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Science Gender and Afterschool (SGA) Community of Practice Website
- The Educational Equity Center at The Academy for Educational Development (EEC/AED),
formerly known as Educational Equity Concepts, is pleased to announce it has received a
National Science Foundation grant to create a unique web-based community of practice on
science, gender and afterschool (SGA). The goal of the SGA
Community of Practice is to broaden the participation of underserved girls in science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by furthering research in STEM, gender,
and afterschool fields; aiding afterschool program practitioners in accessing high quality
STEM content; and fostering connections between researchers, policymakers and
practitioners. Find out more
24 Math Club
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outstanding program PROVEN to get children excited about math and improve their skills!
KidzLit AfterSchool Literature Program
- KidzLit provides agencies with a complete afterschool literacy package for grades K-8 including books, curriculum and training and on-site support for staff. PASE has worked with agencies in New York City and Nassau County to train staff in the use of this curriculum.
KidzMath AfterSchool Math Program
- KidzMath uses math games and children's literature to reinforce math skills while also supporting social learning by promoting cooperation without competition. For grades K-6, the KidzMath program comes with games, game board, children's books, story activity guides, math tools, and instructor guides. PASE has worked with programs in New York City and New Jersey on the use of these materials.
Black Men & Boys National Resource Center - BMBNRC's mission is to improve the quality and quantity of work occurring with Black men and boys throughout the United States. They have compiled a "living" list of organizations that provide proven, effective programming for Black men and boys, and shre best practices with all who are interested. Click here to find out more.
Insight vs. Incite - The onetime head of the National Congress of Black Women, C. Delores Tucker
goes down in hip-hop history as one of the music's most famously formidable
foes. In 1993, after setting eyes on lyrics from Snoop Dogg's debut album, "Doggystyle," she recruited Bob Dole and William Bennett for a crusade
against gangsta rap — which she deemed, on the U.S. Senate floor, "pornographic smut." View the complete article.
Join Promising Practices in Afterschool's Science, Gender, & Afterschool (SGA) Listserv. The SGA Listserv is an electronic mailing list, which forms an online community of afterschool practitioners, educators, scientists, researchers, intermediaries, policymakers, and parents who are all interested in increasing girls’ participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). SGA Listserv topics range from breaking stories in the science-afterschool field to programming resources and funding opportunities—whatever subscribers are interested in!
To subscribe to the Science, Gender, and Afterschool Listserv, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your first and last name in the body of the email, or click for more information.
The Association of Teaching Artists (ATA) provides information and networking
opportunities for Teaching Artists who work in the schools and in the
community. The Association of Teaching Artists (ATA) is a non-profit
professional organization whose mission is to strengthen and serve
Teaching Artists from all disciplines in New York State. ultural Organizations, BOCES, and Arts Councils Directory
ATA is also updating your organization's information included in the ATA's
Cultural Organizations, BOCES, and Arts Councils list that provide
opportunities for Teaching Artists in New York State. If your
organization offers any of the following: provides funding opportunities,
uses Teaching Artists in Arts In Education residencies in the schools or
in the community in after school or summer programs, provides referrals
for Teaching Artists to cultural organizations and community groups, or
maintains an artist directory, we would like to invite you to submit your
information to be included on the ATA Web site.
Peoples' Symphony Concerts - Affordable Classical Music Concerts for the greater New York Metropolitan Area. "Bringing the best music to students and workers at minimum prices."
After School Project - The After School Project is a national program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation aimed at connecting significant numbers of young people in low-income neighborhoods with the responsible adults in quality youth developmental afterschool programs. The Foundation provides grants to three intermediary organizations engaged in developing citywide afterschool
delivery systems: After School Matters (Chicago); Team-Up for Youth (San Francisco Bay Area); and, Boston’s After-School
for All Partnership. The After School Project provides technical and organizational assistance to the grantees; convenes meetings;
commissions reports on topics salient to the afterschool sector; and works with the Foundation to build upon and share the
important lessons of the demonstration. The Project wants to share its learning via reports, papers, meeting highlights and other
related resources. The REPORTS and PUBLICATIONS section now has all the publications of the Project available for downloading
and some are also available in hard copy.
The BeehiveNYC - The BeehiveNYC provides New York families with information that can help them save more, earn more, and live better. Whether you want to locate a better place to live, find a job (or a better job), get health insurance for your children, open your first bank account (or save money on your bank fees), learn how to get $2000 or more back on your taxes, or find homework help for your kids, www.BeehiveNYC.org is the place to go for the information you need. Best of all, everything is free and available in Spanish as well as English (plus some information in Haitian-Creole, Russian, and Urdu as well).
BoardNetUSA - The Volunteer Consulting Group has launched a site that allows you to find the board members that you need. Superb individuals from New York companies (Verizon, Booz Allen Hamilton, JPMorgan Chase) and minority associations are ALREADY PROFILED - detailing their skills, experience and desire to serve as trustees. To use this exciting FREE resource, complete a Board Profile on our website, which will allow potential candidates to learn about the important work that you are doing and will enable you to search the database and find individuals that suit your specific recruitment needs.
CMAP has just expanded its website with information about the latest data and maps to help you use these powerful resources in your work, such as Useful Informattion on Youth from the 2000 Census. Visit the following links to see:
- Destination Brooklyn is profiled in an article highlighting CMAP's partnership with the Brooklyn Economic Development Corp. BEDC uses online mapping to help small businesses, entrepreneurs, local developers, and community organizations find a wealth of information about properties, economic development zones, transit routes, and detailed Census demographics in Brooklyn.
