Links & Resources

This is a collection of links to websites, some created by Kentfield staff, which we hope will be helpful during this very challenging time.

The links are ordered by the date when they were added to this collection, from newest to oldest.

Bacich Summer Learning Suggestions

The summer may be an opportunity for many of our children to advance in their studies with continued encouragement and support from home.

MCOE - Creando Curiosidad: Afuera De Tú Puerta Delantera

Una experiencia educativa en donde para los niños exploran la naturaleza a través de su puerta delantera.

MCOE - Creating Curiosity Out the Front Door

A five-week television series to highlight the interactive learning that can happen just outside of a student’s front door.

Bacich Counseling

Contact and support information from the Bacich counseling department.

The Tech Interactive en Casa

¡Intenta estas actividades divertidas con amigos, familia, o compañeros de clase! Créelo, nada se siente mejor que construir algo tu mismo.

The Tech Interactive at Home

We’ve pulled together a collection of lesson plans and activities that you can adapt for at-home learning.

Exploratorium - Learning Toolbox

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

Wide Open School - Common Sense Media

A free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense. There is so much good happening, and we are here to gather great stuff and organize it so teachers and families can easily find it and plan each day.

PBL Works

Project Based Learning for all.

Bacich Library Distance Learning

Ms. Warnick’s collection of links and resources for you to use while you’re learning at home.

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bringing BADM to You with a series of tips and fun, playful activities created by BADM educators.

Edible Schoolyard - Edible Education for the Home Classroom

Lessons from the Edible Schoolyard for students to complete at home.

Google - Teach from Home

A temporary hub of information and tools to help teachers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Low Cost Internet Options

Several companies are offering internet service for free during this crisis.

Kent Library - Resources for 5th and 6th Grade Distance Learning

Ms. Jelen’s collection of helpful links for you to use while you’re learning at home.

Bacich PE Website

Inspiration and motivation to stay active and healthy from the Bacich PE Department.

Seesaw - Prácticas recomendadas y otras ideas

“Aquí le damos algunas ideas para cosas que usted hace en su casa y en su comunidad que se convierten en increíbles oportunidades de aprendizaje para sus hijos.”

Seesaw - Best Practices and Learning Ideas

“Some ideas for things you do in your home and community that translate into amazing learning opportunities for your child.”

Bacich Math Matters

Providing parents with useful information and resources to support student learning at home.

Kent Counseling

Contact and support information from the Kent counseling department.

ReadingIQ - A Library in your Pocket

ReadingIQ has given us a temporary code for free home access to their library of digital books.

ABC Mouse - Early Learning Academy

ABC Mouse has given us a temporary code for free home access.

Amplify Science

Amplify Science is offering a ‘temporary family login’ to their digital Student Books for grades K - 5.

Zearn Math Paquete para Padres & Cuidadores

“Gracias a generosas donaciones, nuestra currículum de matemáticas, que incluye más que 400 horas de lecciones digitales y instructores de la pantalla, es disponible gratis.”

Zearn Math Parent & Caregiver Pack

“Thanks to donations, our entire K-5 math curriculum - including over 400 hours of digital lessons with on-screen teachers - is available for free during this time.”

Raptor Resource Project Online Classroom

Live webcam of nesting eagles in Iowa. Includes highly moderated educational chat.

Mystery Science

Free, easy science lessons for remote learning.

Symbaloo

Links to most of the educational websites used in Bacich classrooms.

Colorin Colorado

¡Ayudando a los niños leer… y a triunfar!

Virtual School Activities - Field Trips

“A collection of sites to live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun educational sites.”

Scholastic Learn at Home

“Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.”

Storyline Online

Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Read Write Think - Parent & Afterschool Resources

“From fun activities to suggested books, we’ve got your out-of-school time covered.”

National Geographic

“Curated collections of learning activities to implement at home. By educators. For educators, parents, and caregivers.”

Khan Academy - Remote Learning During School Closures

Contains guides to using Khan Academy videos at home, for both teachers and parents.

Great Schools - Book Lists

Find great books at the right reading level.

Great Schools - School closure learning guide during Coronavirus

“If school has closed, these resources will help your child learn from home. Find out how to set up at-home learning and use the grade-based resources below to fill in the gaps.

Great Schools - Parenting Cue Cards

“Do you ever struggle with what to do in tough parenting situations? We worked with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to bring you the answers you need.”

KQED - How Teachers Can Navigate School Closures Due to the Coronavirus

“Use these trusted resources to continue to provide meaningful learning experiences for students during school closures. This post will be regularly updated as new resources become available.”

PBS Kids - For Parents

A guide to activities, games, and shows for children age 2 - 8 from PBS Kids and KQED.