Patti Lamb
Students have been amazed and inspired by the creations of Professor Lauren Selden, our artist-in-residence from Stephen F. Austin State University. Thanks, Professor Selden! #QuakersImagine
10 days ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Oodles of THANKS to Gear Up Cyclery for sharing donations from last Saturday's "Sweet Corn Cruise" with The Lab.Community partners like Gear Up Cyclery enable us to make learning a joyful experience. We are grateful! #QuakersImagine
11 days ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Looking back at the fun we had during our inaugural summer camps. This pic features art campers displaying hand (and machine) sewn sensory lap throws, which will be put to good use in the school district. Thanks to our campers, volunteers and Ennis Fabrics! #QuakersImagine
26 days ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Sending a big THANK YOU to Hendricks Power for their generous $1500 "Operation Round-Up" donation. We are also appreciative of our Hendricks County Community Foundation for their support. Our community thrives because of joint efforts toward a common good. #Quakers Imagine
about 1 month ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
It's the final day of our Lego/Stop Motion Animation camp. Sending a huge "thank you" to our partners at Home Bank. We couldn't have offered this camp without your generous iPad donation. #QuakersImagine
2 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Several K-2 campers went "swimming" in the green screen room today without even getting wet. #QuakersImagine
2 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
VERY messy, but VERY fun! #QuakersImagine
3 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
The "First Encounters with Chemistry" camp at The Imagination Lab is messy, but fun! #QuakersImagine
3 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
So much is growing in the Duke Energy Learning Garden at The Imagination Lab! Mrs. Porro's Kindergarten class recently enjoyed identifying fruits, vegetables and herbs germinating in the raised bed gardens. #QuakersImagine
4 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Kohl's Cares: Sending a huge THANK YOU to Kohl's employees who spent the morning at The Lab helping students plant seeds, program BlueBots and build with Magformers. They even stuck around to hand paint vegetable markers for the Learning Garden.We appreciate you! #QuakersImagine
5 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Thank you, Home Bank, for your generous donation, which will impact student experiences at The Imagination Lab for years to come. From stop-motion-animation to coding, your partnership enhances joyful learning. We appreciate this wonderful surprise! #QuakersImagine
5 months ago, Patti Lamb
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It's time for this semester's version of Let's Talk! This is your no-agenda, ask that burning question, casual conversation with School Board members and administrators. Monday, March 11 at 6 pm; enter Door #2 of the Administration Building. Hope to see YOU there!
6 months ago, PCSC
Patti Lamb
Thanks to artist James Martin of Martin Art Studios for working with 4th graders to create original art using #abstract and #impressionistic styles at The Lab yesterday! #QuakersImagine
6 months ago, Patti Lamb
Tracy Ballinger
Celebrating National Engineering Week -- a crew from Banning Engineering worked with 5th grade Clarks Creek students during today's Odyssey #QuakersImagine
6 months ago, Tracy Ballinger
Patti Lamb
Voices from The Lab: "This is the most amazing thing I've done at The Imagination Lab...YET!" said Mycah to his Osmo Awbie coding partner Jacob. That's the growth mindset at work! #QuakersImagine
6 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Voices from The Lab: "THANK YOU!" followed by applause and resounding cheers could be heard from Clarks Creek 2nd graders this morning when the students were introduced to these Lead Learners for their February Odyssey. We appreciate your helping hands! #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Voices from The Lab: "What if we build one side at a time since the first way didn't work?" suggested Tanner, as his group tried to find a different way to build the structure. Critical thinking in action. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Voices from The Lab: When a 2nd grader told Mrs. Craney that he was having trouble with the engineering design challenge at The Lab this morning, Braxton called out, "You can come join our group!" It was a joy to witness kindness among 8-year-olds! #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Voices from The Lab: "Teamwork makes the dream work!" Gia cheered as her group's parachute landed successfully after working through the steps of the design process. It took Gia's team 3 iterations and 1 solid dose of teamwork. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Voices from The Lab: "Wait! Make sure you're using a level Tablespoon or it won't work," Andrew said to his lab partners as groups followed steps to create a chemical reaction. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Voices from The Lab: "It's not as hard when you work together," said Jackson P, as he and a partner used L-braces, nuts, bolts and wooden pieces to build a frame for a cart. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Balloon Harvest: Not much is growing in The Duke Learning Garden these days, but the cold weather does come in handy to freeze water balloons for investigation by Kindergarten & 1st graders in the "Messy Space" at The Lab. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
