Wed, October 30, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children\’s Services Council of Palm Beach County

2300 High Ridge Road

Boynton Beach , FL 33426

Magic of Learning in OST: Science and Reading

Fostering the love of science and reading begins with fun and engaging learning opportunities in out-of-school-time (OST). This training delivers best practice strategies for conducting STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Math) activities and read-aloud strategies in the OST setting. You will also be provided with information on expanded learning opportunities, as well as ways to provide youth with fun extension activities that enhance literacy skills. Come and explore the magic!

Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Learning Environment and Curriculum:
4.B: Design and implement a curriculum to enhance cognitive development – Entry Level, Level 1,2 and 3.

Training Objectives
Participants will:
a. Explore science and reading in the OST space.
b. Utilize the 5Es instructional method to facilitate science activities in OST.
c. Identify key components of a read aloud in the OST setting.