11 episodes

Follow the team at the Futures Lab in the Poudre School District in Fort Collins, Colorado, as they navigate the challenges of launching an innovative learning program in a 30,000 student school district.

The Lab Report Futures Lab

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Follow the team at the Futures Lab in the Poudre School District in Fort Collins, Colorado, as they navigate the challenges of launching an innovative learning program in a 30,000 student school district.

    Season One Wrap-up

    Season One Wrap-up

    The Lab Report S01 E10
    010: Season 1 Wrap-up
    In this episode, Kelly and Scott take some time to reflect on the unprecedented 2020–2021 school year, including highlights, challenges, and best hopes for ‘21-’22.
    Links from the episode
    Futures Lab Poudre School District Futures Lab on Twitter Futures Lab on Instagram Co-hosts:
    Kelly Williams Scott Elias Production:
    Tim Hanauer & our Audio Production students Special thanks to Tim Hanauer for our original theme music, Clara Futura.
    As always, thank you for listening to The Lab Report.

    • 47 min
    The Lab Report

    The Lab Report

    The Lab Report S01 E09
    009: Alumni Takeover
    In this episode, Kelly and Scott take a backseat to Futures Lab alumni Dawson Keally and Tony Nielsen.
    Links from the episode
    Futures Lab Poudre School District Futures Lab on Twitter Futures Lab on Instagram Co-hosts:
    Dawson Keally Tony Nielsen Kelly Williams Scott Elias Production:
    Tim Hanauer & our Audio Production students Special thanks to Tim Hanauer for our original theme music, Clara Futura.
    As always, thank you for listening to The Lab Report.

    • 27 min
    What is Project Socrates and who is it for?

    What is Project Socrates and who is it for?

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    008: What is Project Socrates?
    In this episode, Kelly and Scott interview their colleague at the Lab, Tim Hanauer, about Project Socrates. Project Socrates will allow students to earn academic credit while connecting with considering how to make a different in their communities.
    Links from the episode
    Futures Lab Poudre School District Futures Lab on Twitter Futures Lab on Instagram FRHS PEBC HTH The Apollo School Iowa BIG RidgeWRX PEEPs (our Essential Skills) UN SDGs Tim’s email Co-hosts:
    Kelly Williams Scott Elias Production:
    Tim Hanauer & our Audio Production students Special thanks to Tim Hanauer for our original theme music, Clara Futura.
    As always, thank you for listening to The Lab Report.

    • 31 min
    Learner Voices

    Learner Voices

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    007: Learner Voices
    This week, we are excited to finally share some student voices. Kelly set up a pop-up podcast studio and pulled in some of our learners to hear what they think of their experience at the Lab.
    Links from the episode
    Futures Lab Poudre School District Futures Lab on Twitter Futures Lab on Instagram Co-hosts:
    Kelly Williams Scott Elias Our theme music is Clara Futura, an original song by our Audio Production teacher, Tim Hanauer.
    Special thanks to Tim Hanauer and our Futures Lab Audio Production students for their support producing and mixing TLR.
    As always, thank you for listening to The Lab Report.

    • 21 min
    Authentic Work with Alissa Poduska

    Authentic Work with Alissa Poduska

    The Lab Report S01 E06
    006: Authentic Work with Alissa Poduska
    Join Scott and Kelly as they talk with Alissa Poduska, principal of Bamford Elementary, the newest school in our district. Alissa was a “client” for our very first student project team that helped her design the STEM and Innovation space on her new campus.
    Links from the episode
    Futures Lab Poudre School District Futures Lab on Twitter Futures Lab on Instagram Bamford Elementary School Guest
    Alissa Poduska Co-hosts:
    Kelly Williams Scott Elias Our theme music is Clara Futura, an original song by our Audio Production teacher, Tim Hanauer.
    Special thanks to Tim Hanauer and our Futures Lab Audio Production students for their support producing and mixing TLR.
    As always, thank you for listening to The Lab Report.

    • 35 min
    How do young learners access the Lab?

    How do young learners access the Lab?

    The Lab Report S01 E05
    005: How do young learners access the Lab?
    Join Scott and Kelly as they talk with Futures Lab Counselor Bethany Condon about how she works with our partner high schools. How do we recruit students? How to we collaborate with home campuses to make sure the Lab “works” with kids’ schedules?
    Links from the episode
    Futures Lab Poudre School District Futures Lab on Twitter Futures Lab on Instagram Guest
    Bethany Condon Co-hosts:
    Kelly Williams Scott Elias Our theme music is Clara Futura, an original song by our Audio Production teacher, Tim Hanauer.
    Special thanks to Tim Hanauer and our Futures Lab Audio Production students for their support producing and mixing TLR.
    As always, thank you for listening to The Lab Report.

    • 46 min

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