Professional Development

NAA publishes fresh, new content every week covering a wide variety of topics related to the field of aftershool. Be sure to check in regularly.

The current pandemic has many schools and daycares closed, and parents are scrambling to balance working at home and caring for their children. Cabin fever is setting in for everyone, making it especially difficult to keep children entertained. We sat down with two experts in childhood education and play to get their tips on how to keep homebound kids engaged in learning—and fun!

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.

If your workplace is like mine, you currently have several generations of adults working side-by-side: the silent generation, baby boomers, Generation X, xennials, millennials and now the beginning of Generation Z.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 10:01

Learn to Play, Play to Learn

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.