MOST Kids Play Scientists In LaMoure

–Story taken from LaMoure Chronicle– Six MOST (Meaningful Out of School Time) kids and five parents parents participated in Family Fun Day, February 22, 2017. Kids with their parents split into three groups and pretended to be “Little Scientists.” One group consisted of John Witchey, his mother, Ash Boos and stepfather, Josh Severson. Their activity…
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Engineers In The Making!

Madison YMCA afterschool program students LOVE putting their creative skills to work. Explore Zone: 25-30 minutes of learning, exploring and gaining self-confidence through expression. Today’s explore zone consisted of three domains; STEM, literacy, art. Program leaders introduce the lesson through explanation and an example, and then let the students work and create for the remaining 20-25 minutes.…
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Smart Lab Has Great Impact In Its First Year At LaMoure

LaMoure principals share their Year 1 experiences with the SmartLab On Nov. 14, LaMoure principals Andrew DelaBarre (secondary) and Denise Musland (elementary) shared their experience and insight on bringing a SmartLab into their district with other South East Education Cooperative principals. LaMoure, with access to an old, available ITD room, chose to bring a SmartLab to the…
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NEW M.O.S.T. Program Opens In Mapleton!

We are excited to announce the addition of Mapleton to the SEEC’s Meaningful Out-of-School-Time (M.O.S.T.) Programs! Mapleton students now have the opportunity to engage in activities centered around STEAM and receive homework help. The broad array of enrichment activities will complement their regular classroom academic programs and offer other educational services for the families participating…
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Are You Ready For A Makerspace In Your School?

What, Why and How of a Makerspace in your school. WHAT: What makes a makerspace? According to the International Society for Technology in Education, ISTE, it is a space that: promotes learning through play and experimentation; is cross-disciplinary, with elements of art, science and craftsmanship; and offers tools and mater4ials that encourage students to create rather…
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2016 21CCLC Summer Conference Hits Record-High Numbers!

On August 2-3, more than 150 out-of-school time providers from the tri-state area gathered at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo for the 6th annual 21CCLC Summer Conference, making this year our best turnout yet! This year’s conference focused around a fun Superhero theme, as attendees were challenged to “Find the Afterschool Superhero in YOU!” Over…
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