In this section, TheFreeSite.com offers a roundup of school freebies for teachers and students. Items in this section include free offers for the classroom, school supplies, teaching materials, homework help, learning materials, books, special educational offers, offers for educators, and more. Be sure to check back with us throughout the school year, as we'll be adding new offers here on a regular basis.
Are you a student looking for free software? At this site, you'll find a roundup of free software offers for students at participating schools. Titles include Microsoft Office, Professional Plus, Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, VMware Workstation and Fusion, and more. You can also search for your school to see which software offers are available to you. (International availability).
This is an offer for teachers. Follow the instructions to request your choice of two free DVDs for use in the classroom. The DVDs include segments from John Stossel's TV program. The DVDs are Region 0 (worldwide), with English and Spanish subtitles. (U.S. only).
(Note: this offer is for educators only). Look for the "free sample" link and complete the form to request a sample of SitSpots, a "classroom management and teaching tool product." The sample is available "for the purpose of testing the compatibility of SitSpots on your carpeting." (U.S. only).
(Note: this offer is for teachers, librarians, booksellers and event organizers). Fill out the form to request a free National Poetry Month poster, designed by award-winning author and illustrator Maira Kalman. (U.S. only).
(Note: this offer is aimed at educators and librarians). Are you trying to encourage your students to read? Chipotle Reading Rewards are free kid's meal cards that can be used as incentives for your school or library's reading program. Chipotle Reading Rewards are geared for grades K-5. (U.S., U.K., Canada, France and Germany only).
This popular "open source community" offers over 1,000 hours of coding lessons. Here, you can work through self-paced coding challenges, build projects and earn certificates. You can also develop your skills by working on projects for nonprofits. It takes around 2,080 hours to complete Free Code Camp's "Full Stack Developer" certificate (which translates into one year of full-time coding).
Are you learning to type? This is an excellent free resource aimed at both teachers and students. For students, Typing.com is designed for all grade levels and ages. For teachers, Typing.com offers a curriculum that is suitable for all ages and skill levels.
(Note: this offer is intended for school administrators, teachers or aides working with individuals with an autism diagnosis). The National Autism Association is offering a "Big Red Safety Teacher Toolkit," which is a "free-of-charge safety toolkit for educators in need of wandering-prevention tools. (U.S. only).
This site offers a good selection of free resources for use in homeschool math teaching. Here, you'll find a worksheet generator, a math curriculum guide, math textbook for grades 1-5, teaching tips and more.
This site, run by volunteers, offers a big collection of free sheet music that you can output on your printer. Artists include Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, and more. The site includes a search engine that lets you browse by artist, or by instrument.
Want to learn how to code? This popular site offers a big roundup of video tutorials that help you learn coding by practice. Topics include Java, SQL, Linux, Apache, SAP, Excel, testing, test management, and many more.
Would you like to learn how to type (or improve your touch-typing skills?) The free "typing tutor" at this site offers 30 typing lessons that progressively teach the keyboard. Here, you'll also find fun, interactive, touch-typing games and tests. No downloads, installations, or registration is required to use this site.
A free service that offers thousands of metric conversions, along with helpful features like algebraic steps for unit conversions. You can also save your conversions to a "Favorites" feature. The site also includes a currency converter and a GPA calculator, which lets you save and organize your GPA inputs.
Would you like to improve your writing skills? This handy site checks your text for any problems, including spelling, style and grammar. It detects mistakes in your writing and offers helpful suggestions. It's free for personal use.
Would you like to learn how to code your own Web pages like a professional? This handy resource offers a series of 21 free lessons in HTML (the language used to create Web pages). Written in easy-to-understand English by programming guru John Gilson, the lessons start with basics for beginners and progress to advanced coding topics.
(This offer is intended for school administrators, teachers, and parents who want to learn more about Excel Math). Follow the instructions to request a Excel Math DVD, which "contains an overview of Excel Math plus training and instructional strategies."