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High School Spotlight: Cameron Brown

Hi, my name is Cameron Nicole Brown. I am 16 years old and have been homeschooled my whole life. My interests are video games, anime, horseback riding, music, writing, and swimming. I play…

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High School Spotlight: Sophia Beetz

Hi! My name is Sophia Beetz, and I am currently a sophomore at iLEAD Exploration. I started with iLEAD in 7th grade and am so grateful for the opportunity to…

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Learner Spotlight: Julia Soukaphayvong Kong

What languages do you speak? I speak Spanish and a little bit of Mandarin. What is a family tradition that you enjoy? On Christmas we eat caramelized almonds that my…

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19-Year-Old Learner With Autism Launches Successful Career As Artist

One of the most important outcomes of education is yielding adults that are independent and able to thrive economically and socially. For learners with disabilities, this is often more difficult…

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Learner Spotlight: Sebastian Ramirez

Name: Sebastian Ramirez What languages do you speak?: I speak Spanish and English. What is your favorite saying in your native language?: “Quiero ir al parque.” (I want to go…

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5th Grade Quadruplets Embrace Learning, Exploration and Inquiry

Homeschool families – especially at iLEAD Exploration – have reputations for not only embracing the available personalization, but also maximizing extended learning adventures such as field studies, play-based learning and…

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High School Spotlight: October Bartlett

Howdy, my name is October Bartlett, Toby for short. Homeschooling has always been a huge part of my life. It’s opened up so many opportunities for me to pursue my…

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4th Grader Showcases PBL, SEL And Learner Agency With YouTube Channel

When we hear that “learners need to own their learning,” we may get different ideas of what that looks like. We may picture a learner who is taking it upon…

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4th Grader Showcases PBL, SEL And Learner Agency With YouTube Channel

When we hear that “learners need to own their learning,” we may get different ideas of what that looks like. We may picture a learner who is taking it upon…

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Learner Spotlight: Kassandra Janis Corral

Hello, my name is Kassandra Janis Corral and I am a 17 year old senior. I’m a huge fan of Twilight, Harry Potter, and Marvel. I love to dance and…

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Presentation Of Learning: Space Camp – A Project with Purpose and Perseverance

The Kennison brothers, Zach (12) and Cody (9), are learners with purpose who love to learn new things. When they realized they wouldn’t be able to attend Space Camp in…

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Learner Spotlight: Victoria Mason

For iLEAD Exploration learner Victoria Mason’s family, homeschooling is a way of life. Other than a quick stint in a brick-and-mortar school to see what the other side of the…

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High School Spotlight: Julianna Longhenry

Julianna’s interests in environmental causes, social justice, and music have led her to participate in many activities. She has enjoyed leadership positions in Scouts BSA, where she has led groups…

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Learner Spotlight: Lusineh Nasrollahi

iLEAD Exploration learner Lusineh Nasrollahi cares deeply for the Earth and the animals and plants that live here. She is a member of the Audubon Society and the Sierra Club….

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Learner Spotlight: Oscar Morales

iLEAD Exploration third grader Oscar Morales has been homeschooling since kindergarten and loves it. The thing he likes most is being able to learn through real-life experiences. He and his…

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Learner Spotlight: Hannah Sterman

iLEAD Exploration learner Hannah Sterman, 13, embodies zest in her enthusiasm for her academics. This year, she set a goal for herself to take learning into her own hands; she…

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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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Learner Spotlight: Milana Alexander

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” Although this quote is traced back to Confucius over 2000 years ago, it couldn’t be more true for iLEAD Exploration learner Milana…

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High School Spotlight: Titus Rehard

Born a natural engineer, toddler Titus looked for household objects he could subject to his carefully planned dissembling tests. Titus’s success ratio was unusually high, which caught the attention of his…

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Learner Spotlight: Duke and Lila Etherton

iLEAD Exploration learners Duke and Lila Etherton are a brother and sister dynamic duo who have been homeschooling since day one. The Ethertons believe that people learn best through experiences,…

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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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Learner Spotlight: Olivia Armstrong

iLEAD Exploration learner Olivia Armstrong has been homeschooled for about six years. She started with early preschool curriculum at two and a half years old and is currently working on…

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Learner Spotlight: Emma Weisenberger

To dance “on pointe” is the ultimate goal of serious ballet students, and it is the same for iLEAD Exploration learner Emma Weisenberger. The Weisenberger family has been homeschooling for…

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Learner Spotlight: Mailee and Keoni Wun

The Wuns are a family who play together and learn together! Meet iLEAD Exploration learners Mailee (8th grade) and Keoni (6th grade)! The Wuns have been homeschooling for the past…

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