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Establishing Real-World Connections in Projects (Keys to PBL Series Part 1)

Students are more engaged when learning relates directly to the world they live in. See how to extend your projects beyond the classroom walls.


Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning

Well-designed project-based learning (PBL) has been shown to result in deeper learning and engaged, self-directed learners. Learn more about the five core elements of successful PBL.


Click2Science Launches a New Skill to Make STEM Click: Supporting Testing and Retesting

Click2Science has recently developed an organizational tool called "Supporting Testing and Retesting," which includes modules, videos, trainings, and activities which encourage kids to learn b

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Dr. Noguera addresses issues about education. He urgers teachers to work with students to promote engagement and interest in schools. Furthermore he brings to light the needs of youth of color and low income students and how to improve the educations of those students.

A Conversation About the Importance of the LIAS Principles in STEM with Carol Tang

Carol Tang, a leader in STEM, provides an in-depth interview on Learning in Afterschool and Summer (LIAS). In the video, Tang provides an overview of the LIAS learning principles and why they are critical in improving the quality of the STEM community. This interview also contains valuable information about how to integrate STEM into after school.

To access the video, click here.

Climate Change Expedition

Get your passport ready! It's time to go on a trip around to world to explore the effects of climate change. The Enviornmental Protection Agency allow students take a virtual journey to a number of locations around the world and watch a short video at each stop to learn about the effects of climate change.

Video Produced by the Learning in After-school & Summer Project

This video focuses on the learning principles that expanded learning programs or any setting interested in promoting young people's learning should incorporate.These learning principles include Learning that is Active, Collaborative, Meaningful, Supports Mastery, and Expands Horizons. The video features comments from California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson, Researcher Deborah Vandell, Educator Pedro Noguera, after-school youth, and others.

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Quality STEM and OST

The Greater Bay Area Regional Innovation Support Provider provided a workshop for the Power of Discovery: STEM2.  Carol Tang, Director of the Coalition for After School Science, provided a framework for quality STEM in after school programs.

The Powerpoint for workshop #1 can be viewed here

Low Cost Resources


The Greater Bay Area Regional Innovation Support Providers present the Power of Discovery Workshop #3. Facilitated by Bruce Simon, this workshop shares low-cost resources available for after school education. Attached is the accompanying PowerPoint. 

The California Department of Parks and Recreation

The California Department of Parks and Recreation offers curriculum to educators who wish to teach about the natural world. They offer resources for inside the classroom, such as maps, photos, and videos. They also will assist educators who wish to take their students outdoors to study in the state parks.

To learn more about the California Department of Parks and Recreation, click here.

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