NYC DOE: Rapid Transition to Online Learning is a thorough option for those seeking a comprehensive introduction to online instruction.

NYC DOE: 'Learn at Home' is designed to provide supplementary learning resources to students while they are at home.

Introduction to Remote Teaching

Lessons Plan Resources

  • - The American Federation of Teachers provides lesson plans and resources for remote learning.

  • - A coalition of education organizations (EdSurge, ISTE, et al.) has curated free tools, strategies, tips and best practices for teaching online.

  • - The editors at Common Sense have curated a free collection of the best online learning experiences for young people. Watch for new features and content partners frequently.

Digital Templates and Activities

NYC School Library Services has collected a set of databases, including primary sources and newspapers, free to NY students. Access is granted via geolocation (ignore the password message on the top of the page) to anyone in New York State.

NY Library: Electronic resources, including books and databases, are available with a library card. NYC residents can apply for a library card online here.

SimplyE is The New York Public Library's free e-reader app that makes it easier than ever to borrow e-books. It is available on the App Store or Google Play.