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Tips for Successful Studying Online

Resources on successful studying online

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While we should be staying at home, and staying healthy and safe, take a look at some of these helpful websites to beat home quarantine.

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San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) is the adult education division of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD). As the largest provider of noncredit education in California, ots mission is to provide accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and career training to adult students. SDCE has offered free career training and classes continuously for more than 100 years.

92nd Street Y is a world-class cultural and community center. For over 140 years it has harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives. Watch or listen to Tom Ford, Amy Poehler, Kurt Vonnegut, Nas, Bill Gates, Paul McCartney and hundreds more!

The best new way to learn a language.
Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up.

Explore popular classes filled with fun indoor projects to help you feel inspired in the comfort of home.

LinkedIn Learning offers video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. Use your NewSchool email address and password to activate/access your account

TED Conferences posts talks online for free distribution under the slogan "ideas worth spreading

The Great Courses Plus makes lifelong learning and personal enrichment available to anyone, anywhere. Unique courses provide a world of knowledge designed to expand horizons, deepen understanding, and foster epiphanies.




Enjoy Virtual Tours and Gallery Talks on their YouTube Channel  for talks and videos of performances and download the SDMA App for 360 degree tours, curatorial videos, and content about collections and exhibitions


Enjoy a unique and exclusive virtual opportunity to explore America’s favorite aircraft carrier museum’s most popular spaces and exhibits. Listen to the award-winning audio tour, view a naval aircraft gallery and read amazing historical accounts of the USS Midway.


Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is live streaming from its Giant Kelp Forest exhibit. The aquarium is also working on a new section of the website dedicated to online learning. Check out their Facebook account for updates and facebook live events

The members of the Cultural Partnership have produced some amazing online videos which will provide a welcome break from streaming regular TV!


The San Diego Air and Space Museum features incredible and rare stories behind the greatest achievements in aviation and space flight history.


Masterpiece Minute Podcast

60-second mini-podcasts led by museum curators spotlighting works of art, including masterpieces by Juan Sánchez Cotán, Diego Rivera and more


The mission of the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego is to inspire, educate and engage the broadest possible audience through the presentation, collection, and preservation of photography, film and video.


The San Diego History Center tells the diverse story of our region – past, present, and future – and educates and enriches our community, preserves our history and fosters civic pride.


Whether observing the animals for educational purposes or simply for an entertaining mental break, the zoo and Safari Park’s koalas, apes, tigers and more can be viewed online anytime.


The Saving a Species Video Series invites visitors to come face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.


An in-depth analysis of works in the Timken’s collection is presented in their “Work of the week” features.


The Museum of Man Mobile Tour offers visitors a unique behind-the-scenes experience. Visit hidden places in the museum, uncover lost stories from staff, and explore a lesser-known history of the Museum of Man. Our mobile tour includes photos, videos, audio interviews, and augmented reality experience.

Available on iOS and Android with translations in over 100 languages on the Balboa Park App.


Classical music lovers can listen to rebroadcasts of concerts on KPBS every Sunday night at 8:00 PM (Pacific time zone). Check out the San Diego Symphony Spotify channel, where you can find playlists for each of their scheduled concerts. The symphony’s Nuvi Mehta, who offers commentary and insight prior to each live performance, continues to share his musical knowledge via his podcasts.


Spreckels Organ Pavillion’s concerts live on with live streams of each Sunday’s concert performed on their world-famous pipe organ.


A showcase of local San Diego artists and musicians, Seaport Village’s weekly Seaport Sessions have gone virtual with live music performances every Thursday.






Bon Appetit recipes and cooking resources to help get you through cooking at home 


5 Tips From Chefs on Cooking From Your Pantry If You’re at Home

Follow Cedric Vongerichten @cedvongerichten for his daily #kitchenquarantine recipes 



If you love food that’s big in taste, small in effort, and served with a healthy dose of irreverence… well, check his youtube channel watch his videos for easy to make recipes…kitchen basics…and live Q&A episodes where he will answer all of your cooking questions. His goal is to show you that cooking doesn’t have to be hard, it just has to be delicious.


Discover ways to make delicious and nutritious meals without processed junk. Simple recipes, simple and pure ingredients, and a whole lot of fun in every one!



This is when we all need yoga most. We're giving everyone free access to a new collection of online classes every week so you can keep your practice moving - wherever you are.

The Nike Training Club app helps you reach your fitness goals with expertly designed workouts from our world-class Nike Master Trainers. NTC provides free workouts for everything from bodyweight-only sessions, invigorating yoga classes, targeted training programs, and full-equipment home workouts for all fitness levels.

Live guided meditation + a virtual break from social distancing.
Free. Every weekday at 3p Eastern.

Everyday Mindfulness and Meditation for Stress, Anxiety, Sleep, Focus, Fitness, and More. Find Out What Mindfulness Can Do for You In Just 3 Minutes a Day. Start Your Free Trial. Dozens of Unique Themes. Build Healthy Habits. Start Meditating Today.

Waking Up is a guide to understanding the mind, for the purpose of living a more balanced and fulfilling life.

Join Sam Harris—neuroscientist, philosopher, and New York Times best-selling author—as he explores the practice of meditation and examines the theory behind it.

Enjoy this curation of meditations, sleep stories, music and more, all hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness through this time. And check back soon as we'll be updating these resources regularly. All of the resources on this page are free of charge — please share with anyone who might benefit.

Insight Timer

Free app for sleep, anxiety, and stress.

Parks Yoga offers free online yoga classes filmed in both Costa Rica and Colorado.


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