- C-MAP has written two new Case Studies of nonprofits benefiting from maps and spatial analysis. They showcase the work of Civic Builders (using computer mapping to evaluate the best locations to build charter schools) and the National Association of Social Workers-NYC Chapter (visualizing the results of last year's voter registration drive across the city).
- Check out the TechFinder website if you provide technical assistance to nonprofits, or if you're interested in learning more about community mapping. t's a searchable nationwide directory of over a thousand technology assistance providers -- all focused on the nonprofit sector. If you're a provider you can add your listing for free, and if you need assistance you can search by name, ZIP Code, category, and more. TechFinder recently published an overview of GIS services for the nonprofit community.
- The Annual Data Connections Conference, co-sponsored by the New York Area Data Council, will be held all day Wednesday, March 23 at the CUNY Graduate Center. Two nonprofit mapping projects will be highlighted: Civic Builders school siting analysis (see case study above) and Queens Community Board 3/LaGuardia Community College's study of services for that borough's diverse and growing immigrant population.
- New information summarizing the many different Census variables that can be useful to youth organizations, transit advocates, labor unions and research groups, health care groups, senior advocates, and more.
Sample maps and data showing how Census data can be mapped to identify concentrations and trends based on population or housing characteristics, analyze correlations in change over time or between regions, and determine if program sites are located where t he need
for services is greatest.
A list of low-priced maps showing the new redistricted Assembly, Senate, and Congressional districts in New York City and throughout the state, as well as other reference maps that can be helpful to a wide array of nonprofit groups and others.
Please call or email if you have any questions. You can also visit CMAP's website for more information about CMAP's other mapping and data resources.
Center (EEC) - EEC is a national not-for-profit organization that promotes bias-free
learning through innovative programs and materials. Visit the EEC website for more
information on programs and materials addressing equity in school and afterschool (science
education, disability awareness and inclusion, early childhood education, gender).
High School After-School - What do teenagers do after school? What makes a program for high school youth effective? Many teens schedules are full with work, school and family responsibilities, but in some neighborhoods, far too many have no place to go, nothing to do and no one to be with. The Forum for Youth Investment takes a look at a neglected frontier for after-school advocates.
International Childrens Digital Library - Just launched: What's to become "the largest bookmobile in history"
National Geographic for Kids - From activities and experiments to games, articles, and homework help, the Kids section of the National Geographic site offers a huge variety of fun, educational content. There's plenty here to entertain and engage young animal-lovers, adventurers, scientists, artists, photographers, and explorers of all stripes.
National Mentoring Partnership - Mentoring programs around the country can rely on MENTOR for cutting-edge products and services to help them grow their programs. Through their National Mentoring Institute, they offer solutions that are both cost-effective and easy to access: from online training and recruitment to e-mentoring standards and tool kits to counsel from experts. They also offer a wide variety of afterschool resources.
Thirteen/WNET New York is the tri-state region’s most visible and proactive public television station. As the flagship Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) station.
our highly acclaimed educational outreach initiatives offer services for all community members, from pre-schoolers to teens to educators and adult learners. To date, our National Teacher Training Institute (NTTI) has trained over 150,000 teachers nationwide in the effective use of technology – the Internet, educational videos and software – in the classroom and beyond.
- AFTERSCHOOL EXCHANGE - The Afterschool Exchange is a fully-realized, in-person and online educational program that aims to meet the needs of underserved afterschool programs by providing them with the free, educational, media-rich resources of public television. The project has already helped thousands upon thousands of kids in afterschool programs -- and is growing rapidly. Through in-person professional development events, a growing online database of public television resources and afterschool programs, and a host of afterschool resources, we help afterschool educators improve students' learning and contribute to their lifelong success.
- CYBERCHASE - The Emmy Award-winning series, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York (PBS), teaches kids aged 8-12 math concepts in a fun way they can understand. Packed with mystery, humor, and action, the TV show features a team of curious kids who outwit, outsmart, and outlast the bad guys in their adventurous quest to save Cyberspace. In addition to the TV series, educators and students will find a robust website with math-filled fun games, activities, and fun art projects to do at home or in school. There are online contests for all sorts of submissions like math puzzle answers, art projects, and written work. And Cyberchase also has lots of printed materials, including magazines, activities, games, and more.
- STUDENTS' TAKE is a student-generated online project that provides students in afterschool programs with opportunities to learn and apply new technology skills and present their perspectives on issues to the world. Through online interviews, video, articles, graphics, interactive activities, and more, the Thirteen Ed Online website <www.thirteen.org/edonline> showcases the work of students on pertinent social issues that affect their daily lives. Students' Take enables young people to gain knowledge about new topics and learn about technology and business practice, including communicating effectively, collaborating with others, meeting deadlines, working with a publisher, and more.
- ED ONLINE is Thirteen/WNET New York’s award-winning online service for preK-12 educators, adult educators, parents, and students of all ages everywhere. Built upon Thirteen’s array of rich, educational programming, Thirteen Ed Online provides professional development resources for educators, extensive lesson plans and learning resources, student activities, teen leadership opportunities, and much more. Each month, Ed Online provides approximately 6,000 pages of rich, engaging content to a growing audience of over 145,000 monthly visitors.
Turn Beauty Inside Out Campaign - The Turn Beauty Inside Out (TBIO) Campaign, is an ongoing public education effort started by New Moon? Magazine and now coordinated by Mind on the Media. This is a collaborative effort to foster participation, discussion and awarenes s of women and girls images in the media.
YouthWEB Online - YouthWEB Online unites youngsters, teens and adults from diverse backgrounds and communities in the fight against bias, bigotry and prejudice. Young people can report hate-related incidents and get assistance along with information about hate crimes, school violence, discrimination and human rights.
Links to Afterschool Programs and Resources