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Module: 1.5.1 Integrating Academics and Enrichment

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This module was developed as part of the California Department of Education/Child Development Division School-Age Training Project and was revised in 2017 to incorporate specific language, examples and tips for summer and year-round learning programs.

During this module presentation, participants develop an understanding of California State Standards and how to integrate them into a balanced afterschool program.

In this training participants will:

Content Overview:

Opening Activity - "Common Associations"

Cracking the Standards Open

Participants will develop an understanding of the standards and how they stretch across grade levels, identify objectives within the standard, the difference between standard-specific and standards-based and the importance of balancing in the afterschool program for children/youth.

Planning Balanced Programs

Participants will have an opportunity to plan a Theme Web, including as many standards from math, language arts, science, and social studies/ history as possible. Participants will share their Theme Webs with the other groups..

Standard Specific

Participants will select a specific science, math, reading, or social studies/history standard and create and activity that is both fun and engaging for young people to practice the standard.

Training Length: 2 hours

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