Education Resource Connections

Agencies and information tied to education for mid-Michigan.

PARENTS
PBS Parents
Parenting resources, tips and advice, plus ideas for planning birthday parties & kids activities.

Parenting Counts
Babies don’t come with an instruction manual, but parents can still learn how their children think, feel and learn with this research-based information.

TEACHERS & CAREGIVERS
PBS Teachers
Thousands of free standards-based lesson plans, activity ideas and digital media resources ­ organized by subject, grade level and curriculum topics.

PBS TeacherLine
High quality online professional development courses for PreK-12 teachers in Michigan, spanning the curriculum from Reading/Language Arts to Math, Science, Technology and more.

Ready to Learn
Helping mid-Michigan families prepare children to become successful learners throughout their lives.

KIDS
PBS Kids
Maya & Miguel, Mr. Rogers, Curious George and many more. A safe place for young kids to explore and play fun educational games with their favorite characters.

PBS Kids GO!
Arthur, Electric Company, Cyberchase, WordGirl and more. A safe place for older kids to watch their favorite shows and play fun educational games with their favorite characters.

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Interactive Video Services (IVS)
Interactive technologies connecting MSU faculty & learners.

MSU Summer Study
Classes for guest students, educators and adults ­ on campus and online

Spartan Youth Programs
MSU programs for pre-K ­ 12 youth in specific subject areas

MSU Libraries
Resources and programs that are available to anyone

Wharton Center Education Programs
Connecting learners of all ages to the performing arts by offering a range of programs suited to a variety of learner needs.