Learn at Home

Learn at Home

Access digital schoolbooks, interactive online lessons, live tutoring and more to supplement your home classroom. Some require your Ada Community Library card or the creation of a member account, while others require no login, but all are free of charge.

Abdo Books is offering free access to all of their eBooks and databases through June 2020:

Tutor.com: Your library card gives you access to Tutor.com's live one-to-one help sessions from 12 pm to 12 am every day, as well as 24/7 access to their Skills Center of resources geared toward study, test prep and career-building. Create your free account and get started!

Khan Academy is a free resource for students, teachers and parents, offering lessons in math, science and humanities from kindergarten through the early years of college. Students can use exercises, quizzes, and instructional videos to learn and master skills. They will get immediate feedback and encouragement. Khan Academy is having daily (weekdays) 1 pm live streams on Facebook and YouTube for students, parents, and teachers navigating school closures. They also offer an app recommended for ages 2-7.

Tumblebooks is offering free access to Tumble Math, a collection of animated books to spark a love of numbers for grades K - 6.

Kanopy is allowing unlimited streaming of their video library, including The Great Courses, a series of hundreds of expertly-produced college-level video courses on topics like history, humanities and sciences, hobbies, healthy lifestyles and essential skills. All you need is your Ada Community Library card.

The Idaho STEM Action Center, in response to the current environment of students, parents, and teachers working and studying from home is launching STEM@Home – a one stop-shop for STEM-tastic activities, experiments, and other STEM-related resources! These FREE resources will help ensure our STEM enthusiasts stay engaged during school closures, and that educators have the online learning tools they need to explore STEM horizons in new ways.