Connected Learning

Lincoln Park

You are part of this mission with us.

By Cabell King / June 2, 2020

Dear Families and Friends of GCE Lab School, This morning, Technology Director Marcus Duncan shared with me the above photo of the Apple Store at North and Clybourn—just a block north of our school building. It is a striking image. Designed as a building without walls, representing access and innovation, the monolith is now sealed…

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Assessment and Grading Policy

By GCE Lab School / April 10, 2020

Please refer to this document for polices regarding grading and assessment during Connected Learning at GCE Lab School. Open Asessment Policy

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Student and Family Health Guide

By GCE Lab School / April 10, 2020

Please refer to this guide for staying healthy and how to communicate issues concerning health with GCE Lab School. Open Student and Family Health Guide

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Earning Civic Engagement Credits during Connected Learning

By GCE Lab School / April 10, 2020

Please refer to this guide for earning and submitting Civic Engagement credits for the spring term. Open Civic Engagement Credits Guide

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Earning Health & Wellness Credits during Connected Learning

By GCE Lab School / April 10, 2020

Please refer to this guide for earning and submitting Health & Wellness credits for the spring term. Open Health & Wellness Credits Guide

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Chicago Morning

Morning Message: April 3, 2020

By Cabell King / April 3, 2020

The sudden shift to Online Connected Learning requires every school to look again at the curriculum. We are reminded that we can’t teach it all. I have read countless pieces in recent weeks about how this pandemic is compelling particular intentionality in teaching. At GCE we have drawn back requirements to the core and foreign…

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Education Will Endure: Our First Student Presentations in the Days of Distance Learning

By GCE Lab School / March 27, 2020
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Shortly after we closed our campus for COVID-19, our learning community came together to design an online version of Final Presentations, where ordinarily, students demonstrate what they’ve learned. It was awesome. You can help support our innovative high school as we step boldly into a changing world. Donate Today    

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Winter Term Final Presentations now Online

By GCE Lab School / March 25, 2020

If you missed our first-ever totally virtual Final Presentations live, it’s now available to watch the recordings. Check out how our amazing students embraced a new experience and explore ideas of significance through guiding questions, such as: What do my dreams say about who I am? What is the impact of legislation intended to curb…

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COVID-19: On the Eve of Remote Learning

By Cabell King / March 15, 2020

Dear GCE Community, Routinely, we call the GCE community a family. Isolated now in our respective homes, navigating this unfamiliar landscape, we remain invested in the wellbeing of our students and families. The Governor announced on Friday evening that all Illinois schools will remain closed until at least Tuesday, March 31. This week we will practice remote…

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