SWHEN THE SCHOOL DAY ENDS…
Minds don’t go dormant; learning happens everywhere.
PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY YOUNG PEOPLE, ARE CAPABLE OF LEARNING IN ANY ENVIRONMENT. IN FACT, SOME OF THE MOST EXCITING, HANDS-ON LESSONS CAN HAPPEN OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM. OUT-OF-SCHOOL AND SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAMS, AT SCIENCE HALLS, MUSEUMS, CULTURAL CENTERS, LIBRARIES AND COMMUNITY CENTERS, ARE BREEDING GROUNDS FOR SPARKING CREATIVITY AND GUIDING LEARNING PROGRESSIONS.
JOIN US IN A REVIEW OF RESEARCH AND STORIES FROM THE FIELD TO BEST SUPPORT OUR NEIGHBORHOOD IN CONNECTING WITH OUT OF SCHOOL AND EXPANDED EDUCATION LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES.
STEM Careers + Families: Learning Centers and Museums
Expanding Access and Inclusion in STEM through Culturally Responsive Family Engagement
Research shows that families are critical to the encouragement and...Read More
Family Engagement: Taking it to the Next Level
Set a Place at the STEM Table for Youth with Disabilities and their families
Changing the Game in STEM with Family Engagement: A White Paper for Practitioners and Field Leaders to Empower Families in STEM
As part of STEM Next Opportunity Fund’s Family Engagement Project,...Read More
STEM Ready America: Inspiring and Preparing Students for Success with Afterschool and Summer Learning
With flexible and fun learning environments, expanded education opportunities keep...Read More
A Presentation – The Road to STEM Careers Runs Through Science Fair
The Society for Science and the Public shows how science...Read More
The Living IDEABOOK
The Global Family Research Project has transformed the Ideabook: Libraries...Read More
Current Issues in Out-of-School Time. ( A Series of Books)
A series of books published looking into the current issues...Read More
Got STEM? Families are Key as students head back to school
The blog acknowledges the achievement gaps that exist for students...Read More
Families in the Driver’s Seat: Parent-driven Lessons and Guidelines for Collective Engagement.
This comprehensive report and ready-to-use curriculum for family engagement was...Read More