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121 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student Engagement By Albert Resources

Most of these sites are free or subscriptions can be bypassed by having or getting a e-library card online.

LECTURES/UNIVERSITIES

OPEN CULTURE

Free and educational media on the web. Take online courses from the world’s top universities for free. Below, you will find 1,500 online courses from universities like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Oxford and more.  You can use this collection of online courses to learn everything you want–from historyphilosophy and literature, to physicsbiologypsychology, and computer science.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY (FREE)

YALE UNIVERSITY (FREE)

Tons of free classes from leading universities and companies  https://www.coursera.org/

FREE ONLINE LECTURE COURSES

From the website “Whether your goal is to earn a promotion, graduate at the top of your class, or just accelerate your life, lectures can help get you there. Our archives of lectures cover a huge range of topics and have all been handpicked and carefully designed by experienced instructors throughout the world who are dedicated to helping you take the next step toward meeting your career goals. Lifelong learns can turn their free time turn into self-improvement time.”

FREE VIDEO LECTURES

THE GREAT COURSES (PAID SITE/ONE MONTH FREE)

TED TALKS

LEARNING SITES

Here are 450 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

60 Best Free Online Courses For Whatever You Want to Learn

Future Learn Education and Lectures

Lynda.com

Udacity

Udemy

Digital archive of history  https://www.bunkhistory.org/

Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults  https://school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive

35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world. https://www.countryreports.org/

LANGUAGES

Resources for Spanish practice https://www.difusion.com/campus/

Foreign languages  https://www.duolingo.com/

MANGO  https://mangolanguages.com

GARDENS

Claude Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France

Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, England

Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago IL

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Papaikou, HI

Kew Gardens, Richmond, England

ONLINE LIBRARIES

Internet Archive Library

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Local Library E-Cards

Local Libraries are providing a wide array of digital offerings, including e-books, educational materials and websites, audiobooks, magazines, and streaming movies . Simply log on to a site and sign in for an e-card to access these many resources for free. Here are three examples. Check your local library for more information.

Los Angeles Public Library

Newport Public Library

San Francisco Public Library

Smithsonian Library

Yale Digital Library

VIRTUAL MUSEUMS

Below are a few museums that have virtual experiences online. Many were taken from Google Arts which has hundreds of museums and galleries digitized for a virtual experience:

Google Arts contains hundreds of museums and galleries across the world that worked have worked with Google to digitize some of their art collections.

Google Arts Portal

The Acropolis take a virtual tour.

Natural History Museum, New York

American Museum of Natural History,: Windows of Nature, New York City

Highlights from the American Museum of Natural History

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

High Museum of Art, Atlanta Photos from the Civil Rights Movement

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts: Fashion Photography Exhibit, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts Boston Conservation in Action: Preserving Fans at the MFA Boston

Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago Google Arts

Asian Art Museum in San Francisco

Paris Street; Rainy Day , Chicago Gustave Caillebotte1877

Detroit Institute of the Arts

Detroit Institute of the Arts Frida Kahlo Exhibit

Detroit Institute of Arts: Self-portrait on the Borderline between Mexico and the United States, 1932

THE BROAD

The Broad: Infinite Drone | Geneva Skeen, The Oval Window (2018)

The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar

Jewish Museum

LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art)

Morgan Library and Museum

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

East Harlem, El Museo del Barrio

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum | Watercolor painting

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Space City Exhibit

BauHaus Building the new Artist

British Museum, London

Getty Research Institute

Getty Exhibit: Eat, Drink and be Merry Food in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Getty Exhibit: Heaven, Hell, and Dying Well Images of Death in the Middle Ages

Guggenheim Museum

Museum of Modern Art MOMA

New York Historical Society

The White House, Washington D.C.

Rembrandt in Southern California

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.

Smithsonian

Smithsonian Virtual

3D Models From Smithsonian

Smithsonian Exhibits Online

Walter’s Art Museum Baltimore

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle

Whitney Museum of Art

Whitney Museum Audio Guides

Yale Digitial Library

The Yale Center for British Art

Young Museum in Golden Park

Tate Modern, London

The Louvre, Paris

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam


MUSICAL EDUCATION

Learn to Play the Guitar