Category: Tips and Tricks

iLEAD Online Charter School Summer Activities

Tip of the Week: Easy Summer Activities!

Are you looking for some simple summer activities? We think you’ll find something on this list whether you are looking for something a little whacky or something more laidback. Make … Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Easy Summer Activities!”

iLEAD Online Home Schooling Answers

Tip of the Week: Home Schooling Answers

Home Schooling Answers was created by iLEAD and Maker Learning educators. You’ll find podcasts, blogs, virtual field trips, classes and more!

iLEAD Online Meditation

Tip of the Week: Adding Meditation to Your Day

Meditation is gaining popularity. What once was thought to be some kind “off-the-wall” practice is becoming mainstream. With everyone self-quarantining, this may be a great time to start, especially considering … Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Adding Meditation to Your Day”

Tip of the Week: The Benefits of Music

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ―Plato Music is an essential part of life, and the more … Continue reading “Tip of the Week: The Benefits of Music”

Podcasts for Young Leaners

Podcasts for Younger Learners

Podcasts are great for all ages! The following suggestions are generally for grades 3-7. The Radio Adventures of Eleanor Amplified: This podcast is modeled after old-fashioned radio shows. Eleanor is … Continue reading “Podcasts for Younger Learners”

Podcasts for High School Learners

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 … Continue reading “Tip: Podcasts for High School Learners”

Helpful Tips

Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks that you can borrow for free? There are some awesome apps out there that allow you to have … Continue reading “Helpful Tips”

Tips & Tricks: Sharpen Your Study Skills

Pick up a pen/pencil: Taking handwritten notes can increase your ability to recall information. Scientists believe the physical act of writing deepens intellectual processing. While having a designated study space … Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Sharpen Your Study Skills”

Outdoor Study Breaks for Online Students

“I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” –Frank Lloyd Wright Kids spend considerably less time outside than previous generations did. This comes as no surprise … Continue reading “Outdoor Study Breaks for Online Students”

Considering a Public Online School or Homeschooling?

  Many parents toy with the idea of enrolling their kids in a K-12 online school or homeschooling them, but they are afraid to take the leap. Some common concerns … Continue reading “Considering a Public Online School or Homeschooling?”