In project-based learning at iLEAD Schools, learners regularly showcase and present their work publicly. iLEAD staff members also model the importance of taking their work public through social media, writing
Educators have long talked about the concept of students owning their learning. Students who do so are motivated, engaged and self-directed. They can monitor their own progress and are able
iLEAD Agua Dulce facilitators and Director Lisa Latimer have been leading the way in play-based learning, an educational approach that embraces the process of discovery and joy that children experience
In the world of education, charter schools have had their share of critics. Although the data doesn’t support the claim, some say charter schools fail to adequately serve all students,
History teachers strive to make the past come alive for their learners. At SCVi, 8th grade facilitators Dustin Lengning and Keith Faulkner do just that. Annually, they embark on the
Inspired learning at iLEAD Schools continues online using digital tools, resources, and environments. iLEAD learners at all sites and programs are producing and publicly sharing high-quality projects. Here are several
Recently, dozens of learners from various iLEAD schools (iLEAD Lancaster, iLEAD Agua Dulce and iLEAD-SCVi) experienced an out-of-this-world opportunity. Selected from over 200 teams, the young scientists realized their dream
One of the first terms iLEAD newcomers learn is POL. This stands for Presentation of Learning, a foundational element of project-based learning at the network of schools. The Why In
In the ever-changing worlds of education, business, politics and culture, a few themes resonate about what makes things work, what motivates us toward solutions and ultimately how we become successful.
Empower Generations Incorporates Competency-Based Approaches for Greater Skill Mastery and Personalization
Since formal education has existed, we have often wrestled with what the goals or outcomes are supposed to be and how we know if our learners have successfully reached them.
By Michael Niehoff Education Content Coordinator, iLEAD Schools As project-based learning practitioners, some facilitators may still be in recovery from the years focused on the importance of explicit direct instruction
You’ve probably heard enough about project-based learning (PBL) that it enticed you to give it a try. You heard from a friend how amazing the school program is, how their