Resources for parents with school-aged children

500 Women Scientists Minecraft Server
To sign-up, Open to Kids and relatives too!
Follow the Minecraft Server creators the 500 Women Scientists Crafting Group on twitter: @500WSCrafting


Edge for A web-based forum with all sorts of information to support an academic physician including:

Science help for homebound kids


Nine Network Learning Toolkit: educational programming from Channel 9 for homebound students

The Nine Network is producing two hours of literacy and math instruction for prekindergarten through fourth grades, weekdays from 12:30–2:30 pm, free of charge on television. The grade-appropriate instruction, taught by committed local educators at home, ensures all kids in our region have access to quality teaching during the academic year shutdown and into the summer, regardless of access to internet or computers.

Nine PBS Educator and Caregiver Toolkit. Nine’s learning resources are evidence-based. These educational resources build social and emotional learning, literacy, STEM, social studies, and fine and performing art skills for children across the St. Louis region. Free educational content is at the core of Nine’s mission. From Sesame Street to NOVA, Nine broadcasts trusted educational content all day, every day, on television and online.

PBS VIDEO APP: Stream PBS shows, create the perfect watchlist, connect with the Nine Network, and more — anywhere you watch.


National Park Service distance learning videos – park rangers give educational talks on video on topics including Yellowstone Park Bison, Volcano, Human History, Winter Adaptations, Birds, Water Quality.

Worksheets on those topics.


Busch Gardens Education Resources: Animal videos, educational activities, coloring pages, etc.

OFD News
Bess Marshall, MD, Steps Down from OFD

After 12 years, Bess Marshall, MD, Professor of Pediatrics in Endocrinology and Diabetes, will be stepping down from her position as co-director for the Pediatric Office of Faculty Development. Marshall first came to WashU in 1990 to complete her fellowship in endocrinology after obtaining her medical degree from Vanderbilt and completing …

OFD News
Employee online support groups

WashU psychiatry faculty are hosting weekly, confidential Zoom support groups to help employees cope during these challenging times. Details are on the HR Mental Health Resources page. Current topics include: Mondays — Quarantine Support Group, 10-11 a.m.; Frontline Support Group, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays — Coffee and Questions: Ask the Expert, …

OFD News
April Office of Education News

Office of Education News Dr. Kerri Palamara to Lead Faculty Development Sessions on Coaching and Positive Psychology The Office of Education will host Kerri Palamara, MD, Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School on Thursday, May 28 – Friday, May 29, 2020 for faculty development on coaching and positive psychology. The event will …