We already know that the traditional educational system doesn’t work as it’s written. Students, teachers, parents, administrators, even lawmakers know this. That’s why you’re here, on the LEADPrep website. What… Read More »
Category: 21st Century Skills
Are We Asking the Right Questions?
Educators we are constantly asking questions: of our students, parents, and selves. But Alfie Kohn, a thought leader in education, feels that we might not always be asking the right… Read More »
Flipped Over Flipped Learning 3.0
Yes, LEADPrep has proudly flipped instruction since opening in 2013. We use what the industry would call Flipped Learning (FL) 1.0. Recently, I became aware that FL has been evolving… Read More »
Stepping out of Time for Intensive Active Learning
Most schools today, in the 21st century, employ the same type of schedules for education that were used way back in the 19th century! Micro-schools have the benefit of being… Read More »
Soft Skills Are Important, too!
We all know that a good education is important to getting a good job after graduation. Educational researchers are constantly studying attributes to ensure that we know what students need… Read More »
Meaningful Learning Happens Outside of the Classroom
School is boring. Do you think that is true? What about “meaningful learning happens outside of the classroom?” Kevin Bushweller is the Executive Editor of EdWeek Market Brief and he… Read More »
The Student-Centered Classroom
We use a lot of educational buzz words when we talk about how kids learn at LEADPrep. You hear terms like STEM, project-based learning, design thinking, place-based, flipped learning, and… Read More »
Teachers have changed since 1897
Project based learning at LEADPrep is characterized by four specific traits: the project is designed, planned, executed, and exhibited by the students themselves. This is not a new idea. In… Read More »
What is Project-Based Learning?
At LEADPrep we strive to remain on the cutting edge of teaching/learning techniques. We work hard to maintain a strong awareness of the best of the best in regards… Read More »
Formative and summative assessments
It’s hard to think about going to school without thinking about taking tests. Ugg! But there are different kinds of tests, and we specialize in one specific type of testing… Read More »