Monday message 12.10.2017

Upcoming Events

December 20: Last day to sign up for Science Accelerator opportunity 

December 20: End of Semester 1 for full-time learners. 

December 20-January 15: Winter Break

January 16: Start of semester full-time families for coach meetings and advisory activities

January 17: Semester 1 official Reports of Progress emailed to full-time families 

January 27: Start of Semester 2/Quarter 3 classes 

Message from the Director

Dear learners, This is the last week of school before we go into a three-week break! Let’s finish 2017 strong and get all necessary assignments completed. Erin Jones Director of Online Programs, iLEAD Schools

Calendar Updates

Please See our Middle School and/or High School Course Calendars for important dates! iLEAD Online Middle School Course Calendar iLEAD Online High School Course Calendar

Tip of the Week: Take Note of This Tip

It’s so tempting these days to only do work online…especially as an online student. However, researchers have proven that students who take notes (at least some) by hand process the information they learn better than students who do everything on the computer. SO, next time you’re doing an assignment or reading course material, think about … Continue reading “Tip of the Week: Take Note of This Tip”

UCLA’s Meteorite Gallery Rocks!

WHEN: Every Monday at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Westwood, UCLA Meteorite Gallery, 595 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, Ca COST: Free AGES: All Ages From the Gallery’s Website: Opened in January 2014, the gallery is open to the public weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 to 4 … Continue reading “UCLA’s Meteorite Gallery Rocks!”

Chill Out at the Bowers Museum

Bowers Museum 2002 N Main St Santa Ana, CA 92706 Now through Jan. 28, you can see the Antarctic as it looked 100 years ago during the trans-Antarctic expedition. Sir Ernest Shackleton led this journey, and it was documented with photographs taken by Frank Hurley. Hurley’s work and some artifacts from the expedition will be on … Continue reading “Chill Out at the Bowers Museum”

Body Worlds and the California Science Center

NOTE: Some learners might find this absolutely fascinating, but others may find it ‘gross’. These are real bodies… THE SCOOP: It’s the West Coast debut of the amazing show about the intricacies of the human body. This special exhibition presents the body in health and distress, its vulnerabilities and potential, and many of the challenges … Continue reading “Body Worlds and the California Science Center”

Free Stargazing at Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory hosts a free public star party one Saturday a month from 2 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. What a great opportunity to chat with astronomers and look at the moon, planets, etc. Upcoming Star Parties: 2017 Dec. 16 2018 Jan. 27 Feb. 24 March 24 April 21 May 19 June 23 For more dates … Continue reading “Free Stargazing at Griffith Observatory”

Course Facilitator Spotlight: Laureen Agee

Psychology, Sociology I bring many years of teaching experience at all grade levels along with a passion for creating exciting learning situations to my teaching and classes. With a background in elementary, middle, high school, adult and alternative learning classes, my philosophy includes helping learners connect with what is relevant and important within the learner’s … Continue reading “Course Facilitator Spotlight: Laureen Agee”

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