THE PROCESS - IPARDC
Preparation and Planning
INDICATORS OF HIGH QUALITY STANDARDS
1. Duration and Intensity : ASL has sufficient duration and intensity to address community needs and meet specified outcomes.
2. Link to Curriculum : ASL is intentionally used as an instructional strategy to meet learning goals and/or content standards.
3. Meaningful Service : ASL actively engages participants in meaningful and personally relevant service activities.
4. Youth Voice : ASL provides youth with a strong voice in planning, implementing, and evaluating ASL experiences with guidance from adults.
5. Diversity : ASL promotes understanding of diversity and mutual respect among all participants.
6. Partnerships : ASL partnerships are collaborative, mutually beneficial, and address community needs.
7. Reflection : ASL incorporates multiple challenging reflection activities that are ongoing and that prompt deep thinking and analysis about oneself and one's relationship to society.
8. Progress Monitoring : ASL engages participants in an ongoing process to assess the quality of implementation and progress toward meeting specified goals, and uses results for improvement and sustainability.
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