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Teacher Resources

Teachers are the backbone of our society and they can never have too many resources at their disposal. Here is a list of free online resources to help teachers and homeschool parents plan meaningful lessons. 

CREATIVE TIPS FOR LEARNING:

The right brain is activated when reading and writing from right to left. 

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The National Museum of Kenya

ART

Art Class

There are many museums who have websites featuring virtual tours. They provide a great way to take self-guided tours of museums from around the world.

 

Some virtual tours are:

DISCOVERY Children's Museum in Nevada 

The Louvre in France 

Museum of the American Revolution in Pennsylvania 

Visit the Arts For Kids Hub for video drawing tutorials. 

The National Archives have great resources for document analysis. Students can use them to analyze the art they are viewing. 

SOCIETY

Geography & Social Studies

The CIA World Factbook makes it easy for you to explore countries and analyze oceans. The website even has Spy Kids activities and resources for parents and teachers.

The National Archives and the U.S. Department of the Treasury offer some educational resources on Social Studies including economics

The California Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) has a free curriculum for History and Science available through Ten Strands

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) offers educational videos to help children prepare for the airport experience.

One of the world's deserts.

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The Move Your Way logo

HEALTH

Physical Health

Students should remember to stay healthy by staying active and eating healthy

Social and emotional health can be maintained when children and teens learn how to manage their stress. Read 18 Coping Skills: Strategies for Children and Teens and create a Stress Management Plan

STEM

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

There are many great STEM resources available on the web from sources such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Early learning math sites such as the Regional Educational Laboratory Program has links to many free resources.  Click here for a PDF on Consumer MathThe US Census has activities for most subjects. 

The California Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) has a free curriculum for History and Science. 

Annuity.org offers valuable information on Financial Literacy and Financial Abuse. You can find more resources here

Welcome Aboard!  
Join the mission and have your name engraved on NASA’s Europa Clipper spacecraft as it travels 1.8 billion miles to explore Europa, an ocean world that may support life. Sign your name today!  Your name will be added to our Message in a Bottle (subject to confirmation). The deadline to submit your name was 12/31/23 but you may still be able to get involved. Get the Europa Toolkit here. 

Watch the Clipper Cam as they build the Clipper live! 

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Conduct easy experiments like this tornado in a bottle.

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ELA

English Language Arts

You can access free e-books from several online websites:

Planet e-Book

Project Gutenberg 

Listen to free audio books here:

Librivov

Online Text To Speech Reader:

TTS Reader

HOLIDAYS

MLKJ Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born as Michael, or Mike, on January 15, 1929. He and his father was later renamed Matin Luther, Sr. & Jr. at the insistence of his dying grandfather. We celebrate his life on the third Monday of January every year. 

MLKJ married Coretta Scott King on June 18, 1953, and begat four children. Coretta was a a classically trained singer who performed at concerts to raise funds for the Civil Right's Movement. 

Coretta immediately began to secure his legacy of non-violence by proposing the King Center in Atlanta to be constructed. You can visit it today to get a glimpse into their personal and public life. 

You can read these Eleven (11) MLKJ Speeches (PDF) or watch the clips linked below. 

“I Have a Dream” – Washington, D.C., August 28, 1963.  

“Our God is Marching On” – Selma, Alabama, March 25, 1965

“Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence” – Riverside Church in New York City, April 4, 1967

“I’ve been to the Mountaintop” – Memphis, Tennessee, April 3, 1968.  

King Center Lesson Plans  

The King Center has made these resources available for homeschool families and teachers. 

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April's Sankofa

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April's Sankofa is observed from April 9th - April 12th

April’s Sankofa is a time of year for remembering those ancestors who fought and died for freedom during the Transatlantic Passage (1526 to 1867) and the Civil War (4/12/1861-4/9/1865).  Read the April's Sankofa presentation

Juneteenth

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in America and is a celebration of African American life and culture. Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19th (1865). It is one of the oldest African American holidays in the nation. You can download our Juneteenth informational for free.

Visit Juneteenth.com for more information about the holiday. 

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Juneteenth is officially on June 19th.

The United States of America has a vast number of zoos across the nation. Fortunately for the public, many of these zoos have webcams in many of their exhibits. We have selected a few live feeds for your convenience.

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park features many animals. 

The Monterey Bay Aquarium also exhibits many marine creatures. 

Mangolink World has made multiple public cameras for viewing from around the globe. 

ZOO

ZOOLOGY

Located in the Balboa Park are of San Diego, Ca.

Zoology

## More coming soon!

Juneteenth is a celebration of Freedom!

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