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Hanging Out

Hanging Out

by Ruth Garner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780897898065
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/30/2002
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1300L (what's this?)

About the Author

RUTH GARNER is Principal Evaluator of KLICK, a federally-funded after-school program based at Michigan State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Hanging Out by Ruth Garner

An Alternative to Self-Care in a Small Midwestern Town by Ruth Garner, Yong Zhao, and Mark Gillingham

After-School Literacy Clubs: A Mix of Media, Books, and Desires by Donna E. Alvermann, et al

University Students Promoting Science in the Community by Susan P. Bruce and Bertram C. Bruce

The Persistence of Vision: A Reflective Examination and Narrative of Sustainability and Fulfillment in a Small After-School Program by Dean J. Grosshandler and Elizabeth Niswander Grosshandler

Experiments with Design in an After-School Asian Literature Club by Sapna Vyas and Punyashloke Mishra

After-School Tutoring and Children at Risk by Barbara A. Wasik, Mary Alice Bond, and Annemarie Hindman

Working at Play in Four Chicago Computer Clubs by Ellen Youniss, et al

Cultural Practices in Fifth Dimension Sites Around the World by Margaret A. Gallego and William E. Blanton

Commentary: Ingredients of Successful After-School Programs: The Experience of KLICK by Yong Zhao and Mark Gillingham

Commentary: Crossing Lines by Patricia A. Alexander and Jonna M. Kulikowich

Commentary: After-School and Structured Activities that Support Children's Development by Deborah Lowe Vandell and Kim M. Pierce


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