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Learner Spotlight: Clive and Lucia Gompert

For the Gompert family, homeschooling has always been the plan. Many things about it appeal to them: the flexibility it gives them, the ability to change methods and curriculum to…

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Barnabas Robotics Robot Innovations

Join Barnabas Robotics and explore the awesome intersection of engineering, art and creativity while building a one-of-a-kind robot! In this workshop, learners will discover how real-world engineers use electricity, mechanical…

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Kindness Rocks!

Join Exploration families and spread a little kindness, good will, and gratitude around our communities. Please take a look at the flier below for more details on how to register.

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Learner Spotlight: Christina Virchis

Three years ago, iLEAD Exploration learner Christina Virchis, 13, was uncertain and a little anxious about her future. The private school she had been attending was closing and she didn’t…

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SLO: Self-Control

This month, iLEAD is focusing on the monthly Schoolwide Learner Outcome (SLO) of self-control. Are you able to control your emotions and impulses in order to achieve a greater goal?…

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The Virtual Science Fair – Final Steps!

You are now ready for the final steps of the scientific method which is to collect data and analyze. Let’s take a minute to review the steps that you have…

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Virtual Show-and-Tell

Please join us for a fun show-and-tell opportunity for TK through 3rd grade learners on January 19 at 11 a.m.! Register here to join us.

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Learner Spotlight: Everly Benning

iLEAD Exploration learner Everly Benning started homeschooling last year in the extended-TK program. What drew her family to homeschooling was the time her mom got to spend with her. Everly’s…

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The Virtual Science Fair – Next Steps!

Hello, scientific thinkers! You are now ready for the next steps in the process: Guess & Test. Think of it like a recipe, mixing together all the observations, questions, and…

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Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Editor’s Note: This article is one in a series on the pillars of iLEAD’s educational philosophy and approach. Communication is key, but if we lack understanding in our relationships, how…

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Field Studies: Kelp Forest Virtual Tour

Please join us for a virtual tour of the Kelp Forests! RSVP HERE by January 11, 2021

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Learner Spotlight: Karina, Victoria, Adrianna, and Samuel Ramirez

The Ramirez family is filled to the brim with creative, fun-loving learners who enjoy supporting each other in everything they do. Karina (9th grade), Victoria (6th grade), Adrianna (4th grade),…

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School-Wide Learner Outcome: Social Intelligence

Social intelligence is an important life skill that helps to build healthy relationships. It is one’s ability to interact well with others. Often called people skills, it is a learned…

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The Virtual Science Fair: Explore your Questions!

Children are such natural scientists, constantly asking questions and wanting to know more about their topics of interest! Last week we introduced the first step in the Scientific Method: Making…

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Upcoming Events: Snowstorm in a Jar

Join us and learn how to make a snowstorm in a jar! Let’s make it feel like winter right here in our homes! You will need to gather a few…

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Newbery Film Festival

The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which young filmmakers create weird short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning books in about a minute…

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Learner Spotlight: Grayson Ferrera-Schmidt

iLEAD Exploration kindergarten learner Grayson Ferrera-Schmidt has a joke for you! Q: “What do you call a fly without wings?” A: “A walk!” Grayson will “bug” you with his jokes;…

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Giant Stuffed Animal Club

Do you have a GIANT stuffed animal that you’d like to share with other iLEAD learners? Join the club! Share your giant stuffed friend, and see the giant stuffed friends…

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Virtual Wax Museum

We are very excited to share this Virtual Wax Museum tour. Our very own iLEAD learners researched historical figures from the past and created amazing presentations to share with. We…

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NASA’s Moon Pod Essay Contest

On September 15, 2020, NASA, in partnership with Future Engineers, launched the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest. The contest, which is open to all (public, private, and home school) in…

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High School Advisement

iLEAD Exploration is extremely pleased with the advisement and resources available through our high school advisors. We encourage you to take advantage of the many services they offer to assist…

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