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Urban after-school programs

Urban after-school programs

evaluation and recommendations.

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education in [New York, NY] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School facilities -- Extended use -- United States.,
  • Community centers -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUrban after school programs
    SeriesERIC digest -- no. 140, ERIC/CUE digest -- no. 140.
    ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18318706M

    Programs may also offer new experiences such as youth leadership, tutoring and mentoring opportunities. Urban Strategies After School works with Brooklyn College and the Manhattan Children’s Museum to provide additional resources to afterschool programming. All children enrolled within our after school programs receive snacks or meals.   The website, 4-H Science in Urban Communities, has a 4-H Science Checklist that might also be modified for use with STEM afterschool programs. What would an afterschool STEM program require? After you decide what you want the program to accomplish, then you’ll probably need to consider this short but important list of “to do’s.”.

    Toks Fashola is the editor of Educating African American Males: Voices From the Field (Corwin Press, ) and wrote some of the book’s chapters. She wrote Building Effective Afterschool Programs (Corwin Press, ) and Show Me the Evidence!: Proven and Promising Programs for America′s by: The Urban Ecology Center offers customized after-school programming for Community Learning Centers, scouting programs, youth groups, and schools. Active, fun, hands-on science and nature education is integral to each outing, and transportation is included. To set up an after-school program at one of our branches contact.

    Since, on average, urban public schools are more like-ly to serve low income students, it is possible that any differences between urban and non-urban schools and students are due to this higher concentration of low income students. In this study, the methodology used to explore differences between urban, suburban, andFile Size: KB. Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder.


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Afterschool programs: Urban after-school programs book. Afterschool programs are at work in urban and suburban settings, rural areas -- in short -- wherever there are students and wherever there's a need.

However, A Place to Call Home: After-School Programs for Urban Youth provides convincing evidence that yielding to such forces would be tragic, a wasted opportunity. Through original and provocative analysis, author Barton J. Hirsch describes his research conducted over a four-year period at six Boys & Girls Clubs all located in low income Cited by: Urban After-School Programs: Evaluations and Recommendations.

ERIC/CUE Digest, Number Interest in the quality of after-school programs has been increasing. A growing number of parents recognize that their children need a safe place to spend non-school time and an organized program for both reinforcing the school curriculum and cultivating.

After school programs hire teachers and college students to provide enriching activities to students that should transfer to better academic performance and better behavior during the school day. Studies show that afterschool programming can help with student academic performance and student behavior.

At Urban Revolution Martial Arts Academy we have expert instructors who will teach your child in a safe and clean environment. Be assured that when you entrust your child to our staff, they will be treated with respect and dignity, and will receive the best instruction available in town.

The Urban Ecology Center has been practicing and refining a unique model for urban environmental education and community engagement. This model is one that can be replicated in other cities, which is the goal of the Urban Ecology Center Institute.

After School Programs (ASPs) are sometimes also referred to in the literature as informal or out-of-school time learning, are distinct from single-focus extracurricular pursuits.

They typically operate on a regular basis during non-school hours throughout the academic year, are supervised by adults, offer more than one activity, and involve Cited by: 1. After-school programs have gained national attention as a means to provide additional academic, social, and recreational opportunities for youth.

Poor, inner-city communities are especially in need of these programs because urban youth often lack the safe parks, sports teams, clubs, and other enriching opportunities that are typically offered in middle-income and affluent by: after-school programs for as much as three to four hours a day.

After-school programs provide a unique opportunity to engage children in hands-on, experiential science learning. Programs can meet their youth development goals by getting kids excited by science. Many educational leaders recognize the potential of these programs to combineFile Size: KB.

This book examines six urban after-school centers, studied over a period of 4 years. Little has been written about the comprehensive after-school centers that are the subject of this book. The present study reports on the effectiveness at one-year follow-up of an after-school prevention program targeting 6 th grade African American youth residing in high-risk urban areas.

The program, conducted on-site over the school-year period, involved a group mentoring approach emphasizing remedial education and an appreciation of African American cultural Cited by: UrbanPromise after school programs provide a safe, enriching and loving place for children between the critical hours of 3 to 6 pm.

After school programs provide: Homework assistance Education enrichment Recreation Bible lessions Hot meals Committed relationships Throughout the school year, freq. Book distribution programs Books for Kids Foundation. Books for Kids creates libraries, donates books, and partners with literacy programs to help young children develop the critical early foundation and skills they need to be successful in life.

With a special emphasis on low-income and at-risk preschool-aged children, Books for Kids creates and furnishes libraries within. Enhancing Literacy Support in After-School Programs, published by Boston’s After-school for All Partnership, focuses on ways afterschool programs in the Boston area are providing literacy instruction, highlighting four particular programs (Ryan, Foster, & Cohen, ).

Each program uses different curricula and methods to deliver literacyFile Size: KB. This study considered how 25 highly diverse after-school programs with funding of $ million were evaluated during a month period. The paper describes the evaluation methodologies used and determined which methodologies were most effective within a diverse and political context.

The Bayview Fund for Youth Development (name assumed for purposes of this Author: Martina W. Frank, Wendy Walker-Moffat. Hirsch, B. A place to call home: After-school programs for urban youth Washington, DC, and New York American Psychological Association and Teachers College Press Hirsch, B.

Hirsch, B. DuBois, D. Self-esteem in early adolescence: The identification and prediction of contrasting longitudinal trajectories Journal of Cited by: This paper analyzes the politics of a fund established to support the development of urban children and youth outside of traditional classrooms.

It examines the fund's effectiveness in establishing after school programs that provide safety, opportunities to connect with adults, and engagement with communities and evaluates implications for urban : Wendy Walker-Moffat. A modest rural after-school program, with one employee, can cost about $20, a year.

The state requires after-school programs to operate a minimum of 15 hours per week and remain open until 6 p.m. on every regular school day. “Some of our small schools may have 10 to 20 students,” Chaton : Susan Frey.

After School & Summer Programs We believe that after school programs not only keep students safe, but support academic progress. Studies by the U.S.

Department of Education show a strong correlation between academic gains and after school programs in districts that provide them. Book Examines Urban Teens Building Identities and the Role of Afterschool Programs. In such contexts, local environments such as after-school programs may help them to mediate between social stereotypes and daily experience, or provide space for them to consider themselves as contributing members of a community.

Students in urban and urban high poverty schools were just as likely as their non-urban counterparts to be offered and to participate in certain programs and courses, with the following exceptions: they were more likely than their rural counterparts to have attended preschool, and they were less likely than most other groups to have attended.After-school sessions are weeks long, offered in the Fall, Winter, and Spring.

Each session offers focused instruction in one skill area. In previous sessions, girls have built projects for themselves and for their community, from wooden spoons and coffee tables to an urban farm’s chicken coop and a foot parklet bench.

After-school programming is .COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .