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Program Development

Boost your afterschool learning with our program tools designed to help your students get the most out of their afterschool learning.

Program development is essential in ensuring that children stay active and engaged during activities and continue to learn even after the school day ends. Get the most out of your afterschool program with program development guides that will help you create a program that meets the diverse needs of the children in your care. Whether it be leadership development of creating a strong afterschool STEM curriculum, ExtendEd Notes has a guide that will help you make your afterschool program the best it can be.

Program Development Articles

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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 Afterschool Time

The time students spend in afterschool 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 Ways to Prep New Program Staff for the School Year

You’ve completed the difficult task of selecting qualified program staff for the upcoming school year. But the work doesn’t end there. Now, it’s time to make sure they have the tools and…

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10 Recruitment Strategies That Will Boost Program Participation

Afterschool programs play an important role in students’ lives and within the community as a whole. They provide a safe space for students to learn, explore and have fun once the…

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5 Things You Need to Create an Inclusive Environment for Students with ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common developmental disorders in children and teens, affecting about 1 in 10 children.

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