News and Events

Final Presentations & You [SURVEY]

By Carlos Pitella / May 23, 2014

Please fill in the survey below, in order to communicate how you would like to participate in Final Presentations!  Please note that we will try to accommodate your choices, but…

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3 more inspiring installations of student work!!!

By GCE Lab School / May 12, 2014

It’s time for more inspiration friends! Please enjoy samples of student work: gcelabschool.org/blog. Sophomores in Global Stories: Drama: How would you give advice as a sonnet? Juniors in Global Design: Urban Planning:…

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policy

Resolutions- A Policy Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 12, 2014
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For the Policy Course, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How do we contextualize the need for a policy? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The city’s aldermen…

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drama

Shakespearean Sonnets- A Drama Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Drama Course, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How would you give advice as a sonnet? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Chicago Shakespeare Theater started…

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Urban Planning

Truss Bridges – An Urban Planning Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Urban Planning Course, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How do we build a bridge with minimum resources to support maximum load?  Here’s the scenario students were…

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food for thought

The Life of Food- A Food for Thought Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Food For Thought Course, GCE Freshmen investigated the following guiding question: What is the history of food, from center of origin to your table?  Here’s the scenario students…

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By GCE Lab School / May 6, 2014
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Dear GCE Friends & Families: GCE Lab School students will present project based learning ideas at the May 19 #TutorMentor Conference in Chicago. See http://www.tutormentorconference.org. This conference is intended to connect leaders and…

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Spring classes

Spring Courses – An Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 5, 2014

Spring… finally! We can only express our post-winter feelings by quoting Pablo Neruda: Nada puede contener todo el sol en las banderas de la primavera invencible” (“Nothing can contain the…

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June 4. RSVP NOW for FPs & Graduation

By GCE Lab School / April 30, 2014
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      RSVP: Kim Campos by email, [email protected] Visit Online: http://www.midwestbuddhisttemple.org/

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ex[eriential learning

ASL & DHH Immersion- An Experiential Term Online Installation

By Hiu To / April 28, 2014
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For the Experiential Term, GCE Students investigated the following guiding question: How may we live “another person’s” life and “step into their shoes”?  Students were asked this guiding question and…

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PBL + CCSS + MDGs + C2C = OnIn

By GCE Lab School / April 16, 2014
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GCEVoices Blog Recently, GCE was visited by a group of foreign delegates and one of the women asked me how we are different? Her challenge provoked a different response than…

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Spring Term & Hybrid Pilot

By GCE Lab School / April 5, 2014
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Dear Families: Welcome to 2014 Spring Term, the final phase of this school-year (holy cow!). Students, we’ll see you at 8:45 on Tuesday morning, April 8. In this news-blast you’ll…

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By GCE Lab School / March 25, 2014

Dear GCE Students: Thank you for your enthusiasm and dedication during Experiential Term. Please complete each of the following surveys so that we may improve services for all student programs…

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Graduation, 2014-15 Enrollment, & Civic Immersion

By GCE Lab School / March 19, 2014
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Dear GCE Friends & Families:Lots of information in this news blast.  Featured stories include: Save the Dates!!! 2014-15 Enrollment. Paperwork & Tuition Schedule. Civic Immersion — ASL, DHH, & GCE!!!…

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Immerse Yourself

By GCE Lab School / March 3, 2014
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Dear Families, Please review this post to learn about Experiential Term and the latest student Online Installations. Thank you. Dear Students: You are about to immerse yourselves in a month-long…

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The Mind- A Disease Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 26, 2014
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For the second Disease Action Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How does someone with a mental disorder feel? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The World…

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I Believe

This I Believe – a “Who Am I” Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 26, 2014
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For the first Who Am I? Action Project, GCE Freshman investigated the following guiding question: What is my truth? What do I believe? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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Winter Term Student Survey: Say What?

By Carlos Pitella / February 25, 2014

Please take the time to fill in the winter-term survey, because your voice matters.  We take feedback seriously, since our courses keep improving because of feedback from students & teachers.…

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Final Presentations & Albany Park Theater Project

By GCE Lab School / February 15, 2014
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Dear Friends: Two exciting events to schedule on your calendars! Final Presentations 2.27.14 @ 10:30am. FEBRUARY 27, 10:30-noon. RSVP to Kim Campos please or by phone: 312.643.0991.Watch the video from spring 2012…

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Dynamic & Reflective Student Work

By GCE Lab School / February 9, 2014
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Dear GCE family & friends: One simple and surprising way to warm up from this frigid cold is to learn about GCE by visiting GCE Voices, our Online Installations (OnIn) of…

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