Lab School

With an emphasis on teachers collaborating with teachers through facilitated inquiry and dialog, Lab School is a cohort-based program designed to explore topics around teaching and learning. After a hiatus in 2016, Lab School was re-imagined for 2017 and will focus on personalized learning approaches within the K – 12 spectrum. Registration details will be available shortly.

Past Lab Schools



  • Blended Learning
  • Elementary and Middle School Coding
  • Gaming
  • iBooks Author
  • Makerspaces, Fabrication and Individualization
  • Mindset in Practice
  • SAMR Model for Assessment and Learning
  • The Secret Life of Buildings: Taking the Vital Signs
  • Social Emotional learning
  • Universal Design and Personalized Learning
  • “xBL”: Inquiry-Based Learning, Problem-Based Learning, Challenge-Based Learning and Critical Thinking

Lab School @ Punahou Continues to Enhance Technology in Education
Punahou News, July 14, 2015



  • Supporting technology integration in the classroom
  • Using iPads or other tablets in elementary student learning
  • Developing online modules for an existing course to create a flipped classroom or online learning environment
  • Helping students understand the socio-emotional and developmental role of technology in their lives through an exploration of digital citizenship
  • Applying Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles to our teaching
  • Introducing coding into the non-computer science classroom
  • Encouraging critical-thinking and developing project-based curriculum K - 12
  • Exploring design thinking as a teaching methodology

Teacher Cohorts Examine Technology in the Classroom
Punahou News, August 11, 2014



  • Craft of Teaching
  • The iPad and Personalized Learning
  • The iPad Classroom: Consume, Curate, Create!
  • The iPad in Action: Lights, Camera, Action!
  • Ready, Set, Publish!
    Publishing Great Content Using iBooks Author and iTunes U
  • Global Education

Innovation Drives Lab School @ Punahou
Punahou News, July 23, 2013



  • Assessment and Evaluation in Hybrid, Online and Blended Learning Environments
  • Curated Learning: The Classroom as a Learning Museum
  • Developing Critical Math Thinkers
  • The Flipped Classroom
  • Media Literacy: Ethics and Decision-Makers
  • Rethink Your Curriculum: Design Thinking for the Classroom
  • Student Engagement and Assessment Using Promethean Tools
  • Sustainable Schools: Desktop Aquaponics
  • Sustainable Schools: Educators Energy Exchange
  • Teaching and Learning with iPads
  • Universal Design for Learning Using the SMART Board

The Lab School @ Punahou Engages Educators
Punahou News, July 20, 2012



  • 3D Visualization and Fabrication
  • 21st-Century Classroom Tools: Interactive Whiteboards
  • Mobile Technology: Using iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone and iOS in Education
  • Media and Digital Ethics
  • Games and Play
  • Sustainable Schools: Educators Energy Exchange

Lab School @ Punahou Keeps Teachers Connected
Punahou News, December 7, 2011

Lab School 2017

June 26 – 29, 2017

Registration details coming soon. If you wish to be notified when the registration is live please contact Renee Chang at