Outcomes

Afterschool Matters
Title
“I Could See Myself as a Scientist”: The Potential of Out-of-School Time Programs to Influence Girls’ Identities in Science
A Youth Development Approach to Evaluation: Critical Participatory Action Research
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
Connecting Urban Students with Engineering Design: Community-Focused, Student-Driven Projects
Creating Engaged Citizens: Using Young Adult Novels and Thematic Units to Encourage Democratic Action
Crumpled Molecules and Edible Plastic: Science Learning Activation in Out-of-School Time
Curriculum and Professional Development for OST Science Education: Lessons Learned from California 4-H
English Learners and Out-of-School Time Programs: The Potential of OST Programs to Foster EL Success
Exploring Self-Esteem in Girls' Sports Program: Competencies and Connections Create Change
Global Kids Organizing in the Global City: Generation of Social Capital in a Youth Organizing Program
Helping Low-Income Urban Youth Make the Transition to Early Adulthood: A Retrospective Study of the YMCA Youth Institute
Helping Youth Prepare for Careers: What Can Out-of-School Time Programs Do?
Hmong High School Students in Afterschool: Effects on Achievement, Behavior, and Self-Esteem
Infrastructures to Support Equitable STEM Learning Across Settings
Keeping Children Safe: Afterschool Staff and Mandated Child Maltreatment Reporting
Long-Term Participants: A Museum Program Enhances Girls’ STEM Interest, Motivation, and Persistence
Measuring and Understanding Authentic Youth Engagement: The Youth-Adult Partnership Rubric
Measuring Program Quality: Evidence of the Scientific Validity of the Assessment of Program Practices Tool
Research-Based Practices in Afterschool Mentoring Programs
Self-Assessment of High-Quality Academic Enrichment Practices
The Effect of Afterschool Program Participation on English Language Acquisition
Using Action Research to Engage Youth in Improving OST Programming
Voices From the Field: "Systems Trump Programs” A Case for Agency Support in Afterschool
What Afterschool STEM Does Best: How Stakeholders Describe Youth Learning Outcomes
What If? Building Creative Cultures for STEM Making and Learning
Why Are OST Workers Dedicated—or Not? Factors That Influence Commitment to OST Care Work