Online Education

Never stop learning! Here are free online education pages, learning sites, and lesson plans available for kids and adults

📖 Ted Ed

TED.com’s animated educational lessons
https://ed.ted.com/lessons 

📖 Explore.org Blog lessons and free lesson plans

https://blog.explore.org/attention-educators-connect-students-to-nature-with-free-lesson-plans/

📺 PBS

There are lots of free videos available online about history, science, nature, arts and crafts and more. But a subscription is only $5/month ish?
https://www.pbs.org/ 

They’ve also published this new page:
https://www.pbssocal.org/education/at-home-learning/

🖥 Educational resources from Google

Google education resources
https://edu.google.com/ 

🖥 YouTube Learning

Videos for learning on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtFRv9O2AHqOZjjynzrv-xg 

🏛 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Connects is now offering new opportunities to explore natural and cultural wonders safely from home.
https://nhmlac.org/connects NHMLA 

🪐 Nasa Educational resources

https://www.nasa.gov/education/materials/

https://www.nasa.gov/stem

🏫 Harvard

Free and fee-based online courses open to anyone
https://online-learning.harvard.edu/catalog 

📱Duolingo

Learn new languages for free!
https://www.duolingo.com/ 

👩🏻‍💻 Lynda.com

Lynda is free with a library card! If you have a library card already, find your local library’s website and see what kind of resources are available online!
https://www.lynda.com/portal/

👩🏻‍💻 Skillshare.com

“Explore your creativity. Join Skillshare to watch, play, learn, make, and discover.”
https://www.skillshare.com/ 

👩🏻‍💻Coursera.org

“Learn from leading universities and companies. Start streaming on-demand video lectures today from top instructors in subjects like business, computer science, data science, language learning, & more.”
https://www.coursera.org/

👩🏻‍💻Udemy.com

“Top companies choose Udemy for Business to build in-demand career skills”
https://www.udemy.com/

🏫 Free Code Camp

“Here are 450 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free”
https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/ivy-league-free-online-courses-a0d7ae675869/ 

📱Overdrive app

“Read, Listen, Watch, Enjoy. One app, thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from your local library.”
https://app.overdrive.com/ 


UX/UI Design Courses

I’m a Product Designer, which includes UX/UI Design and UX Research. Quite a few friends have reached out to me to ask about transitioning into a UX Design career. Here are some free online courses to help those interested learn about User Experience (UX) Design and also User Interface (UI) Design.

Learn UX.io

“User Experience & UI tools are one of the best skills you can get nowadays. UX experts are among most wanted people in the industry with salaries skyrocketing to beat front-end professionals.”
https://learnux.io/

Flatiron School

“Learn the difference between user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design — and which one is right for you — with our free online UX/UI design introductory course. This entry-level overview will explore the details and future of UX/UI design, and the role of design in today’s industries. It will also help you decide whether to study UX or UI design, based on your interests and career goals.”
https://flatironschool.com/free-courses/ux-ui-design-bootcamp-prep

EdX

“Learn how to design and develop software for international use from experts who’ve helped create some of the world’s most successful software.”
https://www.edx.org/course/developing-international-software-3

Plural Sight

“#FREEapril – Stay home. Skill up. Build in-demand tech skills without leaving your house. Get free access to 7,000+ expert-led video courses and more all month long.” https://www.pluralsight.com/

📲 Coding Specific Courses

Packt Pub – One Free Course

https://courses.packtpub.com/pages/free

More to come!