After-School Learning | Edutopia
Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

After-School Learning

Discover how activities and learning opportunities beyond the school day can make a difference for some kids.

PrintPrint
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Share

Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

Skate veteran and educator Bill Robertson, also known as "Dr. Skateboard," teaches students who might have otherwise fallen through the cracks about speed, velocity, and momentum at the local skate park.

Discuss

Implementing EAL After-School Programs

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 07:30
10 views

Teacher-Less Field Trips: Classroom Extension Made Easy

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 10:00
4 235 3,028 views

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 09:32
5 1,442 16,325 views

Browse

Digital Youth Portrait: Justin
video

Digital Youth Portrait: Justin

This teenager learns advanced 3-D modeling, simulation, and animation at school. As a hobby, he combines his obsession with gaming and a passion for filmmaking to create animated movies made with recorded gameplay.

4 683 views
Student Mentors Teach Game Design
video

Student Mentors Teach Game Design

In Be The Game, high school students mentor peers and use game design as a tool for teaching science, technology, engineering, and math, and the program's high tech bus travels to locations where tech facilities are not available.

2 4 3,936 views
article

How to Build a Technology-Based Curriculum

Educators emphasize that infrastructure must precede innovation.

6 12 4,086 views
article

Educators Innovate Through Technology Integration

Technology and NASA help teachers and students at a South Carolina elementary school aim high.

4 4 1,663 views
article

Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist

Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.

11 9 5,895 views
article

Up Front: Putting Public Education Back on Track -- Together

The time to retool our schools for the 21st century is now.

3 499 views
article

Obama's Education Goals Reflect Edutopia's

Discover coverage of programs that illustrate the president's emerging agenda for public schools.

1 1 589 views

Pages

article

Lesson 4: How to Estimate Animal Size and Numbers at a Distance

Teach students about size-distance relationships and making group estimates.

1 2,271 views
How After-School Programs Expand the Educational Experience
video

A New Day for Learning: Expanding the Educational Experience

An overview of how after-school and summer programs engage community partners to extend the learning day and year.

5 24 2,271 views
article

Third-Party Assessment of Citizen Schools

All of the programs in our New Day for Learning, Part Two, series have undergone outside evaluation to either gauge their success, improve performance, or both.

6 2,269 views
article

David N. Cicilline, Mayor

Learn more about PASA program participants.

2,225 views
article

Patrick Duhon, Director of Planning and Implementation

Learn more about PASA program participants.

2,121 views
article

Resources and Downloads for Expanded Learning Time

Resources on This Page: Resources from Edwards Middle School Learn More About Edwards Middle School: Website, Articles, Videos, and Blogs

114 2,120 views
Digital Youth Portrait: Nafiza
video

Digital Youth Portrait: Nafiza

An active participant in New York City's Global Kids organization, Nafiza explores international issues through gaming and virtual worlds.

2 32 2,120 views

Pages