PreK-12 Summer Fun Enrichment Activities
These enrichment activities are designed to provide your child with fun opportunities to stay engaged throughout the summer. Packets will be mailed home two times per month and available here for download.
- July 6 - July 17 - PreK-12 Learning Packet
- June 22- July 3 - PreK-12 Learning Packet
- Week of June 8 - PreK-12 Learning Packet | Palooza packet PreK-5
- Week of May 25- June 5 PreK-12 Learning Packet
CW43 WUAB will partner with CMSD and the Cleveland Teachers Union to present televised lessons for students whose schools have been closed due to the Coronavirus.
Monday: Kindergarten-Grade 2
Tuesday: Grades 3-5
Wednesday: Grades 6-8
Thursday: High School
Friday: Life Skills, all grades
Watch CMSD on WUAB Channel 43 each weekday from 9am to 10 am.
You can also find past episodes here.
- Week of July 20
- Week of July 13
- Week of July 6
- Week of June 29
- Week of June 22
- Week of June 15
- Week of June 8
- Week of June 1
- Week of May 25
- Week of May 18
- Week of May 11
- Week of May 4
- Week of April 27
- Week of April 20
College Prep Workshop
July 28, 2020 noo to 1:00PM
Free Zoom session covering:
- Clooge Choice
- Life after Covid-19
- Passion=Career Choice
- Study Skills
Participants must register online at www.gobtc101.com
Beat the Streets Cleveland
Beat the Streets Cleveland is currently running a Free Virtual Summer Camp in conjunction with the City of Cleveland Recreation Department.
The virtual program is for children in grades K – 8. They will participate in grade level groups to learn what it means to be healthy and a leader of tomorrow. The children will discuss high interest topics, participate in workouts specific to the sport of wrestling and compete in virtual contests. This program is focused on building confidence, discipline, goal-setting and living a healthy lifestyle.
Individuals that register and participate in our summer program will receive:
- Beat the Streets Cleveland T-Shirt
- Beat the Streets Cleveland Shorts
- Beat the Streets Cleveland Bag
- Customized Jump Rope
- Healthy Snacks
Get Kindergarten Ready with the Cleveland Public Library
The Library offers programs and resources to help parents and guardians prepare their youngest learners for school.
Khan Academy's summer schedule for students
Goal: 3 to 4 hours per week Reading time Get comfy with a good book for 30 minutes each day. Here is Khan Academy’s recommended reading list.We also recommend these lists from the ALA and WeAreTeachers. Vocabulary and literacy Once per week, practice your vocabulary and literacy skills with our English Language Arts courses. Journaling and writing Use our fun writing prompts to help learners ...
Family resources - Springboard Collaborative
Today when you take a book walk, pretend to be the characters you see in each picture. Practice talking in silly character voices. See who can come up with the most interesting idea of what the characters are thinking.
Resources for Families and Programs During School Closures - Summer Learning
As we continue to weather the COVID-19 health crisis, NSLA has gathered resources and guidance from the field on remote learning and news regarding food access. Programs and families are encouraged to visit the following organization’s pages for information to keep kids learning, safe, and healthy: For Families Academics and Literacy Khan Academy: Daily schedule […]
Advantage Cleveland Tennis and Education
AdvantageCLE offers a free eight-week camp each summer. This year's virtual camp will focuse on tennis, fitness, and wellness, as well as literacy, STEM, and creative expression.
Online District Resources
- CMSD Frequent Contacts List
- Project ACT Important Phone Numbers
- Accelerated Reader Book Finder
- Renaissance Home Connect
- Renaissance Learning Place
- Online Learning Resources for English Learners
- District Assessment Tests
- IMPORTANT DISTRICT FORMS - (Credit Flexibilty Plan, 504, Parent/Grandparent, Student information, Assessment...)
- From the School Nurse
- Parent Notification Rights FERPA
- Watch Story Time From Willson School - Staff does sign language while reading books.
