Online Enrichment

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National Online Learning Day focuses on how we can grow and learn through online education and learning opportunities regardless of our age and stage in life. This national day of awareness celebrates the growing community and the future of online education.

Online learning provides you with the ability to learn at a convenient pace that meets your needs. From preschool to personal development technology can help each of us reach new levels and meet our goals in a personalized setting and comfortable environment.  Opportunities include obtaining a diploma, learning a new language, research and in-depth study of unlimited topics,  completing a certification, working with a mentor, preparing for school, test prep, tutoring, and more.

Online Learning Las Vegas

In Southern Nevada, students have the opportunity to obtain their education through one of several online public charter schools.

Online Learning – Las Vegas Charter Schools



Connections Academy

Beacon Academy

Leadership Academy of Nevada

Nevada Virtual Academy

Many children who are home-educated also take advantage of online learning as part of their total experience.

There’s so much more to explore. Here is a list of our favorite sites for children and families that provide education and enrichment opportunities online.


ABC Mouse
Reading Eggs
Project Gutenberg offers more than 50,000 free e-books
Sight Word Soldiers
Mrs. Alphabet
PBS Kids
Book It Program
Highlights Kids  
Spelling City
Book Adventure
Storyline Online
Blue Bonkers Nursery Rhyme Quiz Coloring Pages
Reading Bear teaches 1,200 vocabulary items with 50 presentations that cover all the main phonics rules.
Read Aloud Revival

Writing & Grammar

Daily Grammar
Easy Bib is a free bibliography and citation maker.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides research and citation sources.


Splash Math

Math Fact Cafe
Sum Dog
Xtra Math
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives computer-based mathematical manipulatives and learning tools.
Calculation Nation

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National Geographic Kids
Science Facts
Kid’s Biology
Kid’s Planet
Switch Zoo
Animal Fact Guide
Magic School Bus
Wild Kratts Videos
Earth Rangers
Fact Monster
Brain Pop
Kids Click
All About Birds
Kids Astronomy
Virtual Frog Dissection

Computer Science & Technical Arts 

Scratch program your own interactive stories, games, and animation
W3Schools is a web developers site, with tutorials and references on web development languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, and Bootstrap, covering most aspects of web programming.
Webucator offers more than 15,000 online, self-paced courses. Courses are free for home-educated students if you contact the company, the details are here.
Teen Tech Arts Studio through the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

Multiple Subjects

Khan Academy
Fun Brain  
Scoot Pad 
Learning Planet
Knowledge Adventure
Primary Games
Jam hosts unique online courses for kids ages 8 years and older.
Arcademics has mutli-player games including math and language arts.
IXL provides math, language arts, science, and social studies for all grade levels
e-learning for kids provides fun and free coursework for kids ages 5-12 in reading, math, science, and keyboarding.
K5 Learning is reading and math enrichment from Kindergarten through grade 5.
Maps 4 Kids
Little Learning Labs
Go Social Studies Go
Peer 2 Peer University
Crash Course is a You Tube channel with an incredible library of video tutorials.
Hippos Campus has 5700 free videos in 13 subject areas for kids in middle school and above.
Free Rice has learning programs in various subjects and for each answer your get right 1o grains of rice is donated to help end hunger.
My Teaching Station
Jump Start

Explore the World & Take Virtual Trips

The Smithsonian
Google Arts & Culture allows you to explore stories from around the world.
This virtual tour site provides hundreds of links to online tours of museums, exhibits, cities, and more.
Web Rangers is the National Park Service’s site for kids.
Maggie’s Earth Adventures is a free program for children in grades 1 -7.
4H Virtual Farm
The Louvre offers virtual tours of exhibits
National Gallery of Art
More virtual museum tours and exhibits
And even more museum tours and virtual field trips
The National Arboretum
Visit the Moon with Google Earth.
Planet in Action allows you to interact with Google Earth in really cool ways.
An awe-inspiring list of online field trips

Curricula for home school or enrichment

Ambleside Online
Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool
Discovery K12 Online Homeschool
MobyMax – a K-8 Curriculum

For Older Students & Adults offers more than 4,000 courses in business, technology, and creative skills taught by industry experts. There is a free 10 day trial.
Coursera allows you to take the world’s best courses, online. allows you to download and listen to books from any device on the go.
Don’t forget all the online learning opportunities our libraries provide us for FREE.