Arlington Public Schools Home Instruction Information and Resources
Family Accessible Digital Resources
This list is of known resources from a variety of sources. The list is being provided as a courtesy, for information only, and the user should understand that no assurances or guarantees regarding the resources on the list are being made by providing this list. Arlington Public Schools neither endorses, approves nor recommends any specific resource listed below. This list is not inclusive of all resources and the omission of an resource from this list does not imply disapproval. It is the responsibility of the user of this list to determine whether any of the content is of value to them and whether or not the resource meets their specific needs.
- Platforms for managing at-home instruction
- Nearpod – K-12 interactive lessons, videos, and formative assessments. Nearpod Silver Edition is entirely free.
- Seesaw – Digital Portfolios – Intuitive Platform for students PreK –
Seesaw has a free platform and teachers/parents can access the Seesaw Activity library to customize and/or share with students in their portfolios
- Dreambox – Math Software
- 14 Day Free Trial
Apps for Structured Research & Presentation
- Khan Academy – completely free math and science lessons
- Newsela – Every teacher and student can use Newsela for free. Some teachers might choose to upgrade to Newsela PRO to utilize more of the features of the application.
- Brainpop – 30 Days of Resources
- MackinVA – free until Dec 31, 2020
- Duolingo – Free fun language learning software
- Free Creative Resources: Shadow Puppet EDU
Primary resource images from sites like NASA, Library of Congress, etc.
- ChatterPix Kids
- Draw & Tell – Information Collection and Collaboration Tools
- Kahoot – Free Quiz/game-based learning platform that brings engagement and fun to 1+ billion players every year at school, at work, and at home.
- Quizlet – Quizlet makes simple learning tools that let you study anything. Start learning today with flashcards, games and learning tools — all for free.
macOS and iOS Apps with Apple Device
- Clips (iOS)