In House Resources
Below are several alternative resources to continue teaching/learning during COVID-19 pandemic.
The Challenger Center
STEM at Home is a collection of Challenger Center lessons and activities that can be modified and completed at home. Each STEM at Home category includes at least one at-home lesson. These activities require common household items or products that are readily available online. All STEM at Home lessons are marked with an asterisk * on the lesson page. Have questions? Just email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re here to help!
Math meets the bedtime story!
Parents know to read to their kids at night, but what about math?
Our mission is simple: to make math a fun part of kids’ everyday lives, as beloved as the bedtime story. One way we do that is with our free apps for preschoolers and elementary school kids.
Keep kids busy during school shutdown with cool science experiments from Lawrence Technological University
Here are a couple of cool experiments you can do during this time of “social distancing” to keep your kids’ minds active. If you are a teacher or parent looking for demonstrations to do for your students remotely, these experiments are perfect for that as well. The experiment use item commonly found in the home. (Click Here to find out more)
Additional Resources for Parents (Below)
Bozeman Science (6-12) – YouTube channel with short science video lectures.
Discovery Education (K-12) - Online videos and lesson activities.
HHMI BioInteractive (9-12) – Resources geared toward the biological sciences.
National Geographic (K-12) - Find educational resources for Grades Pre-K–12, from brief activity ideas to rich multimedia lessons and units.
WeatherSTEM (K-12) - Scholar from WeatherSTEM resources and lessons engage students in weather and data literacy.
Exploratorium Museum (K-12) - For all ages, in both formal and informal learning settings, these essential tools spark curiosity, exploration, and understanding.
Scientific American (K-12) - Fun science activities that can be done with household items in a half hour or less.
American Association for Chemistry Teachers (6-12) – Resources for the chemical sciences.
Wayne RESA Remote Learning Toolkit
Wayne RESA has put together an extensive Remote Learning Toolkit. It includes general considerations, planning tools, content resources, considerations for special education, and social/emotional resources.
To access, please click here. The site will be continuously updated.
MDE Web Resources
The Michigan Department of Education’s official information about COVID-19. You may want to bookmark this link, as the website will continue to be updated regularly throughout this health crisis. (Click Here)
Detroit Public TV
Sample Daily Schedules from Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
The GSRP Early Childhood team is working diligently to compile many developmentally appropriate resources for families with young children. One resource we are currently sharing is:
COMCAST is providing FREE internet to families while schools are closed. Click here to find out more information: