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Why Enroll Your Kids in After School Programs

Why Enroll Your Kids in After School Programs | Knowing More About After School Activities | Scoop.it
Students spend three – quarters of their time outside the school. Some spend these hours doing sports, creating music or other fun educational activities. Unfortunately, not all kids are this active...
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Children Now—Facts, Afterschool

ChildrenNow is a national organization for people who care about children and want to ensure that they are the top public priority.
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4 Important Pointers for Parents on Choosing After School Activities

4 Important Pointers for Parents on Choosing After School Activities | Knowing More About After School Activities | Scoop.it
After school programs and activities can help kids discover new learning opportunities, be more confident in life and be more competitive as they grow up. In order for a kid to be successful on aft...
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Bienvenue à nouveau sur Yahoo. Yahoo a encore amélioré la recherche d’actualités et d’informations qui vous concernent de près. Le Web, organisé pour vous.
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Usable Knowledge: Secrets of successful after school programs: What research reveals

In the past ten years, participation in after school programs has grown steadily, accompanied by substantial increases in investment. In parallel, a decade of evaluation studies provide a basis on which to assess the educational potential of after school programs and identify promising practices. A new research brief from the Harvard Family Research Project reviews this research and highlights implications for the future of the after school field.
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Afterschool Activities Can Fuel Your Kids' Passions - NJ Family - September 2011

Afterschool Activities Can Fuel Your Kids' Passions - NJ Family - September 2011 | Knowing More About After School Activities | Scoop.it
Afterschool activities are the perfect venues for allowing children to explore different paths and nurture their talents.
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Keeping Your Child Safe: The Benefits of After-School Programs - FamilyEducation.com

Keeping Your Child Safe: The Benefits of After-School Programs - FamilyEducation.com | Knowing More About After School Activities | Scoop.it
Do you know what your child is doing after school? The lack of funding for after-school activities may be posing a risk to your child. This article outlines what needs to be done to increase after-school program funding.
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The Positive Effects of After School Programs in a Child’s Life

The Positive Effects of After School Programs in a Child’s Life | Knowing More About After School Activities | Scoop.it
Learning should never stop after school. Kids deserve to have time for fun and creative ways to keep themselves entertained and productive. Homework is waiting, but it won’t be good for kids to start...
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Kids who exercise have better fat distribution - EmaxHealth

Kids who exercise have better fat distribution - EmaxHealth | Knowing More About After School Activities | Scoop.it
The obesity epidemic has been gaining more and more attention due to the escalating nature of this problem. Aside from physical problems associated with obesity such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure there are emotional problems associated with obesity. Kids in particular are often hit hard by these problems. It is therefore of importance to note that recent research has showed that kids who exercise display better fat distribution, which may have a significant effect on their physical and emotional well being.
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Life skills learned with after-school activities

Life skills learned with after-school activities | Knowing More About After School Activities | Scoop.it
The benefits of after-school activities are numerous, so help your child choose a fun way to learn, develop talents and skill, and build confidence!
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Kids in After-School Programs Make Academic Gains

Learning After 3 P.M.: California students benefit from after-school programs.
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