Design Essentials Checklist With Video Examples

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Small Learning Community: How do we connect with young people in a democratic learning environment?

Self-directed Project-based Learning: How do we facilitate the work of youth as self-directed producers and learners?

Authentic Assessment: How do we know that we are achieving our intended results?

Teacher-Ownership/Democratic Governance: How do we engage “Teachers as Owners” of a democratic learning community?