Afterschool Matters Spring 2015
Download the entire issue of Afterschool Matters Spring 2015 as a pdf. 56 pages.
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Kallen Tsikalas and Karyn L. Martin; 5 pgs
A study of Girl Scouts suggests how OST programs can get girls outdoors.
Jon Gilgoff and Shawn Ginwright; 8 pgs
A review of prevailing practices shows five ways in which OST programs are empowering boys and young men of color to develop their assets and overcome challenges.
Anthony De Jesus, Sofia Oviedo and Scarlett Feliz; 8 pgs.
Youth organizing approaches can help immigrant youth of color develop not only the skills but also the social capital they need to survive and thrive.
Kathryn Ciechanowski, SueAnn Bottoms, Ana Lucia Fonseca, and Tyler St. Clair; 8 pgs
A three-part framework helps educators connect STEM learning standards to children's cultural funds of knowledge.
Jenell Holstead, Mindy Hightower King, and Ashley Miller; 8 pgs
Few afterschool programs serve high school youth--so those that do should implement research-based practices in program activities, recruitment and retention, and student voice.
L. Daniele Bradshaw; 8 pgs
The TEARS framework - time, expertise, access, resources, and support - can help afterschool programs plan to meet their professional development needs.