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Beyond School Bells Curriculum

Use these unique teaching and learning resources in your program. Find ideas for customizing curriculum and utilizing local industry and business partners.  Check back often for new material.

Beyond School Bells Virtual Backpacks  To help families and care givers make the most of their child’s out-of-school learning time, these backpacks are packed with curriculum that is age appropriate, hands-on and engaging.  New backpacks are developed weekly, check back often. 

Summer Activity Guides Based in skill building and social emotional learning, the suite of fun and engaging activities and challenges was designed specifically to accommodate COVID-19 summer.  New units will be added weekly throughout the summer.

Student Challenges  Beyond School Bells is hosting a series of open ended challenges designed to spark exciting, engaging and creative learning in homes and programs across the state. 

Take-Home Kit Programming  As we work to provide meaningful programming for students during Covid-19, learn about how to successfully implement take-home programming kits for students of all ages. 

Mizzen by Mott is a new app that helps afterschool programs support kids — wherever they are. Get hands-on activities that foster well-being and learning in arts, STEM, storytelling, music, yoga and youth voice. Supported by the Mott Foundation, Mizzen is free to download. 

Resources have been developed, researched and tested by Beyond School Bells.