We are aware of how difficult it is to work from home with children, so online resources are a great way to keep kids entertained during those crucial conference calls.
Even if you are not working, getting some precious peace and quiet is good for your mental health and reduces tension in your parent/child relationship.
The best online education resources
The BBC Bitesize website separates out tools based on the child’s school year and covers all key subjects including maths, English, history and geography. It covers primary and secondary school age and both GCSE and A-Levels, and also has phonic games for primary school children.
- Century – offering free English, maths and science courses during school closures.
- Oxford Owl – A range of educational games, activities and library for 3 – 11 year-olds.
- Memrise – a language-learning platform
- Quizlet – Games for a variety of subjects.
- Seneca – Free revision for GCSE and A-Level exam-board specific subjects.
- Twinkl – Lesson plans, interactive activities and assessments.
- BrainPop – Animated Educational Site for Kids – Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology.