Resource Spotlight

The new Aim High grant program from the New York Life Foundation is offering grants up to $100,000 for out-of-school time programs serving middle schoolers. Check out more from the Afterschool Alliance.

Digital Badges

CCYWI offers digital badges upon completion of certain trainings and their related coursework. "A digital badge is a validated indicator of accomplishment, skill, quality or interest that can be earned in many learning environments. The world is changing fast and, today more than ever, traditional modes of assessment fail to capture the learning that happens everywhere and at every age. Digital badges inspire new pathways to learning and connect learners to opportunities, resources, and one another." (Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory)

Once you earn a digital badge, you can feature it on your personal networking sites, opening doors to more career, education and lifelong learning opportunities.

To find out more about digital badges, view this brief video:

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