LQA students built houses using straws, sticks and bricks and then determined whether their structures would stay safe when the big bad wolf (aka blow dryer) huffed and puffed. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
The Little Quakers were challenged to design a safe way for the prince to visit the princess without climbing up her hair, and they were successful! #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
This morning, Miss Binole demonstrated how to use Z-Space computers so that Brentwood 3rd grade students could explore how different types of gears work in real-world applications. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Working with their partners and a Chromebook, students used Lego WeDo 2.0 kits to build, code and drive their creations. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
3rd graders learned the fundamentals of building with gears, then they used Z-Space computers to explore how gears are used in the real world. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Van Buren 5th graders were challenged to build an object using cardboard attachments such as flanges, L-braces, tabs, slots, fasteners and more. One team used the 4 C's to construct this righteous turtle. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Central 3rd graders created chemical reactions that formed polymers at The Lab this morning. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Clarks Creek students used Osmo Awbie to develop coding foundations at The Lab this morning. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
First graders from Clarks Creek use design thinking to create different bridge structures using clothes pins, craft sticks and binder clips. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
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Thank you to Plainfield business, @Ennis_Fabrics, for the incredibly generous donation of fabric! These bolts, mostly upholstery fabric, will be used at The Imagination Lab, The Idea Lab, and by students in our Family & Consumer Science courses. #QuakerFaces
7 months ago, PCSC
Patti Lamb
Kindergartners captured and analyzed digital photos to learn photography basics, such as the rule of thirds, at The Imagination Lab today. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Brentwood 1st graders learned how nutrition impacts heart health at The Lab today, and they received some healthy lifestyle tips that can help keep their arteries strong and clear of plaque. #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
4th grade students design chariots for Sphero SPRK and control them using an iPad app at The Lab. #QuakersImagine
8 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Clarks Creek 2nd graders used the 4 C's (Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking & Creativity) at The Lab this morning when challenged to build a contraption that can lift something. #QuakersImagine
8 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Students were challenged to use the steps of "Design Thinking" at The Lab today. After building their parachute prototypes, they tested them and iterated their designs to improve solutions & safely land their toys. #QuakersImagine
8 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Central 2nd graders investigated the characteristics of solids and liquids using ice balls and different types of salt today at The Imagination Lab. #QuakersImagine
8 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Happiest Holidays from The Imagination Lab!
8 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Elizah (Griffith) Monai, PHS Class of 2013, is preparing for her art show, which takes place at The Imagination Lab this evening, Monday, December 17, from 5-7:30 p.m. #QuakersImagine
8 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
3rd graders from Van Buren gathered in Collaboration Court of The Imagination Lab to create with Strawbees during their morning Odyssey. #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Artist-in-Residence Elizah Monai reveals a sculpture project which Plainfield elementary students helped her to design. Elizah's Wrap Up Art Show is Monday, December 17, from 5-7:30 p.m. at The Imagination Lab.#QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Fifth grade students from Brentwood investigated elasticity at The Imagination Lab this afternoon. #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
IUPUI School of Engineering & Technology students created lesson plans using methods of engineering design for 2nd graders at The Lab this morning. Thanks to our Jaguar friends and good luck with your upcoming finals! #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Thanks to Amy Sieferman from Hendricks County Solid Waste Management District for investigating the properties of Oobleck with 4th graders during an Odyssey at The Lab! #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Van Buren second graders used Keva planks to learn about building proper foundations for architectural structures this morning at The Imagination Lab. #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
After Central 2nd graders made "fruit sushi" using bananas, peanut butter and granola this morning, they ate it with chopsticks. Thanks to Plainfield Food Service for designing this fun lesson about healthy snacking! #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Thanks to Alyson Ritter for talking with 3rd grade Clarks Creek students at The Imagination Lab this morning! The students enjoyed learning about the different types of items she uses in her work as a detective. #QuakersImagine.
