Memphis Tennessee's Immanuel Lutheran School Principal Todd Baringer and Teacher Jason Yates discuss their upcoming SmartLab program on local ABC affiliate show "Local Memphis Live".Read More
"What did you learn at school today?"It's a common question asked over dinner tables all over the country. Too often, the typical response is "nothin".Read More
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.Read More
One of the most important advantages of personalized, project-based learning is the opportunity for authentic assessment: meaningful measurement of learning outcomes and learning process.Read More
Elementary programs are a fast growing segment of our family of SmartLab partners. We're constantly amazed by these younger learners and their ability to use applied technology. We've seen numerous projects that would have been impressive coming from high school learners just a few years ago.
The new SmartLab at Rawlins Elementary School (Wyoming) was recently featured in this article in the Rawlins Daily Times.Read More