Feature of the Month

In an effort to help 21st Century Community Learning Centers to stay abreast of current research and trends that apply to the out-of-school time setting, one article will be featured each month. Below are the archived articles that were previously sent.

July – National Summer Learning Association Resources for Families
June – GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)
May – Linking Schools and Afterschool Through Social and Emotional Learning
April – The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect
March – Women in STEM Careers
February – Professional Development Guides: Math, Technology, Arts and Literacy in Afterschool
January – MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership


November – Autism Speaks Website
October – Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bullying Prevention Website
September – Supporting Grieving Children in Afterschool and Summer Learning Programs
August – Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation
July – 20 Super Cool Summer STEM Activities
June – Five Ways Trauma-Informed Care Supports Children’s Development
May – 2016 Action Toolkit: Expanding Summer Learning, Meals and Jobs for America’s Young People
April – Earth Day Lesson Plans
March – Bringing in the Tech: Using Outside Expertise to Enhance Technology Learning in Youth Programs
February –
Black History Teaching Resources
January – Create Your Own Case Toolkit


December – Character Lab
November – EngineerGirl
October – Bullying Prevention: 2015 Resource Guide
September – Leave Them Wanting More! Engaging Youth in Afterschool
August – Back to School: Back Outside! How Outdoor Education and Outdoor School Time Create High Performance Students
July – Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework