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An approach that provides students with experiences, resources, and tools that help them develop the knowledge, awareness, understanding and skills necessary to be active, effective citizens prepared to address important issues in their community and the world at large
Out-of-school learning activities that focus more on exploration and inspiring curiosity rather than on mastery or review of specific academic content; such activities complement formal learning by building students' background knowledge, introducing new ideas and sparking curiosity
Also called Showtime, a public demonstration at which students present their project's final product, reflect on what they have learned and celebrate their accomplishments; typically includes an audience of invited family and community members.
Government in which the supreme power is vested in the people, either directly by the people or by the people through their elected agents; also, as a concept, democracy is a set of ideas and principles dedicated to the preservation of freedom in a society
Hours outside of the regular school day, and they are often used for student enrichment activities that augment regular school-time instruction. Out-of-school time can occur before or after school, or in the summer.