Wide Open School: Online Teaching Resources

Wide Open School: Online Teaching Resources

Online Teaching Resources for Teachers and Parents

Wide Open School 

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Wide Open School is a free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense. Below are some of the categories:

  • Daily Schedule
  • Emotional Well Being
  • Field Trip
  • Live Events 
  • Math, Reading and Writing, Science, Social Studies, Arts, Music, and DIY
  • Special Needs
  • Access for All
  • English Language Learners
  • Get Moving

This site has a very user friendly interface, an excellent organizational structure, and reputable partners providing quality content. Though the connected resources are free for viewing online, please note that not all are openly licensed so your permitted use of the materials will vary.

Though the platform has favored sites that don't require login, some do require registration. The provided resources include links to external websites or applications that are governed by their own privacy policies or information-collection practices. Be sure to review the privacy policies and information-collection practices of any external websites and apps before using them with children.


Cover image is a screenshot from the Wide Open School website. Used here pursuant to fair use.

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