Project Based Learning

iLEAD Agua Dulce
iLEAD Agua Dulce Spreads the Joy of Toys in School-Wide Project

By Michael Niehoff Education Content Coordinator, iLEAD Schools In an effort to engage in the universality and power of play, iLEAD Agua Dulce has embarked on an ambitious school-wide project to answer the driving question “How Can I Spread the Joy of Toys?” The Purpose, The Vision Now entering its third school year, iLEAD AguaRead More

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Parent University: Navigating Project-Based Learning within the Classroom

Project-based learning helps prepare our learners for the real world and empowers them to solve highly complex problems. Project-based learning (PBL) requires that learners have both fundamental skills (reading, writing, and math) and 21st-century skills (teamwork, problem-solving, research-gathering, time management, information-synthesizing, utilizing high-tech tools). PBL provides the opportunity for the learners to become active ratherRead More

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Parent University: Navigating Project-Based Learning within the Classroom

Project-based learning helps prepare our learners for the real world and empowers them to solve highly complex problems. Project-based learning (PBL) requires that learners have both fundamental skills (reading, writing, and math) and 21st-century skills (teamwork, problem-solving, research-gathering, time management, information-synthesizing, utilizing high-tech tools). PBL provides the opportunity for the learners to become active ratherRead More

project-based learning
Parent University: Navigating Project-Based Learning within the Classroom

Project-based learning helps prepare our learners for the real world and empowers them to solve highly complex problems. Project-based learning (PBL) requires that learners have both fundamental skills (reading, writing, and math) and 21st-century skills (teamwork, problem-solving, research-gathering, time management, information-synthesizing, utilizing high-tech tools). PBL provides the opportunity for the learners to become active ratherRead More

Presentations of Learning

3rd grade and Kindergarten both had spectacular Presentations of Learning the Friday before Mid-Fall Break. Their Driving Questions were, “How can we make our school a welcoming and happy place?” and “How can we as third-graders define ourselves as leaders?” These two projects had each learner look at themselves introspectively and tap into their ownRead More

See What’s Happening in TK-6th Grade Outdoor Classroom This Week!

TK/K We are learning about forces and motion! The learners will be making simple machines, including pulleys and levers. Learners will be able to create different ramps to test different objects to see how things move. They’ll work collaboratively to test the the speed of items when pushing or pulling. Observations will be made onRead More

2nd Graders Creating Change

Project-Based Learning, in part, provides a question that relates to a real-world problem that can be solved in many ways. 2nd Grade’s Driving Question was, “How can we implement, follow, or change rules to improve our school and community?” Not only did our learners dive deep into the California State Standards on Government, they actuallyRead More

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Entrepreneurial Learning is Really Cooking at iLEAD Agua Dulce

How do you get 5th and 6th graders to become excited about fractions, decimals, budgeting, states of matter, writing research and business proposal papers, and learning about economics? You offer them this Driving Question: How can we effectively use our entrepreneurial skills to design and market a product to sell to our community? Then, youRead More

See What’s Happening in TK-6th Grade Outdoor Classroom This Week!

TK/K This week, we will be learning about forces and motion! The learners will be making simple machines, including pulleys and levers. Learners will be able to create different ramps to test different objects to see how things move. They’ll work collaboratively to test the the speed of items when pushing or pulling. Observations willRead More

Baking
Entrepreneurial Learning is Really Cooking at iLEAD Agua Dulce

How do you get 5th and 6th graders to become excited about fractions, decimals, budgeting, states of matter, writing research and business proposal papers, and learning about economics? You offer them this Driving Question: How can we effectively use our entrepreneurial skills to design and market a product to sell to our community? Then, youRead More

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