Idea Lab is based on the Genius Hour or 20% Time model developed by tech companies, such as Google, which allows employees to work on passion projects or other ideas that interest them for a set amount of time each day or week.
Idea Lab at Mahoney allows students time to learn about what interests them and work on an idea or passion project. Ideas could come from any domain: a creative or artistic product, a design or engineering project, or an intellectual pursuit.
Pick up an Idea Lab prosoal form in the library, make a copy of the Idea Lab proposal Google Doc, or download the PDF below.
The Idea Lab will
To participate in the first ever session of Idea Lab, students need to: