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Curated and coordinated by the experts at Common Sense, Wide Open School is the result of a collaboration among leading publishers, nonprofits, and education and technology companies.Wide Open School features a free collection of the best learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade band and subject.

Free Educational Links for Online Learning at Home

Notable Children’s Digital Media - 2020

Homeschooling Guide for Families

Book Lists

Book Lists


Online Research Tools

Research Tools specifically designed for students.  Click on the link here and select the For Students Tab.

April is Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month!  Write a poem and add it to our "Poetree".  Click here to get more information! 

Learning at Home Webinars for Parents

Webinar:     Effective Strategies for a Graceful Transition into Home Learning

        Wed, April 1, 2020

        8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

        What you'll learn in this webinar: 

  • How you and your child(ren) can make a smooth transition from school to home environment.

  • How this moment presents an opportunity to design a home-learning experience that will support your child(ren)’s unique talents, gifts, and needs.

  • How home learning can be fully engaging and interactive when  based on some of the most powerful educational approaches such as Holistic Active Learning, Cross-Curricular Education, and Self-Directed Learning.

Webinar:     Bringing it “Home” for the W.I.N. – Tips for parents keeping their own students on  track and organized on the home front.   Register to view the archived webinar.

  • Designed for parents of students in grades K-12. Tips on how to organize your day so that you can get work done while ensuring that your own school-age students do the same. Whether your home is no-tech, high-tech, or anywhere between, there are resources available to keep your students engaged throughout the week.

Picture Books, Read Alouds, and Storytimes

Kids Digital Collections - Special Edition

Museums with Marisa

With the closure of all schools, libraries and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Museums With Marisa" will be offering free online interactive virtual programs!

Fun Activities for Kids at Home

New Books in the Children's Room