Adventures in Peacemaking

Another great resource for those after school teachers looking for ways to resolve conflict in their after school program.  Is peacekeeping becoming the focus of your program instead of your day to day planned activities?  Are children working together and you would like to continue the trend?


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Challenging Behavior in Young Children

Challenging Behavior in Young Children, Understanding, Preventing, and Responding Effectively provides in-depth background information and strategies to help pre-service and practicing teachers understand, prevent, and address the behavior problems found often in after school programs.


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Bringing Yourself to Work

This professional development text aims to help directors and staff to create healthier learning environments for children and youth in after-school programs.

Bringing Yourself to Work: A Guide to Successful Staff Development in After-School Programs outlines the support and skills needed by staff to increase self-awareness, sustain healthy relationships and improve group dynamic.

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Measuring Program Outcomes

Measuring Program Outcomes:  A Practical Approach provides a step-by-step approach to developing a system for measuring program outcomes and using the results. In collaboration with United Way of America staff, consultants and other partners this guide will help you through several key steps.


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Science, Science and more Science Experiments!

  “Gooey”, “Awesome”, “Oozing”…

…these are just some of the words to describe the three book series by Janice VanCleave.  A former science teacher, VanCleave is the award winning author of 26 educational activity books. (more…)

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