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Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset

According to Character Lab, “a growth mindset encourages you to embrace challenges, sustain effort and try new strategies.” Use the reflection page below to reflect on how you have displayed a…

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MAP Testing – Finish Strong!

We are on the home stretch for the end of the school year with this final week to finish strong! Congratulations to all our iLEAD learners who have completed their…

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Career Technical Education

CTE (Career Technical Education)

Are you still looking for an elective for next school year? Career Technical Education (CTE) is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge in a given career field and explore…

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College Essay Guy

Rising Seniors, Class of 2022, it is time to start your college application journey! Summer is the perfect time to work on your essays before the hectic application deadlines during…

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FAFSA

The FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the form that learners and parents fill out to receive financial aid for postsecondary education. This can include four-year…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

On this second week of Mental Health Awareness month, we would like to draw your attention to a lesser-known contributor to mental wellness: hydration. Did you know that dehydration, or…

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Jobs

6 Awesome Jobs That Require a Second Language

There’s an increasing demand for bilingual workers. New American Economy reports that the demand for bilingual workers more than doubled between 2010 and 2015. That’s a lot of new jobs…

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Fall Webinars

May Webinars and Virtual Events

We hope that you will join us for our final webinars of the 2020-2021 school year. Please click the links below for all of the details on how to register:…

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MAP Testing is Underway

Who better to give advice on test-taking tips than learners themselves? We talked with iLEAD learners to find out about their successful experience taking the growth MAP assessments. Here is…

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Fall Webinars

May Webinars and Virtual Events

Mark your calendars for our upcoming May activities! Please click the links below for all of the details on how to register: 5/12 at 3 p.m.: Roundtable Discussion About Anxiety…

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Summer Activities iLEAD Exploration

25 Activities to Keep Kids’ Brains Active in Summer

Here are some awesome summer activities and ideas that will keep your kids engaged this summer. Best of all, they are all really fun! Pick one that looks like a…

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7 Habits – Sharpen the Saw

Habit 7 is the habit of renewal. “Sharpening the Saw” is what a lumberjack must do in order to cut wood efficiently and effectively. The same applies to the scissors…

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6 Benefits of Raising Bilingual Children

INCREASED COGNITIVE ABILITY – In a Time article, Jeffery Kluger says that babies are born with the inherent ability to speak and understand the world’s 6,800 languages. They continue to easily…

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Summer Activities iLEAD Exploration

25 Activities to Keep Kids’ Brains Active in Summer

Here are some awesome summer activities and ideas that will keep your kids engaged this summer. Best of all, they are all really fun! Pick one that looks like a…

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Jobs

Six Awesome Jobs That Require a Second Language

There’s an increasing demand for bilingual workers. New American Economy reports that the demand for bilingual workers more than doubled between 2010 and 2015. That’s a lot of new jobs…

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SLO of the Month: Zest

For the month of May, our Schoolwide Learner Outcome (SLO) is zest. You may be asking yourself, “What is zest, and why is it an important character trait?” Think of…

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Meet a DreamUp to Space Team Member: Grace Stumpf, Team Adzuki

DreamUp to Space is a project that challenges young people to understand and explore the impact that microgravity has on matter. Through a partnership with DreamUp, iLEAD learners in grades…

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MAP Testing

MAP Testing Window Open

Three cheers for Measured Academic Progress!!! We are very excited about the recent approval from the US Department of Ed to use our MAP assessments in lieu of CAASPP testing…

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Exploring the Military

Joining the military after high school can bring many benefits. In addition to serving your country and learning important life skills, you can receive housing, subsidized food, health care, and an education….

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Questions About College? Take Our College Explorations Course

Next year, Exploration’s College Advisor, Laura Kazan, will be offering a repeat of her year-long College Exploration course for college-bound 11th graders. This year’s class was a big success and provided learners…

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Fall Webinars

May Webinars and Virtual Events

Mark your calendars for our upcoming May activities! Please click the links below for all of the details on how to register: 5/12 at 3 p.m.: Roundtable Discussion About Anxiety…

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MAP Testing

MAP Testing Window Opens Soon

Three cheers for Measured Academic Progress!!! We are very excited about the recent approval from the US Department of Ed to use our MAP assessments in lieu of CAASPP testing…

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Meet DreamUp to Space Team Member Quentin Gauge

By iLEAD Exploration learners Grace Stumpf & Raegan Brown DreamUp to Space is a project that challenges young people to understand and explore the impact that microgravity has on matter….

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Virtual Park Tour

The Discovery of Gold

We hope you’ll join us on April 22 at 11 a.m. when we explore the story of how the discovery of gold impacted California. Please take a look at the…

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