Things to Do: Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific, Homeschool Days

When: September 10 or 12, 9:00-Noon

Where: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

Cost: $7 per person (purchase tickets in advance) – Click here

The aquarium is a California treasure dedicated to conservation and education. There are about 12,000 animals and over 100 exhibits representing sea life in the Pacific Ocean. On September 10 and 12, learners can engage with aquarium educators who will be stationed at learning centers offering experiments and investigations.


Course Highlights: Yoga

iLEAD Online offers over 200 unique course offerings this semester! In this online class, we will utilize yoga practices to become more physically, mentally, energetically, and emotionally fit. This class will present techniques in yoga. Yoga means “union” and refers to the union of the body, mind, and breath. It is a system of self-care … Continue reading “Course Highlights: Yoga”

Staff Highlight: Valencia Johnson, Academic Coach

I have been in education for over 15 years. I’ve served in many roles such as: tutor, teacher’s assistant, adult education teacher, school counselor, and now academic coach! I received a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Family Studies degree as well as a Master of Science in Counseling … Continue reading “Staff Highlight: Valencia Johnson, Academic Coach”

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 is important, permit yourself to travel sometimes. Moving to new locations is recommended by many cognitive scientists because the change in scenery boosts long-term memory. … Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Sharpen Your Study Skills”