We discuss our Vision list from Week 3 and review what we’ve covered so far. What should be the next main Themes?
We take a look back at our original Vision Statement and the Themes that we have covered over the last twelve weeks of the Design A School Project.
A brief summary of Clubhuse Democracy essentials and definitions to help you create your own version of the Clubhouse.
What can be done do to change a classroom or school areas and make them better for students and teachers? We set up for the Wednesday Podcast.
We review the concept and importance of Movies in Democratic Free Schools plus more: the Clubhouse at Summerhill, environments, over-arching soft authority, larger schools.
Leonard explains how he introduced Clubhouse Democracy to students, Authority Sharing and the importance of Habitat.
Democratic Free School meeting problems, the basics of good meetings, creating the templates.
We say that democratic schools begin with freedom, not democratic meetings. It’s the freedom that students bring to the meeting that creates a truly Democratic Free School.
We finish off the first of two weeks about Democratic Meetings with some remarks about the podcast.
We discuss the details of democratic meetings and how they must, crucially, be connected ro freedom.