WKAR and College of Education Partner to Create Family Video Segments

Apr 28, 2020

WKAR and MSU’s College of Education have partnered to create a series of short video segments to help families adapt to at-home learning. 

Featuring College of Education faculty, and produced via teleconference to adhere to current social distancing standards, each segment includes research-based tips and resources that will help Michigan families thrive during this uncertain time.

The first segments of the series will begin airing on WKAR-TV this week. They are also available online:

Promoting Literacy at Home
Tanya Wright, Michigan State University Associate Professor of Language and Literacy, shares how she’s encouraging her own children’s love to read and write from the couch. Click here to watch now!

Children with Autism: Caregiver Support 
Matthew Brodhead, Michigan State University Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling, offers advice for the caretakers of autistic children during this time as well as a free interactive support program. Click here to watch now!

Stay Home, Stay Active! 
Karin Pfeiffer, Michigan State University Kinesiology Professor, gives some fun ideas on staying active with your kids while the stay home order is in effect. Click here to watch now!