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Friday, February 12, 2016

Innovation Lab bears fruit: A virtual sandbox

Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:52 pm

By Gabriella Cruz gcruz@andovertownsman.com
The Innovation Lab projects don’t just inspire the students who participate in the course, though. Olinah Hassan, 17, is new to the course and said that the pressure to achieve academically has affected students’ ability to explore more creative ideas.

“I feel like what’s going on in our school right now is that we’re so focused on academic grades that we kind of lose our creativity,” Hassan said. “I feel like this class allows us to express, and kind of get in-tune with, our imagination more than we can in other classes. I think if you are willing to collaborate with others, it kind of shows the best parts of everyone involved.”

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