‘Iolani School students in one of the Wet Lab classes needed a way to photograph and analyze specimens under the microscope. But holding up their iPads and iPhones to take the photos proved to be ineffective and unwieldy. The Design and Fabrication class seized the opportunity to find a solution for their fellow classmates by designing and prototyping a wide range of iPad and iPhone adapters to fit on the microscopes. Providing students with skills for Design Thinking, both classes are housed in ‘Iolani’s IDept in the Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership.
Student-Driven iPad Dream becomes iPad Reality at ‘Iolani School
What makes the story of ‘Iolani School’s One-to-One iPad Initiative inspiring is that the idea was completely student driven. In less than a year, the seed that three students planted has grown into an Initiative that puts iPads in the hands of 1,880 students in kindergarten to twelfth grade. In this video, you’ll meet Blake, […]
Engaging Alumni: The School of Today
Graduates of ‘Iolani School return to campus to experience being students again. While they discover that ‘Iolani’s excellence is being perpetuated, they also learn about the fun, innovative and creative ways students of today are learning. Alumni visit the Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership where real-world studies take place each day.
Brain Research Influences Creativity in Teaching, Learning
Colorado Academy connects current brain research in neuroscience to its broad liberal arts and sciences program. Teachers study not just what students need to know to be successful in the future, but how learning takes shape, developing classes to strengthen culture and character in students at all grade levels. In their Global Perspectives course, freshmen explore divergent […]