Congratulations to James Hart School (Homewood, IL) on their official SmartLab ribbon cutting! Over 100 community members attended the celebration where students provided a program orientation and demonstrated their work.
The James Hart SmartLab was installed this summer and supports STEM and communication media arts programs for grades 6-8.Read More
With new SmartLabs in their Freshman Academy and Middle School, Jenks School District is one of our newest educational partners and our first SmartLabs in Oklahoma. We had the privilege of working with the new Jenks facilitators at our summer facilitator conference and have no doubt that the Jenks SmartLabs are going to raise the bar for STEM programs in the region. Here's the announcement about the new SmartLabs on their District website:http://www.jenksps.org/vnews/display.v/ART/55b0dcf2559a0Read More
With all the impressive achievements by SmartLab learners, it's easy to mistake it as a program intended only for gifted and talented students. In fact, the personalized learning in the SmartLab empowers and motivates all students; learners choose an appropriate level of challenge, adapt projects to their interests and learning styles, and take their learning as far as they are able.Read More
Last month, I had the privilege of presenting National Reference Site Awards to STEM and communication media arts SmartLabs in North Shore School District 112 in Highland Park, IL. The District produced the video below to document the event. You can read their full newsletter article here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1H5I0iiEr1QN1nnukM8QzKMNbD0skzZBY_I3V5be3030/editRead More
Doug Haller, our Facilitator Support Specialist, recently had the pleasure of attending capstone presentations at Cresthill Middle School in Highlands Ranch, CO. Facilitator Trina Chambers invited parents and Creative Learning Systems staff to observe and provide constructive criticism to students on their final projects. Students shared the results of a two-week intensive study and enthusiastically answered questions that demonstrated their knowledge and experience in the SmartLab.Read More
We were blown away by this video from Barack Obama School of Leadership and STEM in Chicago Heights Illinois. It's one of best student-produced videos about the SmartLab we've ever seen. Congratulations to all the talented learners at Barack Obama and thanks for allowing us to share your video!
Check out this great video produced by Chicago Public School's Tilton Elementary! A wonderful glimpse into what Tilton students are exploring in the SmartLab!!Read More
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval visited the STEM SmartLab at Churchill County Middle School in Fallon, NV. “I like to see the kids and how innovative they are,” Sandoval said. “I applaud the school district in getting ahead with the technology.” Read more about the Governor's visit here: http://www.nevadaappeal.com/news/lahontanvalley/15784372-113/governor-visits-middle-schools-stem-labsRead More