Teaching the What as well as the How: Content-Rich OST Professional Development

October 1st, 2013 | RESEARCH

This article examines the literature on best practices in content-specific professional development and then aligns this work with the practices of a citywide afterschool chess program run by After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP) in Philadelphia. This analysis shows that implementing content-specific professional development based on best practices can lead to long-lasting and content-rich OST programming.


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Benjamin Cooper, Author, After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 18
Page(s): 1

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Mathematics
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Professional Development and Workshops | Public Programs