Free Learning Resources

Digital Maine Library

Kids InfoBits Digital content covering a broad range of educational topics including Animals, Arts, Geography Literature, Social Studies, Technology, and more.

National Geographic Kids Includes all magazines from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images.

World Book Early World of Learning K-3rd Grade. Offers a children’s encyclopedia, and resources like animated poems, stories, and games.

World Book Kids K-5th Grade. This online encyclopedia includes videos, activities, and read-aloud features.

In Context: Middle School Combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, and primary sources.

In Context: High School Offers a selection of overviews, primary sources, videos and images.

World Book Discover Great for reluctant readers. Engages with easy-to-understand content, interactive multimedia and text-to-speech.

World Book Student Connects students with a variety of multimedia and articles.

World Book Timelines Brows existing timelines in a variety of subjects or create custom timelines using articles from the World Book Encyclopedia.

Learning Express Provides support to students for academic skill-building and standardized test prep.

NoveList K-8 Plus Helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

Other Online Resources

Community of Learning Begins March 23. Interactive, live-streamed programs for homebound students in grades K-6.

Code.org Learn computer science at home with tutorials, videos, and projects.

Khan Academy Online courses, lessons, and practice.

PBS Learning Media Teaching resources including vides, lesson plans, and games.

Scholastic Learn at Home Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.

Science News for Students Online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate science news to learners, parents, and educators.

Smithsonian Fun Stuff for Kids Explore and learn with the Smithsonian Institution.

Storyline Online Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Ted Under 20 Talks from scientists, musicians, innovators, activists–all under the age of 20.

Tumble Book Library Children’s e-books, including animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, and more.

Tumble Math Math stories combining animation, narration, and sound.

Wonderopolis Intriguing questions explored in a variety of ways. (Created by National Center for Families Learning)