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Accelerating Learning

World Bank’s Edtech Team

Remote learning, distance education and online learning during the COVID19 pandemic:

A Resource List by the World Bank’s Edtech Team. This list is regularly curated and organized by the World Bank’s Edtech Team (Last update: March 26)

For updated information, please visit the website: www.worldbank.org/en/topic/edutech/brief/edtech-covid-19

Training

Name

Description

Conne ctivity Type

Main
functionality

Platform

Language

Link

We love reading

We Love Reading is a program that plants the love of reading within children by training adults to read aloud to children in a public space on a routine basis

Offline

Training

Web based

English
Arabic

https://welovereading.org

Cell-Ed

Learner-centered, skills-based learning platform with offline options.

Offline

Training

Both (desktop and mobile)

English

https://ww w.cell- ed.com/

Video Conference System

Name

Description

Conne ctivity Type

Main
functionality

Platform

Language

Target
Group

Link

Google hangouts

Google Hangouts is a unified communications service that enables text, voice, or video chats, either one-on-one or in a group. Hangouts is built into Gmail, YouTube, and Google Voice, plus there's Hangouts
apps for iOS, Android, and the web.

Online

Video conference system

Both (desktop and mobile)

Multilingual

Students
Educators

https://han gouts.goog le.com/

BigBlueBu tton

Open source web conferencing system. BigBlueButton supports real- time sharing of audio, video, slides (with whiteboard controls), cha

Online

Video conference system

Desktop - Browser

English

Students
Educators

https://bigb luebutton.o rg/

Sakai Learning Managem ent System

Sakai is a robust open-source learning management system created by higher ed.
for higher ed.

Online

Video conference system

Desktop - Browser

English

Students
Educators

https://ww w.sakailms
.org/

edpuzzle

Interactive video lessons for your students you can integrate right into your LMS. Track students' progress with hassle-free analytic.

Online

Video conference system

Desktop - Browser

English

Students
Educators

https://edp uzzle.com/

Amazon
Chime

AWS will offer free use of all Amazon Chime Pro features for online meetings and video conferencing from March 4,
2020 to June 30, 2020 for all customers that start using Amazon Chime for the first time during this period from their AWS account.

Online

Video conference system

Both (desktop and mobile)

Multilingual

Students
Educators

https://aws.amazon.co m/chime/pr
icing/?sc_i campaign= Launch_40
27_Chime
_June30&s c_ichannel
=ha&sc_ic ontent=aw ssm-
4027&sc_i place=ribb on&trk=ha
_awssm-
4027

Contents and Repositories

Name

Description

Connectivity
Type

Subjects

Format

Conditions of Use

Language

Link

OER Common s

OER Commons (OER for open educational resources) is a freely accessible online library that allows teachers and others to search and discover open educational resources (OER) and other freely available instructional materials.

Both (online &
offline)

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

Primarily Creative Commons license

Multilingual

https://www.oercommons.org/advanced-search

Curriki

Curriki is an online, free, open education service. It provides open educational resources primarily in support of K-12 education. Curricula and instructional materials for teachers, professional educators, students, lifelong learners, and parents.

Online

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

Varies

English

https://w ww.curri ki.org/

Learning Resource Exchange

The Learning Resource Exchange (LRE) from European Schoolnet (EUN) enables schools to find educational content from many different countries and providers. It offers access to a network of learning content repositories and associated tools that ‘travel well’ and
can be used by teachers in different countries.

Online

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

Primarily Creative Commons license

Multilingual

http://lref orschool s.eun.or g/web/gu est

OpenStax

OpenStax is peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks,which are available in free digital formats and for a low cost in print.

Both (online &
offline)

Languages
Arts STEM Social Studies and Humanities

Textbook

Primarily
Creative Commons license

Multilingual

https://cn x.org/

Ck12

It provides free and customizable K-12 open educational resources

Both (online &
offline)

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Primarily Creative Commons license

Multilingual

https://www.ck12.org/

Khan
Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

Both (online &
offline)

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Primarily Creative Commons license

Multilingual

https://www.khanacademy.org/

Project Gutenber g

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks,
download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired

Both (online &
offline)

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Works for which U.S. copyright has expired.

English

https://www.gutenberg.org/

Siyavula

Siyavula produces textbooks as OER through a sponsorship model

Both (online &
offline)

STEM

Primarily Creative Commons license

English
African

https://www.siyavulaeducation.com/

Procomun

Open Educational Resources Network of the National Institute of Educational Technologies for Teacher Training in Spain (INTEF)

Online

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Primarily Creative Commons license

Spanish

http://procomun.educalab.es/es

Sabaq

Sabaq Foundation provides video lectures that are focused on the Pakistani curriculum and delivered in simple Urdu so that the students can easily understand them. Their videos cover all topics in Islamabad, the Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan education boards. All their video
lectures are also available on
DVDs.

