Personalized Learning

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 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 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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ILEAD Online Facilitator Emphasizes Strong Relationships, Connections To Online Learning
When it comes to facilitators and learners, some have questioned whether it is possible to develop as strong of a connection online as can be...
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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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iLEAD Exploration 5th Grade Quadruplets Embrace Love Of 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...
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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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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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Individualized Learning Plans: Not Just for Learners
An Individualized Learning Plan, or ILP, is both a document and a process. It is what learners use – with support from school facilitators, staff...
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Summers Are for Fun, Relaxation and a Whole Lot of Learning – Part 2
While learners often associate summer with anything but learning (at least formally), facilitators often use summer to rest as well as to learn. Their professional...
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Maker Learning Network Staff Share Summer Self-Care Plans, Tips
If you feel like you’re hearing more about self-care than ever before, you’re right. It's a popular topic. According to Google Trends, the number of...
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Summers Are for Fun, Relaxation and a Whole Lot of Learning
Many professionals associate summer with some time off for fun, relaxation and vacationing. Many educators also use the summer to continue their commitment to ongoing...
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SCVi’s Graduating Class Concludes Year with Senior Defense Presentations
From yearbook signings to year-end celebrations to graduation, high school seniors participate in many activities as they conclude their high school years. At SCVi Charter...
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iLEAD Exploration College Advisor Launches Virtual College Fair for Homeschoolers
On May 12, 70 colleges and universities pitched programs and opportunities to over 500 homeschool and alternative education learners who don’t traditionally have access to...
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SCVi Sophomore Applies Entrepreneurial Skills to Instagram
Social media is one of the many powerful new media literacy tools. People all over the world are launching and advancing their careers while also...
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SCVi Sophomores Model Choice, Reflection and Agency with Personal Projects
Project-based learning includes key instructional elements such as learners sharing their work publicly, receiving feedback in order to revise their work and having choice and...
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5 Ways School Leaders Can Make Educators Feel as Important as They Are
The month of May is Teacher Appreciation Month. Appreciation and recognition of our teachers, or facilitators, is so important. We often see this manifest in...
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iLEAD Spring Meadows Learners Make Personal Connections to Civic Action
Children are increasingly aware of civic issues globally, nationally and in their local communities. In response, facilitators are creating civic engagement opportunities for learners regarding...
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iLEAD Parent Appreciates Personalized Approach to Learning
Parent Sandra Brosnan recently reached out to thank and acknowledge iLEAD Online for the support of her 14-year-old daughter and for reinvigorating her faith in...
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4 Ways Educators Can Model Lifelong Learning
Lifelong learning is an essential skill. As educators, we know that if we can foster our students' natural love of learning, they will ultimately be...
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Empower Generations Learners Take Civic Action through ‘Creating a Difference Project’
Many educators believe civic education, engagement and activism are vital aspects of learning and maintaining a healthy democracy. All over the country, we are seeing...
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How iLEAD Schools Set the Standard for Online Special Education
During the pandemic and distance learning, many schools have struggled to give their most vulnerable learners the accommodations they need. However, iLEAD Schools continue to...
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iLEAD Online Works to Accommodate Increased Demand Due to Pandemic
Students often switch schools between academic years, but the summer of 2020 is unique. The COVID-19 pandemic has directly and indirectly forced an uptick in...
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What’s Unique about iLEAD Schools’ Culture and Community?
Peter Drucker famously said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” More and more educators are realizing that culture is the driving force behind everything they do....
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How Does iLEAD Personalize Learning?
What is “personalized learning”? The term refers to a variety of educational programs, learning experiences, instructional approaches and academic support strategies intended to address the...
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Personal Projects Inspire 10th Grade Learners, Facilitators
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...
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Maker Learning Network, iLEAD Schools Take Lead in Online Learning in Response to School Closures
Since school closures hit the nation in mid-March, educators and their affiliated organizations across the country have been scrambling to meet the diverse needs of...
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iLEAD Schools Incorporate Love & Logic to Build Community and Learner Ownership
If you ask any adult about their most dominant memories of school, one of the most common stories you’ll undoubtedly hear will be about a...
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iLEAD Legacy Makers: Jax Malcolm
In the professional world, there is often a common means of establishing someone’s presence in any particular field: Google it. That’s right. If you Google...
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iLEAD Investment Teams Create Collaboration, Community & Creativity
iLEAD Schools are always proud that the “i” in iLEAD represents “International,” highlighting the commitment to developing global citizens. Well, that same commitment, complete with...
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