General resources and inspiration
A bunch of interesting, unique and engaging tools for students to keep learning online.
Quizzizz an online quiz web-app. Teachers can build quizzes for students, based on what they are learning or choose a quiz from the library. Students can join a quiz online through a ‘game code’ (6 digit number) so they don’t need to be in the same room/space.
The Kid Should See This
The Kid Should See This a site packed full of brilliant videos in a range of different topics (science, space, animals, food music, art and more), it allows teachers to spark inspiration in students through videos that they may not ever see just by browsing Youtube.
Kizoa get students to create and edit their own vlog using a phone, laptop or tablet. Share a vlog (video blog) to your students as an example, then allow students to be creative – sharing something interesting that is happening in their home.
TED has an undisputed reputation as THE place to go for inspirational speeches with most videos quick and digestible, at under 20 minutes. Now more than ever, their videos are invaluable for children to continue to learn and be inspired. Sign up for their daily newsletter and receive the latest videos for primary, intermediate and high school kids from TED-Ed@Home.
National Geographic Kids
Their website is stacked with interesting and educational videos, peppered with mini quizzes and challenges to keep kids entertained. Topics are varied, including wildlife, nature, weather as well as tailored & sensitive articles on Coronavirus for kids wanting to learn what it is, and what they can do to help prevent the spread.
Mouse Open Projects
Students can work on these science & technology projects at home without an account, educator guidance, or materials. It’s simple – just choose a project and get started! Each project has a lesson plan and step by step instructions included too.
World Geography Games
Quick and fun games to help kids learn the basics of geography – countries, cities, flags, continents, oceans and more!
Toy Theater Games
Fun, interactive games for primary school students. Collection of math, reading, art, music subjects as well as fun puzzles and brain-teasers. All free to play, and the learning benefits are priceless.
Twinkl were created to ‘help those who teach’ and they create educational resources that can be used at each step of a child’s learning journey. Their teacher-created resources provide entire schemes of work, lesson planning and assessments right through to online educational games, augmented reality and so much more.