Jun 18, 2020
In this podcast, Brenda Shafer shares tips on how to develop skills in having crucial conversations that are productive and successful. She encourages listeners to start with heart, focus on what you really want, master your story, keep it "safe" and how to use contrasting statements to fix misunderstandings.
Jun 11, 2020
What are ways that we can make Math exciting for young people through STEM programming? Educators and volunteers who lead experiences in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in non-formal and after-school settings will gain ideas on how to help youth overcome the negative attitudes they may have about math. ...
Jun 4, 2020
In Episode 41, Trisha provided information on how to recognize the warning signs and to help youth cope with stress. In this Episode, she continues that conversation with five tips on how to talk to youth during stressful times. Those tips are: Be available, Stop and Listen, Think before you respond, Be patient, and...
May 14, 2020
How can youth workers continue to build strong and creative programs during times of uncertainty and change? Sam Grant, Evaluation Director, shares four ideas to jump-start new and creative program planning when we’re forced to think differently about how we deliver those programs.
May 4, 2020
How can we foster social and emotional well-being while social distancing? Kate shares why Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and well-being is more important now than ever as she discusses the Ways of Being Model. The model looks at how we navigate across the way of relating, ways of feeling, ways of doing and ways I...