Upcoming Webinars

Bringing the Arts into Your STEM Program

Learn how, and why you should bring STEAM powered learning to your afterschool program. This webinar will help you distinguish between craft projects and STEAM learning. It will help you integrate creativity, design and communication in ways that enhance STEM learning and develop problem solving skills. Today’s trailblazers are communicators who design, craft, experiment, and pioneer new ideas in science, technology, engineering and math, and STEAM powered learning helps them develop the skills and mindsets that trailblazers need.

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October 9, 2019, 1:00 PM CDT

Family Engagement

Learn how to really engage with families in your STEM effort. How can you help parents understand the critical role they plan in encouraging STEM learning? This webinar focuses on taking research on STEM engagement and using it to empower parents and create impactful family events.

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November 13, 2019, 1:00 PM CST

On-Demand Webinars

Computational Thinking in Afterschool - 09/11/19

Computation Thinking in Afterschool

Have you ever heard a participant in your program say, “I am a computational thinker?“ Perhaps not, but after this webinar, you may hear it. Computational thinking builds on other problem-solving strategies to help youth prepare for their future. Learn how to develop a computationally rich environment in afterschool – with or without computers.

September 11, 2019

Preparing for the 2019 4-H NYSD Challenge - 08/07/19

Preparing for the 2019 4-H NYSD Challenge

Computer Science (CS) can be a game-changer for young people when they learn to be creators, not just consumers of technology. The 2019 National Youth Science Day (NYSD) challenge, Game Changers. Designed by Google and West Virginia Extension service, Game Changers uses physical activity and puzzles to teach kids important CS concepts.

August 7, 2019

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.

March 13, 2019

Understanding the Landscape of Summer Programs - 050819

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.

May 8, 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.

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.

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!

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.

Preparing for Success in STEM
November 14, 2018