Nevada School Choice Coalition has compiled these online resources to help parents continue educating their children at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, as everyone is still in the process of learning how to adapt to virtual education.
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HomeschoolMath.net is a comprehensive math resource site for homeschooling parents, parents, and teachers that includes free math worksheets, lessons, online math games lists, ebooks, a curriculum guide, reviews, and more. The resources emphasize understanding of concepts instead of mechanical memorization of rules.
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Beginning readers can practice recognizing letters with this alphabet dot-to-dot dog house! This worksheet challenges younger students in preschool and kindergarten to show off their alphabet sequence and letter knowledge by connecting all the letters of the alphabet in the correct order. Then, they can break out the crayons and color away!
There is a scripture coordinating with letters A to Z for your child to trace. This is great for children just learning to write (Preschool and Kindergarten) and those learning alongside other homeschooled children. The verses are key verses every for every letter of the alphabet that families should take to heart.
When children enter the 3rd grade, they begin comprehending more complex texts and building a reader’s vocabulary. Our third grade printable worksheets and reading passages help eight- and nine-year-olds learn and review third grade reading concepts such as parts of speech, fact versus opinion, and story morals.
hand2mind is excited to introduce teach@home: Daily Lessons & Activities for K-5 students, a series of free daily lessons and activities created and delivered by teachers. Each week you will find an easy-to-follow schedule, by grade, for K-5 students and daily grade-specific video lessons for Math and Literacy. You will also find worksheets for the Math and Literacy lessons as well as a daily STEM activity.
GoPeer.org pairs vetted college students who attend top-tier universities with students between the ages of 5–18 for 1-to-1 tutoring lessons.
Recently in our Learning and Exploring Through Group a member shared a fabulous experiment she had been busy doing at home. With us currently in lockdown here in the UK I like to have a bank of activities in mind ready for the next day. I’m finding that going with the flow works best for us but as and when the children are getting a little wild an activity can bring back some calm and focus.