Educator Resource Directory

Looking for an organization or program or other opportunity to help get your students engaged in environmental learning? The Rhode Island Environmental Education Association (RIEEA) has compiled a comprehensive and diverse list of environmental education organizations and opportunities in the state that offer these services.

BioEd Online

Baylor College of Medicine is offering a set of hands-on K-12 activities, grouped by grade level, that will enable parents and children to remain engaged in STEM learning until school operations return to normal. We call this collection STEM @Home. The lessons were selected specifically because they are easy to use at home, and provide high-quality STEM content without the need for specialized training, equipment or materials. We welcome you to investigate our STEM @Home activities, and to explore the entire BioEd Online website for accurate, free STEM educational materials.

ITEEA Open Access At-Home Resources

In mid-March, the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) began compiling these resources as a way to support educators through the unprecedented period of “social distancing” designed to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus. The list continues to grow and there is now functionality built in that allows educators to easily add new resources to share with colleagues.

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Rhode Island  Zoological Society brings the Roger Williams Park Zoo to YOU! Grab the kiddos for some wild educational fun with our favorite critters every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm EDT during our new Zoo School series. Get a behind-the-scenes look at our animals and explore a fun activity you can do at home.

Discovery Educator Network – Daily DE

Looking for meaningful and engaging learning activities for your children? The Daily DE features a grade-band appropriate learning activity for every day of the week. From digital interactives to virtual field trips to fun science experiments and more, these daily activities are great for keeping the learning going at home!  The new Daily DE from Discovery Education provides a suite of no-cost activities and resources for students and families to help continue learning while schools are closed.  

Liberty Science Center (LSC) Online Activities

Welcome to LSC in the House, the place where home scientists can conduct experiments, explore the world of LSC’s animals, find amazing movies to watch, and get inspired about science and technology without ever leaving the living room. Check out all the fun at the link, and be sure to come back often since experiences will be updated regularly.

NAMEPA Parent Survival Series

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) wants to support parents during this challenging time by providing weekly activities for students K-12 that will enrich each child’s education and broaden interest in the marine environment. To support ocean literacy, they will supply: Simplified weekly lesson plans Activities that re-enforce ocean literacy learning Excitement the entire family can participate in Read more.

Online Resources – CSTA, NSTA, NCTM

Below are links to compiled resources from national teacher associations. Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) has compiled a list of resources to help teachers support their students during this time of remote learning.  Check back periodically for updates. National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) has compiled a list of resources to assist teachers with the challenge of online learning.   External resources in this collection have been shared by educators, but have not been reviewed by NSTA.  Additional resources from NSTA are also included to provide on-going professional learning experiences.  Resources will continually be added. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)…

Tech For Learners

In response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the education ecosystem has come together – EdTech companies, non-profit organizations, and others – to ensure all stakeholders have access to the tools necessary to facilitate or expand online learning. This web-enabled resource provides a searchable database for tools to support those involved in education and the workforce, at all levels, and from all communities as they scale up capabilities for online learning and continue teaching, learning, and working from home. Online learning products, resources, services

iRobot Education Online Resources

IRobert Education ‘s goal is to provide a variety of virtual and offline coding projects in addition to other STEM-based learning activities to help keep children occupied and their minds active during their time at home. Some may require additional materials or screen time, while others will encourage the use of items around the house. Links to multiple activity packets, scaffolded for different ages can be found here. No technology is required for these activities.