Micro-Messages are small, subtle messages we send and receive verbally and non-verbally. Most micro messaging is not intentional. We communicate values and expectations subconsciously. These messages can be supportive (micro-affirmations) or negative (micro-inequities).
Quality professional development focuses on the continuous improvement of the skills and abilities of staff. Click2SciencePD follows this best practice, and is launching Click2Science version 2.0 to help out-of-school time programs better implement effective professional development. Version 2.0 should improve OST professionals ability to find, research, and use Click2Science resources.
This virtual training focuses on facilitation skills that will help youth get the most from the Incredible Wearables Challenge. Learn about facilitating the engineering design process, helping youth collect and interpret data, and supporting youth on the challenge themselves so everyone has a fun and engaging NYSD challenge!
This interactive webinar focuses on how you can help youth build on their prior knowledge and experiences and develop your skills to supporting youth as builders and problem solvers that use their own experiences to inform their solutions. You’ll leave with a great roller coaster activity you can try right away to help the youth in your problem build solutions.
This recorded webinar will help you find great Making and Tinkering activities for your program whether you have a dedicated MakerSpace, or have to pick up everything and put it away at 5:00. Beyond just finding activities, this interactive webinar will prepare you to evaluate and adapt activities to maximize the learning experience.
This webinar focuses on strategies to encourage and demonstrate learning in making and tinkering activities. It will help you develop strategies for bringing play and learning together and prepare you to have a lot of fun this summer!
What is Making and why are some people so excited about it? In the field, making is defined as the act of creating something. The reason it has gotten much press recently is technology. Advances in technology have limited how much we make for ourselves. You can't just tinker around with your car when your check engine light comes on.