Afterschool Webinars

Learn from experts and fellow practitioners on the latest in afterschool, including program funding, research and analysis, practical guides, and how to's.

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Building English Language Learners' Literacy Afterschool

Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Building English Language Learners' Literacy Afterschool

Building the literacy proficiency of all learners is essential to equip them with the skills they will need as they navigate through the academic, professional, and personal facets of their lives. Tune in to this webinar and hear from programs featured in the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Issue Brief, “Afterschool Providing Key Literacy Support to English Language Learner Students,” including the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award winner, Columbus State Community College’s ESL Afterschool Communities. 

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Building Literacy in Afterschool

Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Building Literacy in Afterschool

Afterschool programs hold infinite potential to provide the additional supports necessary to ensure that students are equipped with the literacy skills they need in school, in careers and in life. Hear from three afterschool programs that are providing integral literacy supports to their students by building on their students’ school-day lessons and finding engaging, fun and innovative activities to inspire their students and place them on the road to become lifelong learners.

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Coding in afterschool: Get started with the Hour of Code!

Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Coding in afterschool: Get started with the Hour of Code!

In this webinar, you can learn how to get your students started with coding during the Hour of Code, a one-hour introduction to computer science that’s designed to demystify code and show kids of all ages that they can learn the basics. 

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College Access 101: How Afterschool Can Bridge The Gap

Wed, Aug 15, 2012

College Access 101: How Afterschool Can Bridge The Gap

Join us for this thought-provoking discussion about how afterschool and community partners can best work together to support the transition from high school to college.

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Creating the Conditions for Social and Emotional Learning

Wed, Feb 3, 2016

Creating the Conditions for Social and Emotional Learning

Deb Moroney and Jaime Singer from American Institutes for Research (AIR) will join us to talk about their resources that support the application of best practices in social and emotional learning in afterschool. Stacey Daraio from Temescal Associates and Aleah Rosario from the California School-Age will also join to discuss how the Expanded Learning 360/365 group is using AIR's Self-Reflection Tool.

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Creating Year-Round Opportunities for Literacy

Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Creating Year-Round Opportunities for Literacy

Reading, writing and thinking critically are important skills students need to succeed, but during the summer, students can lose approximately two months of reading achievement. Two programs featured in a newly released issue brief will join us to talk about their work keeping their students engaged in literacy during the school year and into the summer months.

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Defining Youth Outcomes of STEM in Afterschool

Thu, Mar 21, 2013

Defining Youth Outcomes of STEM in Afterschool

This webinar highlights a recent study that asked expert afterschool practitioners, funders, and state education policymakers to define appropriate and feasible outcomes for youth in afterschool STEM programs. The resulting set of outcomes and indicators of learning provide a framework afterschool programs can use that will resonate with the larger STEM education community.

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Developing High-Quality STEM Experiences at Every Age

Thu, Sep 1, 2016

Developing High-Quality STEM Experiences at Every Age

How do you create meaningful STEM experiences for students from elementary to middle to high school? In this webinar, we’ll hear from two STEM education experts and from two afterschool practitioners, the California Tinkering Afterschool Network and a statewide professional development provider, on how they differentiate instruction and staff training across the K-12 grade span.

 

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Difficult Dialogues: Engaging Youth in Tough Conversations

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Difficult Dialogues: Engaging Youth in Tough Conversations

Youth need safe spaces to discuss their thoughts, fears, and hopes and to learn how to communicate their ideas while understanding and integrating the ideas and experiences of others. In this webinar, learn from voices in the field about how they are approaching these tough but important discussions and be introduced to some of the many tools that may help you facilitate these discussions in your own program.  

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