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
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
4:15 pm Daily Debrief Meeting
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