Learn at Home – Resources for Ontario Students

Important notice: Ontario schools will be closed from March 14 through to April 5, 2020 in an effort to keep Ontario’s students safe from the coronavirus.


Learn more about school closures.


Find supplementary resources for elementary and secondary students to practice math and literacy skills and learn at home.


While these materials do not replace what students have been learning at school, during this unusual time, these at-home activities offer quick and easy access to some of Ontario’s best online kindergarten to grade 12 learning resources.

On this webpage students and their parents can access educational resources to help keep students learning and engaged during school closures.


Read a letter to Ontario’s parents from the Minister of Education



Elementary Students


Get resources designed to help young students learn at home, independently or with the help of a parent or guardian.


Additional resources are available in French through TFO.


Math story time


For kindergarten to Grade 2

Using stories to explore simple math concepts, engage children in math and make learning at home fun, this resource is designed to spark conversations about math and its connections to the world of a child. You may be prompted to download the free Math Storytime app. No accounts or passwords are required.


TVO Kids


For kindergarten to Grade 6

Award-winning, advertising-free videos, games and content that supports the Ontario curriculum.

TVO Kids offers educational programing throughout the day for school-aged children. Check out their broadcast schedule to what is on and when.

TVO Kids also has YouTube Channels dedicated to STEM and literacy programs.


  • Science and Technology Supports the Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 core science curriculum. Kids can learn from fun science experiments — and even try some of them at home.

  • Mathematics Support the Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 core curriculum. Kids can learn math in a way that is intriguing and fun!

  • Language Join in an imaginative world where learning language is paramount. View any of the specially chosen videos on this YouTube channel and witness the growth of language skills and the love of reading.


TVO mPower


For kindergarten to Grade 6

Free, award-winning online games that support the mastery of math concepts and bolster understanding of STEM and the social sciences. Boost foundational math skills and inspire a love of math. Sign up can easily be done by a parent. With a free account, students can track their progress in the games. Check out a sample preview of mPower.


TVO Mathify


For Grades 6 to 10

Free, one-on-one online support provided by Ontario Certified Teachers, is available to help students improve their math skills. Now accessible Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm, and Sunday from 3:30pm to 9pm. Build math understanding and confidence with the help of a math tutor!



Secondary Students


Get activities and resources for high school students to use at home to supplement their learning.


High School Courses — Keep up with studies


For Grades 9 to 12

Students can review, refresh and extend their learning. During this time of school closure, teacher-facilitated online courses are being temporarily adapted to allow for independent study (not for credit). You can begin when you like and work at your own pace.


TVO Mathify


For Grades 6 to 10

Free, one-on-one online support provided by Ontario Certified Teachers, is available to help students improve their math skills. Now accessible Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm, and Sunday from 3:30pm to 9pm. Build math understanding and confidence with the help of a math tutor!



Parents, Guardians or Caregivers


A parent’s guide to literacy and mathematics in kindergarten (PDF)


For Kindergarten

Learn how kindergarten is designed to give your child a stronger start in school and in life by providing an engaging learning program that is based on a child’s natural desire to play. Children enter school capable, competent and ready to learn.


Doing mathematics with your child (PDF)


For Kindergarten to Grade 6

Find tips and activities to help keep your child thinking about math all year.


A parent’s guide to the fundamentals of math (PDF)


For Grades 1 to 8

Make sure students have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of math to help prepare them for success, now and in the future. What students learn today will help them solve everyday problems and prepare for the future of work.


The Ontario curriculum


For Kindergarten to Grade 12

Browse the curriculum to find what skills and knowledge students learn by the end of each grade

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