Just in time for Back to (After)School, we’re excited to release The Afterschool Guide to Building Relationships and Routines. Inside you’ll find over 30 carefully selected games and activities that help afterschool professionals create safe and supportive environments where young people can thrive.
Access this eBook on the Program Resources page of your membership profile.
The Afterschool Guide to SEL is a compilation of a variety of resources to help afterschool professionals better understand SEL, the competencies and the role SEL plays within afterschool programs.
eCYBERMISSION, an Army Educational Outreach Program, is a free web-based STEM competition for students in grades 6-9.
This fall marks the first time that cohorts of afterschool leaders will learn how to coach their own staff in seeing, recording and practicing vital skills needed for effective STEM facilitation.
Did you know that The National Afterschool Association is a great resource for STEM professional development? In a recent survey of the afterschool community, 98% of respondents listed NAA as a place to get valuable resources and information to improve STEM offerings and teaching practices.
The Walking Classroom gets kids walking, listening, and learning—both in the classroom and in out-of-school programs.
The National Afterschool Association (NAA) has been awarded funding from the Noyce Foundation to develop the first-ever afterschool STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) credential. The investment centerpiece -- a STEM-related micro-credential and digital badge series -- offered by NAA and developed with Click2SciencePD, will serve as a validated, industry-wide indicator that afterschool staff have the requisite competencies to facilitate STEM learning across a variety of settings.
Over the past three years, the National Science Foundation has sponsored a series of STEM Smart Workshops, which have showcased promising practices and resources in support of effective K-12 STEM Education in schools and programs.
New research from the 2014 edition of "America After 3PM," the most comprehensive household survey of how students in America spend their afterschool hours, shows that summer learning programs are strongly supported by parents and that participation in summer learning programs is on the rise.