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After-School Learning

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

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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.

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Families Respond to a School on a Mission

The commitment required to attend YES Prep demands familial support for its students.

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Seven Building Blocks for Successful High Schools

Green Dot founder Steve Barr shares his organization's fundamental requirements for creating a viable school.

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Public Schools Access Digital Media Resources by Forging Partnerships with Colleges

To master the digital classroom, K-12 teachers can tap into resources at local colleges and universities.

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Robotics Programs Thrive in Hawaii Schools

Government agencies, businesses, and public schools collaborate to promote STEM education.

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How to Get Free Teaching Materials

Educators share tips for stocking up on complimentary classroom supplies.

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How to Use Service Learning to Engage Kids

Six strategies for starting meaningful community-service projects.

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Why After-School Programs Matter

At the end of the school day, getting to go to a dance studio or a weight room or onto a stage can make all the difference in any child's life.

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An MBA for Kids: The Minnesota Business Academy

At this school, curriculum revolves around the workplace's demands for knowledge and critical-thinking skills.

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Rich Stevens, Mentor

Learn more about Build SF program participants.

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Alejandro Molina, AfterZone Coordinator

Learn more about PASA program participants.

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Third-Party Assessment of NatureMapping

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.

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Troubleshooting Project-Implementation Hurdles

Use these tips to overcome potential resource and attitude barriers in implementing the golf-hole project.

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Diane Petersen, Teacher

Learn more about NatureMapping program participants.

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A Week in the Life of a Build SF Student

Students like Kimmy Feng architect their futures through Build San Francisco's mentorship/apprenticeship program.

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