Home Learning Resources for Parents

With school now at home, you may be feeling more than a little overwhelmed. To help you out, we gathered some great resources to supplement your school’s online education programs.
Resources for Parents

Waller ISD
Dellrose children attend Waller ISD schools. The district has put together school packets for families with limited or no internet access. Online school classes for children began March 30.

A guide keeping young children learning with tips for parents and fun activities for the kids.

edHelper’s Free Printables
edHelper is currently offering lots and lots of free, printable worksheets for parents to use.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offers families a compilation of free learning activities, lessons, downloadables and videos for Grade K–12 kids

Learn Everywhere
Search the LearnEverywhere database of resources for fun ideas. Parents can collaborate with others, ask questions in the community, or contribute ideas.
Preschool to Middle School

Sesame Workshop
Join Elmo and friends for a virtual playdate and visit Sesame Street in Communities, for relevant videos, printables and learning-at-home resources for your family!

PBS Kids Apps
Need to download some apps? PBS Kids showcases the best of the best on this website.

Use these free high-quality, easy-to-use videos to create an amazing distance learning program.

Wide Open School
Wide Open School is a free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense Media.

Khan Academy
Homework help, daily schedules and a wide variety of free online classes.

Scholastic Learn at Home
Daily resources to keep kids learning.

National Geographic
Provides curated collections of learning activities to implement at home

TEDEd brings lessons to life for students through animation.

No Red Ink
No Red Ink is a free resource for online writing and grammar practice.

Young Writer’s Blueprint
Young Writer’s Blueprint is a free writing course for children ages 6-10 led by award-winning author Alice Kuipers.

Duolingo helps students keep up with foreign language skills.

The Math Learning Center’s Practice Books
The Math Learning Center offers free, printable math workbooks in both Spanish and English for grades K-5.

Mystery Science
Mystery Science is offering families a collection of their most popular science lessons for free during the pandemic.
Virtual Field Trips

Whether it’s reading a certain number of books or acing AP American History, your child is never too young or too old to create a list of goals for the school year. Help young children articulate what they hope to accomplish and create a checklist. To keep them from feeling discouraged if they don’t feel they are making progress, offer periodic rewards for trying.
Set Goals

Discovery Education
Offers live virtual field trips. Each free trip includes a companion guide packed with standards-aligned, hands-on learning activities. Trips can be watched on demand,,as well.

Monterey Bay Aquarium
Study the ocean and enjoy the antics of sea otters or the hypnotic drifting of jellyfish through the webcams of this aquarium.

The Smithsonian Museum
Take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device.
Story Hour

Storyline Online
Young children can watch videos of celebrities reading award-winning literature.

Kids can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages.

Explore children’s literature with videos, a radio program, crafts and activities.
High School

Keep high school kids learning with access to 2500+ online courses from 140 institutions.

The Great Courses
Streamed classes featuring the nation’s best college professors. Subscriptions are available or you can buy courses as you need them.

Carnegie Mellon University’s CS Academy
A free online, interactive high school computer science curriculum.

EVERFI offers free supplemental lessons for students in areas of finance, SEL, health, college/career readiness, and related topics.