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Family Academic Resources

Due to COVID-19, in-person programming for the Boys & Girls Club of TRACEN Petaluma is currently limited to essential childcare services. However, we are still here to support all of our children and families through these uncertain times. 

Below are a variety of resources for e-learning, homeschooling, and more:

Tutors

 

A variety of tutors on board TRACEN Petaluma are available to help our families navigate distance learning and home schooling. Participating families are required to follow these policies:

OVERALL POLICY

  • Notify tutor that you are an MWR patron assigned to or living on board Training Center Petaluma

  • First meeting must occur in a virtual environment (ie: ZOOM, Skype, FaceTime, etc)

POLICY FOR IN-PERSON MEETINGS

  • Book your space at the Teen Center BEFORE coming to the facility through this online portal.

  • First meeting must occur in a virtual environment (ie: ZOOM, Skype, FaceTime, etc).

  • In person tutoring will occur during the scheduled hours of the kids camp (0730‐1600, M‐F).

  • In person tutoring may only occur at the Youth and Teen Center.

  • Parent of child being tutored must be in attendance.

  • Face coverings must be worn by all parties at all times.

  • 6 foot distance must be maintained at all times.

  • Each person will be responsible for the sanitation of their area before and after the tutoring session.

  • No sharing of supplies.

  • Sign in and sign out with the Kids camp staff.

  • 1 student and 1 tutor, no group tutoring sessions are authorized.

  • Temperature and COVID questionnaire will be completed prior to admittance to teen center, all persons must be in compliance. Any temperature above 100.4 will be cause for non admittance.

If utilizing the Teen Center for your session, book your space through this portal BEFORE coming to the facility:

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eLearning

MWR and the Coast Guard do not endorse or have any official affiliation with these organizations.

 

 

Homeschool Resources

MWR and the Coast Guard do not endorse or have any official affiliation with these organizations.

 

Online Activities & Curriculum

All Ages

  • Khan Academy
    Free math resource! Video tutorials are available for every grade.

     

  • 4-H Space STEM Camp
    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas 4-H are hosting a free virtual 4-H Space STEM Camp. All the experiments and videos are available until the end of May. 
     

  • Games That Help Kids Think Critically
    A list of games that are designed to encourage kids to look outside of "right" and "wrong" answers and "encourage them to experiment and consider the shades of gray in problems."

     

  • Google Arts & Culture
    An online platform through which the public can view and interact with high-resolution images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from partner cultural organizations throughout the world.

     

  • NRICH
    Robust math problems for all ages, with teaching support.

     

  • Scratch - Programming
    Programming for ages 8-16.

     

  • Smithsonian Learning Lab
    On the Learning Lab, educators have access to millions of digital resources from across the Smithsonian's museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and more. You will also find pre-packaged collections that contain lessons, activities, and recommended resources made by Smithsonian museum educators as well as thousands of classroom teachers.

     

  • CrashCourse
    This YouTube channel, created by John Green, provides crash courses in physics, philosophy, games, economics, U.S. government and politics, astronomy, anatomy & physiology, world history, computer science, biology, literature, ecology, chemistry, psychology, U.S. history and more.​

     

  • Google Lit Trips
    Free downloadable files that mark the journeys of characters from famous literature on the surface of Google Earth.

Elementary/Middle School

  • Early Learning Lab - Play Stay Grow
    A free app designed to support parents and caregivers during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond. The app is a one-stop source of quality resources.

     

  • Prodigy
    An engaging, curriculum-aligned math platform for students and teachers from 1st – 8th grade. The platform encourages self-paced math practice for both in and out of school that is leveled based on your students progress
     

  • Scholastic
    Day-by-day projects, appropriate for 4-10 year olds.
     

  • 10 Free Websites for Elementary School
    Free websites focusing on literacy and math, appropriate for Pre-K - 5th grade.

     

  • Education.com 
    Breaks up content by grade/subject/topic up to 5th grade

     

  • Wide Open School - Preschool through Grade 5 
    Daily schedules and at-home activities, including emotional well-being, creativity, and tips/advice for families in addition to academic activities.

     

  • Didax Virtual Manipulatives
    See math concepts come alive with this host of ad-free virtual manipulatives (cubes, number charts, etc)!

     

  • PBS Kids Measure Up!
    Games and videos give kids great exposure to and practice with a variety of measurement topics.

     

  • Cyberchase Shape Quest!
    K-3rd grade games that involve geometry and spatial reasoning

     

  • Sesame Street
    Educational games and videos - Pre-K appropriate

Middle/High School

  • MATHia
    An online math coach for at-home learning; designed for middle and high school.

 

  • Take Charge Today
    This free program and curriculum takes a decision-based approach to personal finance for Grades 7-12. The program provides a consistent framework for thinking through financial choices in order to improve well-being. They provide educators with ready-to-teach, activity-based lesson plans.

     

  • Smithsonian Learning Lab
    On the Learning Lab, educators have access to millions of digital resources from across the Smithsonian's museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and more. You will also find pre-packaged collections that contain lessons, activities, and recommended resources made by Smithsonian museum educators as well as thousands of classroom teachers.

     

  • Brain Pop
    Educational resources by subject.

     

  • Breakout EDU
    Breakout room-style learning activities.

     

  • 10 Free Websites for High School 
    Free high school-appropriate web-based tools spanning all subject areas, including several that are cross-discipline.

     

  • 10 Free Websites for Middle School
    Free middle school-appropriate web-based tools for literacy, math, science, social studies, arts, and creation

     

  • Wide Open School - Grade 6 through Grade 12 
    Daily schedules and at-home activities, including emotional well-being, creativity, and tips/advice for families in addition to academic activities.

 
 
 

MWR and the Coast Guard do not endorse or have any official affiliation with these organizations.

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