The Magic of Learning in Out-of-School Time: Science and Reading

Fostering the love of science and reading begins with fun and engaging learning opportunities in out-of-school- time (OST). This training delivers best practice strategies for conducting STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Math) activities and read-aloud strategies in the OST setting. You will also be provided with information on expanded learning opportunities, as well as ways to provide youth with fun extension activities that enhance literacy skills. Come and explore the magic!

Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Learning Environment and Curriculum:
4.B: Design and implement a curriculum to enhance cognitive development – Entry Level, Level 1,2 and 3.

Training Objectives
Participants will:

a. Describe ways of incorporating science and reading activities into the OST space.
b. Explain how to use the 5E’s instructional method to facilitate science activities in OST.
c. Demonstrate the key components of a read aloud in the OST setting.