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Van Buren 5th graders learned more about engineering and surveying at The Imagination Lab today--thanks to our friends at Banning Engineering for creating an engaging project for Plainfield students! #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Officer Chris Johnson visited The Imagination Lab with Colt today to talk to Central 5th graders about his career as a police K9 officer. We appreciate our hometown heroes! #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Gratitude Shout Out: We are thankful for the partnership of our Lead Learners, the Plainfield School Board & administration team, and the amazing teachers, sponsors and friends whose efforts bring joy to learning at The Imagination Lab. #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Clarks Creek students had lots of great questions for their hometown heroes at The Imagination Lab this morning, as our current theme "A Hero's Journey" continues. #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
First grade students from Clarks Creeek worked through the Design Thinking process to create superhero costumes at The Imagination Lab. #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
The Imagination Lab sends a huge THANKS to our awesome custodial staff. These (pictured) are just a couple of the amazing team members that keep The Lab safe, clean and running smoothly.#QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Kindergarten students from Central Elementary learned coding basics using Osmo Awbie at The Imagination Lab this morning. #QuakersImagine
9 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Dr. Giesting made slime with Brentwood Kindergartners this morning at The Imagination Lab as students investigated the concept of elasticity. #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Today, we wrap up the first week of "A Hero's Journey" at The Imagination Lab. Thanks to all the hometown heroes and Lead Learners who shared time with us this week. We look forward to meeting more heroes in the weeks to come! #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Students try their hands at woodworking to create "hero" badges at The Imagination Lab. #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Van Buren 2nd graders collaborated to create stop-motion animation videos at The Imagination Lab this morning. The final products were fun vignettes including voice overs and lots of creativity. #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Central students enjoyed learning more about the job responsibilities of the town's fire and police departments at The Imagination Lab this morning. #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Celebrating Hometown Heroes: Brentwood 2nd graders visited The Imagination Lab this morning and connected with real-life heroes from the Town of Plainfield. Thanks to the 911 dispatchers and police officers who spent time helping students learn about their careers. #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
As part of "The Space of Earth" theme, students used 3Doodler ("3D Pens") at The Lab to create their representations of the core, mantle and crust of the Earth. Next week, we embark on a new theme: "A Hero's Journey" #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
The Plainfield Rotary is volunteering at The Imagination Lab today, and decorated the space to make it festive for students. We appreciate the Rotary's time and generosity! #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Lunch & Learn: Central's 2nd graders visited The Lab today, where teachers gave them a "No Hands Challenge." Groups moved pumpkins using only the materials they were given, no hands and LOTS of creativity! #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Students help to winterize the Duke Learning Garden with the help of Big Green!
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Blast Off! Despite chilly temps, students enjoy launching stomp rockets at The Imagination Lab. #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
A Visit to the Moon: Central 3rd graders stood on the moon during the Apollo 11 landing using virtual reality goggles at The Imagination Lab yesterday. #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
Patti Lamb
Brentwood 5th graders harvested 14 lbs of sweet potatoes from the Duke Energy Learning Garden on Monday! #QuakersImagine
10 months ago, Patti Lamb
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Parents, check out this amazing opportunity from IU: the 2018 ScienceFest is free and open to everyone! What a great way to spend a Saturday with your family :)
12 months ago, PCSC
PCSC
Last evening, Plainfield Tri Kappa presented The Imagination Lab with a donation to the ongoing Artist-in-Residence studio. Their support of these wonderful cultural learning opportunities is greatly appreciated! #QuakerFaces #WeLoveTheArts
12 months ago, PCSC
PCSC
What a glorious day for a ribbon-cutting and to have our community visit The Imagination Lab! A full story tomorrow, but look at these awesome students who helped us cut the ribbon! #QuakerFaces
12 months ago, PCSC
Mary Giesting
Check out our new addition to The Imagination Lab thanks to Gear Up Cyclery located in Plainfield. Read about it here https://bit.ly/2BbwkvJ
about 1 year ago, Mary Giesting
Mary Giesting
Our Learning Garden is thriving as students are back in groove of school. Check out the baby ears of corn that just appeared early this week!
about 1 year ago, Mary Giesting
Tracy Ballinger
Thank you Brentwood 2nd and 4th for a successful first day! Find more photos on our website --> This Month @ The Lab #QuakersImagine
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
T-1 hour...#QuakersImagine is so excited to see our first group of students walk through this door today for our first official Odysseys!
