Power Hour: Making Minutes Count

Power Hour: Making Minutes Count

Goal
To help young people develop academic, behavioral and social skills through homework completion, high-yield learning activities and tutoring.

Program

  • Boys & Girls Club members ages 6 to 18
     
  • The Power Hour program model helps Club professionals:
    • Create a climate of academic success in the Boys & Girls Club
    • Conduct engaging homework help programs for Club members in elementary, middle and high school
    • Make homework and other learning activities enjoyable, as well as academically beneficial – “Fun with a Purpose”
    • Integrate technology in Power Hour activities
    • Implement one-on-one or small-group tutoring for youth who need additional help in specific areas
    • Develop an incentive system to motivate youth to increase their participation
    • Recognize young people’s efforts and achievements
    • Engage hard-to-reach or reluctant youth in homework help and tutoring
    • Collaborate with schools, parents and other community partners

 

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