Provides links to curriculum resources for afterschool programs.
Provides information for youth from kindergarten to teenage years.
Provides afterschool programs for pre-K through sixth grades.
View an online catalog of afterschool resource materials and get tips on how to start an afterschool program.
Agents in Colorado created activity sheets for use in after school programs.
The National Collaboration for Youth was able to create a compendium of evaluated programs that bring about a range of postive outcomes for youth. Making a Difference in the Lives of Youth features 10 case studies that each profile National Collabortion for Youth member's out-of-school-time programs in action. tReaders will discover how the programs are making a difference, through individual stories and quotes from youth, parents, program implementers, program developers, and researchers. Special tips for implementation are included in each case study and the publication ends with recommendations for program evaluation.
A Report of the Massachusetts Afterschool Research Study and a companion policy document. The report summarizes a 3-year study that included 4,100 children in 78 after-school programs from 10 diverse school districts in Massachusetts. The study examined the relationship between after-school program characteristics, program quality, and youth outcomes. The study was conducted by the Intercultural Center on Research and Evaluation and the National Institute on Out-of-School Time.
A FREE resource for facilitating math activities in after school programs - The After School Math website is a full-featured math website for grades 5-8 created by a design team of after school staff and credentialed teachers. The site consists of 10 thematic activity modules, each with at least four activities. These content standard aligned activities are fun, hands-on, and provide opportunities for small group interaction, cooperation, and student leadership.
Easy to implement activities that have been kid-tested
Video clips of each activity for easy implementation
Step-by-step instruction and guidelines
Disguised learning approaches
Printable lesson plans
4-H School Enrichment and Afterschool Program (This is a 5 MB pdf)