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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Gear up for the new year with Mizzen’s calendar

Dec 9, 2021 9:23:52 AM

Get a jump on January planning with Mizzen’s calendar of fun, healthy and restorative activities!

Looking for art, dance, music, SEL or STEM activities  or for physical fitness, team-building games, meditation, yoga and community service projects? This calendar has you covered.

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Inspire Learning and Innovation | Q & A with Michigan Lt. Governor on his "Grow & Go" playlists in Mizzen

Nov 18, 2021 2:39:29 PM
This fall and winter, Mizzen by Mott will roll out three new playlists curated for the afterschool field by Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II. Read More

New ways to infuse jazz, language arts and STEM into your afterschool program

Nov 11, 2021 10:50:23 AM

In July and August, Jazz at Lincoln Center and Foundation’s Inc. premiered a new set of activities in Mizzen that are bringing the swing to afterschool programs.

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Discover the Power of Youth Media with Student Reporting Labs on November 17

Nov 1, 2021 1:45:00 PM

The end of the fall semester is fast approaching and planning for 2022’s spring semester is here. Are you trying to identify new ways to spark students’ learning and keep them engaged after school?

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Carlos Santini shares his vision for Mizzen by Mott

Oct 30, 2021 10:20:00 AM

How will Mizzen shine a spotlight on afterschool innovation? How can school-day and out-of-school time educators team up to advance equity? How can the afterschool field help young people and families navigate the pandemic and recovery?

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Change the Equation

Sep 20, 2021 2:43:36 PM

Meet three Mizzen content creators who are transforming STEM learning

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