Examining the Impact of Afterschool STEM Programs

Date: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Resource Type:
Reference Materials | Report
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Afterschool Programs
Audience: 
Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Engineering | General STEM | Mathematics | Technology
Organization:
Afterschool Alliance, Harvard University
Description: 

Afterschool programs that provide strong STEM learning experiences are making an impact on participating youth not only become excited and engaged in these fields but develop STEM skills and proficiencies, come to value these fields and their contributions to society, and -- significantly -- begin to see themselves as potential contributors to the STEM enterprise. This paper summarizes evaluation data from a selection of strong afterschool STEM programs, providing a snapshot of the types of substantive impacts afterschool programs are having on youth.

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Gil NoamGil NoamAuthor

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