Distance Learning Resources
Library of Congress Digital Collections: The Library of Congress offers digital collections of music, interviews, paintings, and a wide variety of other items.
Library of Congress Magazine: Access digital back issues of the magazine
National Library of Medicine: Pandemic Digital Exhibits
The Mutter Museum:Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19 in Philadelphia
David J. Sencer CDC Museum: Watching Hands: Artists Respond to Keeping Well
Tenement Museum: Beyond Statistics: Living in a Pandemic
CoBuild19 at Home: At Home STEM projects
Community Science Workshop Network: Virtual STEM Summer Camp
Science Friday: Science Friday partners with educators, and scientists to create free STEM activities, lessons, and resources for all learners.
Maker Ed: Maker projects and learning resources
MakeCode: Microsoft coding activities
Eastern Michigan University Open Education Curriculum
10 Math Podcasts for Kindergarten-12th grade Students
Helping Kids Cope with Fear in a Pandemic
Tough Conversations Tip Sheet: Helpful information for talking to kids about tough issues
Comforting Reads in Difficult Times article
COVID-19 Support Resources for Parents: Books and articles for parents and caregivers
COVID-19 Expert Resources: Information about COVID-19 and children
COVID-19 Support resources: Apps, activities, and podcasts
Supporting Students in Special Education through COVID-19: Resources, articles, tips, and information for families with children in Special Education.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Behavioral Health Screening Tool: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services behavioral health screening tool for children ages 6-17. Resources to connect youth and their families to various community resources, including counseling, psychiatry, housing, transportation, etc.
Youth Mobile Crisis Unit: Help for young adults, teens, and children experiencing a mental health crisis.
Stay at Home with Candlewick: Activities, educational materials, videos and more!
Wide Open School by Common Sense Media: A free collection of online learning experiences.
Tumble Math: K-6 math ebook database (free until August 31)
Capstone has upgraded PebbleGO access on MeL through June 30, 2020! In addition to Animals and Social Studies from PebbleGo, you will have access to Science, Biographies, and Dinosaurs for grades PreK-3. All 5 PebbleGo modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, and Dinosaurs
- All 4 PebbleGo Spanish modules: Animales, Ciencia, Biografías, and Estudios Sociales
- All 4 PebbleGo Next modules for Grades 3-5: States, Science, American Indian History, Social Studies, and Biographies
- Read More: Companion eBooks appended to the end of each article in PebbleGo Science and Animals
World Book Online
Additional open access content, including World Book’s eBook collection
- World Book Student
- World Book Advanced
- World Book Timelines
- World Book eBooks
- World Book Activity Corner
- World Book Discover
- World Book Dramatic Learning
- Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta (upper-level Spanish language eResource)
- Kids eLearn in Arabic
Smithsonian Learning Lab offers resources and special collections to explore.
Smithsonian Institution Distance Learning Resources
Brightly Resources ages 6-8
Brightly Learning Resources for Kids 9-12
Fun Word Games by Brightly
Learning Apps to Keep Kids Engaged
Summer Reading Bingo
Reading Through It Together: Educational Activities and Resources
McNeel Publishing Kids resources and at-home activities
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior distance learning guides
Peanuts and Snoopy at home printables (available in several languages)
All-Ages Anti-racism Resources
MSU Resource guide for K-12 education during Covid-19 school closures:
Science News for Kids online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate science news to learners, parents and educators
Prodigy math games that are engaging and align with curriculum
History for Kids: Fun facts, information, worksheets, and activities for children.
Michigan History for Kids free access information
Detroit Historical Museum: History from Home online resources
New York Times Learning Network lessons and resources for students
The Tinkering Studio Projects, experiments with science, art, and technology by Exploratorium
Longway Planetarium at-home science activities
Digital Learn, brush up on computer skills and more with this resource from Public Library Association