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Watch the activity overview video

This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.
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Radio Active Golf Balls Activity Overview

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

What are three strategies you hear Stephanie discuss about creating a safe, supportive learning environment for the girls in her program? 

What do you notice about the interactions between staff and youth?

What do you see and hear that tell you there is a positive relationship between Stephanie and the youth?

What other strategies can you use to create a positive, supportive environment with the youth in your program?

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Watch the skill video

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34 Welcoming Youth to STEM

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

What is the importance of a sense of humor and having fun in creating a safe and supportive STEM learning environment?
John Smith's picture
Having a sense of humor is key to connecting with any age group :)
Why do you think positve relationships with youth are important when engaging in challenging STEM-related activities?