Our very own Connor Morris, a 5th grader at iLEAD Agua Dulce, joined his DreamUp Launch Team Vigna Radiata at SCVi Charter School in Castaic, California, Monday, May 10, to prepare experiments for launching to the International Space Station this June. With the assistance of facilitator Shawna Brown and Kathleen Fredette, Director of STEAM Initiatives, plus a team of DreamUp and Nanoracks advisors joining via Zoom, learners carefully loaded the experiments into MixStix. We’re also pleased to have Burpee Gardening as a project sponsor this year.
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In the iLEAD Agua Dulce Charter School approach to project-based learning, which produces well-rounded kids, social intelligence is a key component of whole-child development. What do we mean by social intelligence? It’s a person’s ability to interact well with others. It’s often simply called people skills, or tact. It isn’t necessarily a natural-born characteristic, but
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Last week we introduced the importance of social-emotional learning at iLEAD Agua Dulce. Social-emotional learning is integral to our whole-child educational approach. A whole-child mind-set means that we are focused on far more than teaching to tests or holding up state standards as the be-all, end-all of education. We believe in focusing on the whole