CS: Unplugged is a virtual workshop designed to explore computer science through hands-on activities that do not require computers. This workshop helps prepare computer science educators for times when access to machines is not available or to enforce a computational thinking concept. Participants will learn to facilitate activities while introducing computational concepts and vocabulary relevant […]
Even with proactive and positive behavior management practices in place, conflict is bound to arise when working with youth. The ability to intervene in and resolve conflict effectively is critical to maintaining after-school spaces that are physically, mentally, and emotionally safe and empowering for youth participants. In this session, Youth Development Workers will explore the […]
So many wonderful STEM experiences happen outside of the formal learning environment. This session intends to help staff prepare for adding at home experiences that youth can bring to families to extend the learning happening in the afterschool site.