• Resources for Middle Schoolers

    English Language Arts Resources

    Open Culture

    Open Culture

     1,500 free online courses from the world's leading universities. You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 45,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now.

     

    Scholastic

    Scholastic at Home

     Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own or with their families.

    Dreamscape

    DreamScape

    A free literacy game that supports students with curriculum-aligned, ELA passages and skill-based questions that prepare students for state assessments and end of year exams.

     

     PBS

    PBS Learning Media

    Resources for middle school lesson plans, videos, games and activities aligned to state and national standards.

     read write think

    ReadWriteThink

    ReadWriteThink is an online resource that contains lessons, interactive activities, printables, and an app to help kids improve their reading and writing skills. Each heading contains hundreds of unit plans, lesson plans, and activities, each divided by subject, learning objective, and grade level.

     

     


    Resources for Middle Schoolers

    Math Resources

     Khan

    Khan Academy

    Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace.

     
     CODE

    CODE.org

    Introductory free computer science coding lessons. Create an account to save your progress and projects. Or just start coding - no account needed. All courses are available at no cost.

     

     Cool Math Games

    Cool Math

    Coolmath.com offers "math for ages 13-100" -- explanations that are easy to grasp on topics like algebra, pre-calculus and more. Cool Math has free online math lessons, math games and fun math activities.

     

     Mathigon

    Mathigon

    Mathigon is an online textbook for middle and high-school mathematics. The unique content format makes learning interactive and a virtual tutor offers personalised support.

    Completely free to use, for students and teachers.

     Math Games

    Math Games

    Math games online that practice math skills using fun interactive content, grades PK-8. Over 1000 free skill testing apps and games - tablet and chromebook friendly. Additional worksheets available for print.

     

     


    Resources for Middle Schoolers 

    Science Resources

    NSDL
     

    National Science Digital Library

    High quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

    PhET

    PhET Simulations

    PhET simulations are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.

    TGR

    TGR EDU Explore

    Interactive resources, designed for grades   6-12, to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world

    applications in college access and STEM learning.

     The Concord Consortium

    The Concord Consortium

    Scientifically accurate models, virtual labs, activities, and hands-on digital tools funded by the National Science Foundation.

    NSF

    The National Science Foundation

    A diverse collection of lessons and web resources for classroom teachers, their students and students' families. Materials are arranged by subject area to help you quickly find resources in your interest area, and then use them to create lesson plans or at-home activities.

       

    Resources for Middle Schoolers

    Social Studies Resources

    iCivics

    iCivics

    Sixteen games cover core topics like citizenship, rights, the court system, governance, freedom of speech, and constitutional law. Each game provides a walk-through tutorial that's easy to understand but does require some reading.

    Smithsonian Learning Lab

    Smithsonian Learning Lab

    The Learning Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian's expansive community of knowledge and learning.

    Google Arts and Culture

    Google Arts & Culture

    500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world.

    Library of Congress

    Library of Congress

    The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world.

    Hippo Campus

    HippoCampus

    This free, core academic website delivers videos, animations, and simulations for middle-school and high-school students.