SRI International and the California School-Age Consortium are seeking volunteers for a study to determine if the young professionals working as science, technology, and math instructors in after-school, weekend, and summer programs for middle school students are influenced to pursue STEM careers based on the type of curriculum they're using.
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November 14, 2014
July 18, 2014
New research finds that a majority of parents want to send their children to a summer learning program this summer.
July 17, 2014
A Twitter chat this week hosted by Education Week Teacher asked educators to discuss and debate issues related to student learning in the summer months.
June 25, 2014
The Afterschool Alliance has awarded $10,000 mini-grants to five statewide after-school networks to help them develop and pilot digital badge systems.
June 20, 2014
Speaking at an event at the U.S. Department of Education, the first lady urged young people to use summer as a chance to read and build their skills.
June 20, 2014
June 20 is Summer Learning Day. Fred Brown shares some insights and research around summer learning.
June 18, 2014
Reading books falls toward the bottom of the to-do list for children during the summer, new survey results show. Parents reported that their children spent more time on playing outside, watching TV, and playing video games.
June 17, 2014
As we end another school year, Julie Blaine is thinking about how to best fuel her summer learning. Read how she looks to Google to spark ideas on developing organizational strategies that help schools and their leaders deal with change.
June 13, 2014
A programming competition that invites students to program robots that work in zero gravity is expanding, with teams of middle schoolers working together this summer in nine states.
June 12, 2014
Five cities, including Dallas, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh, are launching citywide initiatives this summer aimed at providing more young people with opportunities to learn after the school year ends.