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Center of Disease Control and Prevention – The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America—15 Days to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Download in English and Spanish.
World Health Organization (WHO) – Here you will find the latest situation updates and data regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.
The White House – See the latest guidelines from the President and the CDC on slowing down the spread of Coronavirus.
New York State – As of Sunday, March 22, 2020, Governor Cuomo has put NY State on PAUSE: All non-essential workers are directed to work from home, and everyone required to maintain a 6-foot distance from others in public. Get the latest information on how this impacts you and your community.
Westchester County – CE Latimer issued a local State of Emergency for Westchester County on March 16, 2020 and will release other COVID-19 information relevant to the County on our News page.
Town of Greenburgh – Get updated local information on coronavirus - based on conversations with county, other local officials
Parent Self-Help Links
The Parents' Guide to Google Classroom – This easy to use guide will help parents to navigate Google Classroom and help their children be successful!
How to work from home with kids (without losing it) – While most parents have worked from home with their kids for the occasional sick day or weather-related school closure, the prospect of doing so for weeks on end amid long-term school closures is especially daunting.
How 'regular school' parents can homeschool their kids – School closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak mean millions of parents and guardians who have grown accustomed to sending their children to traditional schools are now faced with the task of educating them at home.
At-Home Learning Tips for Parents – Quick article on making parents realize the important role they play by encouraging them to continue at-home learning.
How to Homeschool During Coronavirus – It’s not easy, even for professionals. Start with these sample lesson plans.
Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus Uncertainty – How to manage anxiety, stay active, and focus on your family's well-being.
How to Spot Fake News (and Teach Kids to Be Media-Savvy) – Clickbait, hyper-partisan opinion, and completely false information are running wild across the internet.
Supplemental Links For Kids
30 Free Virtual Learning Resources – A landing space that provides both parents & teachers with free resources that can be accessed while your students/children are at home.
Cambridge Text Books – In response to Covid-19, Cambridge University Press makes available over 700 textbooks, a resource page for supporting teachers, as well as 80 books and journals related to coronavirus research for free.
Cosmic Kids Yoga – Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.
Duolingo – Duolingo helps students keep up with foreign language skills. Duolingo offers 30+ languages so students can start learning a variety of languages that interest them. Or, students can use Duolingo to practice the foreign languages they are already learning in the classroom.
EVERFI – EVERFI offers free supplemental lessons for the whole student in areas of Finance, SEL, Health, College/Career Readiness, and related topics.
Fact Monster – From the solar system to the world economy to educational games, Fact Monster has the info kids are seeking. Our site is COPPA and kidSAFE-certified, so you can rest assured it's a safe place for kids to grow and explore.
Funology – The ultimate parenting toolbox! We offer ideas you can use to inspire and entertain your kids offline, simply put, we offer the cure for boredom!
Greenburgh Public Library's Home Schooling Resource – This guide provides links to resources, programs, websites and more! This is a homeschooling Libguide intended to inform, educate, and help the homeschooling community. Please take our survey below and let us know how the library can help you and your family!
Headspace – To help support you through this time of crisis, Headspace is offering some meditations you can listen to anytime. These are part of a larger collection in the Headspace app — free for everyone — called Weathering the storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you out, however you’re feeling.
Highlights Kids – We help children become their best selves by publishing content and creating experiences that engage, delight, and foster joyful learning.
History for Kids – The website is packed with articles, worksheets and even a quiz on each section. You will find cool games, videos, worksheets on many historical events that will help you understand those that have gone before us.
Khan Academy – Khan Academy offers free courses of all grade levels to help students master subjects and accelerate their learning. Through these courses, Kahn Academy allows students to personalize their learning and learn at their own pace.
Learning Games for Kids – Educational games are a great tool for building foundation math and language skills that today's elementary school curriculum requires. These online learning games and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids and they're free. Want educational games that help build skills in math, language, science, social studies, and more? You've come to the right place!
Lumosity – Lumosity offers free brain games to keep student minds actively engaged. For example, the games use problem solving, critical thinking, and memory to keep students on their toes and strengthen their skills.
Mr Nussbaum – is a kids website that features over 10000 online and printable activities including over 400 games, tutorials, simulations, videos and more!
Mystery Doug – A starter list of K-5 science lessons that are easy to do at home! Free; no sign-up or log-in required.
National Geographics Kids – Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.
New York Historical Society – The NYHS provides dynamic programming and curriculum resources for students and teachers in New York and beyond. Historical study sparks curiosity and creativity, promotes cultural understanding, and fosters an empowered citizenry to strengthen our democracy.
No Red Ink – No Red Ink is a free resource for online writing and grammar practice.
Peep and the Big Wide World – Written by a preschool teacher who specializes in early childhood science, these easy-to-do ideas are fun ways for you and your kids to learn simple science concepts. Each activity extends the science ideas of each Peep and the Big Wide World story.
Prodigy – A fantasy-based web and app game that covers skills learned in grades one through eight.
Play-Based Speech Therapy Homework – This packet contains 16 different ways to play with toys to facilitate speech and language goals. Cards were created for use as homework to be sent home with parents.
PBS LearningMedia – PBS LearningMedia provides students with free lesson plans, videos, and games aligned with standards they are learning in the classroom.
PowerMyLearning Connect – PowerMyLearning Connect offers curated learning from a variety of online platforms. K-12 students can access free content in all core subjects and many electives, with the ability to choose standard aligned lessons.
San Diego Zoo Live Cams – Many zoos are temporarily closed, but you can get an up-close view right at home with these live streams of penguins, tigers, polar bears, giraffes, and several more.
Scholastic Learn at Home Hub – Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!
Sheppard Software – At our educational website, we have hundreds of free, online, learning games for kids.
Smarty Games – Smartygames is a free, ALA and KidSAFE® approved children site that has been helping kids learning while having fun for over 8 years, and it is only getting better!
Squiggle Park – Reading skill building for ages 3 to 8+. < Back Explore. Dreamscape. Reading comprehension for ages 8 to 15+.
Stem-Works – a resource for teachers, mentors, parents, STEM professionals, volunteers, and everyone passionate about getting children eager to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Starfall – Starfall has been teaching children to read with phonics for well over a decade. Our systematic approach, in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.
Storyline – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Daytime Emmy nominated, Storyline Online, features celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Kristen Bell, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin and more!
TEDEd – TEDEd brings lessons to life for students through animation. TEDEd’s goal is to ignite curiosity among learners. To do this, TEDEd collects the best teacher lessons around the world. Then, it turns them into shareable animated videos for students.
TypingClub – The most effective way to learn how to type. It is web-based and highly effective. TypingClub is (and will always be) free for both individuals and schools.
20 Virtual Museums – Got Chromebook. Will Travel. Here are 20 virtual field trips that you can take with your kids. There are also lesson ideas, activities and book suggestions to extend the learning for each type of destination.
Wonderville – Science experiments, comics, videos, activities - they’re all waiting for you here in Wonderville. There’s so much, in fact, you’ll want to be here every day.