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Students at ILC learn through ‘joy projects’

Students at ILC learn through ‘joy projects’

By Marcy Stamper
“They don’t have to talk about manipulating multi-variable equations in algebra — that might not be that exciting to them,” said Kim Odell, an instructor at the Independent Learning Center (ILC) in Twisp, where students have just finished presentations about their first semester.
ILC looks to broaden real-world learning

ILC looks to broaden real-world learning

By Marcy Stamper Students at the Independent Learning Center (ILC) already create a curriculum around their own interests — this year’s topics include anthropology, World War II history and reggae music. But those interests are just a starting point. By doing extensive research into these topics and finding internships, the students turn these basic themes into a...
Art becomes a permanent fixture through ILC programs

Art becomes a permanent fixture through ILC programs

By Marcy Stamper

Art may be the spice of life, but at the Independent Learning Center (ILC) it also flavors subjects such as math, science and history. With little funding …