Resources for 6th to 8th Grade

Parents, please do not have your students create credentials/accounts for any free or non-free learning resources listed below.
For any resource below that requires your student to create an account, please use your parent information to do so.
This will safeguard your student's private identifiable information.

  • Adventure Academy Math, art, science and reading for ages 8-13, free during school closures w/code SCHOOL7771
  • Arts & Culture Virtually visit 500+ museums and art galleries around the world.
  • AYP tech & career lessons From PwC and, nine 45-min lessons that connect technology and future careers.
  • Brains On Award-winning science podcast for kids from American Public Media.
  • Coding courses Created by the Creative Computing Lab at Harvard, supports increasing fluency with computational thinking.
  • Hidden Worlds of National Parks Google's partnership with the National Parks Services quite literally brings the outdoors inside.
  • Drawing classes Author/illustrator Jarrett Krozoczka offers drawing classes on YourTube, daily.
  • Khan Academy Offers a personalized learning dashboard with videos and practice exercises, includes math, science, history, etc.
  • Kinder Art Art lessons for grades PreK – 8th grade. Free and fee-based lessons available online.
  • LUNCH DOODLES Children's author and illustrator Mo Willems invites you to explore new ways of making and writing.
  • MathAntics YouTube videos that teach math lessons through animation.
  • Reading IQ Reading assessment and digital library of books. Free access w/code SCHOOL7771.
  • Safari Tour Ride along on a live safari.
  • San Diego Zoo Tour the San Diego Zoo.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home Keep the learning going with four daily learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video.
  • Story Pirates Podcast series with original stories written by real kids, featuring celebrity guests.
  • Smithsonian Natural History Museum Virtually visit exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
  • Supercharged School Online science lessons and experiments. Free and paid content available.
  • WOW in the World Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas, radio and podcast stars, serve up science news with a heavy dose of silliness.
  • Virtual field trips A list of virtual trips you can take to zoos, museums and parks.
  • Yellowstone National Park Take a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park.

Critical Support Resources

Grab 'n' Go meals
Available weekdays while our schools are closed for the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.
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Chromebook Repair Process
To assist with trouble-shooting and servicing these district-provided devices while school is not in session
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Emergency Child Care
The Y is offering Full-Day Child Care Services at COUNTRYWOOD SCHOOL for K through 5th Grade
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Curated Tips

  • Coronavirus Triple Duty: Working, Parenting and Teaching from Home (NPR)
  • 5 tips for effectively working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, when you have kids (CNBC)
  • 9 tips to be productive when working at home during COVID-19 (Forbes)