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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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy and Practice

Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy and Practice

While bullying has been a concern for students in the U.S. for generations, the advent of new technologies and the introduction of cyberbullying raises complicated hurdles to overcome. In this webinar, leading researchers on the effects of bullying will share findings, conclusions and recommendations from a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy and Practice.

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What Reviewers Want: Insights on the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

What Reviewers Want: Insights on the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award

For two consecutive years, the Afterschool Alliance has overseen the review process for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award, receiving and carefully reading hundreds of applications and working closely with past award winners. Now, for the award’s third year, made possible through the generous support of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, we want to share insights and lessons we’ve gained from previous review processes with those of you who are interested in nominating a program. 

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Measuring the Impact of STEM Learning in Afterschool

Wed, Nov 2, 2016

Measuring the Impact of STEM Learning in Afterschool

How can we understand and measure the true impact of afterschool STEM experiences? ?  In this webinar we will hear about three innovative efforts —Connected Learning, Activated Learner, and Longitudinal— that are studying how learning, including STEM learning, develops across time and space, and how afterschool programs contribute to that process.  

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Use New Digital Tools from ARTHUR to Help Promote Prosocial Skills and Reduce Bullying 

Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Use New Digital Tools from ARTHUR to Help Promote Prosocial Skills and Reduce Bullying 

For 20 seasons, the characters from the award-winning PBS series ARTHUR, have helped prepare children for success in life. In this webinar, members of WGBH - producers of the award-winning ARTHUR series - will introduce you to the Arthur Interactive Media (AIM) Buddy Project--a new initiative aimed at helping young children build their social, emotional, and character skills and attitudes. 

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Level the Field in Computer Science with Girls Who Code

Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Level the Field in Computer Science with Girls Who Code

Coding and computer science are hot topics in the education world—as necessary skills for the 21st century, as opportunities to access a growing job market, and as relevant hooks to engage today’s youth. Curious to know how afterschool programs can get involved? Join this webinar to find out!

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Raising a Generation of Innovators: The How and Why of Promoting Creativity in Children

Wed, Sep 7, 2016

Raising a Generation of Innovators: The How and Why of Promoting Creativity in Children

Creativity is a fundamental skill in today’s rapidly changing world. In this webinar, experts from the Center for Childhood Creativity will lead participants in an interactive session exploring seven critical components of creativity that are essential for children to develop as they learn to think creatively, work creatively with others, and creating innovative solutions to problems. 

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Lights On Afterschool: Planning and Messaging for STEM Events

Tue, Sep 6, 2016

Lights On Afterschool: Planning and Messaging for STEM Events

We all know that afterschool programs are a great way to get children and youth excited about STEM and should be integral partners in STEM education. If you’re looking for ideas and suggestions for how to talk compellingly about your STEM programs and put together a STEM-themed Lights On Afterschool event, this webinar is for you!

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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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Lights On Afterschool: Promoting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity

Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Lights On Afterschool: Promoting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity

Are you looking for ways to make sure that your Lights On Afterschool event showcases how afterschool programs can keep kids healthy and active by incorporating the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards? In this webinar, we’ll make sure that you have all the ideas, tools, and resources you need to plan an event that shows the important role that afterschool programs play in keeping kids healthy and active before and after the school bell rings.

 
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