Boys and Girls Club of North East Ohio
Starting Monday, April 6, BGCNEO is launching Cyber Club, a daily digital menu of activities and programs that are aligned with the organization’s focal points: academic success, healthy lifestyles and character development. Best of all, the virtual programming will feature some of the same youth development professionals kids are used to seeing after school.
Kids and family members can check out the links at www.bgcneo.org/cyber-club/.
Ready4K—a service that texts parents three times a week with simple learning activities to integrate into their everyday routines. To enroll, simply text "CleRead" to 70138 and follow the prompts. You'll receive texts 3x a week with simple, age-appropriate tips to engage your kids.
Join, participate and share in Coach Sam's Virtual Playbook. Activities, helpful links and videos are posted every Wednesday.
This summer Numerade is offering completely free online camps designed to help students prep for the exact courses they'll be taking in the coming school year & beyond. Our organization is dedicated to closing the educational opportunity gap, and we’re eager to help students through free and valuable opportunities.
Instructed by our experienced team of PhDs and college professors, we have ten unique 8-week camps covering a variety of STEM subjects including...
Stokes Scholars ProgramOur Stokes Scholars Program is going virtual this year, and they will be producing a series of videos over the summer with volunteers across the legal community. These will be Zoom sessions (recorded for those not able to join them live); the goal is to have one every Tuesday and Thursday starting June 16 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. They’re open to the public, so please feel free to share widely among high school and college-aged students.There will be some great speakers from the courts and legal profession. Even if students aren’t necessarily interested in careers in the law would benefit from participating, as there are many helpful topics for everyone, like resume building and writing skills.Email Carrie Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.Click Here for schedule.
Virtual high school summer tech camps in partnership with TECH CORPS
The camps are open to rising 9th-12th grade students. Camps run Monday through Friday (9am-2pm) and no previous programming experience is required.
Registration Link: tinyurl.com/Virtual2020HSTC
Applications are available now and are due by Friday, July 10th.
If you have questions, please contact Jamie Cole, High School Outreach Coordinator, 216-287-2047
Virtual Summer Camp - United In CodeLearn Coding Using Music & PoetryThe program begins June 15thUnited In Code takes lyrics, poetry and phrases you are familiar with and task you to use them in making code! No more thinking about the phrases or terms, use the things that have shaped your life.This intensive multi-week workshop led by P5 and HOVA360 uses the process of designing and building games to introduce and educate youth. Workshop classes are 4 days a week, Monday to Thursday, from 9 to 4 and are constructed on the foundation of a STEAM based, real world learning paradigm.Scholars in Grades 5 -12 not only learn C++ Coding and an Intro to Python but the curriculum also braids team building exercises, interactive learning development using a virtual application environment, basic design principles, leadership and marketing/presentation skills.Click Here to learn more and to register.
Free Summer 8-Week Virtual Summer CampLessons in Tennis, Fitness, Wellness, Literacy, STEM and PoetryDates: June 1 - July 24, 2020Times: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 3 pmVisit www.advantagecle.org to learn more and to register.Questions? Email Ideegan@advantagecle.org or call 216-255-8282.Click Here for the flyer.
Bellaire Puritas Summer Camp (virtual)
What's your super power? Find out June 29th!
Free Virtual Speech Workshops through Speak for YouthOur virtual workshops entail specific public speaking principles through fun activities and exercises. With experienced and trained volunteers teaching the workshop, this workshop will not only teach public speaking skills but will also teach students to develop confidence in themselves. This online workshop will focus on the skills needed to build a speech and various delivery tips that we can offer online. These workshops are for Elementary and Middle school students and limited spots are available. Check the calendar or the Google Form for virtual workshop dates. Our next workshop is beginning on July 1.
