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Online Resources & Virtual Tours

St. Columba School's Online Resources & Virtual Tours

As part of St. Columba School's commitment to our school families during these times, we have compiled a list of online resources for parents and students. Click on any of the links below and enjoy the activities and virtual tours. 

 

- Educational Resources for Home Learning -  https://www.btsb.com/educational-resources-main-tab-landing-page/

 

- ABC Mouse/Adventure Academy/Reading IQ Preschool through Elementaryhttps://www.ageoflearning.com/school_closure_pdf/ParentLetter_AofL_SCHOOL6739.pdf

 

- Parent Toolkit is a one-stop-shop resource that was produced and developed with parents in mind  https://www.parenttoolkit.com/                                                                                  

 

- A list of resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities https://www.edutopia.org/ipad-apps-early-elementary-resources                                                                          

- List of activities for parents https://www.deseret.com/entertainment/2020/3/16/21181147/coronavirus-covid19-quarantine-parents-kids-children-activities-learn-school                                                                                                                                                   

- 36 Educational Websites for Parents to Access this is a list of educational websites and links                                                                                             https://www.popsugar.com/family/free-online-educational-resources-for-kids-47311368?fbclid=IwAR0R009IpxqjmuqJ3xbcTnHOoPo3IrHRdYN8FVhzW4pDxzXyavanHbCqAIg

 

- The Reading League Parent Resources for School Closures - Tips for parents in supporting student reading during school closures https://wakelet.com/@TRLPA    

 

- Scholastic Learn at Home - This free resource provides your children with 20* days of exciting articles and stories, videos, and fun learning challenges. Children can complete them anytime, in any order. They can work on their own or together with you and your family https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

 

- AAC Calendar Daily activities for home - Videos of modeling core words with a book activity;  AAC activities and resources for parents https://sites.google.com/view/escdaac/aac-calendar?fbclid=IwAR35UYF-wuh5pf9aliApYlaNUD5tLzVrAD2c2D3jl7D7oG3iHUcqRH3lcuU

 

- Variety of adapted stories for elementary - 10 different topics;  Student can use a mouse or switch to turn the page;  Available in 28 languages https://tarheelreader.org

 

-Tarheel Game Play A collection of Youtube videos/games that can be used with a switch or mouse to practice cause and effect and choice-making using core words     https://tarheelgameplay.org/

 

Virtual Field Trips: 

The Vatican - http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.1.html

Dubai 360 - https://dubai360.com/scene/389-above-dubai-marina-8/en

The Museum of the American Revolutionhttp://www.amrevmuseum-virtualtour.org/

NASA - https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-360-degree-virtual-tour

DuPage CHildren's Museum - https://dupagechildrens.org/virtual-tour/

Stellarium - The Stars & Constellationshttps://stellarium-web.org/

The Smithsonianhttps://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

The White Househttps://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-white-house

Ellis Island http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/tour/

Ellis Island Resources https://www.yourlawyer.com/library/new-york-city-history-ellis-island/

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Forcehttps://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Visit/Virtual-Tour/

National Women's History Museumhttps://www.womenshistory.org/womens-history/online-exhibits

The British Museumhttps://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/

Gettysburg Battlefieldhttps://www.battlefields.org/visit/virtual-tours/gettysburg-360-virtual-tour

Son Doong Cavehttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/news-features/son-doong-cave/2/#s=pano60

The Great Wall of China https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

Marshttps://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

San Diego Zoo https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

National Aquariumhttps://aqua.org/media/virtualtours/baltimore/index.html

Virtual Vacation Orlandohttps://www.visitorlando.com/en/things-to-do/virtual-tours

Disney 360https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=disney+360