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Why Are After-School Programs Important?

After more than 20 years of focusing on after-school programs, I have learned there are many things that make after-school time important. Some might be apparent, but others…

Feb 11, 2020  |  By Megan Green
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Interview with Christopher Paul Curtis

Children’s books are the cornerstone of many of Center for the Collaborative Classroom‘s programs; in a way, the authors are our behind-the-scenes collaborators. We want teachers, administrators, students,…

May 3, 2019  |  By Jennie McDonald
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Come see us at BOOST!

We are thrilled to announce we will be exhibiting at the 2016 BOOST Conference. The 2016 BOOST Conference tagline is to “Inspire Youth, Inspire Learning, Inspire Change.” We…

Apr 25, 2016
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Having Fun with Reading this Summer, Part 1

What are the best parts of summer? The weather, the slower pace, and more time to have fun and catch up on your reading. Kids need to understand that…

Apr 20, 2016  |  By Megan Green
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Top Ten Tips for After-school Leaders to Support and Promote Deeper Learning

Children learn social skills like they learn academic skills, and they need time and support. The following are the top ten tips we’ve found that help after-school leaders…

Mar 10, 2016  |  By Megan Green
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Having Fun with Reading This Summer, Part 2

In my last post, I shared ideas for read-alouds and summer reading lists. In this blog, I’ll focus on books that talk about friends and family. Kids’ friendships…

Apr 2, 2015  |  By Megan Green
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