Afterschool STEM 101

Interested in improving your afterschool STEM program or getting involved in afterschool STEM for the first time? Check out our funding guide and explore some of the best curriculum, professional development, and evaluation tools specifically developed for teaching STEM in the out-of-school-time environment.

New to afterschool STEM? Get started with two great guidebooks that give a broad overview of things to think about:

  1. STEM After School: How to Design and Run Great Program Activities Guidebook contains information, ideas, and resources to increase student engagement in science-related afterschool programs. The guidebook provides a general framework to help you create and maintain a high-quality program.
  2. FUSE Resource Guide: Frontiers in Urban Science Exploration (FUSE) is a multi-city afterschool initiative led by Every Hour Counts. The FUSE Resource Guide details promising strategies for engaging, inquiry-based out-of-school time STEM education.