After school and other out-of-school time (OST) providers should consider adding Youth Civic Engagement programs to their regular program offerings, as these types of learning experiences benefit the child, provider, and our greater society. Through positive youth development programming we empower youth each day—so why not focus some of that wonderful energy toward formally getting children civically engaged?
The Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals and teams ages thirteen to eighteen. Students sign up for the Science Fair with a free Google account at GoogleScienceFair.com.
Access to afterschool programs is growing more unequal, and that's pushing disadvantaged kids further behind.
While numerous studies indicate a positive correlation linking academic achievement to afterschool programs that offer enrichment activities, data also shows that fewer students are able to access those valuable activities, largely due to their socio-economic status and funding cuts to programs.
EZCare online software is designed for todays after school professional. It eliminates administrative hassles, and makes enrollment, billing, scheduling and parent engagement easy.
Roleplay Reader and Playbooks® Reader's Theater Publishing provides innovative and engaging reading enrichment materials that provide growth and measurable results in reading fluency, comprehension, and confidence.
Each day, over 10 million children participate in afterschool programs. Working parents rely on these programs to keep their children learning, growing and safe during the gap hours—after the school day ends, but before parents come home from work.
TIES FeePay—convenient for parents, smart for districts—is an online fee payment system that gives parents what they want and schools what they need.
FeePayTM eliminates double entries, saving staff time and making business sense. It also interfaces with general ledger systems for receivables and collections.
Fully loaded kits are ready to go with hands-on activities that will entertain children for at least an hour of fun.
The New Year is the perfect time to evaluate the efficacy of programming thus far, and ensure high quality in what's planned for the second half of the academic year.
Collaborative Communications is a communications consulting practice that forms partnerships with national foundations, the public sector, nonprofit education and community-based organizations, and school districts to create initiatives, distinctive products, and sustainable solutions that can improve the lives of children, their families, and their communities.