Statistics in Schools toolkits deliver summer census learning activitiesThe Statistics in Schools program developed four toolkits so parents and caregivers can use Statistics in Schools activities at home with children. The four toolkits are:
You can find all four toolkits at this link.Each toolkit contains everything needed to get started, including a teaching guide, student worksheet, list of materials and estimate of how long each lesson takes. Lessons are between five and 20 minutes long.Another resource for young children is the VeggieTales: Everyone Counts! video. This video features the VeggieTales characters talking and singing about the importance of the 2020 Census — a fun way to engage children in making sure everyone is counted.
- PreK Toolkit
- Elementary School Toolkit
- Middle School Toolkit
- High School Toolkit
Boonshoft Museum Virtual CampWant the experience of camp this summer, but from the comfort of your own home? We are excited to introduce Camp in a Box! This all new camp includes a daily challenge, experiment, or an item to make, and the option of live instruction with the opportunity to explore and learn with your fellow campers in our virtual classrooms. Participate in field trips, behind the scenes experiences, and so much more! Most importantly, your box is mindfully put together by our education team, filled with all the things you need for camp, and delivered right to your doorstep or available for pick-up at the Museum!Click Here for details.
When: July 9-11, 2020
MEDCAMP is designed to provide "hands-on" experiences in bio-medial science workshops involving research, clinical problem-solving and an introduction to the fields of clinical medicine.
Applicants must be 18 years old by the day of MEDCAMP, graduated high school, must be enrolled at a college or university entering their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of undergraduate education and have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
Click Here for the informational flyer
Virtual Camp Youth 360The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) is pleased to announce the registration for our Virtual Camp Youth 360 is NOW OPEN!Camp Youth 360 is a FREE virtual camp for students in grades 6-12. Each session will be filled with age-appropriate lessons that are fun, engaging and transformative.Cost: FREE! Registration is required.Location: On Zoom. Links will be provided upon registration.MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADES 6-8)Monday – Thursday, 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.Session I: June 29 – July 2June 29: Meet & Greet (SV 101)June 30: Bystander InterventionJuly 1: Healthy RelationshipsJuly 2: Affirmative ConsentHIGH SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12)Monday – Thursday, 1:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.Session I: June 29 – July 2June 29: Meet & Greet (SV 101)June 30: Bystander InterventionJuly 1: Healthy RelationshipsJuly 2: Media LiteracyEach session will be run by at least two Cleveland Rape Crisis Center staff persons.Upon completion of the program, students will receive certification. High school students will have an opportunity to apply for our school year program, Youth 360.Registration is required for all participants! All registered youth will receive a swag bag!If you would like assistance with a group reservation or have any questions, please contact Sharon Kidd, Director of Education and Outreach via email at SharonK@Clevelandrcc.org.
- Ohio Department of Education resources page - main page containing lots of information and helpful tools for every grade level.
- Ohio Department of Health resources page - contains lots of resources for learning at home for parents and families.
- Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilites resources page
- Family Friendly Curriculum Guides (Pacing guides for reading and writing, mathematics, science, and social studies for grades pre-kindergarten - ten. Created by our families and presented in casual rather than formal English to make them more "family friendly."
- Ohio Department of Education Learning (Links to Web sites from across the country that provide resources, contacts, and educational and family learning tools and tips. Some sites also include information on parent organizations and educational learning sites.)
- Distance Learning Resources - Alliance for a Healthier Generation
- Child Care Search -The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Education remind parents to visit ChildCareSearch.Ohio.gov when searching for before- and after- school care for their children.
- ACE Mentor Program Student Career Resources
- Us Dept. of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education - Education Planning (Go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education.)
- CollegeData.com (Choose, prepare, apply and for college with advice and tools. Get college admission help. Search for colleges & scholarships.)
- Ohio Board of Regents (Good information for your students as they prepare for life beyond high school.)
- Common Application (Provides an admission application – online and print – that students may submit to any of our 346 members.)
- Open Education Database (Offers college, career choice, financial aid and scholarship information.)
