A Typical Day at Freedom School
Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools®
RECOMMENDED DAILY SCHEDULE
8:00-8:30 am Breakfast with Children and Staff
8:30-9:00 am Harambee!
Cheers & Chants
Moment of Silence
9:30 -11:00 am Integrated Reading Curriculum (IRC),
Conflict Resolution, Social Action
11:00-11:15 am Morning Break
11:15-12:00 am Integrated Reading Curriculum (continued)
12:00-1:00n am Math Activities (Daily Debrief for SLIS)
1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch /Free Play/Cool Down
2:00- 3:45 pm Afternoon Activities
Arts and Crafts, Sports, Music, Dance, STEM
Rehearsal for the Summer Finale Program, etc.
3:45 -4:00pm Closing Circle/Dismissal
Site Staff (Project Director, Site Coordinator and Servant Leader Interns) meet to discuss successes and challenges of the day and to prepare for the next day.
D.E.A.R. Time — Drop Everything And Read