As thousands of schools close around the world, teachers are turning to virtual learning. So many companies are being generous and changing their paid plans to FREE. Here is a list of the companies that are helping us out.
Newsela’s entire product suite is available to all teachers, free of charge, through the end of the school year! Click here to get access.
Use Google Hangouts to chat with your students or coworkers. Advanced Hangouts Meet features include record meetings, livestream up to 100K people, and add 250 people to a Hangout. Click here to access Google Blog for educational tips.
Mystery Science student links allow at-home access to mini-lessons and full lessons. Students don't need to create accounts and don't even have to log in. Just share student links with parents. Even teachers in expired trials can share student links. Click here to see all lessons that are free.
Students & teachers who fill out this online form using their school email addresses can access unlimited temporary access. Any accounts associated with that school’s domain will also gain unlimited temporary meeting minutes. The free Basic accounts are also available by request in Austria, Denmark, France, Ireland, Poland, Romania and South Korea.
Scholastic Learn at Home is providing teachers and parents with free accounts and access to daily lessons. These are organized by grade level. You can find read aloud books, activities, and videos.
Flipgrid is free for all educators! It is a great way to create videos back and forth with your students. There are many possible projects you can do. Click here for a how to get started sheet.
Boom Learning is giving their ultimate learning subscription for free! This lets you give access to 8 classes, and up to 200 students. Just contact them through their website and let them know you're in an affected school. You can also find many free activities once you join.
Free access to over 1,500 books until the end of the year!! Click here to head to their site.
Vocabulary Spelling City
Free access for the rest of the school year. Enter code: VSCFREE90 upon registering your school.
I will keep this blog post updated as new sites come in. If you know of any, please let me know!