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San Antonio SmartLab Video

San Antonio Independent School District created a great video about their SmartLab Middle School STEM programs. It appears on the Career Videos section of their website. Enjoy!

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Bradford PA Community Leaders Introduced to Local SmartLab

Community leaders in Bradford, PA got a tour of the new SmartLab at Floyd Fretz Middle School. They watched a live student news broadcast and were introduced to the wide variety of engaging STEM activities in the SmartLab. Read more about their visit and observations in the Bradford Era: http://www.bradfordera.com/news/article_74522dbc-7c1f-11e4-b724-0b335d7e5355.html?mode=story

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STEM 2015

Here's an outstanding overview of best practices in STEM from MiddleWeb.

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Englewood's Innovative STEM Program

Our partnership with Englewood School District continues to expand and evolve.  We have long been proud of our work with the District and our partnership role in their innovative STEM initiatives.  Englewood has become a national model for next-generation STEM initiatives and was featured in Scholastic Administrator magazine's Back to School 2014 issue. Click the link below to read STEM From Scratch and learn more about the Englewood STEM program. It's an informative article about STEM innovation in K12 education.  For obvious reasons, however, I do feel compelled to point out that the author misunderstood the cost of the SmartLab programs.  We are, of course, happy to provide more accurate information to schools interested in following Englewood's innovative model!  

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Deerfield SmartLab in the News

Here's a terrific article about one of our newest educational partners, Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Deerfield, IL. Worth reading!

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SmartLabs for Workforce Retraining

Today's employers expect a workforce that can think critically and creatively, solve problems, collaborate, and communicate. The days of segregating the workforce between "those who can think" and "those who can use their hands" are long gone. Read how Northwest Mississippi Community College is using a SmartLab as a key element in their workforce retraining program.

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The Importance of STEM Education

This video from University of Cincinnati provides a terrific overview of the importance of STEM as well as a framework for best practices. Worth watching!

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Preparing Students for The Current Job Market

How do you prepare today's student's for jobs that haven't yet been invented? That's one of the biggest challenges facing educators - and a core focus of the SmartLab program. 

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STEM Integration in K-12 Education

Clear, concise, and right on target. Thank you National Academies!!

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Englewood High School SmartLab Students Win IEEE Photovoltaic Competition

Congratulations to Englewood High School SmartLab Students Davida Martinez and Josh Yohe! 

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