National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning
A Resource Guide for Planning and Operating Afterschool Programs

Resource Description

This resource addresses the topics: Management, Integrating K-12 and Afterschool Programs.

Links to Learning: Supporting Learning in Out-of-School Time Programs
National Institute on Out-of-School Time
This video describes the role that afterschool programs play in contributing to children's learning and overall development. Research has identified the following as necessary to succeed in today's economy: literacy and numeracy, written and oral communication skills, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, knowledge of and comfort with technology, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people. After introducing the viewer to these skills, the video shows many afterschool programs that are implementing them in their daily activities. With these examples, the video helps the viewer tie the research concepts discussed on the tape to everyday afterschool programming. (12 minutes)
© 2003
National Institute on Out-of-School Time
Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College
106 Central St.
Wellesley, MA 02481
Phone: 781-283-2547
Fax: 781-283-3657

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