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UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development Extension educators discuss research, theory and best practices.

Topics include: youth programs, youth issues, evaluation, volunteer development, cultural diversity and social and emotional learning.

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Jan 27, 2022

You evaluate your program by gathering input from the youth participants, parents/guardians and volunteer, but so many of us youth workers say to ourselves... I work with kids - not data! 

Sam Grant, Evaluation Specialist, discusses three ideas youth workers can use to present and share numbers from evaluation data in...

Jan 7, 2022

We know that incorporating reflection into our youth development programs is important for high quality experiences…. But how often do you bring reflection into your professional day?

Karyn Santl, Extension educator, shares 3 ideas about how youth workers can implement reflective practices into their work.

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