacher content knowledge, implementation of math practices, and effective instructional strategies for the mathematics classroom.
Harry Potter at Home Hub – JK Rowling, in collaboration with her publishing houses, has created a hub for students and teachers to access resources during this trying time. Partnering with companies such as scholastic and audible, students will have access to Harry Potter and the philosophers stone for free. Additionally, teachers will have access to online copies of all of the Harry Potter books and can record themselves reading to post for their students as read alouds. There are also many gateway pages to instructionals for STEAM activities and Harry Potter themed fun. The website will continuously be added to and updated throughout the year to help educators and students stay creative and connected to literacy during the pandemic.
Free Month of NSTA Membership – To support all educators during this difficult time, NSTA is offering a free 30-day membership, providing access to more than 12,000 digital professional learning resources and tools.
NSTA Upcoming Events – Webinars (many free) for teachers on a variety of teaching and science topics.
Online Teaching Resources You Can Use – A List Compiled by NSTA Collection – NSTA compiled list of resources to assist teachers while schools are closed and they may need to teach online.
161 Science Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now – (No membership required) Enriching documentaries available to watch instantly without a membership. Just click the links and press play. You can also find them on the free PBS Video app on your favorite devices.
The Global Oneness Project – Website compiles educational lesson plans and concepts for teachers, parents, students and anyone interested in a variety of STEM and cultural threads. Free membership, webinars, articles, story libraries, etc.
ITEEA – Open Access: At-Home Resources – Educator generated list of resources for those not able to be in their classrooms.
Ozobot for Educators – Ozobot is now offering free webinars for educators to learn how to best use the Ozobot technology and for anyone who owns an Ozobot at home there are additional free resources. Many of our 21st and ELT teachers are looking to borrow items from us over the postponement of school and this resource is great for anyone who borrows from the STEM SC2 Office.
You Can Teach Computer Science – CODE.org offers resources for students, parents, and teachers – including videos, fun tutorials, and projects.