Childhood obesity continues to be a global epidemic and OST programs have great potential to make a positive impact on children’s health behaviors. This webinar examines research about how OST programs can impact health and nutrition behaviors to understand what is working, and what may be possible.
No one really knows how many summer learning programs are offered each year in the US by community-based organizations, parks and recreation departments, camps, libraries, schools, youth development organizations, museums and zoos, faith-based organizations, colleges and universities, and other public agencies.
There is an abundance of research that shows afterschool programs help children learn, grow and prepare for their future, but do you know where to find it? Do you know how to explain the impact of OST programs or your program in particular to stakeholders?
February is career and technical education month. In today’s knowledge and technology-based world, career and technical education (CTE) is experiencing a renaissance. CTE programs help young people develop skills for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources; STEM; information technology; advanced manufacturing; health science; hospitality and tourism.
Social and Emotional Learning, or SEL, helps learners develop and apply skills to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions.
Have you ever felt like "M" was a silent letter in STEM? Mathematics sometimes does not get the same amount of attention in afterschool programs as science, technology, and engineering. But Click2Science would like to help you change that!
Out-of-school time (OST) can help young people to see that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is more than an assignment in school. OST STEM activities can help youth understand that what they are learning now is pertinent to their future and the future of the whole world.
Learn how implementing an experiential learning model in STEM experiences that focus on social and emotional learning (SEL) helps youth excel. Research has demonstrated that sustained and well-integrated SEL engages youth and improves their achievement.
Computer Science is a 21st-century skill that empowers young people to be creators, rather than just consumers of technology. Computer science experiences ignite innovation and develop problem-solving skills that are applicable in all areas of the real world. Today, computer science is driving growth and innovation across all sectors of the workforce.