Category: Online Learning

A Hope-Filled Discussion about the Climate

We know that iLEAD Online attracts change-makers, so we wanted to share this trailer for a movie that will arrive in the US next year: There is a lot of upsetting news regarding climate change, and it sometimes leaves people feeling helpless. We thought this video and article might be a good jumping-off point for … Continue reading “A Hope-Filled Discussion about the Climate”

Simple Writing Tip

How about a small writing challenge? The word said is often overused when writing (especially in creative writing and interviews), so why not try banning the word in some assignments? Brainstorm synonyms that can be used in place of the word said and create a list that can be used as a reference tool. Which … Continue reading “Simple Writing Tip”

A Hope-Filled Discussion about the Climate

We know that iLEAD Online attracts change-makers, so we wanted to share this trailer for a movie that will arrive in the US next year: There is a lot of upsetting news regarding climate change, and it sometimes leaves people feeling helpless. We thought this video and article might be a good jumping-off point for … Continue reading “A Hope-Filled Discussion about the Climate”

Dreams, Genes, & Machines: An Evening with a UCLA Scientist and a NY Times Reporter

When: This Thursday, November 21, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Where: Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles Cost: Free This Thursday, the Library Foundation is sponsoring an interesting event, “Dreams, Genes, & Machines: Are We Living Science Fiction?” Come and learn about the superhuman robots that may be in our future. … Continue reading “Dreams, Genes, & Machines: An Evening with a UCLA Scientist and a NY Times Reporter”

A Hope-Filled Discussion about the Climate

We know that iLEAD Online attracts change-makers, so we wanted to share this trailer for a movie that will arrive in the US next year: There is a lot of upsetting news regarding climate change, and it sometimes leaves people feeling helpless. We thought this video and article might be a good jumping-off point for … Continue reading “A Hope-Filled Discussion about the Climate”

Spotlight on Learning: Computer Programming

Rumor has it some of our learners would like to explore computer programming. Kahn Academy is a nonprofit that offers a wide assortment of instructional tools at no cost. They offer computer programming, coding, and animation. This might be the perfect place for curious students to get their feet wet!

Work with the Pros: Screenwriting Class for Teens

We have an incredible opportunity coming up in our Film Academy course (AG approved). Cindy K., our facilitator, has arranged for learners to work with We Make Movies. There will be a writers’ workshop where professional actors read and perform the works of our iLEAD Online learners! Our film students are doing fantastic work that … Continue reading “Work with the Pros: Screenwriting Class for Teens”

Spotlight on Learning: Computer Programming

Rumor has it some of our learners would like to explore computer programming. Kahn Academy is a nonprofit that offers a wide assortment of instructional tools at no cost. They offer computer programming, coding, and animation. This might be the perfect place for curious students to get their feet wet!

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Tip of the Week

Did you know that iLEAD Online offers live office hours and tutoring? Whether you need help with an assignment or need a better explanation, iLEAD Online can help you. We have a variety of different office hours throughout the week that you can join in order to receive support. Just because you are an online … Continue reading “Tip of the Week”