Afterschool Matters Journal

Afterschool Matters is a national, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting professionalism, scholarship and consciousness in the field of afterschool education. The journal serves those involved in developing and managing programs for youth during the out-of-school time hours and those engaged in research and in shaping youth development policy.

Afterschool Matters is part of the Afterschool Matters Initiative and is published 2-3 times per year by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) with support from the Robert Bowne Foundation. View recent issues or Browse by topic.

 


Spring 2020

Spring 2020

  • Welcome from the Managing Editor of Afterschool Matters, Spring 2020
  • Trends in Creative Youth Development Programs
  • Designing for Engagement: How High-Quality Arts OST Programs Can Engage Tweens
  • How to Introduce Creative Youth Development into an Existing Afterschool Program
  • Partnerships to Transform STEM Learning
  • Designing for Belonging and Becoming in an Afterschool Tinkering Program
  • Positive Youth Development Through Hip-Hop Music Production
  • How Summer Programs Can Attract and Retain Low-Income High School Students
  • Practitioners Advance Equity and Access

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Fall 2019

Fall 2019

  • Welcome from the Managing Editor of Afterschool Matters
  • Creative Youth Development in the Context of Homelessness
  • Raising Real Leaders Using Virtual Worlds
  • Youth Perspectives on Staff Turnover in Afterschool Programs
  • Using Screen Time to Promote Green Time
  • Stone Soup
  • Muggle Magic
  • Call for Papers

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Spring 2019

Spring 2019

  • Welcome from the Managing Editor of Afterschool Matters
  • Process Over Product: How Creative Youth Development Can Lead to Peace
  • Beyond the Webinar: Dynamic Online STEM Professional Development
  • Supporting Latinx Youth Participation in Out-of-School Time Programs: A Research Synthesis
  • The Unique Challenges of Afterschool Research: A Practical Guide for Evaluators and Practitioners
  • Being and Becoming Scientists: The Key to Student Success in Afterschool Programs
  • Call for Papers

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Fall 2018

Fall 2018

  • Welcome from the Managing Editor of Afterschool Matters
  • System Building, Relationships, and Quality: Interview with NIOST’s Ellen Gannett
  • A New Way to Assess Nutrition Knowledge: The Healthy Plate Photo Method
  • The Micro Temporal Arc: A Practical Planning Tool for Afterschool Student Engagement
  • Supporting Effective Youth Work: Job-Embedded Professional Development in OST
  • Voices from the Field: Creating High-Performance Afterschool Programs
  • Youth Go: An Approach to Gathering Youth Perspectives in Out-of-School
  • A Seat at the Table: Listening to Adolescent Black Girls
  • Call for Papers

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