At-Home Enrichment Activities for Secondary Students

The Michigan Education Association is here to our assist the students, parents, and educators of Michigan during this unique time. The following is a list of resources that has been compiled by our members for you to utilize at home; however we are not endorsing any particular website or program. Please check back next week as we expand our resources to include middle school students.

General and College Preparatory Work

Kahn Academy

How to Write a Great College App Essay


Free Ivy League College Courses

Ted Talks for Middle and High School

Discounted Master Classes – courses on a variety of subjects taught by well respected professionals in each field

Homework Support

Go Peer – online peer tutors vetted from top tier universities on hand to help in a variety of subjects

PhotoMath – upload a picture of any math problem and it will be solved (including explanation)

Subject Area Ideas

English Language Arts


Social Studies

Virtual National Park Tours


NASA Pictures

Michigan Science Center Virtual Lessons

Fine and Performing Arts

Broadway Musicals

Disney Imagineer Courses

World Language

General Enrichment

Michigan State Offers Adulting-101 Series

Activity Ideas

Helping Teenagers Emotionally




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