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The Click2ScienceToolkits for Trainers are designed for program leaders, coaches and trainers to use while planning professional development for staff in out-of-school time programs.
For organizations to use with their summer program staff and volunteers and includes resources specific to summer-time STEM programming.View Toolkit
For coaches and trainers to use when providing professional development for out-of-school programs on computing.View Toolkit
Includes strategies out-of-school programs can implement right away to build staff confidence and competence in SEL.View Toolkit
“The one who does the work, does the learning.” During this webinar, we explore what active STEM learning is and what it looks like. We talk about the numerous reasons to take active learning outdoors, including health, social emotional, and cognitive benefits.View Webinar
Learn how, and why you should bring STEAM powered learning to your afterschool program. This webinar will help you distinguish between craft projects and STEAM learning. It will help you integrate creativity, design and communication in ways that enhance STEM learning and develop problem solving skills.View Webinar
Learn how to help learners 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.View Webinar
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.View Webinar
Learn how the youth in your program can Dream Big with Engineers week in February. We will focus on helping all youth make connections to STEM careers. You’ll learn what research has to say about building connections to STEM careers and get great resources for helping youth learn about and connect to engineering as a possible career.View Webinar
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. Engaging in computer science empowers young people for their future.View Webinar
Have you ever heard a participant in your program say, “I am a computational thinker?“ Perhaps not, but after this webinar, you may hear it. Computational thinking builds on other problem-solving strategies to help youth prepare for their future. Learn how to develop a computationally rich environment in afterschool – with or without computers.View Webinar
April is the month we celebrate Earth Day and Environmental Education Week. Find great resources for helping youth connect to the outdoor environment wherever they live. We will learn how we can engage youth in the outdoors and build connections to a wide range of STEM careers. Come get green with us!View Webinar
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.View Webinar
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