At University Laboratory School, instruction is designed for students to develop the 21st century skills needed for success in their academic pursuits, their future careers and the world around them. 

Classrooms and curriculum incorporate collaboration and team work, knowledge construction, critical thinking, creativity and imagination, self-regulation, problem-solving and innovation, and information and communications technology (ICT) for learning. Through lessons, projects, community experiences and global learning opportunities, students develop life proficiencies such as flexibility and adaptability, global and cultural awareness, information literacy and leadership.
STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
With more than one million more U.S. jobs projected for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics before 2022, STEM education is vital to our students’ futures and those of the communities they will one day serve.

At ULS, STE(A)M experiences are geared to provide students with opportunities to learn more about the technological age in which they live, explore interests that may lead to related careers, and be exposed to the engineering design process, which can be used in any problem-solving situation.

ULS STE(A)M Vision
To create an interdisciplinary curriculum, grades K-12, focusing on critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity, in order to prepare students for finding solutions for Louisiana’s tomorrow.
Technology Program
At University Laboratory School, we understand that we are preparing students for careers that do not even exist yet in our increasingly technological world. As such, we go well beyond the basics of teaching computer skills. We help our students develop the habits of critical thinking and problem solving so they may easily adapt to the inevitable changes in technology that they will face throughout their lives.

Here, technology is used for collaboration, communication, creativity and innovation. From coding in the early elementary years to a digital arts program and computer science in high school, ULS students participate in cross-curricular projects focused on team work, project management, client designer models, conflict resolution and compromise.

The ULS Technology Program is aligned with the school’s overall goal of teaching the whole child for future success.