Michigan Learning Channel: A Free Tool for Summer Learning

There are so many different ways that families can use the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) to keep kids’ minds active over summer break. Broadcast through public television and available on-demand, the MLC offers tons of educational activities for Pre-K through 6th grade, including a summer activity book, eight weeks of fun weekly themes, video lessons that reinforce what kids learn in school, and content starring familiar characters from PBS KIDS. This course provides educators with an overview of MLC resources and offers ready-to-use resources to share with families.


In this course, you will:

  • Recognize the what, why, and how of Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) resources.
  • Identify opportunities for family engagement that align with literacy, math, and science learning goals.
  • Consider ways to share these fun and free activities with students and families.

SCECHs Granted


Who should take this course?


What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

Lower Elementary
Middle School
Upper Elementary

Course Partner

Course Vendor

Michigan Virtual