Teacher & Parent Resources

Standards-based education material covering a broad range of subjects. 

Amazon Education - Amazon.com 

Amazon Inspire is a free service for the discovery of digital educational material. 

Big Think | Videos, articles, and tips to help you succeed, from the ...

Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields. 

CosmoLearning | Your Free Online School: Courses, Video Lectures ...

Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries. 


Explore.org shares live animal cams so you can give your students a glimpse into nature at 

work while sitting in the classroom. They also provide a number of pre-recorded 

educational films. You can browse these or view them in channels they’ve created based 

on length or subject. 

HowStuffWorks - Learn How Everything Works! 

The crew at How Stuff Works has been providing interesting and valuable information on 

a wide range of subjects in a number of formats for a while now. Their video collection is 

characteristically large and, as with TedEd, nicely pulls off being educational while also 

being entertaining. 

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music ...

Collection of more than two-hundred thousand free historical videos, many academic. 

Nasa TV

NASA TV has a live broadcast online you can drop in on, if you’re feeling spontaneous. 

They also have a number of videos you can share with your classroom that explore 

happenings in space, our missions to explore it, and other cosmic events worth knowing 


National Geographic 

Teachers and students have been turning to National Geographic Magazine for information 

about nature and world cultures for years. Now the same trusted brand puts out hundreds 

of educational videos that anyone can access for free on their website. From wildlife to 

space to cultures both ancient and modern, you can find videos covering a wealth of 

valuable material on the site. 


Neo K-12 has a large collection of educational videos for K-12 students in a variety of   

subjects, with an emphasis on science content. The website divides the videos into 

straightforward subject categories. Most of the videos are 10 minutes or less, so should be 

fairly easy to fit into class time. The website also includes games, quizzes, and other 

interactive activities you can incorporate into lessons along with the videos. 

TED: Ideas worth spreading

Fascinating presentations by the world's leading thinkers and doers. 

WatchKnowLearn - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students

Comprehensive online directory of educational videos aggregated from across the Web. 

Zane Education:subtitled online educational video for teachers,schools

Zane Education is a great resource for subtitled videos. This makes them especially 

valuable for any hearing impaired students, but also for any students that learn better 

when able to combine visual and textual learning. There is a free version that provides 

some limited access, but to really get much use out of the resources provided by Zane, 

you’ll need a subscription. Memberships start at $5 a month. 

Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 200 cultures of the world.