Home Learning Resources and Helpful Sites
Homeschooling books and e-books in the SFPL collection can be found and checked out HERE
A free online learning platform that offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized dashboard for students to learn math, science, computer programming, history, and art. It also has specialized content from NASA, MOMA, California Academy of Sciences and MIT. Daily Schedules can be followed from home.
Mango is an easy-to-use, self-paced online language-learning system. Choose from 36 languages including English as a second language, Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, and Russian.
MathAmigos is a group of community partners, mathematicians, and leaders in the Santa Fe Public Schools dedicated to improving teachers abilities to understand and teach math. Our goal is to help every student excel in math which is critical for the 21st century workplace. We show teachers, kids, and parents that math can be exciting! https://mathamigos.org/
Graphic Design and Coding
(Compilation of resources: Logodesign.net and photo credit: istock.com/Big_and_serious)
Introducing children to programming. The MIT Media Lab created Scratch, a block-based visual programming language and website where kids can create online projects. This gives students an educational way to create interactive stories, games, and animations for free at home.
Reading Quest provides free structured literacy tutoring & social emotional support for hundreds of striving readers:
- Year-round, free and affordable individual and small group tutoring for children who are reading one or more years below grade level.
- Professional development, training and coaching for principals, teens tutors, volunteer tutors, teachers, reading specialists and parents.
- Free, intensive ‘Reading is Magic’ summer programs for elementary school age children, in collaboration with Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences and Santa Fe Public Schools (SFPS).
Chrome Music Lab: Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
Ask a Biologist: This site from Arizona State University has a large collection of biology learning materials that includes stories, games, activities, videos, and a podcast.
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