Corporate Foundations Support STEM in Texas City Schools

Students in a Texas school district are getting the benefits of hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning because of corporate sponsors who are vested in their success.

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Buffalo S.T.E.A.M Lab Ribbon Cutting

Buffalo Elementary School in Davenport Iowa shared this fantastic video about their new SmartLab. The Buffalo Elementary STEAM lab is our first SmartLab in Iowa!

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Note from a SmartLab First Grader

We had to share this note from a first grader at Lakewood Primary in Phenix City (AL). Thanks so much to Superintendent Randy Wilkes for forwarding it to us. This stuff makes our day!!!

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Study Finds Scarce Use of Technology for Learning in U.S. Classrooms

A new study released by AdvancEd found that, despite the rapid proliferation of technology tools and digital content, examples of technology being used to enhance student learning are barely evident in American classrooms.

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Georgia's WTVM Reports on Phenix City SmartLabs

Georgia's WTVM broadcasted this report on Phenix City (AL) innovative STEM programs awaiting students this fall. 

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James Hart SmartLab In the News

The new SmartLab at James Hart School in Homewood, IL is ready for students! Read more about it in this article from the Homewood-Flossmore Chronicle!

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A Note from Ferris ISD

With the frenetic pace of summer installation season, it's especially gratifying to take a moment to enjoy the wonderful feedback we get from our new educational partners. 

Christi Nies, Director of Curriculum for Ferris Independent School District (TX) sent this lovely note to a member of our implementation team.

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A SmartLab Installation in Under 90 Seconds

With a record number of new SmartLab installations this summer, our talented implementation team is hard at work!   Here's a glimpse of how it all comes together. 

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Marathon Oil to Fund SmartLab at Texas City High School

This fall, Texas City High School will have a brand new SmartLab thanks to the generosity of Marathon Petroleum Co. and their support of local education. The Marathon SmartLab complements the Blocker Middle School SmartLab funded by Valero Energy Corporation in 2013. Together, they provide Texas City ISD students with an opportunity to explore hands-on, project-based STEM education throughout their secondary school career. Read More

St. Joe’s Catholic School Featured in Center of Excellence Magazine

Catholic School Center of Excellence magazine’s cover story this month features SmartLab partner school St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Waconia, Minnesota. The article focuses on St. Joe’s innovative C-STEM initiative where student-directed, project-based STEM education is fully-integrated with traditional Catholic values and learning. According to school principal Bruce Richards, “Our mission is to inspire all learners to become the person God intends. We do this by integrating Catholic payers, virtues and service with 21st-century learning”.

Like many of our parochial school partners, St. Joe’s views STEM as critical for Catholic schools to remain educationally vital. We implemented the SmartLab at St. Joe’s one year ago and the St. Joe’s community has responded enthusiastically; enrollment is up for the first time in 10 years and 96% of St. Joe’s parent agreed that C-STEM had enhanced their child’s education.

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