Category: Monday Message

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Exploring iLEAD Online Culture: The 7 Habits

Happy New Year! We hope your 2020 is off to a good start. As we head into the second half of the school year, we’re happy to introduce a new series of articles in the Monday Message, aimed at unpacking some of the essentials of the iLEAD Online educational model. Our educational model is driven … Continue reading “Exploring iLEAD Online Culture: The 7 Habits”

Health Preview for Full-Time Families: January 16

The California Healthy Youth Act (California Education Code Sections 51930-51939) requires comprehensive sexual health education and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention education to be taught at least once in middle school and once in high school. As defined by law, the instruction and materials must be medically accurate, objective, age‐appropriate, and inclusive of all students. … Continue reading “Health Preview for Full-Time Families: January 16”

SCVi to Host Free Screening of Short Documentary ‘UNSTUCK: An OCD Kids Movie’

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often made light of, but it is a serious mental health issue that traps millions of kids, teens, and adults. Join us as we learn what OCD is and isn’t, as well as how it is treated, from the experts: six kids with OCD. Free screening of the short documentary film … Continue reading “SCVi to Host Free Screening of Short Documentary ‘UNSTUCK: An OCD Kids Movie’”

Online Safety for Kids

While we encourage more time outside, we also want to encourage parents to be proactive about safety in the digital world. Common Sense Media provides excellent evidence-based parent guides to various online options for youth. Please let us know if you need support or more resources.

Things to Do: Ice Skating in Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica is a winter wonderland with an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink waiting for you! The rink will be open until January 20. Skate rental and all-day admission (2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m./12 a.m.) is $15. Snacks and hot chocolate are available for purchase. To learn more, visit the Ice website.

Tip: Podcasts for High School Learners

There are so many worthwhile podcasts available! We were able to find several highly recommended ones for high schoolers, and they cover a wide range of topics. In no particular order, here are 10 podcasts that we hope will spark the interests of our high schoolers. DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar: This weekly podcast is put … Continue reading “Tip: Podcasts for High School Learners”

Don’t Miss These Exciting Field Studies Opportunities!

iLEAD Online is excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming field studies series. We are providing a variety of overnight trip opportunities, such as Catalina Marine Institute, AstroCamp, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. There will also be opportunities each month for learners to join in on a field study. Field studies are a … Continue reading “Don’t Miss These Exciting Field Studies Opportunities!”

iLEAD Student Aerospace Project: Science Accelerator Mission 2019-20

“What are the products and innovations necessary to develop in order to survive, flourish and sustain life away from our home planet?” Learners have the opportunity to work in virtual teams with youth from all over the world to answer that question in their own unique way. All learners taking an iLEAD Online course have … Continue reading “iLEAD Student Aerospace Project: Science Accelerator Mission 2019-20”

Health Preview for Full-Time Families: January 16

The California Healthy Youth Act (California Education Code Sections 51930-51939) requires comprehensive sexual health education and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention education to be taught at least once in middle school and once in high school. As defined by law, the instruction and materials must be medically accurate, objective, age‐appropriate, and inclusive of all students. … Continue reading “Health Preview for Full-Time Families: January 16”

Learner Highlight: Cephus De’Moni Johnson

Cephus De’Moni Johnson has been acting since the age of five. You may have seen him in a commercial for Amazon, Disney, Nickelodeon, or Walmart. Congratulations on your success, Cephus! We’re glad you found the flexibility you need with iLEAD Online!