When people hear that a person of any age is a black belt in martial arts, they immediately begin to visualize a "fighter" who trains to punch, kick, and grapple, and has the ability to cause harm to those around them.
The National AfterSchool Association recently published the article "Reading is a Way to Learn."
There’s no room to be mediocre in afterschool—high quality programs are a must! Follow these four core tips to improve administrative efficiency so you have more time to focus on program quality.
As a childcare director, one of your main goals is to deliver successful and engaging programs for students.
How we engage with children matters! It's time to take casual "how was your day" conversations to the next level and make them more meaningful.
Every day, we hear our youth say, "I just want more time" or "I just need to finish this" as they're made to stop what they're doing and move on to the next scheduled life event.
It has been over 20 years since I was a day camp director, but this time of year I always wistfully remember the anticipation, excitement and energy that's unique to planning summer programs.
Out-of-school time (OST) programs can play a role in mitigating and preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), which are disruptive to a school-age child's academic and social development.