Distance Learning Resources

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DPS Food Distribution Plan

Grab and go meals for Danbury students will be available throughout the district beginning Tuesday, March 17th. Changes to these times and locations will be communicated via robocall.

Danbury Food Collaborative – United Way

The Danbury Food Collaborative brings food pantries and congregate meal providers together to address the needs of the City’s food insecure residents. Resources, including a Guide to Accessing Food that gives precise information on where to find free food in the area, available here.

Library Digital Content

Have a dance party with Freegal music, watch an educational documentary on Kanopy, check out an ebook or audiobook with OverDrive, or enjoy increased checkouts of movies and more through Hoopla.

Comcast Internet Service

Comcast is offering free internet service to qualified low-income families through their Internet Essentials program.

DPS K-12 Interactive Learning

Interactive learning resources for all children, including special education and ESL students, with activities in reading, writing, math, science, social studies, ESL, and the arts provided by Danbury Public Schools.

Virtual Museum Tours

If you’re bored while stuck at home and looking for a little culture, these museums offer free virtual tours! See iconic works of art from hundreds of museums all from the comfort of your couch!

The Fable Cottage

Enjoy traditional stories retold in modern language and translated into French, Spanish, Italian, and German.

National Parks of the US

Feeling cooped up? Take a virtual tour of 31 National parks and see why the parks truly are “America’s best idea” thanks to Google Earth.

Danbury Trivia

How much do you know about Danbury? Take this Kahoot quiz and find out! Then share and challenge your friends. Play from a computer or download the Kahoot app for your mobile device.

Scholastic Learn at Home

Each day, Scholastic provides four separate learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own or with their families.

1000 Books before Kindergarten with TumbleBooks

Now is a great time to make some headway on your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! And ALL BOOKS COUNT! ebooks, audiobooks, and physical books are all books and they’re all important!! You can access great children’s books on TumbleBooks!

BibliothecaTumble – Libros Electrónicos en Español

Por las familias que quieren libros electrónicos en español para sus niños, se puede accesar una colección grande aquí. Completamente gratis. Gracias a TumbleBooks.

TumbleMath – Math eBooks for Grades K-6

TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math picture books available online for grades K-6. All titles are provided in the TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

Teen Book Cloud

TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks featuring a selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! 

Children’s Authors Live Readalouds

Love Mo Willems’ lunch doodles? Deschutes Public Library in Bend, Oregon has curated a wonderful list of the FaceTime Live and YouTube live children’s events hosted by Children’s Book Authors. You can also find a giant calendar of live streaming events here!

Free Subscriptions from Education Companies

While school is closed, some education companies are permitting free subscriptions to their services. Kids Activities curated a list of companies offering free subscriptions.

Exercise Games and Indoor Activities

Worried that two weeks of constant Netflix and video games while school is out is going to rot your kids’ brains? Get them up and moving with this fun list from Mommy Poppins!