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Year 7 +

Amazing resources for history teachers by the British educator Russell Tarr including interactive simulations, quizzes, games that can easily be used for online learning.

Click on the age links to see what is available. 

1 month free trial because of school closures upon request (contact form)

All year levels

CommonLit is a nonprofit edtech company with an online library of over 1,500 authentic reading passages, text sets, units, and digital learning tools. Teachers can create classes and assign texts digitally. Students can annotate text, respond to comprehension questions, take assessments, and more. Read aloud and translation tools are also included. Teachers also have access to free data reports.

As a nonprofit, CommonLit.org is always 100% free to all teachers, parents, and students.

All year levels

Actively Learn is a digital curriculum platform for grades 6-12 ELA, SS, and Science. There are more than 3,000 texts, videos, and simulations that include embedded questions, scaffolding notes, and multimedia to support all learners. 

The Curriculum platform will be free until the end of June.

All year levels

5,390+ robust, original stories based on primary sources and presented in various media formats: written, dramatized narrations, videos, images, maps, and more!

Free stories each day are available for access - see the home page and the What Matters Now tabs

All year levels

Access thousands of historic public television and radio programs through the AAPB.

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the WGBH Educational Foundation to coordinate a national effort to preserve at-risk public media before its content is lost to posterity and provide a central web portal for access to the unique programming that public stations have aired over the past 70 years. To date, over 110,000 digital files of television and radio programming have been preserved and made accessible.