Teaching and Learning Resources for Families During COVID-19-Grades 6-8
Code Club-A global network of free coding clubs for 9-13 year olds.
Digital Compass by Common Sense Education-Digital literacy games for middle school students in a “choose your own adventure” format.
Incredibox-Build your own beatboxing crew using drag and drop musical samples! The crew is animated.
Microsoft Makecode Arcade-Learn the code that will allow you to design, remix, and play your own game. Tutorial available as well as a more advanced course.
PBS Above the Noise-Episodes in this series are short and take on a controversial issue or a current event. Facts and figures are provided.
Mouse Open Projects-Create technology projects using 3D modeling, eight-bit pixel art, coding & more.
Scratch-Scratch is a programming language for beginning coders 8 years and older. Use the website or download the free software.
Read, Write, Think–Features printable activities, book recommendations, and interactive tools like a digital comic book creator.
Sketchpad-Make digital art online. Can be used on a computer or tablet.
AdobeSpark-Create web pages, videos, posters, slideshows. The Starter Program is free.
New York Times Learning Network-The New York Times Education Center featuring learning resources with NYT content. Access to articles is free along with writing prompts, quizzes, etc.