Free Virtual Learning

Free Virtual Learning

54 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale.

Online learning sites like Coursera and edX allow you to audit any course for free. You get access to course materials and follow along with the class as it progresses. For an additional $40 to $160 (depending on the course) on edX, you receive a verified certificate that you can include in your resume or on your LinkedIn profile.

Get a list of classes here.

Scholastic offers free daily courses for kids at home amid coronavirus school closures.

The website provides up to three hours’ worth of content each day and can be completed on any device. Click here to visit the website.


Class Central compiled a list of more than 400 classes that are available in subjects.

Courses range from Machine Learning for Data Science and Analytics from Columbia University; HOPE: Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism from Princeton University; The Science of Well-Being from Yale; and Gamification from the University of Pennsylvania. Click here

Learn a New Language.

Duolingo is a free language learning app that helps kids (and adults) learn a language through short, game-like exercises.

Language learning app Babbel is offering its services free to all K-12 and college students through mid-June, to allow students to use their time at home productively. The app is offering three months free access to its app and platform for 14 languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Dutch, Turkish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Indonesian and English.

Longstanding language learning platform Rosetta Stone is offering more than three months of free language learning to all K12 students worldwide. Rosetta Stone has more than 20 languages to choose from.

Online language learning platform Lingvist is offering all of its tools free of charge until July 31. Educators, parents and tutors can access the vocabulary, statistical learning tracking, course creation tools and a blended learning guide free, for teaching Spanish, French, German and Russian.