Like most of today's educators, Peter Barclay believes in a fine balance between having fun and learning.
Every day, youth and adults alike face obstacles in various forms. Stacie Sather, program director and long-time coach for Girls on the Run (GOTR) Sonoma County, shares her perspective on teaching youth that despite challenges, we must move forward.
Studies show that healthy, active children learn better, perform better academically and experience fewer behavioral problems.
What happens when educators and leaders give youth the opportunity to use their voices and make choices? Perrin Chick, STEM Education Specialist and ACRES Project Manager for Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, offers her perspective.
As a young person, I didn't feel smart in school. Each day I struggled with auditory-sequential instruction in the classroom—unable to articulate the internal frustrations that created.
As a new school year approaches, planning ahead financially is usually in the front of every afterschool leader's mind—though finding helpful resources can sometimes be a challenge.