We are very excited to begin the second part of our project, demonstrating community. We have had several experts in the field meet with the learners and help us create something that our entire school community can work together on, synergize, and enjoy. This week, we will be incubating eggs and working on our garden, composting, and chicken coop. Our 3rd- through 6th-grade learners have already applied math skills, with the help of the experts, to determine measurements and quantity of the items needed, and the 5th- and 6th-grade learners will use their critical thinking skills implementing their irrigation designs.
Our TK through 2nd-grade learners will begin painting pallets and planting their herb and succulent wall gardens, as well.
In conjunction with the garden beds, we will begin the building of our chicken coop and starting our compost pile.
If you have any of the following items that you would like to donate, we would greatly appreciate it:
For Hoop houses:
Lastly, we will need enough shovels, trowels, and gloves to do all the incorporating of soil and leveling as well as weed pulling in preparation to plant. We are going to start the process as soon as possible so we can see the results in the spring.
Dear Families, One of the requirements for our first project is for all of our learners to design and create their own toy. Our hope is to provide “project boxes” filled with loose parts for all our learners to use for their toy creation. Loose parts inspire imaginations and spark creativity on children’s own terms
Dear iLEAD Agua Dulce families, We hope you will join us on September 24 for our first monthly Parent University! This month we are diving deeper into our two PBLs: project-based learning and play-based learning. We will be giving out some great information that will help you understand our program better. Project-based learning brings forth
iLEAD Agua Dulce embraces the whole child, focusing on both social-emotional and academic skills. After our beginning-of-the-year assessments and in lieu of the traditional parent-teacher conference, the learners, facilitators, and parents/guardians collaborate annually to create an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP). ILPs help to guide instruction and social-emotional aspects for each learner. Everyone works together to