At Home Learning Resources

Support your child’s learning during extended school closures with these resources.   If you need financial help with tutoring or other school-age care costs, please visit the  Cornell COVID-19 Hardship Fund for School-age Child Expenses page for more information.  

 

General

GENERAL LEARNING RESOURCES

Books and school supplies

 

All Ages

  • Wide Open School – search resources by age group and topic.
  • Common Sense Media – learning at home and homework help.
  • Ted Ed – lessons on all subjects for all ages.
  • EdNavigator - posts daily updates of “One Great Thing” to do with your kids.
  • Khan Academy – content and resources for every course/level.
  • Brain Pop – animated movies, quizzes, and learning materials.
  • CK-12 – library of free textbooks, videos, exercises, etc.
  • WE – engaging, interactive lessons taught by certified teachers.

 

Under 5

  • PBS Kids – educational games and videos featuring top PBS kid show characters.
  • Sesame Street – learn via games, videos, and art with Sesame Street muppets.
  • Busy Toddler – art, motor skills, math, and science activities for toddlers.
  • Pre-K Pages – 400+ preschool and Pre-K ideas and activities.
  • Union Square Play – music, cooking, play, and craft videos.

 

Elementary School

 

Middle/High School

 

 

Wellbeing

WELLBEING RESOURCES

African American woman and child

 

All Ages

 

Under 5

  • Mind in the Making – focused on building life skills through learning modules, skill-building opportunities, and book tips.
  • Cosmic Kids – yoga, mindfulness, and relaxation.

 

Elementary School

 

Middle/High School

 

 

STEM

All Ages

 

Under 5

 

Elementary School

 

Middle/High School

  • Mathigon – interactive, personalized lessons for grades 6-12
  • Math Snacks: educational animations, games, and tools to help understand math concepts.
  • Exploratorium – math/science websites, activities, and more.
  • Brilliant - build skills in math, science, and computer science

 

Arts

All Ages

 

Under 5

 

Elementary School

 

Middle/High School

 

Language

All Ages

  • Libby – listen to audiobooks for free from your library.
  • Epic - digital library where parents can track daily reading/activity.
  • Mad Libs - printable sheets, books, and apps for the classic word game.

 

Under 5

  • Unite for Literacy – free digital access to picture books with narration in different languages.
  • Duolingo ABC – hands-on experience to help your child learn to read.

 

Elementary School

  • Reading Rockets – help for struggling readers to build phonics, vocabulary, and fluency.
  • Starfall – kid’s games, movies, and books for students K-3.
  • My StoryBook – create your own storybooks.

 

Middle/High School

 

Physical

children on climbing wall

All Ages

 

Under 5

 

Elementary School

 

Middle/High School

 

Tutoring & Homeschooling

Tutoring

  • Visit the Resources for Parenting & Caregiving During COVID-19 page to access the Cornell Tutoring Directory.
  • Student Agencies Tutoring (SAT) - is a student-run tutoring company composed entirely of Cornell students in both the management team and instructors. They offer educational support in K-12 learning and standardized test and college application preparation. 20% discount for Cornell employees.
  • Care@Work - find a tutor that suits your needs with your Cornell Care.com membership.
  • Hearts Over Hands - pairs currently-enrolled university students with children and meet virtually for tutoring sessions.
  • Please contact Work/Life for additional tutoring options.

Homeschool Curriculums

Please note that the following programs are not endorsed by Cornell and may charge fees.