Resources tagged with term(s) "Youth, Out-of-school time"

  • Out-of-school time (OST) programs are being developed to provide safe places and constructive after-school activities for children and youth from families in which a single parent or both parents work and neither parent would be home after school. This...
  • This report shows the impact of summertime service-learning. The Summer of Service (SOS) model engages youth as community problem-solvers in six weeks of summer style programming that integrates community service projects with out-of-school...
  • This set of three tutorials is designed to introduce national service members and volunteers to effective tutoring strategies. Users interact with virtual tutors and children engaged in a range of activities that integrate a variety of skills and learning...
  • The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is committed to supporting programs and organizations that create opportunity, enhance self-esteem, and increase awareness about cultural and community issues among young people. The Foundation funds secular programs...
  • Offers 25 ready-to-use trainings designed specifically for the time-pressed, resource-strapped world of afterschool programs. Use the meetings singly, repeat them as new staff come on board, or create a yearlong program of staff development. Contains...
  • Identifies youth developmental trends, assets, and challenges connected to the after-school education movement and youth development field. Focuses on effective youth programs including those specifically for girls and young women.
  • Offers an introduction to youth development principles and practices and explains how after school staff can provide youth with opportunities for meaningful participation. Provides specific and practical advice on strengthening practices and policies in...
  • Gives teachers and supervisors in extended day programs a store of high-quality, yet easy-to-do, activities for children up to age 12. Includes arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, songs and fingergames, science and nature activities, and recipes...
  • A How-to Manual This manual discusses quality Out-of-School-Time (OST) programs, highlights effective practices, discusses service and service-learning activities for children and youth in OST, and lists resources and contacts. The purpose of the manual...
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  • LEARNS was a Corporation for National and Community Service sponsored technical assistance provider focused on educational success and mentoring. HIGHLIGHTED RESOURCES Youth Impact Newsletter Volume 3: Beyond the Classroom: Service-Learning in Out-of-...
  • Hundreds of resources, including articles, reports, success stories, and links related to out-of-school time and youth development.
  • This paper by America Reads Summer 2000 Intern Peter Johnson offers suggestions for building a summer learning program that reaches the neediest kids, gets kids learning, and keeps going strong.
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