Learning at home with BPS or Community Partners
Organization Description Grade Level Languages Girlstart STEM education Pre-K, Elementary School None ReadBoston Instagram Live Storytimes every weeknight at 6:00 PM IG: @readboston Pre-K, Elementary School None Imagine Language & Literacy For grades PreK–6, provides instruction and practice in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Pre-K, Elementary School Arabic, Cantonese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Marshallese, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. Imagine Math For grades Pre-K to 8, covers algebra, geometry, and ACT/SAT preparation. Pre-K, Elementary School, Middle School English, Spanish, Tagalog, Haitian-Creole, Arabic, and Vietnamese. Audio support is available in English and in Spanish. GoPeer.org College students from Harvard, MIT, UC Berkeley, and +50 other universities offer free online tutoring (two hours per child so many students can benefit) to families coping with school closures. Pre-K, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Somali, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Arabic Tech Goes Home Tech Goes Home provides a series of live webinars that cover popular topics in the TGH curriculum, such as clude: ordering groceries, accessing health information, reaching out to doctors, filing for unemployment, and completing the census online. Our COVID-19 Resource Page has tools and links to help students, families, and teachers stay engaged with the outside world and learn at home. Pre-K, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Spanish USS Constitution Museum A variety of online activities BPS students can engage with on their own or with family, like asailorslifeforme.org and ussconstitutionmuseum.org/discover-learn/fun-games. Teachers can utilize the Resource Kits, ussconstitutionmuseum.org/discover-learn/educator-resource-kits. Pre-K, Elementary School, Middle School, High School None Harvard University College and career awareness programming for grades 7-12. 1:1 tutoring. Arts Immersion programming for grades K-6. Book readings for grades 1 and 2. Resources for families with children PreK - adolescents. Access to Zoom training. Lessons that are appropriate for teachers to incorporate into lessons and families. Pre-K, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Open documents using Google and then select a language for translation. Waypoint Adventure A program that delivers sanitized off road wheelchairs to families who need adaptive equipment to go on a walk or hike while following city guidelines for social distancing. Elementary School, Middle School, High School None 826 Boston Online programs for grades 7-12, including online tutoring, a creative writing workshop program, and a college essay program for 11th grade students. Elementary School, Middle School, High School None BlocksCAD A programmatic 3D design tool that teaches math and computer science. Students can create and manipulate 3D objects while applying spatial and computational thinking skills. Elementary School, Middle School, High School Spanish, Mandarin Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach A free resource for parents who want to do engineering challenges at home with their kids. Elementary School, Middle School, High School None Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston Offers “Club At Home” program ideas to bring fun and educational club activities into your home. Also available on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Elementary School, Middle School, High School None Girls Who Code A free resource for all students to learn how to code. Activities range from beginner to advanced and are online and unplugged. All students are welcome. You do not have to be a part of a Girls Who Code Club. Elementary School, Middle School, High School None Pixels and Polygons School of Digital Art and Animation Watch free demonstrations of professional digital art and animation techniques. Students follow along in real time and can interact with the instructors and each other to ask questions or make comments throughout this fun and informational series. Middle School, High School None Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs Bow Seat's 2020 Ocean Awareness Contest, Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis, is accepting submissions until June 15. This contest invites teens to explore and communicate through visual art, writing, music, film, and multimedia the connections between human activities and the health of our ocean. Boston residents are eligible for special Hometown and Bay State Awards. Middle School, High School Spanish Kaplan Test Prep Free live and recorded AP Prep and SAT On Demand High School None Junior Achievement of Northern New EnglandResources for elementary, middle, and high school students to succeed in a global economy by learning about economic impacts. Included is how to apply for a $10,000 college scholarship. Elementary School, Middle School, High School None
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