Looking for daily inspiration and ideas for things to do with kids this week? From at-home family fun, to festivities…
School may be out but Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) is still there for kids and families. Let your kids have fun and keep learning while using these FREE access educational apps and websites.
myON® gives students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books. myON helps match student’s interests, grade, and Lexile® reading level. It also gives students reading tools and supports to improve engagement and achievement.
Watch videos books being read aloud by famous actors and actresses. Listening to read-alouds can improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, and inspire a lifelong love of reading.
Students can play games to learn about science from their favorite PBS Kids characters. Build a station for the Dino Train, explore sounds with the Cat in the Hat, and more!
The Almanac for Kids features a treasure trove of fun facts, awesome activities, and stellar stories that will keep kids of all ages entertained every day of the year!
Keep up momentum with literacy and math instruction designed just for your student. Completing 45 minutes of iReady each week is ideal!
At Khan Academy, students can independently practice math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more. They can even prep for tests like the SAT and AP. Younger students/siblings will enjoy Kahn Academy Kids.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is more than just planting charts. It is updated each day with recipes, forecasts, astronomical data, and historical trivia.
The StarTalk® podcast covers a wide range of science topics from sports to space. Listen to guests like scientists Neill deGrasse Tyson, comedians, and tech industry leaders explore the world of science in people’s lives.
In iCivics, students play innovative games that help them understand how our political systems work by allowing them to experience it first-hand and empowering them to address real-world issues. Many games are even available as phone or tablet apps.
Learn more about Detroit Public School Community District at www.detroitk12.org.
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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..