21st-Century Skills

The Fine Art Of Teaching AP Art Online
For many facilitators, as well as learners, creating a high quality, online learning experience is a challenge. Additionally, what if you added the rigors of...
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2nd Grade Learners End School Year With Final Presentation Of Learning Focused On Reflection
Acclaimed American philosopher and scholar John Dewey - often considered one of the founding fathers of what we now embrace as project-based learning - once...
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Empower Generations Capitalizes On Consistent Collaboration, Coaching For Better Project Design
For practitioners of PBL, the project design process is essential to learner success. With this in mind, the team at Empower Generations - known as...
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19-Year-Old iLEAD Exploration Learner With Autism Launches Successful Career As Visual 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,...
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iLEAD SCVi Facilitator Taking STEM Passions To Next Level By Heading To The Upper Stratosphere
One of the many tenets of project-based learning is authenticity - learning that is as relevant and real world as possible. When it comes to...
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iLEAD Online Facilitator Designs New Sports Medicine Pathway Modeling Online Project-Based Learning
Educators have often created curriculum. This can be projects, units of study or specific learning activities. For iLEAD Online Facilitator Harley Young, that is just...
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iLEAD Lancaster Kindergarteners Learn About Environmental Conservation, Preservation Through Annual Trout Project
Young people are more and more taking an active role in advocating for our planet in the form of addressing issues like climate change, animal...
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iLEAD Online Middle School Team Goes Bigger, Broader And Deeper With Capstone Projects
As education becomes more project-based, career-focused and skill-oriented, many are looking to incorporate Capstone Projects into their curriculum. These are multi-faceted, cross-curricular pursuits that serve...
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iLEAD Agua Dulce Facilitator Knows What ‘Matters’
In classrooms all over the country, educators are continually working to see what matters the most. Well, if your iLEAD Agua Dulce's Sue Ellen Quan,...
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iLEAD AV Debuts School Wide Art Gallery, Arts Integration
As many schools do, iLEAD AV hosts an annual Winter Production. These are an opportunity for learners, families and community members to come together and...
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5 Ways To Inspire All Learners To Be Lead Learners
It has been established that the highest form of learning is teaching. When one is put in the position to teach others, one learns the...
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iLEAD’s New ‘Synergy’ High School To Focus On Arts, Career Technical Education
In an effort to offer continuing iLEAD education for learners at iLEAD Lancaster,  iLEAD Antelope Valley and beyond, a new arts and technology focused high...
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iLEAD PBL, STEAM Practitioner Advances Deeper Learning Through Research, Data And Outcomes
Advocates of deeper learning are aware of the academic and social-emotional advantages connected to project-based learning (PBL). Specifically, PBL educators have experienced major success in...
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Saying ‘Yes’ And The Call To Action
Several years ago, actor Jim Carey starred in a movie entitled “Yes Man.” The basic premise was that a person’s life would vastly improve if...
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iLEAD Challenges All Learners, Facilitators To The ‘Hour Of Code’
iLEAD SCVI Facilitator Ingrid Moon is inviting all iLEAD learners and facilitators to participate in the annual event - Hour Of Code. iLEAD will be...
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4th Grader Showcases PBL, SEL And Learner Agency With Own 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...
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Entrepreneurial Development Key To iLEAD, Future Of Work
iLEAD Schools have embraced entrepreneurship from its inception. After all, the ‘E’ in iLEAD stands for Entrepreneurial Development. Foundationally, working in teams, taking risks and...
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5 Ways PBL Facilitates Lifelong Learning
We are hearing more and more each day about the changing world of work and what type of skills will define the success of today’s...
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SCVi Senior Spends Summer Advancing Language Studies Through U.S. State Department
Across the United States, millions of high schoolers take foreign language courses each and every year. Indeed, it’s an expectation for most post-secondary opportunities, as...
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iLEAD Schools Embrace Improvement Science
Many educators have long viewed learning as a process - indeed one that is about continual growth and improvement. This idea - which can be...
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iLEAD Schools Continue To Expand CTE Courses, Pathways
Career Technical Education, often referred to in education circles as CTE, are courses and pathways of courses for students of all ages that focus on...
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California’s New Math Framework to Emphasize Data Science, Equity and Deeper Learning
Education has experienced sweeping changes over the last several years. We've seen 1:1 technology integration, the Common Core Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, a...
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Brightspace Offers Big Advantages for iLEAD Learners, Facilitators
Educators depend on many tools and resources, but none may be more important than their Learning Management System (LMS). Essentially, an LMS is a cloud-based...
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How to Maximize Online Collaboration for K-12 Learners
e of the most important skills in the 21st-century workplace is collaboration. It's also essential in high-quality project-based learning. With much of the workforce and many...
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Self-Care During Coronavirus: 5 Tips for Educators
By Karlyn Johnson, MS, PPS, LPCC iLEAD School Counselor We hear a lot about self-care, but as an educator during the coronavirus pandemic, it's vitally...
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How Schools Can Cultivate a Culture of Creativity — And Why It Matters
The Partnership for 21st-Century Skills introduced the Four Cs: collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking. Each of those Four Cs is essential for innovation, entrepreneurship,...
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