Tue May 24, 2016 10:10 AM in STEAM Family Science NIght
I tried to implement a series of after school nights in our alternative education program this year, with little success.  I only had 1 parent ever show up.  To be fair, we only have about 60 students in our program and get about half of them to show up to parent teacher conferences because we tell them they have to come. Does anyone have a great way to "hook" people to get them to show up?  The ...

Mon May 16, 2016 2:29 PM in Family Science Night
I am working on creating an after school family science night program based on STEAM.  We met five times throughout the school year with fun activities to do each night for the whole family.  I also provided light refreshments.  I happen to work in an alternative program which means we have limitations.  Often transportation was a problem.  Disinterest is a huge problem.  My question for the commu...