OregonASK is proud to offer training on a variety of content and curricula that aligns with Oregon Center for Career Development (OCCD) and the Oregon Registry Online (ORO). You may fill out this Training Request Form or contact with questions about curricula and training.

S.INQ: Science Inquiry in Elementary Afterschool Programs

In these hands-on, minds-on sessions participants will explore the engineering design process from activities in the S.INQ curriculum. Participants will explore questioning strategies, develop strategies for encouraging reflection, and examine strategies for engaging typically underserved youth.

Five S.INQ Units are available:

  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Engineering Design
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Invisible Forces
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Mechanical Engineering
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore the Science of Sound
  • Using Scientific Inquiry to Explore Wind

S.INQ UP: Science Inquiry in Middle School Afterschool Programs

In these training sessions, participants will explore through hands-on Science Inquiry Challenges. Three S.INQ UP units are available for middle school.

  • S.INQ UP: Science Inquiry for Middle School – Careers
  • S.INQ UP: Science Inquiry for Middle School – Earth and Space Sciences
  • Exploring the S.INQ Energy Inventors Curriculum”

Makers Box: Origami & Math for School Aged Youth

Curriculum is a Makers Box style curriculum that sets challenges for school age exploration of Common Core aligned Math with the fun of creating folded paper in the traditional Japanese method.

Health and Wellness Curriculum Overview

In this session participants will be introduced to various evidenced-based Health and Wellness curriculums. Participants will compare the features of each curriculum, including age range, standards, and how well it can fit into their program.

PowerUp Literacy and STEM

“Power Up!” curriculum, is a four week literacy and STEAM hero themed curriculum, exploring literacy and STEM through small group and hands on activities. 

Comics: Stories in Pictures and Words

Attendees will explore content, concepts, and lessons from the Comics: Stories in Pictures and Words Curriculum  which has 9 weeks of lessons beginning with basic story construction, developing setting and characters, exploring how sequential art works, and creating comics ranging from one panel to a full multi-page project. This curriculum is available for k-2, 3-5, and 6-12.

Storybook Art

Participants will explore strategies and tools to make works of art based on children’s story books. They will practice techniques with materials for making projects and discuss how teaching style may relate to how their students relate to reading.

Prysm Art Curriculum: Add Description

This comprehensive arts training will model process based, fun, and engaging projects that will give you everything you need to explore 2D and 3D visual art, puppetry and performance, sound and motion, as well as animation and film. The training will also provide practice for authentic, culturally responsive and youth-centered engagement strategies.  After training completion, participants will receive the full four week curriculum with extensions to keep your art program fun and exciting for youth into the future.

Mizzen by Mott

Mizzen by Mott is a new app that helps afterschool programs support kids – wherever they are. Get hands-on activities that foster well-being and learning in arts, STEM, storytelling, music, yoga, and youth voice. Supported by the Mott Foundation, Mizzen is free to download from your favorite app store – get it now!

For a full list of current training and curricula check out our spring/summer 2020 training catalog