In this difficult time, there are interesting learning opportunities at lower cost or even free. In some cases, students can have access to specialists who might normally be busy travelling or learning institutions that are normally only accessible in person or at great cost. It is also a time when students can connect to other youth across the world and learn together. Here are a few resources for students and educators.
The Global Gallery is a platform for artistic expressions which raise awareness through the arts, promoting cross-cultural understanding and dialogue around major global challenges. The Global Gallery is your... What's new across our programs?
Culture Connect is a four week digital exchange program that has connected youth from more than 30 different countries. Each week the participants are provided with 'mini-missions' which encourage intercultural dialogue through photo uploading and discussions based on the following themes: Daily Life, My Roots, Our Vision and Our Quest.
Join Coursera for free and learn online. Build skills with courses from top universities like Yale, Michigan, Stanford, and leading companies like Google and IBM. Advance your career with degrees, certificates, Specializations, & MOOCs in data science, computer science, business, and dozens of other topics.
The Exchange Program connects middle school, high school, and college students online to practice civil dialogue skills; apply critical thinking and active listening; and learn about the Constitution, and how it affects their lives. All programs are offered for free and are a unique way to build constitutional knowledge through live interactive classes and the NCC's acclaimed online learning platform, the Interactive Constitution.
Fall Lecture Series - Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)
The National Park Service and Friends of the Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters are pleased to announce the 2020 Fall Lecture Series, which will take place virtually. This year's eight-part series examines histories of social change through the lens of activism, politics, and the arts.
A collection of books read aloud by Malden school teachers.
Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.
Crash Course is one of the best ways to educate yourself, your classmates, and your family on YouTube! From courses like Astronomy to US History and Anatomy & Physiology it's got you covered with an awesome variety of AP high school curriculum topics. With various witty hosts at your service, you won't even notice you're getting smarter.
Skillshare is a learning platform with online classes taught by the world's best practitioners. Personalized, on-demand learning in design, photography, and more.
For educators and families
The six-year-old boy's eyes welled up with tears. His teacher, 30-year veteran Leigh Yelton, could see the explosive anger building in the first grader. After his mother died unexpectedly in his kindergarten year, he struggled with what his grandmother called "mommy days," or periods during which he would often cry uncontrollably.
Learning activities and resources for families who are home with children due to the coronavirus
Inspire your students with thousands of free teaching resources including videos, lesson plans, and games aligned to state and national standards.
TED-Ed celebrates the ideas of teachers and students around the world. Discover hundreds of animated lessons, create customized lessons, and share your big ideas.
Organizers of education conferences and professional development for teachers through continuing education teacher workshops. Specializing in neuroeducation and brain based teaching.