Educational Tools (Updated 5/24/20 @ 5:53 pm)

HOME LEARNING FOR KIDS

STILLWATER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

  • Distance lessons - From the Stillwater Public Schools have ended, but the lesson content is still available.
FREE ONLINE CLASSES
  • Pronunciator - Learn more than 160 languages including ESL classes and a COVID-19 course in 101 languages (create an account with your library card)
  • Class Central - Massive open online courses (MOOCs) from Ivy League Universities 
  • Open Culture - Free online courses including MOOCs, lectures, free movies, recordings, books and more
  • SBA Classes - Access free business classes from the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • GCF Learn Free - Online tutorials on a wide variety of topics (including computer/tech)  See all topics here
ONLINE MEETINGS
  • Google Hangouts - Hangouts is free, and Google recently announced that in response to COVID-19 they are rolling out Hangout premium features to all GSuite and GSuite Education customers through September 30th.
  • Jitsi Meet - Offers free, open-source video conferencing with end-to-end encryption capability
  • Zoom Meeting - Offers free accounts with some restrictions. Free webinars & training during COVID-19.
  • Microsoft Teams - Offering six months of access in response to COVID-19. Learn more. 
 
Many of our recommended At-Home Activities are also educational! Check it out for more suggestions of online classes on art, cooking, and exercise as well as virtual field trips, museum tours, and storytimes.