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Teaching Strategies

With so few hours in the day, afterschool instructors need access to tools that help them develop the teaching strategies that will improve their effectiveness in their program. Afterschool teaching strategies will help you set goals and reinforce boundaries with students. Armed with tools from experts in child development, afterschool leaders will be able to manage any issues they encounter and improve the quality of their programs.

Teaching Strategies Articles


Using PBL to Keep Students Learning Through the Summer

Summer offers an ideal time to introduce project-based learning into your program.


5 Ways to Keep Students Engaged Through the Last Day of School

Let's face it: summer vacation is mere weeks away and students are becoming less attentive and more restless with each passing day. But, it's still business as usual in your…


Making the Case for Place-Based Education

Place-based education (PBE) is not a new concept. If you’ve ever taken your students on a field trip to a museum, zoo or historical monument, then you’ve practiced PBE in some…

5 ways to teach students to go green

5 Ways to Teach Students to Go Green

Earth Day is a great opportunity for students to learn about caring for the environment. In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources that in all previous history,…

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Digital Citizenship: Promoting News and Media Literacy in Education

Today’s students are considered true digital natives. They can easily navigate social media while simultaneously texting a friend and streaming music. But with the vast amount of information at their fingertips,…

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Tips for Holiday Programs

Many children attend day programs when school is off for holidays or teacher work days. These days should be a bit different than standard school day programs, offering more leisurely…

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