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Lessons, projects, and other teaching tools designed to ignite a love of writing. View website.
ACEs & Resilience
Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and help young people overcome toxic stress & childhood trauma. View Presentation.
Black Lives Matter Lessons & Resources
Links to suggested lessons, films, books, readings, and general teaching guides for Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action and beyond (Created by D.C. Area Educators For Social Justice. View website.
CAN Cell Phone Policy
CAN's no-phone policy for students and adults during After School and Summer Programs. View Presentation.
COVID-Safe Holiday Event Ideas
Download a packet of COVID-Safe Neighborhood Holiday Event Ideas developed my the MECC student group at the University of Michigan.
COVID-Safe Holiday Events Packet
Center on the Developing Child
Harvard University's Research & Development platform for childhood development. View website.
College Resources for CAN Teens
Resources for CAN staff, interns, and teens to help high school students apply and prepare for college. Content includes information about FAFSA, the SATs, ACTs, Dual Enrollment, How to Apply for College, How to Win a Scholarship, and more! Link to Google Drive Folder: CAN Teen College Resources
Early Childhood Educational Materials
With all of the changes and challenges in your daily schedule, you may be wondering what you can do to keep your preschool child entertained and learning. These materials take little prep and are designed to engage your little one.
Early Childhood Materials
This website aims to bring the latest research and news in psychology to the mainstream. Resources include articles about helping children & youth with anxiety and practicing mindfulness. View website.
View lunch and dinner recipe ideas - designed specifically for CAN's community centers. CAN Recipes
Math Tips and Tricks
How can you help students struggling with math? For many, learning math can be a challenge. This presentation provides tips and tricks for helping CAN's students build confidence and academic success! View presentation.
Educators know that relationships can make or break a school year. This two-week curriculum offers resources for elementary and secondary educators to focus on relationships as they start the school year. Go to https://www.michiganlearning.org/resource/the-relationships-initiative-curriculum/
National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments
Resources supporting student academic enrichment by promoting engagement, safety, and healthy environments. View website.
Resources for students of all grade levels related to academics, social & emotional development, health & wellness, financial literacy, and college/career. View website.
Pre-Meeting Mindfulness Practices
Before a team meeting or program, lead everyone in these simple mindfulness practices to get in the right head space. View folder.
Research-based strategies for teachers, parents, administrators, librarians, childcare providers, and anyone else involved in helping a young child become a strong, confident reader. View website.
She Can STEM Toolkit (Amplifier)
Middle school lesson plans and artwork for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) created by Amplifier. View resource.
Social-Emotional Development Activities
Select a short activity designed around the CASEL Core Competencies (Relationship Skills, Responsible Decision-Making, Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness). View folder.
Suicide Awareness & Intervention Resources
View resources related to suicide awareness & intervention
Google Drive Folder
Suicide Ideation Guidelines
Summer 2020 Mindfulness Activities
Spend 6 weeks practicing breathing techniques through the theme of Star Wars as students pretend to train to be Jedi, creating calming, positive energy for good.
View the activities in Google Drive folder: Summer 2020 Mindfulness Activities
The TED-Ed project makes short video lessons worth sharing, aimed at educators and students. View website.
Connecting resources and supportive communities for children and adults with learning and thinking differences. View website.
Washtenaw County Resource Guide
View resources available in Washtenaw County (categories include: Clothing, Financial Assistance, Housing, Older Adult Services, and more). View website.
This presentation covers what mindfulness is, and how it can be applied to happiness at work, gratitude, conflict, and humilty.
ZingTrain offers many phenomenal free resources on topics like business, customer service, leadership, management, training, organizational systems, and more!
edWeb is a free social network and professional learning community that can help professionals in education with online learning and collaboration.