Resource Category: Out-of-School Time

Investing in Relationships: Supporting Structures Are the Bedrock of Relationship‑Rich Organizations

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Adult Practice | Out-of-School Time | Racial Equity

Investing in Relationships: Supporting Structures Are the Bedrock of Relationship‑Rich Organizations

Publication Year:  2021  

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A study on the landscape of relationships in schools and out-of-school time (OST) programs shows the importance of supporting structures, such as hiring practices and internal communications, that form a relationship-rich culture.

By Search Institute.

Supported by:
John Templeton Foundation and Einhorn Collaborative

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    Building, Sustaining and Improving: Using Federal Funds for Summer Learning and Afterschool.

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    Child Well-Being | Out-of-School Time | SEL

    Building, Sustaining and Improving: Using Federal Funds for Summer Learning and Afterschool.

    Publication Year:  2022  

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    This guide can help district leaders, out-of-school time providers and intermediaries identify federal funding streams to support summer and afterschool learning.​​​​​

    By Sean Worley, Scott Palmer, Nathan Woods | EducationCounsel

    Supported by:
    The Wallace Foundation

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      Why Afterschool Programs Need Social and Emotional Learning Now

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      Out-of-School Time | SEL

      Why Afterschool Programs Need Social and Emotional Learning Now

      Publication Year:  2022  

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      Recent discussion highlights how afterschool programs have used SEL strategies to help children throughout the pandemic.

      By Wallace editorial team.

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        The Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Podcast

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        Out-of-School Time | SEL

        The Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Podcast

        Publication Year:  2021  

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        Practitioners in schools and out-of-school programs share their experiences working together to help children develop SEL skills in this five-episode series.

        By Wallace Foundation.

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          Recognizing the Role of Afterschool and Summer Programs and Systems in Reopening and Rebuilding

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          Out-of-School Time | SEL

          Recognizing the Role of Afterschool and Summer Programs and Systems in Reopening and Rebuilding

          Publication Year:  2021  

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          Afterschool and summer programs play an essential role in our country’s efforts to reopen and rebuild in partnership with youth, families, and the community because they: provide safe, developmentally rich settings for learning and development; are seen as trusted partners by families and communities; and have connections to other supports and services that schools and families need.

          By American Institutes for Research.

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            Summer Learning and Beyond: Opportunities for Creating Equity.

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            Out-of-School Time | Racial Equity

            Summer Learning and Beyond: Opportunities for Creating Equity.

            Publication Year:  2021  

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            This report provides a set of six design principles, or stances toward learners and learning, that are essential for creating intellectually rigorous and equitable learning settings. These principles provide a holistic framework for designing goals, practices, and activities for summer learning and beyond.

            By Spencer Foundation and Learning Policy Institute.

            Supported by:
            Spencer Foundation

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              A Playbook for Educators, Out-of-School Time Providers, and Advocates

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              Out-of-School Time | SEL

              A Playbook for Educators, Out-of-School Time Providers, and Advocates

              Publication Year:  2021  

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              The playbook is designed to help educators, providers, and advocates communicate about the value of OST programs. It can also inform the design of programs and policies that make high-quality OST opportunities equitably accessible to all children.

              By Learning Heroes.

              Supported by:
              The Wallace Foundation

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                Remaking Middle School Learning Series

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                K-12 | Out-of-School Time | Science of Learning & Dev | SEL

                Remaking Middle School Learning Series

                Publication Year:  2021  

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                This series explore key aspects of young adolescent learning and development through such topics as social-emotional learning, teaching and learning, school climate and culture, and out of school time. Featuring researchers and practitioners from across the country, the packages highlight the science and offer ideas for how to put the science into practice.

                By Remaking Middle School Project.

                Supported by:
                University of Virginia Youth-Nex Center to Promote Effective Youth Development, the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), the Altria Group, and the New York Life Foundation

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                  Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning

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                  Out-of-School Time | SEL

                  Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning

                  Publication Year:  2021  

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                  Early findings and lessons from 38 sites working to implement social and emotional learning support for students across schools and out-of-school-time programs.

                  By The Wallace Foundation.

                  Supported by:
                  The Wallace Foundation

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                    National Character Initiative Final Retrospective

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                    Out-of-School Time | SEL

                    National Character Initiative Final Retrospective

                    Publication Year:  2020  

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                    Report by AIR on S.D. Bechtel Jr. FOundation’s $126 million Character Initiative.

                    By American Institutes for Research (AIR).

                    Supported by:
                    S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

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