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UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast

Apr 19, 2018

How can we apply engineering to dog training?  Margo Bowerman uses her training experience with her dog, Orrie, as an inspiration to discuss the critical elements necessary to teach problem solving to young people.  The four critical elements are A System, Feedback, Time and Team.  She describes how we CAN "teach an old...


Apr 3, 2018

We all want our youth to succeed. We want them to win in the show ring or on the field or court.  But what does that win look like to you? Is it winning the game, or is it learning a new skill or improving their performance? Trisha discusses how being competitive and developing mastery can go hand in hand but there are...


Mar 19, 2018

How can including youth voice in your evaluation practices improve your program? Listen to this podcast as Betsy shares three strategies that ensure youth have a voice in programs and she provides examples of how to utilize their input as an evaluation tool.


Mar 1, 2018

Jessica and Kari have a conversation about listening to each other and finding harmony instead of intolerance.  Jessica shares her experience with utilizing storytelling as a technique to encourage youth to develop empathy and understanding.

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Feb 15, 2018

Cohorts are structured environments in which individuals experience growth and development supported and challenged by the group.   Amber defines and discusses the value of in-person, adult learning environments that take the "front yard" approach, and explains why its a beneficial model for cultivating community in...