Back to School Resource Library

The top back to school resources for teachers and parents.

Start the School Year Strong With MLC

The back to school season sets the tone for the whole school year. The Michigan Learning Channel has everything you need to get a strong start and keep learning from September all the way until summer.

For Educators

The Relationships Initiative

Building Relationships for Back to School

Build strong relationships that become the foundation of learning for the entire year.
View the Curriculum

Skills and Routines

Create Classroom Routines

Short activities that add structure to class periods
Find a Routine

Standards-Aligned Content

Search by Teaching Standard

find a lesson that fits perfectly into your plans by searching by Michigan Teaching Standards.
Find a Lesson

Iconic Michigan

Find Landmarks in Your Community

Research, present, and share the icons in your neighborhood in this media creation project
Get Started

PBS Learning Media

Learn With PBS Shows Across the Country

Stream and download videos with accompanying discussion questions and activities
Visit the Site

LABS Media Creation Projects

Media Creation in your Classroom

Media production prompts teachers can adapt to any grade or subject.
Learn More

For Families and Communities

At-Home Learning

Learn as a Family

Videos by real Michigan teachers that you can use anytime
Find a Video

Social-Emotional Learning

Build Emotional Literacy

Calming techniques and breathing exercises.
Watch Online

Health and Fitness

Brain Breaks

Short movement breaks throughout they day keep students healthy and focused
Try it Out

On-Air Programming

On TV Statewide

Watch MLC through a TV antenna, no cable subscription required
See the Schedule

Explore Michigan

Two peninsulas of Learning

Virtual field trips and lessons about the Great Lakes State
Visit the Site

Connect With Your Local PBS Station

PBS is in Your Neighborhood!

Meet your local MLC Engagement Coordinator and se what events are in your community.
Learn More