Due to the coronavirus, a majority of schools and universities are moving toward virtual learning and many closing their doors indefinitelt. In response to this, educational companies are offering free subscriptions to their products to ease the inconvenience of online learning.
From free printable worksheets and video conferencing systems to web-based games and writing resources, below you’ll find just a sampling of links to companies that are offering free subscriptions due to coronavirus closures:
Free Education and Video Conferencing Subscriptions
2Simple: Free usage of Purple Mash and Serial Mash programs, which feature open-ended tools, to spelling and grammar
Book Creator: Availability to collaborate together on books in real-time
BrainPOP: Free, unlimited use to any school that is closed due to the coronavirus during the period of their closure, which includes animated movies, assessment resources, and creative tools
Circletime: Free classes like Interactive Storytime, Family Cooking and Baby and Me yoga, Circletime is providing free online classes to families
Microsoft Teams for Education: Providing a free online classroom that brings together virtual face-to-face connections, assignments, files, and conversations into a single place
Scholastic Learning: Four separate learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video which kids can do on their own, with their families or teachers
TechSmith: Free access to tools like their screen recording tool, Snagit, and the collaboration platform, Video Review
Vroom: The platform provides free science-based tips and tools to help parents educate children, and features an Amazon Alexa integration
You’ll find tons of resources in this collaborative Google sheet, which includes the company, a description of the free service offered and link to the tool as well. Know of any additional educational services? Please leave a comment below to share.