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Resources for Teaching Online

There is currently a lot of uncertainty about how teachers will continue to teach our children while quarantined. Many schools already use products such as Google Classroom, Brightspace from D2L or Blackboard Learn but these are just a few examples of the Learning Management Systems (LMS) currently available. 

If you and your students have access to the internet you can also try using Google Hangouts, Zoom and Skype for live discussions and video lessons.

Vital Imagery specializes in curating over 8 million child-friendly, educational clipart images, photos, worksheets and more through our iCLIPART for Schools website. Use our images to create your own educational materials, presentations and digital communications. Grant access to your students so they can download images to use in their lessons, projects and crafts. By using a source like ours you can ensure that children are not downloading illegal and inappropriate images, not to mention protecting their computers from viruses and malware. Images can be downloaded on both computers and tablets and easily inserted into whatever LMS you are using. If you are a teacher and would like to try a trial access for you and your students please contact us. Not only do we offer discounted educational pricing on iCLIPART for Schools but also our Clipart.com, iCLIPART.com and Animation Factory sites.

There are tons of free resources on the internet to help keep your students active and engaged. Here are some examples that we particularly like:

See the amazing works of art at The Louvre with these virtual field trips:
https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China (requires Flash)
https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

National Geographic Kids
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Dr. Seuss
https://www.seussville.com/

San Diego Zoo Kids
https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/ 

Yellowstone National Park

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