Program evaluation, designing for social and emotional learning, program quality and design
Whether your program is large or small, you can integrate research-based practices to make it more effective and to help youth thrive.
The building blocks below draw from or align with the 4-H thriving model, the essential elements of effective youth development programs and Believe It. Build It. Minnesota’s Guide to Effective Afterschool Practices.
Basic youth needs, dealing with conflict, program quality and more
Cross-age teaching, global citizenship, youth teaching youth, youth-adult partnerships
Social and emotional skills, outdoor skills, college readiness, engineering skills and more
Leading a program, dilemmas in youth work, managing volunteers and teams, growing your program