Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Celebrating the Impact of OST Programs

There is an abundance of research that shows afterschool programs help children learn, grow and prepare for their future, but do you know where to find it? Do you know how to explain the impact of OST programs or your program in particular to stakeholders? This webinar will celebrate the impact of OST programs and help you be more effective in telling the story of afterschool in your program or your community.

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Date: 
April 10, 2019, 1:00 PM CDT

Understanding the Landscape of Summer Programs

No one really knows how many summer learning programs are offered each year in the US by community-based organizations, parks and recreation departments, camps, libraries, schools, youth development organizations, museums and zoos, faith-based organizations, colleges and universities, and other public agencies. But understanding this landscape and what leads to high-quality summer programs can empower you to make a significant difference in your community. This webinar will help you understand the overall landscape of summer programs, how your program fits into this mix, and how you can focus your efforts to make your program more impactful.

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Date: 
May 8, 2019, 1:00 PM CDT

On-Demand Webinars

How Out of School Time Programs Improve Health and Nutrition - 3/13/19

How OST Programs Improve Health & Nutrition

Childhood obesity continues to be a global epidemic and OST programs have great potential to make a positive impact on children’s health behaviors. This webinar examines research about how OST programs can impact health and nutrition behaviors to understand what is working, and what may be possible.

Date: 
March 13, 2019

Celebrating Career & Technical Learning - 2/12/19

Celebrating Career & Technical Learning

February is career and technical education month. In today’s knowledge and technology-based world, career and technical education (CTE) is experiencing a renaissance. CTE programs help young people develop skills for careers in agriculture, food, and natural resources; STEM; information technology; advanced manufacturing; health science; hospitality and tourism.

Date: 
February 13, 2019

Social Emotional Learning in STEM - 01/16/19

Social Emotional Learning in STEM

Social and Emotional Learning, or SEL, helps learners develop and apply skills to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions.

Date: 
January 16, 2019

Focusing on the "M" in STEM - 12/12/18

Focusing on the "M" in STEM

Have you ever felt like "M" was a silent letter in STEM? Mathematics sometimes does not get the same amount of attention in afterschool programs as science, technology, and engineering. But Click2Science would like to help you change that!

Date: 
December 12, 2018

Why STEM is Important To Young People - 11/14/18

Why STEM is Important to Young People

Out-of-school time (OST) can help young people to see that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is more than an assignment in school. OST STEM activities can help youth understand that what they are learning now is pertinent to their future and the future of the whole world.

Strategy: 
Preparing for Success in STEM
Date: 
November 14, 2018

How OST Programs Help Youth Excel

How Out-of-School Time Programs Help Youth Excel

Learn how implementing an experiential learning model in STEM experiences that focus on social and emotional learning (SEL) helps youth excel. Research has demonstrated that sustained and well-integrated SEL engages youth and improves their achievement.

Strategy: 
Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
Date: 
October 17, 2018

Code Your World: NYSD 2018 - 09/12/2018

Code Your World: NYSD 2018

Computer Science is a 21st-century skill that empowers young people to be creators, rather than just consumers of technology. Computer science experiences ignite innovation and develop problem-solving skills that are applicable in all areas of the real world. Today, computer science is driving growth and innovation across all sectors of the workforce.

Strategy: 
Developing STEM Practices & Mindset
Date: 
September 12, 2018

Helping Youth Build Connections from Summer to the School Year - 08/15/18

Helping Youth Build Connections from Summer to the School Year

Going back to school is a big change for children and their families. It is exciting, but it can also be a challenging and stressful time. This webinar will include tips you can share with families to help them prepare for a great new school year.

Strategy: 
Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
Date: 
August 15, 2018

Sustaining Summer Learning - 7/18/18

Sustaining Summer Learning

Families often look forward to summer as an opportunity to rest and relax. However, for low-income families, summer can lead to struggles with basic needs like healthy food and safe places for children to spend their days. It can also lead to learning loss. Research shows at-risk youth fall behind their peers each summer.

Strategy: 
Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
Date: 
July 18, 2018