Key PillarsEXPANDED LEARNING ACCESS TO BOOKS
Designed For: Ages 4-13
Funding: Title I, SIG, 21st CCLC
What It Includes: 100 Book Library, Literacy Fun Packs for Group Instruction, Express 1-hour literacy lessons, Comprehensive Daily Lesson Plans, Hands-On Activities aligned with titles, Audio Books, and the After School Fun and Learning Center (featuring an online Homework Hub)
Ideal User: Districts, Schools, Expanded Learning Programs, Community Based Organizations, Enrichment Programs, STEM Programs
Why It's Important
After School programs impact learning and academic success, yielding both gains in academic performance and improved attitude towards school. Participation can result in less disciplinary action, lower dropout rates, and better performance in school and on tests.
Why It Works
After School Learning provides an exciting, hands-on curriculum, featuring engaging books, innovative project-centered activities, and multimedia tools. These help students overcome reading and comprehension gaps while building social, imaginative, and emotional resiliencies they need to succeed.