Educators are encouraged to attend free training for “NBA Math Hoops” and “Science Action Club ‘Bugs’,” afterschool programs that combine fun and education.

NBA Math Hoops” is a free game that lets students compete against other students in the Charlotte area. During the 2015-16 school year, students played against each other 7,463 times, solving 345,266 math problems. This year, the program is open to students from across the state with training opportunities in Raleigh and Charlotte. Online registration is required due to limited seating.

“Science Action Club ‘Bugs’” is a part of the California Academy of Sciences that provides 12 hour-long activities for afterschool meetings. Supplies can be provided for 20 youth, including digital resources, for free. Online registration is also required with this training for training in Raleigh and Charlotte.