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Astro Camp iLEAD Exploration

Astro Camp

Astrocamp is an outdoor science school that provides: Astronomy and physical science labs. Field exercises. Team-building activities led by Astrocamp’s expert instructors. It is an exciting three-day and two-night program…

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Astro Camp iLEAD Exploration

Astro Camp

Astrocamp is an outdoor science school that provides: Astronomy and physical science labs. Field exercises. Team-building activities led by Astrocamp’s expert instructors. It is an exciting three-day and two-night program…

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CAASPP Testing

CAASSP Testing & Technology

This year, learners will have the flexibility to take the CAASSP from the comfort of their own homes! This new convenience is exciting and makes testing more accessible. We also…

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90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Calling all elementary schoolers, junior high kids, and high schoolers! The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which young filmmakers create short movies that tell the…

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Challenge of the Week

Challenge of the Week

Big challenges are best tackled in small doses! Here’s another tip to help your learner climb the testing mountain with small steps to success! Instead of trying to complete pages…

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Challenge of the Week

Challenge of the Week!

This week’s challenge speaks to a technical aspect of testing. Our learners take most standardized tests on laptops with touchpads. By familiarizing them with the touchpad, we can help them…

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Educational YouTube Channels for Learners

Here are some educational, learner friendly YouTube channels for homeschooling families! MULTIPLE SUBJECTS Khan Academy – Khan Academy provides hundreds of videos about math, science, computer programming, history, art history,…

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Coding for All Grades

Coding for All Grades These days, more and more jobs require some level of coding, and even more require some understanding of the way computers work and communicate. Some say…

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There’s an App for That

These days technology and education seem to go hand in hand. Mobile apps in particular are gaining popularity as a tool for educating learners. They encourage opportunities for creativity, active participation…

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Educational Podcasts for the Entire Family

Here are some educational, family friendly podcasts for the whole family which allow the use of technology while limiting screen time! Stories Podcast– A free children’s story for bedtime, car rides,…

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Using Google Docs for Homeschooling

Google docs contains a suite of applications similar to Microsoft Office, but it is free! You can make a document, a spreadsheet, a slide presentation, and more, allowing other people…

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Building Vocabulary with Technology at Home

There is a lot more to learning new vocabulary words than just memorizing definitions. Using vocabulary in context is the single most effective way to identify if one truly understands…

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Osmo – Educational Games System for iPad

Osmo is an award-winning educational iPad game system for kids that mixes digital apps with hands-on play. This game system uses the tablet’s camera to interact with real world objects…

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Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark is a multimedia website that allows learners of all ages to create graphics, web pages and video stories with ease. The possibilities for projects in all subject areas…

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Free Learning Websites for Kids

If you are looking for some engaging, educational and safe websites for your child, here are some ideas to get you started. Fun Brain – Your kids will enjoy playing games…

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32 Virtual Field Trips for American History

Have you ever spent the time and money to meticulously plan and organize an amazing field trip for your learner only to be rained out of any learning to be…

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Kid-Friendly News and Radio Shows

Have you ever thought it would be nice to have some kid-friendly news and radio show options for your children? “CNN 10” and NPR’s “Wow in the World” offer wonderful…

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NEW! Tales2go Free Online Subscription

Tales2go is a new, online FREE subscription! It is used as a literacy tool to develop vocabulary, fluency and comprehension skills, as oral language drives vocabulary acquisition and retention. Tales2go…

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Complimentary Subscriptions: BrainPOP

iLEAD is proud to offer a variety of complimentary subscriptions to our learners and their families. If you have not been able to check any of them out yet, here…

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Duolingo

Duolingo is a great program/app for language learning that is completely free! You can use it on the computer or download it on any device and it allows you to…

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4 YouTube Channels That Offer Hands-On Science Experiment Videos

Looking for resources to supplement learning at home? You may be surprised that YouTube has a plethora of fun and educational channels for you and your family for all subjects!…

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