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Khan Academy offers learners an abundance of free information and guidance! This service started when Sal Khan was tutoring one of his cousins and realized there was a demand for online educational services. Since its inception in 2005, Khan Academy has grown tremendously and now offers thousands of educational videos, practice exercises, teaching tools, and progress tracking tools.
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- Algebra 1
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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”
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!
Place: California Science Center Museum Date: Tuesday, November 12, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Appropriate for all iLEAD students. Learners will have an opportunity to attend a special exhibit and watch an IMAX 3D film about the science of dogs. Discover life from a dog’s point of view in Dogs! A Science Tail. Plus, explore … Continue reading “Things to Do: Calling All Dog Lovers!”