Resource Tool Use
Accessibyte Cloud platform of apps for blind, low-vision, reading impaired, and deaf students.
AdmitHub AI-powered communication platform with a free chatbot to help colleges answer questions about coronavirus, with responses that are reviewed by the World Health Organization.
Adobe Connect Connect to colleagues and peers through virtual conferencing.
Adobe Creative Suite A software suite of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications developed by Adobe Systems.
Carnegie Mellon Computer Science Academy.
Charter Spectrum Broadband Internet.
Cisco Webex Video-meeting software to keep classrooms connected during the health crisis.
ClassMaster Digitizes existing paper or computer-based teaching resources and can track student performance over time.
Coursera 3,800 courses free to every university in the world impacted by coronavirus.
Encyclopedia Britannica All schools and students receive free access to its “LaunchPacks” science and social studies learning content.
GitHub Offering computer science instructors free access to developer tools for domain name, code visualization and application monitoring through the GitHub Teacher Toolbox, along with free access to auto-grading with GitHub Classroom.
Google G Suite for Education: People can host virtual meetings with up to 250 people and live streams with up to 100,000 viewers. Additionally, they’ll be able to save recordings of their meetings to Google Drive
JoVE Free access to the three types of resources: JoVE Core, a video textbook that covers core concepts in biology and social psychology to improve learning comprehension; JoVE Science Education, a collection of easy-to-understand video demonstrations in eight STEM fields; and Lab Manual, curriculum for introductory biology lab courses. The company is also making its curriculum specialists available to help faculty map JoVE videos to their curriculum.
Mango Languages Language courses available online.
McGraw-Hill offering free access, training and support for its digital learning platforms McGraw-Hill Connect and ALEKS.
Metropolitan Opera Nightly met Opera Streams – free series of enncore Live in HD.
Microsoft Offering educational institutions not currently licensed for Teams a free Office 365 E1 offer.
Perlego Online textbook library Perlego is offering free access to its repository of more than 300,000 titles.
Pronto Synchronous communication platform free for university professors.
Quizlet As usual the company continues to make many services available free, including its classroom games and flashcard study guides.
Top Hat Lecture tools that track attendance, ask questions, feature interactive slides, and manage classroom discussions free of charge for professors and students who have current, active classes, to complete their current terms.
Wiley WileyPLUS, Knewton Alta and zBooks available through the Spring 2020 term. Also, the company has made more than 5,000 COVID-19-related articles freely available on a Wiley Online Library site.
Zoom Lifted the 40-minute meeting limit on its free basic accounts for K-12 and teamed up with Clever to make Zoom accessible to Clever districts that experiencing closures.