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My.Future (Native Adaptation)

Thank you for participating in the joint BGCA – Verizon project in support of the Native Clubs and the Bureau of Indian Education Dormitory Schools! Through this project, trainers from Boys & Girls Clubs will work with BIE Dormitory parents and staff to utilize Nokia tablets with BGCA programming.

The following are program options provided through BGCA:

My.Future Essentials

My.Future Essentials is a foundational digital literacy program created by BGCA. Through the partnership between BGCA’s Native Services Unit and Verizon, the curriculum was reviewed to provide Native Clubs with an adaptation of the curriculum that is more reflective of Native culture. Local Clubs have the ability to create their own supplemental activities that reflect their culture and traditions.

Click here to learn about the big ideas and anticipations for this grant related to cultural storytelling.
Click here to access the My.Future website.
Click here to download the My.Future Adaptation.

Check out some cultural videos!

Stride Academy

Stride Academy provides Dorm students with access to a leading math and ELA practice tool they can use to improve their skills and have fun by playing games all the while! Access to Stride Academy is provided through local BGC Contacts. If you do not know who your BGC contact is for your participating Dormitory, please Carla Knapp at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . In addition, the following resources are important:

Dorm Setup Spreadsheet – Dorm Supervisors, complete this and e-mail to your BGC contact
Reference Guide for Administrators – How to create and manage your Dorm account
Reference Guide for Dorm Leaders – How to create and manage “classes” of students


Project Learn (Native Adaptation)

In 1996, Boys & Girls Clubs of America developed a comprehensive academic enhancement strategy in partnership with education researcher Dr. Reginald Clark called Project Learn. This comprehensive strategy underwent a rigorous evidence-based evaluation that demonstrated its effectiveness in creating positive outcomes for youth in school behavior and performance.

Project Learn reinforces and enhances the skills and knowledge young people learn at school during the hours they spend at the Club. This comprehensive program strategy is based on research showing that students do much better in school when they spend their non-school hours engaged in fun, but academically beneficial, activities.

Through Project Learn, Club staff use all the areas and programs in the Club to create opportunities for these high yield learning activities, which include leisure reading, writing activities, storytelling, traditional language, discussions with knowledgeable adults and or elders, helping others, homework help, tutoring and games like Scrabble that develop young people’s cognitive skills.

Project Learn is not a curriculum or a stand-alone program. It is a comprehensive strategy that can incorporate every area of the Club. It is a way to approach everything at the Club in a unique and fun way that results in learning. Every activity at the Club can be a learning experience!

Project Learn also emphasizes parent involvement and collaboration between Club and school professionals as critical factors in creating the best after-school learning environment for Club members ages 6-18.

BGCA’s Native Services Unit has reviewed the Project Learn curriculum to provide Native Clubs with an adaptation of the curriculum that is more reflective of Native culture.

Click here to view the Native Adaptation.

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BGCA Native Services Unit
Dallas Service Center
2107 N. Collins Boulevard
Richardson, TX 75080

Direct: 972-581-2374