Post Tagged with: "innovation"

SpaceX launches the Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful rocket in history, on February 6 at 3:45 p.m.

SPACEX Launches New Era of Innovation

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

And with an earth-shattering roar, the Falcon Heavy blasted off the platform—the very same platform NASA used to transport astronauts to the moon decades ago—and into space, cheers erupting from the spectating crowd.  The colossal rocket, designed and built by SpaceX, launched into the sky on February 6 at 3:45Read More

Dr. Feldman’s word game Pijin, which he described as “Scrabble for phonemes,” was crowdfunded in 2014.

Dr. Travis Feldman Kickstarts Innovation

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Have an idea, but no funds to see it through? Use Kickstarter to bring it to life! Since 2009, the popular crowdfunding base has funded 137,740 fabulous, quirky, and sometimes downright weird inventions. Among these funded inventions, three of them belong to Choate’s very own i.d. Lab Director and EnglishRead More

The Wallingford Public Library's Collaboratory includes a quilting machine and phoneless phone booth.

Wallingford’s Collaboratory Room Fosters Innovation

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Choate may be one of the first high schools to develop a designated makerspace, but just down the street is a site similar to our own i.d.Lab. In September of 2016, the Wallingford Public Library opened its Collaboratory, a combination makerspace, co-working space, and visual media lab. Located inRead More

Decoding the i.d. Lab

Decoding the i.d. Lab

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The i.d. Lab is full of resources that are open to students and faculty alike. Many students are unaware of the endless possibilities that lie within the two floors that the lab encompasses, with tools and equipment, including wood cutters, 3D printers, sewing machines, circuit boards, book-making materials, andRead More