Last field trip– canoeing Skokie Lagoons

Underwater Robotics students got a second chance to canoe local waterways in mid-May as they paddled the Skokie Lagoon with the Friends of the Chicago River. One canoe held an underwater, remote-operated vehicle, which the students wanted to test in an actual waterway, outside an indoor swimming pool. It was cold, rainy and windy, but … Continue reading Last field trip– canoeing Skokie Lagoons

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Film rough-cuts focus on teens’ lives with honesty, clarity and humor

The life of a teenager is filled with drama -- from a group of theater kids' tech week to speedskating crashes to dealing with everyday stresses of growing up-- as seen through the final film projects of Teen Learning Lab students. These teens were showing the world how they saw the world. The films provided … Continue reading Film rough-cuts focus on teens’ lives with honesty, clarity and humor

Last Open House this Friday!

This Friday, April 12, is our last Open House before General Registration begins on May 1 for the 2019-20 Self-Evidence Project. Sit in on our classes, learn about next year's classes and ask questions. Fill out the Contact Us form, and we'll email back lickety-split with times and locations!

One Day: From “Seeing” to Really “Seeing”

How can we help teens see beyond themselves? How can we help them understand this world from other points of view? These are the questions underpinning Teen Learning Lab's theme, "Point of View." Teens looking at the Akeley camera. Like most teenagers, the teens at Teen Learning Lab are also engrossed with the project of … Continue reading One Day: From “Seeing” to Really “Seeing”