K-12 Learning at Home Resources

Bashar Makhay
April 08, 2020

Columbia Neighbors has collected a number of resources to help you transition to virtual learning while staying at home. We hope you will find these resources helpful and if you have a resource to add, submit it via this form. 

NYC DOE Learn at Home Resources
NYC DOE guide through the transition to remote learning so that your child will quickly adapt, and thrive in this new learning environment.

iPad Distribution
To keep students connected and able to learn from home, the DOE is lending 300,000 internet-enabled iPads to students.

Youth Remote Learning
Columbia faculty launch a free website with 70 courses to help students explore new ideas and structure their day during uncertain times.

Khan Academy
A nonprofit that provides free education courses and programming.

Meeting K-12 Student Needs Town Hall
Watch Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer lead a virtual discussion on resources and best practices on remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mommy Poppins 100s of Activities of Families on Pause
Mommy Poppins has put together a comprehensive site of resources for learning, playing and staying sane while at home.

Free Meals from NYC DOE
Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.

BioBus Online Programming 
BioBus has temporarily stopped in-person programming but hasn’t stopped sharing science bu launching BioBus at Home.

Earth Institute Live!
Earth Institute Live (EI Live) is a new online video series that provides educational content to K-12 students and educators. The series will feature scientific experts from across the institute in 60-minute live sessions where they will share aspects of their work through lectures, interactive activities, and/or demos.

National Dance Institute ndiLIVE
National Dance Institute has announced ndiLIVE!, their platform of joyful and participatory FREE online dance classes.