Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

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On-Demand Webinars

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.

Date: 
July 18, 2018

What Can We Learn from Summer Camp? - 6/6/18

What Can We Learn From Summer Camp?

This webinar focuses on great summer camp experiences. How can we provide youth with challenges that stretch them but don’t push too far? What are the best aspects of camping experiences that can be part of any summer program? Learn what makes camp experiences so impactful on young people and how you can incorporate those traits into your own summer program.

Strategy: 
Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
Date: 
June 6, 2018

Learning About Space: NASA and Beyond - 05/09/2018

Learning About Space: NASA and Beyond!

Learn to enable active STEM learning in your program. Active learning engages youth in critical thinking and problem-solving. It builds their skills to be college and career ready - and supports them in developing a positive STEM identity. We will focus on active learning about a far-away topic - space - with resources from NASA and beyond.

Strategy: 
Developing STEM Practices & Mindset
Date: 
May 9, 2018

Learning to Support Military Families - 4/11/18

Learning to Support Military Families

There are nearly two million children growing up in military families across the United States and most do not live on military installations. This month's webinar is designed to help OST programs learn more about the military families in their community and how they can serve these families.

Guest: Karly Black, Nebraska 4-H Military Liaison

Date: 
April 11, 2018

Leadership in Afterschool - 03/07/18

Leadership in Afterschool

What does it take to be a leader in afterschool? This webinar will focus on developing leadership in our staff, and in youth. We will focus on how cooperation and collaboration are essential in leading STEM activities and in developing a strong team of afterschool professionals.
Strategy: 
Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
Date: 
March 7, 2018

Coaching Staff – An Impactful Approach to Staff Development - 01/10/18

Coaching Staff – An Impactful Approach to Staff Development

Learn how coaching can help your staff develop strategies to manage STEM learning experience. Click2Science coaching resources support staff in understanding how their setting, activity structure, and interactions with youth contribute to behavior and learning. This webinar will focus on how you can use coaching in your program to help staff develop and implement practices to effectively manage groups.
Strategy: 
Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
Date: 
January 10, 2018

Using Science Tools – Modeling Science Practices - 12/13/17

Using Science Tools – Supporting Science Practices

Scientists are very good at asking questions, and they have great tools that help them find answers. Learn how you can use tools to help youth understand the work of being a scientist. This webinar will help you prepare to explore a science concept with youth and use the tools of a scientist without being a science expert.

Strategy: 
Developing STEM Practices & Mindset
Date: 
December 13, 2017

Testing and Retesting – Developing Engineering Practices - 11/08/17

Testing & Retesting - Developing Engineering Practices

The engineering process involves trial and error. Learn how to help staff develop the skills they need to support youth in using engineering practices. This webinar focuses on helping youth evaluate what did or did not work with their design and how they can solve problems as they redesign.
Strategy: 
Developing STEM Practices & Mindset
Date: 
November 8, 2017