Academic Subjects

Afterschool Matters
"Doing Hair" and Literacy in an Afterschool Reading and Writing Workshop for African-American Adolescent Girls
"It Means Thank You": Culturally Sensitive Literacy Pedagogy in a Migrant Education Program
“A Deep Passion for Reading and Writing”: An Interview with Lena Townsend
“I Could See Myself as a Scientist”: The Potential of Out-of-School Time Programs to Influence Girls’ Identities in Science
“Writing Is Not Really Something I Do”: Engaging Reluctant Male Writers
An “I” in Teen? Perceived Agency in a Youth Development Program
Art + Technology
Before the School Bell Rings: How a Before-School Physical Activity Program Improves Executive Functions
Bringing in the Tech: Using Outside Expertise to Enhance Technology Learning in Youth Programs
Civic Connections: Urban Debate and Democracy in Action during Out-of-School Time
Co-constructing Space for Literacy and Identity Work with LGBTQ Youth
Connecting Urban Students with Engineering Design: Community-Focused, Student-Driven Projects
Cosmic Chemistry: A Proactive Approach to Summer Science for High School Students
Creating Engaged Citizens: Using Young Adult Novels and Thematic Units to Encourage Democratic Action
Creating Holistic Partnerships Between School and Afterschool
Crumpled Molecules and Edible Plastic: Science Learning Activation in Out-of-School Time
How Wide is a Squid Eye? Integrating Mathematics into Public Library Programs for Elementary Grades
In between Work and School: Youth Perspectives of an Urban Afterschool Multimedia Literacy Program
Infrastructures to Support Equitable STEM Learning Across Settings
It’s All Happening at the Zoo: Children’s Environmental Learning after School
Learning Across Space Instead of Over Time: Redesigning a School-Based STEM Curriculum for OST
Learning English and Beyond: A Holistic Approach to Supporting English Learners in Afterschool
Learning from Science: Case Studies of Science Offerings in Afterschool Programs
Many Versions of Masculine: An Exploration of Boys’ Identity Formation through Digital Storytelling in an Afterschool Program
Math Is Like a Scary Movie? Helping Young People Overcome Math Anxiety
Naming Common Ground: Literacy and Community
New Faces, New Places: A 4-H Science Learning Program in Urban Out-of-School Settings
Project Exploration’s Sisters4Science: Involving Urban Girls of Color in Science Out of School
Shifting Expectations: Bringing STEM to Scale through Expanded Learning System
So You Want to Be a Superhero? How Making Comics in an Afterschool Setting Can Develop Young People’s Creativity, Literacy, and Identity
Supporting the Literacy Development of Low-Income Children in Afterschool Programs: Challenges and Exemplary Practices
Supporting Youth with Special Needs in Out-of-School Time: A Study of OST Providers in New Jersey
Systemwide Implementation of Project-Based Learning: The Philadelphia Approach
The Connection between Afterschool Programs and In-School Success: The Science Mentoring Project
The Curtain Rises: How Community-Based Arts Contribute to Youth and Community Development
The Effect of Afterschool Program Participation on English Language Acquisition
The Power of Play: A Literature-Based After School Sports Program for Urban Youth
The Quest for Quality in Afterschool Science: The Development and Application of a New Tool
Voices From the Field: "Systems Trump Programs” A Case for Agency Support in Afterschool
What If? Building Creative Cultures for STEM Making and Learning
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Core? The Common Core Standards and Out-of-School Time Programs
Youth as Community Science Experts in Green Energy Technology