Webster Library

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September 20, 2020 Sunday Hours: Closed
980 Ridge Road
Webster, NY 14580
Phone: (585) 872-7075

Distance Learning Resources

Homeschooling Resources

Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE) Information and resources for people just starting the homeschooling process, links also related to beginning homeschooling during Covid-19. 

Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) Information concerning NYS homeschool regulations as well as useful articles detailing how to begin the homeschool process.

The Best Homeschooling Resources Online (parents.com) Helpful article related to homeschooling. Details different methods of homeschooling, legal websites, as well as curricula suggestions. 

How to Homeschool for Free (ThoughtCo.com) Article listing different free resources and curricula for parents considering homeschooling.

101 Free Resources for Home-Schooling During COVID Crisis (Today.com) Article listing different resources available for parents schooling at home during COVID-19.

 

Educational

Chariot Learning: Free SAT/ACT prep and practice exams 

Command Education: Homeschooling resources

Digital books & audio books: Borrow free digital library materials via Overdrive & Libby

Homebound- free Online Homeschool and "Suddenly-at-Home" School Conference!

Homework Help for Reluctant Children (Harvard) How Parents Can Help Children Who Struggle with Homework

How App: learning activities, educational videos, and step by step instructions on learning activities pertaining to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. 

How to Home School During Coronavirus (New York Times) 

Khan Academy. Free online classes in Math, Arts & Humanities, Computing, Economics and Finance, Science & Engineering, Test Prep, and College & Career prep.

Khan Kids! Online classes focusing on learning for kids ages 2-7. 

Scholastic: links and resources for learning at home 

School’s Out: A Parents’ Guide for Meeting the Challenge During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Teaching Strategies and tips for kids who learn differently (Understood Team) 

Tips for Homeschooling During Coronavirus: NPR

We Are Teachers is offering different games to play that teach math

Webster Central School District Covid-19 Updates


Exploratory 

Animals/Nature

American Dairy Association is offering free virtual tours of their dairy farms

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams

Most Visited National Parks in the United States (submitted by Christie & Kayla!)

San Diego Zoo Live Cams

San Diego Zoo Kids offers information about various animals, videos, coloring sheets, games activities 

Seneca Park Zoo Projects at Home 

 

Art/Creativity

Check out the Webster Public Library’s Pinterest page for fun ideas for the whole family

Kids Activities Blog list of free academic resources for kids and families 

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems  

 

Literature

Khan Academy is offering a course in Disney Imagineering in a box and Pixar in a box, which are storytelling courses on how to design a story/film/themepark

The Show Must Go Online! Is offering youtube live readings of the works of Shakespeare by professional actors and actresses

Storyline Online is offering many online storytime readings of Children’s books 

 

Parks/Museums

Adventures in Familyhood compiled a list of 20 virtual field trips and other resources for families 

The Great Wall of China is offering virtual tours

33 National Parks are offering free tours online

Yellowstone National Park is offering virtual tours


Science/Technology

NASA is offering free access to their image and video library 

Online coding lessons

Story Time From Space: In-Orbit Readings and Science to Encourage STEM in the Classroom (NASA)