The Block on KCPT
The Block takes viewers on a journey through Kansas City’s streets to get a sense of the people and cuisine – the fabric of KC’s neighborhoods. But this isn’t just a food show. There’s history, culture, and unknown facts about Kansas City. You’ll go inside kitchens, see how food and drink products are made, and peek into the lives of everyday Kansas Citians working in the service industry.
Burnt Legend on KCPT
Kansas City is known for its legendary BBQ, but most live in a shroud of mystery concerning it’s most iconic food item. Burnt Legend explores the history and process of making the uniquely Kansas City specialty called Burnt Ends.
If you’re cooped up and feel like making something tasty with what’s around, let Supercook do some of the work. Just enter what ingredients you have and Supercook will provide a menu.
Virtual Cooking Classes
Michelin-star chef, Massimo Bottura, is offering a nightly, free cooking series via his own personal Instagram page. Each night’s meal is a surprise, which Bottura likes to keep under wraps until the nightly airtime of 8pm CET.
Milk Street Cooking School
According to the website, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Cooking School is part classroom, part playground and all kitchen. Learn to change the way you cook with these 15 free online courses.
Gemma’s Must-Try Spring Cooking Playlist
Bigger Bolder Baking’s Gemma Stafford created this YouTube playlist of delicious side dishes and yummy desserts to get you ready for all your spring dinner needs!
Many Kansas and Missouri libraries offer free access to online language learning resources. Please contact your local library for more details.
Mango Languages is a fun, fast online system to learn 45 languages including Arabic, Spanish, French, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, Russian, Swahili and many more. Mango is a practical, interactive program, focused on conversation skills, so you’ll start speaking after just one lesson.
Pronunciator offers self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. Features include audio lessons, interactive textbooks, intelligent flashcards, pronunciation analysis, phrasebooks, and quizzes.
Duolingo is a free language learning app that helps kids (and adults) learn a language through short, game-like exercises, and motivates you to continue learning with a “streak” feature that tracks the number of days you’ve reached your point goal. Access is free, however, you can also subscribe to Premium for $10 a month for an ad-free experience and downloadable lessons.
If podcasts are your preference, click here for VeryWellMind’s guide to the 21 Best Meditation Podcasts to Listen to in 2020.
Blogilates Fitness for Beginners
If you’d like to get moving, Blogilates’ Cassey Ho has a curated playlist of fitness videos for beginners available on YouTube.
Yoga For Beginners at Home
For those interested in yoga, Youtube Learning has a video playlist for you.
How to Dominate the Dancefloor at a Wedding
Get ready to brush up on your dance skills! These videos are teaching the dances you need to learn to keep up this wedding season.
10 Ways to Declutter & Get Organized
Too much stuff can become overwhelming. Here is a playlist of ways to get rid of the excess and start to make sense of it all.
The Science of Well-Being
In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change.
Coursera provides free courses in a wide variety of subjects that have been hand-picked by the learning team at Coursera. Includes course content from top universities, including Stanford, Princeton, Yale, Harvard, and Columbia.
Get 1,500 free online courses from the world’s leading universities – Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford, and more. You can download over 45,000 hours of free audio & video lectures from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites straight to your computer or smartphone.
Provided by the Council on Foreign Relations, World101 offers a growing library of multimedia resources that explain international affairs and foreign policy issues and processes through entertaining, interactive storytelling. Designed for a non-specialist, but of value to those with some knowledge as well, World101 is geared towards learners both inside and outside of formal academic settings. The World101 library will expand over the next two years to include approximately 50 modules that fall into six units: Global Era Issues, Regions of the World, Historical Context, How the World Works (and Doesn’t Work), Approaches and Tools of Foreign Policy, and The Making of U.S. Foreign Policy.
Akin to Coursera, edX also offers some great courses from the best universities around the globe, but they are not self-paced, entailing you to keep an eye on the timeline of your course. You can choose from a wide range of subjects, such as biology, business, computer sciences, finance, economics, medicine, music, philosophy, and physics.
YouTube.com/Learning is a destination designed to inspire and instruct that brings you the highest quality educational content on YouTube. Here you will find Learning Playlists, which organize content into chapters and are designed to facilitate focused study, YouTube Learning Originals to spark your curiosity, and curated playlists ranging in subjects from physics to film making.