A new online resource is zeroing in on helping staff in after-school STEM programs with the resources and skillsets necessary for effective instruction.
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January 21, 2014
January 17, 2014
A town hall discussed the benefits of STEM competitions in interesting students in the subjects.
January 15, 2014
Research finds that students involved 4-H activities see greater improvements in "positive youth development" than their peers who participate in other out-of-school activities.
January 13, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio visited a Bronx middle school last week as part of his effort to promote the expansion of after-school programs.
January 03, 2014
The Philadelphia Free Library will celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday throughout 2014 with a series of hands-on activities, performances, and screenings of his work to help engage young people and adults.
January 02, 2014
Iowa officials are considering a proposal from the state education agency to create a $1 million pilot program for extended learning time in schools.
December 19, 2013
A new analysis aims to quantify, in both hours invested and dollars spent, the learning advantages that accumulate to children who grow up in middle- and upper-class homes.
December 19, 2013
The Baltimore Urban Debate League uses the art of debate as a means to help improve students' self-esteem, achievement, and access to college.
December 13, 2013
The Smithsonian's new hands-on learning center encourages teenagers to find the connection science has to their lives each day.
December 04, 2013
The Afterschool Alliance released the first of two issue briefs focused on after-school STEM education programs, addressing the value of partnerships in developing and maintaining these programs.