As a self-directed community, we do not do any testing and instead take a mastery-based and project-based approach to demonstrating knowledge. In clubs, students are constantly building their knowledge and skills in the subject area, and for some clubs, a pro or advanced level is available for those demonstrating mastery in the club skill. For bootcamps, a project-based component is utilized for a deeper, hands-on learning experience for students and a way for them to demonstrate their intellectual grasp of the concept at hand.

Families using various curriculums in their independent learning can of course use tests as a part of these curriculums as they wish to. Programs like Khan Academy, Book Nook, and Code Combat also have milestones that demonstrate knowledge and readiness to move on to more advanced concepts.

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