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
#QuakersImagine would like to introduce our receptionist - Patti Lamb. You'll see her smiling face when you visit. Welcome, Patti!
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Lead Learners needed at #QuakersImagine! Train with us tomorrow at noon or 6 pm (more dates & info at bit.ly/TILVolunteering)
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Mary Giesting
You know its official when the dedication sign goes up!
about 1 year ago, Mary Giesting
Tracy Ballinger
Team from @PCSCQuakers at IDOE Teach to Lead STEM Focus Summit developing Odysseys for K-5 students. #INT2L #QuakersImagine
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
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Blood drive TOMORROW! Critical need right now, so please lend a hand (or your arm, vein ...) if you're able! #QuakerFaces
about 1 year ago, PCSC
PCSC
School Board meeting tonight! 7:00 pm in the Administration Building; enter Door #2!
about 1 year ago, PCSC
Tracy Ballinger
Check out photos from our 5th grade Odysseys! Thank you, volunteers! http://bit.ly/2Gwn3LX #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Our plants are growing! #LearningGarden #QuakersImagine Thank you @DukeEnergy Foundation @biggreen
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
We will host a Community Day and Parent Open Houses this fall. Want an earlier tour? Attend one of our Volunteer Training sessions! Learn more @ http://bit.ly/TILVolunteering #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
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May is Mental Health Month
over 1 year ago, PCSC
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Did you know? May is Mental Health Month, and we've planned some great posts to help each of us better understand mental health challenges.
over 1 year ago, PCSC
Tracy Ballinger
Our new entrance has a new sign! #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
No sprouts yet, but the seeds have been well-watered (through rain and snow!) over Spring Break. #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Watch a time-lapse video of the Learning Garden kickoff - http://5il.co/30e5 #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Soil delivery - ready for the Learning Garden Kickoff and first planting tomorrow. The seeds won't mind the cold! #QuakerImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
They're here! @biggreen raised beds ready to be become The Imagination Lab Learning Garden next week. Thanks @DukeEnergy #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Read about our new main entrance to The Imagination Lab! https://www.plainfield.k12.in.us/article/41621 #QuakerImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Watch a 2 minute video update on QIRA (The Imagination Lab mascot)! bit.ly/2hyykRV #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Updated construction photos-paint, flooring, fixtures! (bit.ly/2G5a9pf) And the newest blog post on QIRA (bit.ly/2hyykRV) #QuakersImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
One semester of planning complete. We are so excited that 2018 brings the opening of The Imagination Lab. Happy Holidays! #QuakerImagine
over 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
And check out some updates on The Imagination Lab http://bit.ly/2zN9JTR #QuakersImagine
almost 2 years ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Read the latest about QIRA, our robot. http://bit.ly/2hyykRV #QuakersImagine
almost 2 years ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
@QuakersImagine thanks @DukeEnergy for this generous grant to build an outdoor Learning Garden-Imagine all our students will learn!
almost 2 years ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Are you following us on social media? FB: @PCSCImaginationLab TW: @QuakersImagine
almost 2 years ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
Updated construction photos! Check out our whole picture gallery (bit.ly/2yLV1Zz) #QuakersImagine
almost 2 years ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
We are building a robot! Read about it on our website (bit.ly/TQIBlog) #QuakersImagine
almost 2 years ago, Tracy Ballinger
Tracy Ballinger
We are so excited to share the news that The Imagination Lab has now joined Facebook (@PCSCImaginationLab). And check out our newly expanded website content #QuakersImagine
almost 2 years ago, Tracy Ballinger