Useful Education Websites

 

Live Life Aberdeenshire Digital Library:

Access free e-books, e-audiobooks, newspapers, magazines, reference materials etc. You need a library card and PIN number for this – if you don’t know this information contact me via e-mail Hayley.lockerbie@aberdeenshire.gov.uk for help

https://www.livelifeaberdeenshire.org.uk/libraries/digital-landing-page/

and “how to” videos for those resources: https://www.livelifeaberdeenshire.org.uk/libraries/how-to-films/

 

Audible

Teen and Literary classic online audio books. Free for the duration of school closures! This worked in Microsoft Edge but not in Internet Explorer for me so you might need to try different browsers but worth it!

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 

BBC Bitesize

Huge range of subject resources

http://www.bbcbitesize.co.uk/

 

Blockly   

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

https://blockly.games

 

British Sign Language

Free 20hr certified course to introduce you to British Sign Language:

https://www.british-sign.co.uk/coronavirus-crisis/ 

 

Crash Course

US based You Tube videos on many subjects

https://thecrashcourse.com

 

Duolingo

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

https://www.duolingo.com

 

Family Zone

The National Literacy Trust has launched a free online zone for S1/2 parents seeking ideas and guidance for activities that will engage their children at home, whilst also benefiting their reading, writing and language development.

www.literacyfamilyzone.org.uk

 

Google Arts and Culture:

Explore world leading museums and archives virtually

https://artsandculture.google.com/

 

Scratch

Creative computer programming

https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/

  

National Library for Scotland digital access:

Individuals are required to sign up for digital access via the website, which is simple to do. A trove of free resources.

https://www.nls.uk/digital-resources

 

Project Gutenberg:

Free e-book access

https://www.gutenberg.org/

 

3D Tour of The National Museum of Computing in Bletchley, England:

https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Vz8kCqGRjQA

 

Ted Ed

Engaging educational videos

https://ed.ted.com

 

Ted-Ed Daily Education Newsletter:

Ted-Ed have committed to creating and sharing high-quality, interactive, video-based lessons on a daily basis, for free.

https://ed.ted.com/daily_newsletter

 

Virtual Louvre Tour:

Explore the rooms and collections held in the world famous Louvre in Paris

https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne