The End of Grades and Grading

The practice of teachers assigning students letter or number grades to illustrate how students are performing is an outmoded method, left over the times when

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Freechild Project youth with picket signs in Seattle

Activist Learning

Activist Learning is an intentional strategy for creating knowledge characterized by taking action to realize just relationships that transform unequal power structures in our personal,

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Freechild Project youth in Seattle

Project-Based Learning 

ALL children and youth are active people who want to be actively involved in learning, teaching and leadership throughout their communities. Responsible adults acknowledge that

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Freechild Project youth at a summer camp in Seattle

Community Youth Development 

Young people do not exist in a bubble or a vacuum. Instead, they are members of the communities, families and societies they grow up in,

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SoundOut Summer Camp Participants

Experiential Learning 

When young people learn through doing, they are participating in experiential learning. When youth-led experiential learning is happening, young people focus on real issues they can

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