Parent Resources

Mother helping daughter at laptopSETDA recognizes that eLearning impacts entire families. This page provides a variety of resources for parents as they coordinate longer term eLearning days, consider content to create or supplement lessons and as parents look to collaborate with one another.

Parent Communications Practices for eLearning

Content for Parents Leading eLearning

  • Maryland State DOE: List of curricular resources suggested for parents.
  • Great Minds: sharing—free to anyone—recorded daily lessons in Grades K–12 of Eureka Math, K–8 of Wit & Wisdom (ELA), and 3–5 of PhD Science. These lessons will be delivered by Great Minds’ own teachers and will be viewable on any device.
  • Learning Heroes: Learning Heroes includes various resources to support learning at home. It includes videos, tips, and other resources that can help support learning.
  • Smithsonian Distance Learning: The Smithsonian is committed to supporting teachers and their students around the globe as they face unprecedented new learning challenges. The lessons on this website could be useful for parents looking to support at home learning.
  • Apple: shares remote learning resources on the App Store.
  • Khan Academy: provides offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
  • Online music program, WURRLYedu is a student-safe alternative to Tik Tok. Get free access to WURRLYedu—our award-winning teaching platform and creation tools for students including: 1000 standards-aligned lesson plans for K-12: SEL, General Music, Modern Band, Vocal Ensemble, Jazz, and non-Music subjects. Available on web and iOS.
  • OER Commons: a digital library and network. Users can access open education resources and join the network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement.
  • Bookshare: A Benetech Initiative: Bookshare® is an ebook library that makes reading easier for people with barriers such as dyslexia, blindness, and physical disabilities.
  • Graphite: Common Sense Media’s Graphite combines ratings from educators with reviews from its own expert team of reviewers. Graphite’s reviewers evaluate each tool using a research-based, 15-point rubric to assess each tool’s engagement, pedagogy, and support.
  • Georgia Virtual: digital learning resources for professional learning and shared content, as well as 120 free online courses.
  • Michigan Virtual: content of over 70 of our high-quality online courses free to educators and parents as a resource to supplement student learning.
  • Virtual Field Trips: Access one field trip per weekday from March – May to international museums, national parks, zoo, farms and more.

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