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.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 00:00

Social Media in Afterschool: Tips for Success

Research shows that those who work in education use social media more than the general public.

Published in AfterSchool of Thought

Think back to your childhood: What are your fondest memories? Did you play outside? Did you use your imagination? Did you play in groups? How much time did you spend alone in front of a screen?

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 00:00

Content Marketing Best Practices

Content marketing is a popular buzz phrase these days and for good reason. As traditional marketing becomes less and less effective, organizations must focus on creating and distributing content that attracts and retains audiences.

Published in AfterSchool of Thought

Have you seen the animated whiteboard video of Sir Ken Robinson? With help from RSA Animate, Robinson explains the history of formal education and the necessity for Changing Education Paradigms.

Monday, 08 August 2016 00:00

Welcome to the Twitterverse!

Last year, I felt like a Gen Xer living in a millennial's world. Wait—who am I kidding? That's exactly what I was! This year is different. I realized that I'd somehow grown from latchkey, Doc Martens, and MTV of the '70s and '80s to afterschool for all, casual Fridays and Twitter for the 21st Century!