after-school

Passport Program (Sonia Miranda-Lopez 07-08)

Member Name: Sonia Miranda-Lopez

Service Site: Boston Higher Education Resource Center (HERC)

Location: Boston, MA

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Creating an After-School Program Yearbook in Photoshop (Miriam Sanchez 06-07)

Member Name: Miriam Sanchez

Service Site: Pico Union SAY Yes @ 1st E.V. Free Church

Location: Los Angeles

Project Description:

In this presentation, Miriam Sanchez shows how she instructed the students at the Pico Union SAY Yes program in the process of creating a yearbook in Photoshop. She also presents some excellent examples of finished work.

Defining Program Outcomes (Jennifer Hicks 05-06)

Member Name: Jennifer Hicks

Service Site: Central City Community Outreach

Project Description:

In this project, Jennifer Hicks not only describes how the SAY Yes program at Central City Community Outreach developed a plan of action to achieve its goals, she also offers guidance on how to set appropriate and measurable goals (or outcomes) for after-school programs in general.

Technology-Based Spanish Curriculum (Shanica Charles 05-06)

Member Name: Shanica Charles

Service Site: Greenwood Shalom After-School Program @ Greenwood United Methodist Church

Project Description:

For her 2005-06 replicable project, Shanica Charles developed a curriculum for teaching basic Spanish to elementary and middle-school students using primarily Web-based resources. This presentation describes her methodology and lists the main sites which she found helpful.

Poetry Mini-Lesson (Shanica Charles 04-05)

Member Name: Shanica Charles

Service Site: Greenwood Shalom After-School Program @ Greenwood United Methodist Church

Location: Dorchester, MA

Lesson Description:

This lesson plan from Shanica Charles' 2004-05 replicable project illustrates how to use computers and the Internet in a lesson on poetry. It is adaptable to both early primary and late primary/middle school students.

Improving Literacy Skills in the Early Primary Grades (Jennifer Hicks 04-05)

Member Name: Jennifer Hicks

Service Site: Central City Community Outreach

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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PREParations Multimedia Computer Club Curriculum (Ali McCracken 05-06)

Use Photoshop, ACIDMusic, FrontPage, Publisher, and Flash to introduce youth to multimedia production.

Member Name: Ali McCracken

Service Site: PREP Computer Center

Location: Dorchester, MA

Project Focus:

This 90+ page curriculum is an excellent resource for anyone wishing to teach pre-teens and younger teens about multimedia production on the computer, using well-known programs such as Adobe Photoshop, ACIDMusic, Microsoft FrontPage, Microsoft Publisher, and Flash.

Responsibilities of Tutors (Catherine Moore 05-06)

Member Name: Catherine Moore

Service Site: Twelfth Baptist Church

Location: Roxbury, MA

Project Focus:

In this presentation, Catherine Moore briefly goes over the responsibilities of tutors at an after-school program and describes how they fit into the "big picture" of program services.

My Final Year: Program Startup at Roxbury Presbyterian (Catherine Moore 06-07)

Member Name: Catherine Moore

Service Site: Roxbury Presbyterian Church Social Impact Center

Site Location: Roxbury, MA

Project Focus:

In this project, Catherine Moore addresses issues related to starting a new program, describing both the positive experiences and the challenges that she faced.

After-School Program Director's Manual (Teresa Pregizer 06-07)

Member Name: Teresa Pregizer

Service Site: S.A.Y Yes! Pico Union

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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