Distance Learning Resources

You may be feeling like a Trapped Tiger during this pandemic.  To help you better understand why we need physical distancing, here is a visual explanation.  COVID-19 Transmssion Graphic

Below are some useful resources to help you in your online learning.  If you find additional online resources that you think are particularly useful and engaging, please feel free to share them with me!


Center for Disease Control (CDC)  Website for information on symptoms, guidelines, and recommendations. 

FEMA Rumor Control  It can be hard to separate fact from fiction when the situation is sometimes changing rapidly. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has started a webpage dedicated specifically to COVID-19 rumor control and helping people figure out the facts. 

Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center  Website to help create a better understanding of the virus and keep everyone informed. 

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services  Website for information related to COVID-19 and other health issues.

Platte County Health Department  Information on the changes to Platte County Health Department services. Call before you arrive. 

UMKC LibGuide on Coronavirus  A multi-lingual guide providing information the pubic needs to know about the virus and a site to virus-related facts. 


Google Museum Tours

The Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City  Take a virtual tour through the Google Arts and Culture App. Modern Art.

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA  Take a virtual tour through the Google Arts and Culture App. A wide variety of art from the 8th century to the 21st century. 

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea Take a virtual tour through the Google Arts and Culture App. Modern Art. 

"Draw Everyday with JJK"  Short drawing lessons on Author/Illustrator, Jarrett J. Krosoczka's, YouTube channel


Neal Shusterman Reading His Own Books  Link to YouTube where Neal Shusterman reads his own works. 

Jarrett Lerner Comic Books  Visit this author's website to finish comics he started. 

Where the Heart Is, Jo Knowles  Author Jo Knowles, will read from her book and provide a writing assignment. 


Library Of Congress  The Library Of Congress houses many primary sources on various topics.

Anne Frank's House  Take a virtual tour through the Google Arts and Culture App. 

Ford's Theater   Take a virtual tour through the Google Arts and Culture App. Tour the theater where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. 

Private Tour of WWII Museum  

Tour the American Civil Rights Museum


Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 

Kansas City Zoo  24/7 Penguin Cam. Do I need to say anything more???

My Hero Environmental Films  Middle school appropriate short films on the environment. 

March Mammal Madness


Multiplying Fractions  A short video tutorial on multiplying fractions with different denominators because, honestly, I know I need a reminder. 

Khan Academy 6th Grade Math

Khan Academy 7th Grade Math

Khan Academy 8th Grade Math

Khan Academy Pre-Algebra

Khan Academy Algebra Basics

Khan Academy Algebra I

Khan Academy is an excellent website for video tutorials and practice problems.