Now that the COVID-19 is spreading among communities, we are stuck inside. However, you can use the quarantine time to your advantage. If you couldn’t find time for additional education for a long time, now is the time to do it! Here is a list of free educational sites for high quality, free online education:
To help minimize the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on students, Coursera opened on the quarantine period 3800 courses in 400 specialties. It is free only for university students. There are always plenty of free courses on Coursera, even if you are not a student.
Khan Academy offers free schedules for school closures. These schedules are meant to be templates that you could adopt as is or copy and modify to better suit the needs of your children, classroom or district.
Student schedules: Preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade, 6th-9th grade, 10th-12th grade.
Choose from over 100,000 online video courses with new additions published every month on Udemy.
Get 1,500 free online courses from the world’s leading universities — Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more on Open Culture. Over 45,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now.
MIT, UC Berkeley, Open Yale Courses, Stanford Online, and Harvard Extension feature free online education courses.
Alison offers over 1000 free online courses across nine distinct categories. It is a free education site offering certification in some areas.
iTunesU integrates seamlessly with your iPod, or any app-ready Apple mobile device. ITunesU does include courses on a pretty wide scope of topics.
Codecademy, Code – free educational sites for those who want to learn to code.
The University of London and the University of Oxford feature podcasts from it’s own campus, as well as eleven universities in and around London.
Tedx Talks offers free lectures from speakers from around the world.