AfterSchool KidzScience

24 weeks 5 days ago
from Marni Kay
During our school’s 30-minute intervention/enrichment block, our teachers are continuing to use DSC’s AfterSchool KidzLit, AfterSchool KidzMath, and AfterSchool KidzScience kits to enhance learning for our students. Last week a third-grade teacher was talking to me about his enrichment class’ excitement about the KidzScience Mystery Detectives Kit. The students began the... (1)
44 weeks 3 days ago
Summer is here (Woohoo!) and so is Sunlight Science, the newest AfterSchool KidzScience kit and the first Earth and Space Science kit. Hoo and rays! It’s time to have fun in the sun. With Sunlight Science, summer fun is as simple as walking outside. Like all our AfterSchool KidzScience kits, Sunlight Science is filled with step-by-step instructions for every activity and all the materials...
45 weeks 3 days ago
from Susan Hult
For the third straight year, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) has honored DSC's programs with Distinguished Achievement Awards in Professional Development: Methodology and Supplemental Resources: Science. The awards were presented on June 4 at the annual gala in Washington, D.C. The Learning Lesson Study Course for Grades K–2 received the Distinguished Achievement Award...
51 weeks 5 days ago
We are piloting our out-of-school programs during the school day for academic enrichment—with great success. It’s going so well, I couldn’t keep the success stories to myself. Here are two stories—one from Mrs. Gebur and one from Ms. Roupas—highlighting students’ experiences with AfterSchool KidzLit and AfterSchool KidzScience. I hope you’ll find them as... (2)
1 year 1 week ago
The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) conference may be over, but the conversations shared here will echo in my head and heart for some time, inspiring ideas and hopes for the future. We reminisced with old friends and started conversations with new ones. Over the course of the conference and conversations, I found myself championing three big ideas: Getting children ready to learn is...
1 year 8 weeks ago
We are so excited to go to the Beyond School Hours XVI conference in Jacksonville, Florida. We hope you are coming to this great after-school event. Here are five reasons to join us: To check out our new science materials in booth #31. Our "Roll Up Your Sleeves with Hands-on Science" presentation Our "Read Us a Story!" presentation Your last chance to take advantage of great...
1 year 13 weeks ago
from Marni Kay
A few months ago, five third-grade classes at Astatula Elementary participated in a half-day STEM research project. The students were engaged in hands-on, cricital thinking and inquiry-based learning using Developmental Studies Center’s After School KidzScience program. They used the program's Falling and Flying Kit along with the STEM workbook provided by Lake County Schools...
1 year 25 weeks ago
Development Without Limits (DWL) provides programs and services to youth and youth professionals. DWL specializes in serving organizations that work with young people outside the regular classroom, although much of their work is equally applicable to schools and classroom teachers. They provide direct services for youth, professional development, technical assistance including consultation and on...
1 year 50 weeks ago
from Susan Hult
We have some very exciting news to share. The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) has honored DSC with nominations in multiple categories! Our newest program, Words in Action, received nominations in two categories: the Golden Lamp Award: Whole Curriculum and the Distinguished Achievement Award—Whole Curriculum: Reading and Language Arts. Our AfterSchool KidzScience program (...
2 years 3 weeks ago
from Susan Hult
After-school practioners: will you be attending the 2012 National AfterSchool Association Conference in Dallas April 2–4? This will be NAA's 24th annual convention, and it brings together after-school professionals from around the country to experience professional development for three days. DSC will be there and we are so excited to offer a session, Tips and Tools for Academic...
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