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21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Grant Program (Federally funded through ESSA Title IVB - Fund Code 647)

Layers of Content-Rich 21st CCLC Programming

Learning should be purposeful, intentional and driven by the needs and interests of the students. A content rich program supports "mastery, identity (students identify themselves as participants and contributors), and creativity" by creating a programming environment that encourages students to think in deeper and more inventive ways.

Elements of a content rich program design review process:

  • Content

    Overall, does the program/activity provide students the chance to develop mastery and support intended outcomes and selected content area?

  • Relevance

    Overall, does the program/activity engage students in relevant content, allowing them to engage in authentic problems and/or share their personal voice?

  • Practice

    Overall, does the program/activity provide students meaningful practice opportunities that connect to intended outcomes?

  • Performance

    What are the skills that students will develop and how will you know?

Last Updated: November 8, 2021

 
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