Many out-of-school time (OST) programs engage, reinforce and boost students STEM learning when formal classroom time ends. Take time to read this enlightening article explaining why afterschool and summer programming are key infrastructures to our future STEM workforce pipeline. Read more of this article and download the PDF by clicking here.
Oklahoma’s and many other states future workforce depends on a strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) base. There will be a collective effort among public and private business leaders, educators, and government officials to solve the systemic problems in order to keep Oklahoma’s economy robust and striving towards a
Afterschool Programs Generate Interest in Science, Math Classes, Study Says January 28, 2013 by Youth Today Staff Kids involved in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) afterschool programs were more likely to develop greater interest in those subjects in school, according to a new report by theAfterschool Alliance.
A new study has just been released that helps “make the case” for expanded learning opportunities. Afterschool Programs That Follow Evidence-Based Practices to Promote Social and Emotional Development Are Effective summarizes findings from a comprehensive research review. They find that programs that follow four evidenced-based practices are most successful. Click