We have compiled learning activities and digital resources that are aligned with the Mississippi College-and Career-Readiness Standards to continue and reinforce your child's education. Parents and caregivers should promote good screen time practices when students are online continuing their studies, playing games, or socializing with friends and family.
For any resource below, please note that while appropriate within the context of a unit or lesson, books, articles, and reading passages may contain language and content that will require additional review to ensure the selection is suitable for your child.
Resource available in multiple languages.
- CODE.org (K-5th)
To get your students interested in coding, have them visit CODE.org. This site introduces students to this growing field by engaging videos, introductory tutorials, and quick courses. CODE.org also offers a full curriculum that starts at the beginner level on to the more rigorous advanced placement level.
Knowledge-building resources from Eureka Math®, English language arts curriculum Wit & Wisdom®, and PhD Science™. Video lessons and activities are customizable by grade and module.
Khan Academy (K-5th)
Khan Academy offers practice exercises and instructional videos for math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.
Mystery Science (K-5th)
Free mini science lessons, including activities designed to use simple supplies families, will already have at home.
PBS Learning Media (K-5th)
PBS has curated a unique collection of resources organized by grades and subject areas. Families will find videos and activities that support learning at home.
- Wide Open Schools (K-5th)
A free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense Media.
STEM Activities for Kids (1st-5th)
This online site interactive program engages students in hands-on activities using STEM.
Music and Movement
- Move to Learn (K-5th)
Songs that incorporate movement and learning. Great for brain breaks!
- GoNoodle for Families (K-5th)
Songs that incorporate movement, mindfulness, and learning. Good Energy at Home features yoga videos as well as at-home activities and games that match some of your favorite GoNoodle songs.
YouTube Channel, iOS app, Google Play app, and Amazon Appstore
Reading and Speech Skills
Brightly Storytime (K-3rd)
Brightly features read-aloud and flip-along videos to keep kids connected to books while improving vocabulary and reading comprehension skills.
This site offers over 2,000 free reading and writing lessons. The lessons are available digitally and many are also available to download and print.
- Reading is Fundamental Leveled Reading Passages (K-5th)
Leveled reading passages that utilize BeeLine Reader allows visual tracking aspect of reading.
- Springboard Collaborative (K-3rd)
Provides support for parents to help their child learn to read. Supports include videos on how to go on a "book walk," ask questions about books your child is reading, Facebook Live workshops, and free e-books.
- Storyline Online (K-3rd)
Children's books read online with added animation and sound effects. Many books also feature activity guides for parents.
- Words on Wheels (K-5th grade)
This app is an augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) for the iPhone or iPad that helps children with speech deficits to communicate more effectively by combing images to create sentences.