Building off the foundations underlying after-school programs and care, the text explores the importance of quality and characteristics of effective programs and individuals that will meet each child's needs and interests out of school. It is filled with strategies for adult involvement, ideas for healthy and productive activities for children, and guidelines for developing after-school programs.
Teachers and child care providers find this book to be a powerful resource for staying involved in children's lives outside of school and providing them with the best options as they grow and develop.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 2 A View of the Field: School-Age Care and Youth Development
CHAPTER 3 Developing and Ensuring Program Quality
CHAPTER 4 What Does It Take to Work with School-Age Children?
CHAPTER 5 Theories of Child Development
CHAPTER 6 The Adult’s Role in Socialization and Development
CHAPTER 7 Issues Facing Today’s Children
CHAPTER 8 Understanding and Guiding Children's Behavior
CHAPTER 9 Dimensions for Play and Learning
CHAPTER 10 Cooperative Program Planning
CHAPTER 11 A Health and Fitness Curriculum: Fighting Back Against Childhood Obesity
CHAPTER 12 Engaging Children in Indoor Activities
CHAPTER 13 Engaging Children in Outdoor Activities
CHAPTER 14 Working with Older School-Age Children and Teens
CHAPTER 15 Developing Partnerships with Families and the Community
CHAPTER 16 Administrative Issues: Licensing, Policies, and Personnel
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