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UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast


Jan 2, 2018

For more than 30 years, Youth Teaching Youth has been a prime example of a cross-age teaching program. In cross-age teaching, teens are not just assisting an adult teacher or informally sharing experiences,but facilitating an entire learning experience by teaching curriculum and fully managing a group of younger peers. Cross-age teaching can also enhance social and emotional learning for both teacher and learner. Chances are, your program is already infusing some components, but there are 10 essential elements you need to define in order to do this well.