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Many educational websites are offering their content available for free during this time of sheltering in place at home, job layoffs, and schooling at home. Here are some online resources of particular interest to teens and adults. This neat selection includes free online courses taught by top universities, science videos and articles, AP level courses for high schoolers, practical lessons from the digital masters at Google, and more. Discover many options below, some that are available only for a limited time.
*Some restrictions and limitations may apply on some of the sites.
Edx.org offers a wide variety of free online courses taught by top universities (including Harvard, Cornell, MIT and more) in subjects ranging from language arts, architecture, music, languages, engineering, and much more. Click here for details
Nova at PBS features a smorgasbord of fascinating science videos and articles for free. Topics include tech & engineering (schools of the future, rise of rockets), space (black holes), ancient worlds, espionage, body & brain, and more. Click here to start watching
Khan Academy is a nonprofit website who's mission is to provide a free, world-class education to a wide range of ages. They even have high school and AP courses geared for sophmores-seniors in grades 10-12! Courses include subjects like: Computer Animation, Yoga, Art History, Personal Finance, Computer Sciences, Geometry, Trig, Calculus, Statistics, Yoga, an SAT Practice Course, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, and much more. Click here for more information
Google Applied Digital Skills features free, ready-to-use lessons that teach practical, valuable skills for work and life in our digital age. Covers topics like: online research and communication, how to use google sheets and slides, data analysis, digital literacy, and more. Click here to learn more
Looking to earn a few free online certifications? Alison offers free online courses from world renown experts in a wide variety of industries. Courses range from lifestyle, wellness, science, language, arts, tech, and more. Courses are geared towards building skills for launching or changing career paths, and come with free certificates upon completion. Click here for more info
Google Digital Garage is another powerful resource from Google that features free online business and marketing courses designed to help users learn valuable career and business skills. Many of the courses include free certifications upon completion. Click here to learn more