- Take a virtual workshop or training at the Beachwood Microsoft store. From starting your own business to creating a video game, you can learn a new skill today.
- The Washington Post's The ultimate parents’ guide to education and activity resources
Online Learning Tools
- www.Funbrain.com is a popular online destination for interactive, educational games for children of all ages. Search for a game by grade level (Pre-K – 12) title, or subject (math, science, history, reading). Funbrain’s games and tools teach everything from how to build Web pages in HTML to how to spell with Spellaroo.
- Khan Academy kids - Inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery with our free, fun educational program for children ages two to six. Download the mobile app.
- Khan Academy - From Algebra to World History, learn what you want, at your own pace–with 4,000 videos, 400 skills to practice–alongside millions of other learners.
- PBS Learning Media -
- America SCORES Cleveland online curriculum - America SCORES Cleveland will be posting two lessons a day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
- www.Starfall.com is used by teachers in the classroom and by parents at home to reinforce a student's love of reading by using friendly, colorful and active games.
- At www.Storylineonline.net, visitors can watch videos of famous actors Al Gore, Jason Alexander, Amber Rose Tamblyn, and Haylie Duff reading popular kids books.
- Help you child learn to read - Colorín Colorado, a bilingual site for families of English Language Learners.
- www.Plimoth.org – Visit the year 1627 in a self-guided tour at your own pace. So feel free to wander around the village. Do not be afraid to walk in on colonists as they eat, question them as they work, or join a lively conversation in the street.
- www.Americanrhetoric.com includes indexes, full MP3s and excerpts from many of America's most celebrated public speeches including the top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century by Rank.
- www.Coolmath.com is an animated, fun Web site designed for ages 3-100, offering interactive math games, puzzles, an online calculator, and a coloring book. There are also suggestions for how to succeed in math and how to find a career in mathematics.
- Kids learning Web sites for the New York Philharmonic (www.nyphilkids.org) and the San Francisco Symphony (www.sfskids.org) are outstanding Web sites for learning about music, instruments, composition, symbols, rhythm and more. Both sites off er students opportunities to talk with people in the symphony and to experiment with creating their own music.
- Take virtual art classes from the Beck Center with #BeckatHome on YouTube
Physical Education / Health and Wellness
- Gopher – https://www.gophersport.com/blog/at-home-learning-resources/ - Working on creating Active @ Home activity cards this week. More to come on this soon!
- SPARK – https://blog.sparkpe.org/blog/sparkhome/ - Launched SPARKhome, which provides free K-12 lesson plans
- 3 weeks of materials for K-2, 3-6, MS, and HS physical education
- Available via SPARKecademy (free access with an account)
- Dynamic PE ASAP – https://www.gophersport.com/blog/dynamic-pe-asap-in-home-lesson-plans/
Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy
- Tools To Grow: Family friendly fine and gross motor activities to do at home.
- Learning/Handwriting/Keyboarding Without Tears: Developmentally appropriate handwriting and keyboarding distance learning resources.
- Go Noodle: Movement breaks and more!
- Cosmic Kids Yoga: Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids.
- Tune in Everyday at 11am and 1 pm for the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Virtual Classroom. Watch their Facebook Live feed to learn about a new animal with each episode at 11am and experience the great outdoors ar 1pm.
- Take a Virtual Tour of many of the Worlds best museums. (Travel and Leisure)
- 20 Things to Do with Young Kids When You’re Stuck Inside
- 15 Easy Sensory Play Recipes for Kids - edible slime anyone?
- Take a Virtual Tour of Yellowstone National Park
- Fun activities to do at home with NASA STEM@Home - by grade level. 10 Ways Students Can Prepare to #BeAnAstronaut
- MetroHealth - Department of Arts in Health - resources to help engage and express yourself in the arts while at home. English | Español
- Story Time From Space - Listen (and see) to Astronauts read stories while they are in space!
- Watch Live Animal Cameras - Love the Bald Eagles! What is your favorite?