Online Education



Online Classes

Many of the resources below are completely FREE!!


  • Edx – Access 2,500+ courses online from 140 institutions 
  • MIT OpenCourseware – a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content.  
  • Carnegie Mellon Open Learning – high-quality, scientifically based, classroom-tested online courses and material 
  • Coursera – Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies 
  • Stanford Online – learning opportunities via free online courses, online degrees, grad and professional certificates, e-learning, and open courses launched by Stanford University 
  • FutureLearn – online courses and degrees from leading universities and organizations 
  • Harvard Online – Online courses from Harvard University 
  • Udemy – online learning and teaching marketplace 


  • Little Kids Rock Jamzone – free interactive tutorials, videos and instrumentals that will have you rockin’ on Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboard, and more in no time! 
  • Joytunes – Learn piano in a fun and easy way with their piano apps 
  • Fender Play – Free guitar, bass, & ukulele classes for 3 months
  • Playground Sessions – Learn piano with Harry Connick, Jr.

Food & Drink

  • How to Brew Beer – provides a an online “Beer 101 Course”  
  • How to Make Hard Cider – Read about how to make delicious hard cider 
  • Online Cooking School – Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Cooking School is providing their online cooking classes free until April 30th 
  • Virtual Wine Workshops – Twin Cities Wine is providing Sommelier-guided live wine webinars guaranteed to educate, inspire, and entertain  

Arts & Crafts

  • Bluprint (every class free until 4/9) – Thousands of video crafting classes taught by crafting pros 
  • Skillshare (2 free months) – Classes in Illustration, Design, Photography, and More  
  • Creative Bug – online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques  
  • Good Housekeeping -live streaming free craft classes every Wednesday and Friday 
  • Nikon Photography Classes (free until April 30th)


Virtual Tours

National Parks

Historical Landmarks

The New York Times Places to Go

  • 52 Places, Virtually – At the beginning of the year, The New York Times published a list of 52 places to visit in 2020. Now you can explore them virtually!