Remote Learning Resources

Remote Learning Checklist

In order to help the students who are having a hard time organizing everything in remote learning we have created a checklist. This checklist has 7 steps to take on a daily basis to ensure you are understanding what you need to do. Please see the attachment with the checklist and the link below to a video tutorial. As always if you need any help please reach out to us.

Video for using the Check List

Below are the print outs of the checklist:

Daily Checklist to help you Organize Your Remote Learnin1.docx

 Daily Checklist to help you Organize Your Remote Learnin1.pdf 

Got Books? Free Online Books

Check out this list of websites to get access to read online. 


Members of Amazon Prime can get a multitude of free Kindle Books

Click on Families- create an account


Middle School

https://nycdoems.comicsplus.appOpens in a new browser tab

Login: nycdoems

Password:  books123


https://nycdoees.comicsplus.appOpens in a new browser tab

Login:  nycdoees

Password:  books123


https://funbrain.comOpens in a new browser tab

Read any book

https://www.readanybook.comOpens in a new browser tab

Under Genres on the Right hand side of the landing page

Click on Children (written in blue in a grey box)

Junior Library Guild in a new browser tab

Scroll down the landing page

Left hand side click on Middle School Stream


http://www.myon.comOpens in a new browser tab

School Name:  start to type choose from drop down window:  New York Reads

Username:  read

Password:  books

Audible Stories in a new browser tab

Click on start listening (orange box middle of the page)

Click on tween when page loads

Student and Family Resources

Check back here often for resources to help you

*Very Helpful- One Pager- Student Guide to Google Classroom

Additional guide to help with Google Classroom- Student Quick Guide to Google Classroom

1. How do students keep track of their assignments? 

Student Daily Assignment Tracker- Use this tool to keep track of your daily remote learning assignments- You can print it out or use it on your computer. 

 Assignment Tracker.docx 

2. Where do students find their account ID and password?

To retrieve your account ID and password:

  1. Go to Student Account Self ServiceOpens in a new browser tab
  2. Enter your 9-digit Student ID number. (You can find your Student ID number on a report card, your student ID card, or in your NYCSAOpens in a new browser tab account.)
  3. Enter your birthday.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. If the information you enter matches your student record, your username will be displayed.
  6. Your student ID is your username followed by @nycstudents.netOpens in a new browser tab. For example, if your username is JaneD, your student account ID is JaneD@nycstudents.netOpens in a new browser tab.

3.HowOpens in a new browser tab do students access Google Classroom?

To access Google Classroom:

  1. Go to in a new browser tab
  2. Enter your DOE Student Username.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Enter your password.
  5. Click Next.
  6. If the username and password entered are correct, you will be signed-in successfully.

4. How do students access Office 365?

To access Microsoft Office 365:

  1. Go in a new browser tab
  2. Click the account ending in @nycstudents.netOpens in a new browser tab.
  3. Enter your email and password.
  4. If the username and password entered are correct, you will be signed-in successfully.

5. How do I sign in to Google Classroom?

  1. Go to in a new browser tab   for step by step directions. 

6. The Parent's Guide to Google Classroom

  1. Go to in a new browser tab for step by step directions for Google Classroom.

Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade and STEAM activities parents can do with their children.

Fun Activities!

NEW~ NASA for Families- Virtual Field trips, activities to try NASA

Time Capsule- Great time to document your role in history.  2020 Covid-19 time capsule sheets.pdfOpens in a new browser tab 

Massive list of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours Good House Keeping List

Virtual Field Trips - Arizona State University Great trips

Panda Trip- Offering Children's stories read in Spanish and Mandarin- Practice your listening skills - Stories in Mandarin and Spanish

Audible- Listen to Stories for Free- Audible

Check back often for additional resources to be added.

Free Exercise Classes - Down Dog- offers Yoga, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, 7 Minute and Prenatal Yoga- this is free for students through July 1st

Down Dog

DDP Yoga for Kids- Free Classes Available

DDP Yoga

YMCA- offering free online classes- Yoga, Bootcamp, Barre, Kids Activities, Cycling, Weight Lifting, Tai Chi, Youth Soccer, Y Box, Youth Sport Performance

YMCA 360



The Library is here to support students and teachers during remote learning. Check out activities and daily online storytimes for younger readers, access informative and engaging databases for older students, and find enrichment activities for kids of all ages. Plus, don't miss out on free, one-on-one homework help, available in English and Spanish with your library card


Parent University

Classes for NYC Families


Parent University seeks to educate and empower families as partners, advocates, and lifelong educators in their student's education through free courses, resources, events, and activities.

Parent University serves all families, from early childhood through adulthood. Even if you are not a parent, we encourage you to become involved with Parent University.  With an expanding course list Parent University is ready to support you.

Register and enroll for a course today!

Resources for Families Below is a list of resources that can be utilized during this time. (CTRL click all links) 

Qns Public Library

QPL’s Back-to-School Resources

  • Queens Library has online reference services available, including our Ask-A-Librarian page which explains how to live chat, email, or phone/text librarians with research questions.
  • If you do not have a library card, you can apply online for an e-card, which is good for all of our online resources including databases and e-books. An e-card can be changed to a traditional library card at any of the open branches to check out physical items.

Need help with online learning assignments?

Free Tutoring

Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, daily from 2–11 PM. Available in English and Spanish, from early elementary through high school grades, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day. (En español)Opens in a new browser tab

Start learning with the Library's partner in one-on-one tutoring, BrainfuseOpens in a new browser tab. Log in with your library card number for access. Please note: library cards must have a home library selected. If you need to select a home library, log into your account Opens in a new browser tab and click on Settings to set your Preferred Pickup location. If you sign up for a card through SimplyEOpens in a new browser tab, you must complete this step once your barcode has been emailed to you.

Dial A Teacher

Dial-A-Teacher is available for students to received assistance/support with their assignments.

Monday – Thursday

4 PM – 7 PM

Phone # 212 – 777- 3380

Free Online Student Enrichment Program

Practice Makes Perfect has announced a free online student enrichment program which will serve 5,000 NYC public school students between grades 3 - 8. Learn more, and fill out the interest forms in English or Spanish.