Afterschool programs are embracing STEM as a natural fit for the afterschool setting. Read Full STEM Ahead to learn more about the opportunities offered after school to activate students' interest in STEM and view the national map to dig into the data.
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Effective Practices to Cultivate Social and Emotional Learning in the Middle and High School Years
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Coding in afterschool: Get started with the Hour of Code!
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Lights On Afterschool: Social Media Outreach Strategies
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Lights On Afterschool: Engaging Policy Makers & The Media
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Even though everyday life surrounds us with obvious STEM applications, it can still be challenging to make the case for meaningful reforms in STEM learning. It's harder still when it comes to afterschool settings.
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