Look Up! Celebrate Lights on Afterschool with STEM learning

Oct 19, 2022 3:49:00 PM

Heading to work in recent weeks, if you looked to the predawn sky, you might have caught the incandescent face of Earth’s moon. Or perhaps one night you gazed out toward the mountains, desert, city skyline, or sea and saw moonrise. From time immemorial, our moon has illuminated the heavens,...

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Meet reDiscover Center and inspire a new generation of makers, tinkerers and inventors

Aug 8, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Tackle three challenges with a single solution. That’s the approach reDiscover Center’s founders adopted when, in 2003, they recognized that limited access to arts education, costly art supplies and material waste could be best addressed in tandem. The outgrowth of a working group of 25...

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Coming to BOOST? Join Mizzen and the Pulitzer Center, PBS NewsHour SRL, Jazz at Lincoln Center and our newest content partners!

Apr 18, 2022 8:59:49 PM

Will you be at this year’s BOOST conference in Palm Springs on April 26 - 29? We have a fantastic lineup in store for you. You’ll find sessions on creating makerspaces; melding jazz, art and history curricula with STEM; sparking student storytelling and journalism; and infusing human-centered...

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Mizzen by Mott announces hiring of Angelina Garner, VP of Strategic Partnerships

Apr 13, 2022 2:36:54 PM

Hire points to Mizzen’s growth and focus on partnership development as key to its success.

Mizzen by Mott, a project launched by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to provide high-quality educational content to the afterschool field, is delighted to announce that Angelina Garner has joined the...

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Women’s History/Women’s Futures: Q&A with Citlali Aguilera-Rico

Mar 30, 2022 6:09:19 PM

Happy Women’s History Month. We’re honoring the occasion with a look at access and equity in science, technology, engineering and math. To put a spotlight on STEM, we caught up with Citlali Aguilera-Rico, an After-School All-Stars alum who’s now majoring in molecular biology at Middlebury College....

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Gilchrist’s Social and Emotional Learning Playlist

Mar 11, 2022 3:00:00 PM

In November, we shared the news with you that Michigan’s lieutenant governor had curated three new playlists for Mizzen: on social and emotional learning, youth entrepreneurship and 21st century skills. 

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Celebrate Black history this month and beyond with resources from the Pulitzer Center

Feb 10, 2022 4:59:09 PM

Although the observation of Black history in the U.S. harkens back to 1915, many young people today still don’t have a great deal of access to learning about how U.S. history has been shaped by the many experiences and contributions of Black Americans. Black history lessons may focus on singular...

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Mizzen’s Greatest Hits of 2021

Jan 3, 2022 11:15:00 AM

Billboard has its hit parade. Nielsen has its ratings. Merriam-Webster has its words of the year. And, back by popular demand, Mizzen has its greatest hits.  

This is the mixtape of go-to activities you sought out most throughout the past year to support, engage and empower young people ... Read More

Creating Conditions for Young People to Recover and Thrive: Q&A with Deborah Moroney, Ph.D.

Dec 22, 2021 4:08:23 PM

In a recent Q&A with the Mott Foundation, Deborah Moroney, Ph.D. shared how research-based practices on social and emotional learning are needed now more than ever to support young people’s well-being, learning and recovery. She discussed how in-school and out-of-school-time programs can draw on...

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Here’s a Sneak Preview of Mizzen’s New Content Partners & Activities in 2022

Dec 20, 2021 9:45:23 AM

Mizzen by Mott is excited to announce new content partners and activities coming to the app beginning in 2022. Our content team has been working with exceptional leaders in their respective fields to bring much needed and requested activities and modules to afterschool and summer programs across...

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