The New York Times: Writing Prompts (for students 13 years and older). Students can respond to daily writing prompts, inspired by The New York Times, at home for free.
The Stevens Memorial Library has a ton of online resources that are available with a library card. Students can listen to/read eBooks for free online using the Overdrive link on the main page - no special app necessary! That being said, if they do want an app for a device, they can download the Libby app and plug in their library card there for the same access. More information can be found on this document by school librarian Hilary Alden.
Linda.com: anyone with a Steven's Library card has free access to Lynda.com and its library of educational resources. There are lots of learning paths for things like coding, AutoCAD, Music Lessons, and Drawing
CommonLit: A free collection of fiction and nonfiction texts for grades 3-12. Includes an annotation tool, guiding and discussion questions, translations in various languages, and texts read aloud
Even More Resources!
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: This website includes primary sources, essays, and videos.
Scholastic Learn At Home Hub Grades 6+: This is a growing collection of daily topics that pair fiction with non-fiction texts for students in grades 6+.
Virtual Museum Tours: Take a virtual tour of the some of the world's greatest museums and heritage sites
Bill of Rights Institute "Engage for Students": Essay contests, Civics videos, and other resources
SOGO Action Online Classes - SOGO Action is located on Main Street in North Andover.
Pixar in a box: Pixar in a Box is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs. You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, and make virtual fireworks explode. The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies at Pixar. This collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy is sponsored by Disney.
Imagineering in a box: Imagineering in a Box is designed to pull back the curtain to show you how artists, designers and engineers work together to create theme parks. Go behind the scenes with Disney Imagineers and complete project-based exercises to design a theme park of your very own.