Thinglink — Tools to create interactive images, videos and other multimedia resources.
Buncee — Supports the creation and sharing visual representations of learning content, including media-rich lessons, reports, newsletters and presentations.
EdPuzzle — Video lesson creation software.
EduCaixa — Courses in Spanish language to help teachers develop the skills and competencies of learners in areas such as communication, entrepreneurship, STEM and big data.
Kaltura — Video management and creation tools with integration options for various learning management systems.
Nearpod — Software to create lessons with informative and interactive assessment activities.
Pear Deck — Facilitates the design of engaging instructional content with various integration features.
Squigl — Content creation platform that transforms speech or text into animated videos.
Trello — A visual collaboration tool used by teachers and professors for easier coursework planning, faculty collaboration, and classroom organization.
Note : The list of educational applications, platforms and resources above aim to help parents, teachers, schools and school administrators facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure. Most of the solutions curated are free and many cater to multiple languages. While these solutions do not carry my explicit endorsement, they tend to have a wide reach, a strong user-base and evidence of impact. They are categorized based on distance learning needs, but most of them offer functionalities across multiple categories.