This article explains our company’s mission: to develop “purpose-driven innovators for life”. We are working to foster a fundamental paradigm shift in adolescent education that puts the development of purposeful innovators at the center.
The Spike Lab is thrilled to offer its second annual fellowship to recognize and support high school students in the US and internationally who have launched impactful “Spikes” (ambitious passion projects). This year, rather than offering the fellowship exclusively as a merit scholarship for college, the two selected student winners will be able to claim the award either for tuition or as funding to grow their projects.
In a world of rapidly increasing change, it’s no longer sufficient for students to learn hard skills and facts — the ‘what’. To thrive in this new environment, they need to develop purpose — a ‘why’. This blog post explains why purpose is so important for today’s youth and provides some guidance for how you can develop your own ‘why’.
We ran several innovation programs with Dwight School in New York, and faculty from four different Dwight campuses around the world. Learn more about our takeaways here.
A Spike is a unique and impressive achievement that showcases your passion and helps you stand out to college admissions. But why does The Spike Lab’s college counseling program focus so heavily on Spike coaching when other college counselors don’t? Learn about why we believe so strongly in having an amazing Spike and why it’s worth the time and investment.
Get an inside look at how our founder, Lloyd Nimetz, thinks about the mission of The Spike Lab: so all students graduate from high school with the achievement skills needed to become leaders and entrepreneurs. Please, not, this is an outdated version of our mission statement. The latest can be read here: https://thespikelab.com/the-spike-labs-reason-for-being-2/