Partnership for After School Education

Issue 222

September 23, 2021

Take N.O.T.E.

Learning and thinking differences do not just affect kids in school, they can cause challenges in everyday life. Take N.O.T.E. (Notice. Observe. Talk. Engage.), a free step-by-step guide developed by Understood can help families understand these challenges and take action.

September 23, 2021

Out-of-School Time Programs: Paving the Way for Children to Find Passion, Purpose & Voice - Parent, Teacher & OST Provider

After a year of pandemic-induced isolation, parents’ top priorities for their children’s summer programs are addressing their social and emotional health, providing physical outdoor activities and helping them discover their passion and purpose. Those were key findings from an updated national survey, as well as interviews and focus groups conducted by Edge Research for Learning Heroes, a nonprofit dedicated to elevating the voice of parents in education. Replacing an earlier version published in May, a new report, along with an accompanying playbook, highlights these findings.