Student Projects

Designing a Game

By Hiu To / January 10, 2017
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For the second Action Project in Game Changers, GCE students investigated the following guiding question:   What game will you create? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: You are…

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Composing a Hit

By Hiu To / January 6, 2017
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For the second Action Project in Radio-rithmetic, GCE students investigated the following guiding question:   How do you compose a hit? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: A record…

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Analyzing a Song

By Hiu To / December 7, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Radio-rithmetic, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: Why do you love this beat? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: You are lucky…

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From Lake to Potable

By Hiu To / October 27, 2016
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For the second Action Project in H20, GCE Freshman investigated the following guiding question: How prepared are you in case of a water crisis? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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Bring Awareness to Water Usage

By Hiu To / October 17, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Water, GCE Freshmen investigated the following guiding question: How can we raise awareness about global water usage? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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Speech Writer for a Day

By Hiu To / October 15, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Rhetoric, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How will you apply rhetorical techniques in order to convince others? Here’s the scenario students were…

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Creation Stories

By Hiu To / October 12, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Stories, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How do you visualize stories of creation? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: In collaboration…

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The Meaning of Life

By Hiu To / October 12, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Journalism, GCE Seniors investigated the following guiding question: What’s the meaning of life… in 1000 words & 1 photo? Here’s the scenario students were…

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Animal Classification

By Hiu To / October 11, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Population, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How can you speak the language of scientists who classify? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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The Empathetic Gardener

By Hiu To / October 11, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Design & Engineering, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How do we make better tools? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Garden…

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The True Cost of College

By Hiu To / October 11, 2016
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For the first Action Project in Economics, GCE Seniors investigated the following guiding question: How do you determine the value of your college education? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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Like A Plant

By Hiu To / February 28, 2016

For the first Biomimicry 101 Action Project, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: How would a plant…? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: You are working for a…

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Life Imitates Art

By Hiu To / February 26, 2016

For the first If These Walls Could Talk Action Project, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: What image would you create to address a neighborhood’s needs? Here’s the scenario…

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Gender Equality Across the Globe

By Hiu To / October 29, 2015
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For the second MDGs & You Action Project, GCE Freshman students investigated the following guiding question: How does gender equality compare in different countries? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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From Lake to Potable

By Hiu To / October 28, 2015
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For the second H20 Action Project, GCE Freshman investigated the following guiding question: How prepared are you in case of a water crisis? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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The Economics of College

By Hiu To / October 28, 2015
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For the first Economics Action Project, GCE Senior students investigated the following guiding question: How do you determine the value of your college education? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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Empathetic Garden Tools

By Hiu To / October 28, 2015
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For the first Design & Engineering Action Project, GCE Junior students investigated the following guiding question: How do we make better tools? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Garden…

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An Equipped Learner

By Hiu To / August 21, 2015

For our Summer Institute Program, Chicago high school and middle school teachers and students investigated the question: How may we become master learners? Teachers and students from schools across Chicago…

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Shakespearean Sonnets

By Hiu To / May 28, 2015

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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The Impact of Diseases

By Hiu To / March 25, 2015

For the first Disease Action Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How do we map the impact of diseases in our body systems? Here’s the scenario students were…

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