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The Importance of Feedback

Youth need practical feedback from others to move forward with their education. However, receiving feedback can often feel stressful and fearful, as youth are afraid of being wrong or feeling inferior in front of their peers. Harvard Graduate School of Education provides ways that educators can make feedback less overwhelming for students.



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High-Quality Tutoring: An Evidence-Based Strategy to Tackle Learning Loss

As educators support education recovery amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, they need strategies for high-quality tutoring. Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) West has published an article that describes high-quality tutoring and produced three videos from their webinar series about the topic.



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Youth Engagement in Practice

Youth engagement is a “win-win proposition” that benefits youth, adults, and organizations. The American Institutes for Research (AIR) has created a brief that provides five youth engagement strategies that organizations can use, including preparing youth and adults to be successful, building community and positive relationships, and embracing a culture of vulnerability.



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Project-Based Learning is Great, But Students Still Need to Learn Something

Project-based learning is a unique and fun tool for students to use. However, educators need to make sure that students are learning something meaningful. Experts at the Harvard Graduate School of Education created a blog post that provides three ways educators can produce high-quality PBL. The blog post shares that educators who implemented PBL helped engage students in disciplinary practices, meaning youth were acting and thinking like professionals in their desired fields of study.



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Three Steps to Getting Started With PBL

Are you unsure how to incorporate project-based learning (PBL) with your students? Edutopia has created a blog post describing how educators can begin to incorporate PBL with three easy steps.



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The Virtual Edge

Go on a quest to build your technology power, equity power, relationship power, and personalization power. This Y4Y course will help you gain the virtual edge to be smart and flexible about adding hybrid and virtual settings to your in-person program to increase learning and engagement. You can also find ready-to-use tools and visit the virtual library to find more helpful resources.



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New Research Makes a Powerful Case for PBL

Project-based learning (PBL) is helping students become more engaged and creative. A new article from Edutopia summarizes two gold-standard studies demonstrating that PBL is a beneficial education strategy, including for historically marginalized students. This blog post can be helpful to educators seeking research on the effectiveness of PBL.



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Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT)

The Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) is a new resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This resource assists educators and curriculum developers in creating the most effective health education curriculum and providing the best quality health education for students. The HECAT resources include guidance on reviewing health education curriculum, customizable templates, and tools to analyze curriculum fundamentals.



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From Youth Served to Youth Led: How to Build an Intergenerational Team for Impact

The Afterschool Alliance, along with The Institute for Citizens & Scholars, hosted a webinar moderated and led by students from the Kentucky Student Voice Team. The students shared content from a case study, The Co-Creation Generation, which is intended to serve as a resource for advocates who want to create meaningful youth-led and intergenerational initiatives. The webinar archive includes a question-and-answer session, strategies for youth-led initiatives, and student perspectives.



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Harnessing the Power of Afterschool and Summer Programs to Support Recovery and Reengagement

A growing evidence base suggests that afterschool and summer learning programs can have a positive influence on young people under the right conditions. A new brief from American Institutes for Research offers a potential pathway to understanding how learning and development happen in quality programs. This pathway emphasizes three key competencies—relationships skills, a sense of agency, and identity development—that research suggests can facilitate learning and development in other areas, including academic subjects.



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Topic: Afterschool Enrichment

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Afterschool in the Time of COVID-19

Afterschool programs faced numerous challenges due to COVID-19. However, they were able to persevere and provide care for many students. In Afterschool in the Time of COVID-19, the Afterschool Alliance shares the results of a survey of afterschool programs across the United States. According to this survey, 57% of afterschool programs during Spring 2021 extended their in-person hours to accommodate youth, families, and virtual learning schedules.
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Counter-Storytelling in the Science Classroom

It is crucial that all students feel represented in their classrooms, including Black and Brown students. Achieve the Core has released an article describing how educators can support students of color and help them become more involved in STEM through connected and interdisciplinary sciences lessons. Examples include connecting to community issues such as systemic racism and the environment through project-based learning that focuses on science and historical figures like Henrietta Lacks.
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