Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Webinar: Safely Engaging Youth in a Virtual World

| April 21, 2020

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Resources for high-quality, informal STEM programming 
Earth Day Live | April 22, 2020
Earth Day is coming up this week and it’s going digital for the first time in its history. On April 22nd, head to the Earth Day website to find a digital event or to add your Earth Day event to the map! This page has the tools for you to build towards a world-changing Earth Day. On its 50th anniversary, Earth Day will return to its roots from 1970: Placing environmental progress among the best ways to improve our world. Thanks to heroic actions around the world, we will overcome and recover from the coronavirus. Life will return to normal, but we must not allow the return to business as usual. Our planet – our future – depends on it.  As we overcome this immediate crisis, we will tell the world that we are ready to solve the next one.
More Virtual STEM Resources for Your Toolbox
To help children with online schoolwork, the Science Center developed weekly online lesson plans, including hands-on activities, science demonstrations, and other learning materials for use in grades K-8. Each lesson plan follows the state of Arizona Science Standards and provides 150 minutes of weekly science content.
STEM Resources for Online Learning
The National Girls Collaborative Project has compiled a list of resources to assist as you serve your programs and communities.
Afterschool Webinar: Safely Engaging Youth in a Virtual World
Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET
With the quick transition from in-person to virtual learning environments, afterschool providers are quickly adapting to serve young people in this new virtual world. But sifting through all of the resources that have flooded the field can be a tough task. Instead, we can learn from experts who have years of experience preparing educators to engage students in a virtual environment. Join the Afterschool Alliance and Outschool, an online platform where educators teach highly-engaging classes over Zoom, to learn how to effectively transition to online platforms and understand the safety and privacy issues to engaging with your students online. 
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence
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