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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.  All curriculum is available for free on the Beyond Schools Bells website.

Beyond School Bells TMC Programming

The Think Make Create (TMC) Lab is a unique mobile maker platform specifically designed to meet Nebraska’s rural Expanded Learning Opportunity programs.  

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.  Purposeful PD for staff is also provided.  Supported by the Mott Foundation, Mizzen is free to download. 

Click2Science supports high-quality programming through high-quality professional development to afterschool providers.  Click2SciencePD addresses the need for low-cost, high-quality professional development by providing OST professionals the resources and skills they need to create positive STEM learning experiences with youth.

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. 

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.  

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

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