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10 Resources to Teach STEM in After School

With the recent attention on the value of STEM education, it's the perfect time to share resources for teaching STEM in afterschool. heck out the following tools, apps and resources.

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How to Use YPAR to Engage Middle Schoolers in Your Program

Middle school is a time of radical growth and transition for children intellectually, socially, physically, and emotionally. This time is also marked by their increasing desire for autonomy, particularly in…

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10 Expert Tips for Clarifying Your Program Vision

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in service for a while, your program vision is critical to its success. A vision statement provides a clear picture of what your…

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9 Apps Every Program Leader Needs to Make Life Easier

Life as an afterschool program leader is no walk in the park. Fortunately, there are countless apps available that are designed to help you get organized, stay productive, and complete…

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5 Time-Saving Tips to Make the Most of After School Time

The time students spend in after school programs is limited. And many program leaders struggle to fit homework help, reading time, free play, and engaging learning activities into two short hours.

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5 Proven Ways to Build Social Skills on the Playground

The playground is an essential part of every afterschool program. And while there’s no denying their physical benefits, playgrounds also offer many opportunities to build valuable social and emotional skills.

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Home Away from Home: 5 Tips to Ensure a Positive Home-School Relationship

A new classroom can be a strange and intimidating place. Afterschool programs present an additional shift since, in addition to having to move from home to school, children must then…



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