Common Sense Media, a leader in vetting internet resources for young people has a mental health segment in their vast collection of resources. Amongst the topics covered are kids and screen time, addiction, anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation. The focus is on keeping media and technology usage healthy and positive.
Another PBS offering is Fizzy’s Lunch Lab. This website uses videos, music, games and characters to teach young learners about healthy eating. There are even recipes on the site.
Students do not log in to the site, so privacy is not a concern.
Created by PBS, Arthur Family Health uses the familiar children’s books to teach health-related content to young learners. The site offers games, videos and resources designed to keep families safe and strong. Topics include asthma, peanut allergy, nutrition, resilience and fitness.
Students do not actually log into the site, so privacy is not a concern.
Explain Everything is an online interactive whiteboard for remote collaboration. According to their website “Teach, present, sketchnote, create videos, and work together, all in Explain Everything – the complete online and mobile whiteboard app.”
Their free service for teachers allows for:
- Up to 3 projects
- Use on any device
- Collaboration with Voice Chat
- Web Video Link Sharing
They do not collect any data from students.
AWW – A Web Whiteboard is a website that offers a touch-friendly drawing and annotation tool. Their free service includes a basic whiteboard, board sharing, and basic chat. You have the ability to download your board as a .pdf at the conclusion of your usage of theier tool.
They do have paid packages, but their free service may be a powerful tool during this covid quarantine.
As there is no need to sign in to use the service, privacy is not a concern as they are collecting no data in that regard.