Both (online &
offline)

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

No

Primarily Creative Commons license

https://sabaq.pk/

Designm ate

An interactive visual teaching resource that provides animated videos to explain learning material.

Both (online &
offline)

STEM

Video

Si

All Rights
Reserved

https://www.designmate.com/

Kenya Education Cloud

The Kenya Education Cloud (KEC) is an online portal for submission of content for evaluation, curation and approval. The content is intended for basic education (ECDE, Primary, Secondary) and tertiary (Teacher Education and Technical and vocational education).

Both (online &
offline)

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

Si

All Rights
Reserved

https://kec.ac.ke/

Palestinia n eschool portal

The portal of the electronic communication environment serves all educational stages starting from the first grade till the twelve grades. This portal is an existing system at the Ministry connecting the student and his parents with the teacher and the management of the school where through this system a written explanation is uploaded and raise the duties of the student and the student's turn raises duties after they are resolved, but there is no direct explanation or direct presentation linking the student to the teacher as a virtual classroom electronic class through this portal.

Both (online &
offline)

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

Si

All Rights
Reserved

https://www.eschool.edu.ps/

Valijas de Herramie ntas de Ceibal

Repository of selected resource site that includes free, online and / or downloadable tools for middle school students. Resources organized by categories that allow you to work on creating presentations, forms, images, maps, websites; video and sound editing and more.

Offline

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

Si

K-12

https://valijas.ceibal.edu.uy

Caja de Herramie ntas

The resources in this toolkit are organized into six categories so that you can go to the section most relevant to your need for information. These categories are: supports for classroom climate, supports for evaluation, teaching resources, official documents, professional development, supports for planning

Online

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

No

K-12

http://www.cajadeherramientas.mep.go.cr/

Aprender
Digital

Portal offers educational content in all areas of knowledge so that the educational community can complement its training and learning processes.

Online

Languages
Arts STEM Social Studies and Humanities

Multiple formats

No

K-12

https://contenidos.

knowledge so that the educational community can complement its training and learning processes.

STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

colombiaaprende.edu.co/

En TIC
confío

This portal offers educational content in all areas of knowledge so that the educational community can complement its training and learning processes.

Online

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

No

Some Rights
Reserved

https://www.enticconfio.gov.co/

Directory of Open Education al Resource s (DOER) from the Common wealth of Learning universiti es and education al institution s.

Open Educational Resources from Commonwealth universities and educational institutions.

Online

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

Yes

Primarily Creative Commons license

http://doer.col.org/

Inteligenc ia Quisquey a

Through an adaptive test, IQ identifies the academic areas that the student must reinforce and creates his Learning Path. Free access virtual space where you can prepare for national tests wherever and whenever you want.

Online

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

Multiple formats

No

Some Rights
Reserved

http://iq.edu.do/

 

 

 

Materials Education Continuity

Repository of selected resource site that includes free, online and / or downloadable tools for middle school students. Resources organized by categories that allow you to work on creating presentations, forms, images, maps, websites; video and sound editing and more.

 

 

 

Online

 

 

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

 

 

 

Multiple formats

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

Some Rights
Reserved

 

 

 

Spanish

 

 

 

K-12

 

 

https://w ww.mine d.gob.sv/ emergen ciacovid
19/

 

 

PhET

Free science and math simulations for teaching STEM topics, including physics, chemistry, biology, and free interactive math and science simulations

 

 

Offline

 

 

STEM

 

Multiple formats

 

 

Yes

 

Primarily Creative Commons license

 

 

Multilingual

 

 

K-12

 

https://ph

et.colora do.edu/

 

 

 

OERu

The OERu makes higher education accessible to everyone. The platform offers university-level courses online for free and submit assessments. Coordinated by the OER Foundation offering free online courses for students worldwide.

 

 

 

Online

 

 

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

 

 

 

Multiple formats

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

Primarily Creative Commons license

 

 

 

English

 

 

 

Higher
Education

 

 

 

https://oe

ru.org/

 

Global Digital Library

 

The Digital Library serves as a catering platform for teaching and learning resources globally.

 

Offline

Languages Arts STEM
Social Studies and
Humanities

 

Multiple formats

 

No

 

Primarily Creative Commons license

 

Multilingual

 

K-12

 

https://w ww.digita

llibrary.io
/

 

ProFuturo

The courses provided by ProFuturo empower the teachers' development of innovation and ICT

 

Online

 

Languages Arts STEM

 

Multiple formats

 

Yes

 

Some Rights
Reserved

 

Multilingual

 

Higher
Education

https://so lution.pro

futuro.ed ucation/