"There is no question that staffing is a key component of quality in out-of-school time (OST) programs," write Suzanne Bouffard and Priscilla M.D. Little in "Promoting Quality through Professional Development."1
The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have recently published the latest issue of the Journal of Youth Development. The open-source, peer-reviewed, quarterly online publication is dedicated to advancing youth development practice and research.
Some facts about how we learn: 80 percent of what we know is acquired through listening, which is closely connected with reading comprehension.
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Just over 20 years ago, I authored The ABCs of Life: Words of Wisdom, from A to Z, for Adolescents and Adults. This past year, I released the The ABC's of Life for Kids.