Remote Learning Ideas
During this time of social distancing, here are some activities that are fun and educational.
Charter Communications is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a subscription.
Resources for kids, families, teachers, and librarians to make sure that reading & learning can happen anywhere this spring.
Digital games that students can play at home. Click on the tutorial first to learn how to find, share, and play Breakout EDU games at home.
STEM activities for students to do at home.
Check out iWonder if you want to explore any topic that interests you.
Libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions around the world are sharing free coloring sheets and books based on materials in their collections. Please download, print, and share your favorites!
15 Minute Meditation For Anxiety guides you through a simple at home meditation to provide relief from anxiety, stress and energetic imbalance. Return to this practice regularly for preventative care. Great for beginners!
Free online program that brings together the diverse talents of Disney Imagineers around the world for a one-of-a-kind learning experience and is part of Disney’s commitment to helping today’s youth create the future they imagine.
Specific online learning resources designed for self-directed learning. This document will continue to be updated as they develop and align additional resources.
The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting.
Tons of awesome courses in one awesome channel! Sociology, Computer Science, Film History, Mythology, Physics, Philosophy, Games, Economics, U.S. Government and Politics, Astronomy, Anatomy & Physiology, World History, Biology, Literature, Ecology, Chemistry, Psychology, and U.S. History,
to name a few.
Learning a language with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up.
DC has launched a series of virtual activities featuring the publisher’s middle grade authors and illustrators. Forthcoming programs will lead children through additional DIY crafts, draw-alongs, comics tutorials, and other superhero-themed exercises.
These activities will keep kids active and keep their brains from melting. Plus they’ll pick up important life skills without even knowing it.
Virtual Field Trips & Tours
Virtual Field Trips
National Park Tours
12 Famous Museum Tours
20 Amazing Places You Can Visit Without Leaving Home
Music curriculum for teaching PreK - Grade 6. Student login is snow and the password is 2020.
Ways to Keep Active
P.E. With Joe
Kids' workout classes every weekday at 9am. The workouts are designed to be kid friendly, will last half an hour, and won't need much space so they can be done indoors if it's raining.
The American Heart Association: Ways to Get Moving
Incorporate physical activity breaks at-home to help your kids get their recommended 60 minutes or more of physical activity a day.
NFL PLay60 app
Walk to move your character in the game to explore a fun interactive environment and find football players!
Boys and Girls Club MyFuture Platform
Access over 185 Boys & Girls Club program activities in areas such as STEM, leadership and the arts.
Complete a service project in your local community.
Fitness Gram Assessment
Keep kids active and healthy with these videos designed to improve physical fitness, muscular strength, and aerobic capacity.
USA Football: 60 Ways to Play eBook
Click on a team logo to learn their history
On this YouTube channel, you'll find workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice, and more.
Live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio. Look for the age recommendations to find something that's right for you.
Self-paced, interactive content--exercises, videos and articles--for students in every grade and in most major subject areas.
These projects aren't complicated or expensive and can be created using everyday items around the house.
Check out this site for free
AP Test prep tools.
(Incidentally, the College Board AP app is set up for kiosk mode and is located at the bottom of the sign-in screen on your chromebook under "apps." You will need to access that to take the online AP test.)
Recordings of poets reading their own works or works of others. The audio is accompanied by mindful prompts and meaning-making questions like "How does this poem encourage gratitude?” and "What’s a line in this poem that brings a strong visual image to your mind?"
Join us every Thursday for National Theatre Live productions, free to stream on YouTube for seven days.
One Man, Two Guvnors: April 2
Jane Eyre: April 9
Treasure Island: April 16
Twelfth Night: April 23
We have eBooks and eAudiobooks!
School/Library Name: FINNEYTOWN SECONDARY CAMPUS, CINCINNATI, OH
User ID: finneytownsecondary
These books are free right now! There's even a virtual book club that you can join with one of them: Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch.
All 21 of the Bluford High books are available to download and listen to--FREE!
To help people keep their spirits up and combat boredom, a large number of Japan’s manga publishers are making their comics available to read online for free.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Read on your desktop/laptop or download an app from Apple or from Google Play.
Setup code: readwithsora
Check out this free collection of eBooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos, and eAudiobooks.
250+ eBooks are now available FREE for grades 6-12!
Click here to download the Follett Shelf app to your device.
Student ID number/Library card number: 1
As of March 25th, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has launched a streamlined form for a Downloadable eCard to make it easier for community members to access online resources while their doors remain closed to the public. The eCard is for all ages, and they’ve relaxed ID verification so that the card can be used immediately.
- This only applies to new cards
- If you already have any kind of Cincinnati Public library card, continue to use it. You don’t need a new one.
- If you have a temporary card number now, you can call (513) 369-6900 and staff will assign you a permanent number