Events

Inquiry-Based Learning: How does our curiosity drive our education?

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

Join us in a discussion on the role of inquiry (both student and instructor) on the framing of a class. We will dive into the purpose of asking questions, critique on why some questions are more fruitful than others, and an exploration of how GCE uses guiding questions to drive student engagement before, during, and…

$24.00 – $150.00

Dreams For Kids 5K Family Fun Run and Walk

Lakefront Trail at Randolph St 111 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois

Unfortunately, we've made the difficult decision to postpone this year's 5K until Spring 2023. Our First Annual 5K Family Fun Run and Walk Join us for our first 5K fun-run event! Supporters of all ages are welcome to join and run, walk, or cheer on others whether you’re a seasoned runner or even if this…

Project-Based Learning: How can we demonstrate what we’ve learned?

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

Join us in a discussion on the role of projects as a demonstration of subject mastery. We will dive into the purpose of learning by doing, the makings of a meaningful project, and a reflection on grading rubrics so they provide guidance instead of restraint. Location: This event is virtual. Participants will join via Zoom.…

$24.00 – $150.00

Real-World Learning: How can we use the city as a classroom?

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

Join us in a discussion on the connection between learning content and the world around us. We will look back on John Dewey as an inspiration for real-world learning and then explore what this can mean for a 21st Century classroom. We will share our GCE model for Field Experiences as well as ways this…

$24.00 – $150.00

Spring Term Final Presentations

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

We look forward to hosting friends and families on Friday, June 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 PM for our last Final Presentations of the year! In accordance with our COVID-19 mitigation efforts, all Final Presentation guests will be required to show proof of negative COVID-19 test (Rapid Result, PCR, or OTC at-home test) prior…

Spring Formal

Loft on Lake 1366 W Lake St, Chicag, IL

Get Ready for an Amazing Evening! We're so excited to invite you to this year's Spring Formal. It will be a night to remember at the Loft on Lake in the West Loop. We will be serving appetizers and drinks, it is recommended that you eat beforehand. We will close out the night with an…

Graduation

Center on Halsted Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
$0.00 – $24.00

Financial Literacy Bootcamp

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

This Summer Program demystifies financial markets and helps students learn everything from the fundamentals of personal finance to simulating live stock and crypto portfolios.

ReDesigning the Future

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

In your lifetime, you will be confronted with questions such as: How do we re-purpose our cities for efficiency and sustainability? How do we rebuild urban environments to have minimal impact on natural ecosystems? How can we re-imagine cities as ecosystems that mimic the Earth? In this course, you will study how Earth’s systems interact, and how…

$0.00 – $24.00

Setting the Stage

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

What does it take to bring together a complete vision for a show meant for the stage? Knowing that each subject expert will bring their own specialties, how does a production come together to share the same aesthetic? View the theatre through the lenses of props, set, lighting, sound, and costumes as you bring together disciplines and design elements into a cohesive showpiece. Along the way,…

$0.00 – $24.00

Campus Tour

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

A Chicago high school experience that makes a world of difference. At Global Citizenship Experience Lab School, we're preparing students to respond to the world's biggest challenges through progressive, real-world, project-based learning that's engaging and relevant. Drop by our new downtown campus at 9 West Washington and discover our ... Thematic classes in actionImmersive Field…

Animated Stories

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

Animation has been an influential art within the American story, especially for younger audiences before college. Many modern animators within the field, such as Rebecca Sugar, Pen Ward, Phil Lord and Chris Miller all started their interest before college, and fostered their passions early on. This course is meant as an introduction to the medium…

Financial Literacy Bootcamp

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

This Summer Program demystifies financial markets and helps students learn everything from the fundamentals of personal finance to simulating live stock and crypto portfolios.

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Campus Tour

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

A Chicago high school experience that makes a world of difference. At Global Citizenship Experience Lab School, we're preparing students to respond to the world's biggest challenges through progressive, real-world, project-based learning that's engaging and relevant. Drop by our new downtown campus at 9 West Washington and discover our ... Thematic classes in actionImmersive Field…

Animated Stories

GCE Lab School 9 West Washington St., Fourth Floor, Chicago, IL

Animation has been an influential art within the American story, especially for younger audiences before college. Many modern animators within the field, such as Rebecca Sugar, Pen Ward, Phil Lord and Chris Miller all started their interest before college, and fostered their passions early on. This course is meant as an introduction to the medium…

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