Learn from Home with Wellington

Learning from home, together.

From curriculum-inspired games and activities to social emotional health resources, Wellington has curated a portfolio of online learning resources for at-home learning. 

Resources for Families & Students

Veracross Parent Tutorial
Watch this tutorial on how to access virtual classrooms within Veracross

Google Meet and Google Suite overview and training guides
A guide to the Google toolkit that our teachers will use in day-to-day learning.

Zoom overview
A guide to getting started on zoom.com meeting software.

Saving Weekly Assignments on Student Devices (Lower School)
A short video that parents can use as a guide to giving access to students.

Have questions or need tech support? Contact our Technology support line at 614-754-4239 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on school days for immediate assistance with login issues, Wellington Chromebooks and iPads, Veracross, and Google Classroom. For other questions, contact support by email at technology@wellington.org

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Ted-ED
Within TED-Ed’s growing library of lessons, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which are collaborations between educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform.

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.

BrainPop Jr.
Animated videos on various topics including Humanities, STEM, English, SEL and more. For students in PK - Grade 3.

BrainPop
Animated videos on various topics including Humanities, STEM, English, SEL and more.

Discovery Education
K-12 learning platform that combines dynamic curated curriculum resources with on-demand teaching strategies. This collection of real-world educational content brings excitement and relevancy to different topics.

Khan Academy
Personalized math instruction for at home-learning.

Dive Deep with Coursera
Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies.

Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused 
Instead of allowing devices to be a distraction, we can use them to work for us and help us get things done. 

Apps That Act Like Math and Science Tutors for Homework Help
Sometimes we all need an extra hand. 

Free Tech For Learning
ISTE & EdSurge are curating a list of free products offered by companies and organizations to support learning during extended school closures. Search the directory below to explore what products will best support your needs.

Embark Collection, Columbus Museum of Art
View more than 3,500 works of art from CMA’s collection from the comfort of your own home!

Color Our Collections
Museums from around the world have teamed up to turn pieces from their collection into coloring book pages.

MoMA Audio
Listen to artists, curators, and others speak about the Museum of Modern Art's collection and special exhibitions.

Uffizi Gallery
Take a virtual tour of Florence, Italy's Uffizi Gallery.

Alvin Paige: The Retrospective
Watch a documentary on the life of artist Alvin Paige on YouTube.

The Met
The Met has compiled a timeline of art history that includes essays, works of art, and chronologies telling the story of art and global culture.

Kennedy Center
For educators looking to infuse the arts into their educational practices, the Kennedy Center has developed a robust collection of hundreds of digital learning resources: lessons, articles, performance guides, how-tos and much more.

Virtual Museums by Google 
Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 2500 galleries and museums around the world to bring virtual tours to your computer screen.

Wellington COVID-19 Update Center 
Stay informed about the latest Wellington school communication regarding COVID-19.

Countering COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Stigma and Racism
Read the article from the National Association of School Psychologists.

More Than A Virus: How To Stop The Racism and Xenophobia Coronavirus Brings Up
Read the article from Cultures of Dignity.

How to have a panic-free conversation with your kids about the coronavirus
Read the article from The Week.

This is How I Responded To My Daughter’s Fears About Coronavirus 
Read the article from Hand in Hand.

How we can help kids increase their sense of control as the coronavirus approaches
Read the Washington Post article.

Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource
Read the article from the National Association of School Psychologists.

Virtual Field Trips
Travel to over 30 virtual field trips, including the San Diego Zoo, Mars, The Great Wall of China and others!

MoMA Audio
Listen to artists, curators, and others speak about the Museum of Modern Art's collection and special exhibitions.

Uffizi Gallery
Take a virtual tour of Florence, Italy's Uffizi Gallery.

Columbus Metropolitan Library
Online digital library with a wide variety of e-books, audio books and educational streaming services. Appropriate for all ages. Sign up for a library card online!

Open Library 
Online digital library with a wide variety of e-books. Best for middle and upper school.

Audible.com Stories
Instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

Storyline Online
Animated children's stories read aloud by celebrities.

Rivet
Reading library with texts sorted by young readers reading level.

International Children’s Digital Library
Online reading library with texts from across the world. Appropriate for all ages.

NewsELA
News articles and non-fiction texts adapted for student readers.

Get Epic
Online reading library for students ages 12 and under.

Mango
Mango provides a digital foreign language curriculum: Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, German, English, and Arabic.

Go Noodle
Movement, Meditation, Mindfulness videos for children. These are great "Brain Breaks" for students throughout the at home school day.

Free Membership to Down Dog Yoga App
Middle and Upper School students can register for a free membership with their ‘wellingtonjags.org’ email address.  

Time Management Strategies for Busy Parents
Read the article from the Parent Encouragement Program.

Go Noodle
Movement, Meditation, Mindfulness videos for children. These are great "Brain Breaks" for students throughout the at home school day.

Tips for Talking to Kids About Difficult Topics and Navigating the News

5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Stress about the Coronavirus

Weathering the Storm by Headspace

Earth Day coloring page

COSI Connects
COSI's Digital Doorway for fun at-home science discovery and learning.

Exploratorium
Make sense of timely topics and find general science support for your virtual classroom or learning together at home.

NASA
Launch rockets, build a moo habitat, solve spacey puzzles and more! These science, technology, engineering, and math activities are fun for kids, adults and the whole family.

Mystery Science
Free, easy science activities for remote learning.

Scratch
Coding program. Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages.

Code Academy
Online coding platform - good for adults who want to learn to code as well!

Code.org
Computer science programming for children.

Prodigy
Curriculum inspired math games.

Tailor-ED
Differentiated Math Learning.

Vid Code
Computer science curriculum and coding platform recommended for students ages 10+

Tynker
Tykner is the #1 coding platform for kids and recently made the majority of their curriculum available during this season of distance-learning.

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