We want to make sure that all of you are receiving your Weekly Update from your child’s facilitator. These updates keep you informed of what is taking place in the classroom and with the project. It also has a Home/School Connections portion of activities that you can do to support your child’s academics at home.
iLEAD understands that packets of rote homework to complete can not only cause stress for the learners and their families, but serves little to no educational value. However, we do believe that practice at home is still essential for optimum learning. Our “homework” just looks different. We value family time and the need for children to decompress after a full day at school. We also want our learners to have the time and opportunity to pursue their own unique interests. Therefore, work that is sent home will be meaningful, engaging, and relevant. This includes reading each night and practicing on Prodigy or Khan Academy for math. The online math practice automatically sends data to the facilitator so they can support or further challenge where needed.
The facilitators will also send home practice that relates to the project and provide opportunities for the learners to delve deeper into the process of the project. You will also receive a grid of optional activities for your child to complete at home that will further enhance core subjects.
In addition to Home/School Connections, our facilitators email Table Talks. Table Talks are 2-3 prompts related to what your child is learning at school. We hope that these prompts will help to create rich discussions around the dinner table. If you ever have any questions, please reach out to your child’s facilitator, the office, or me. We are always here to support.
Click here to see the school calendar for more information. Upcoming Events Monday, May 27th: Memorial Day – campus closed May 28th-June 7th- Showcases of Learning Friday, May 31st: 5th and 6th grades POP-UP Cupcake Bakery! 12:30 p.m. in the Village Saturday, June 8th: iLEAD Agua Dulce JAMBOREE!
5th and 6th grade learners utilizing the new Exploratorium!
Dear Families, We are looking forward to seeing all of you on Friday, May 31st, at 12 p.m. in the Village to hear about the learning process and purchase some delicious baked goods at our 5th and 6th grade Entrepreneurial POL. We also hope that you save Saturday, June 8th for our Jamboree, celebrating our