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Why Catholic Schools Are Focusing on STEM/STEAM

There’s been a dramatic increase in interest from Catholic Schools in STEM/STEAM programs. A major reason is the growing importance of offering robust STEM/STEAM programs in all schools of choice. Today’s parents expect technology and next-generation learning to be part of any quality education.

Paul Hans, Principal of SmartLab partner school Roncalli Catholic High School in Omaha Nebraska told us, “If a Catholic school wants to compete with other public and private schools they need to stay relevant”. He continued, “It’s more imperative than ever to give families what they want…that means innovative programs like STEAM centers.”

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China Educator Delegation Visits SmartLabs

We were honored last week to host a delegation of educators from Guangzhou City, China. This delegation of teachers, principals and superintendents, affiliated with Beijing Normal University, visited Colorado SmartLabs to learn about innovative approaches to STEM education in the U.S.

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Denver Public Schools Announces New Campos SmartLabs

Congratulations to Sabin World Elementary, Beach Court Elementary and Bill Roberts ECE-8 School! 

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Higher Ground SmartLab Combines Arts with STEM

We have long been advocates for integrating arts into STEM. Many of our partner schools even use the acronym STEAM to describe their SmartLab programs. 

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Muskegon Heights SmartLabs in the News!

Muskegon Heights Public Schools (MI) recently unveiled its new elementary SmartLabs with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Dr. Martin Luther King Elementary Academy. The event was covered on local television and Michigan Live News.

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Phenix City Receives Funding Support from Community

As schools become more creative about funding educational initiatives, they often turn to their community for support. When it comes to funding SmartLabs, we're seeing these efforts gain traction all over the country. Phenix City Schools (Alabama) is the latest example. 

With elementary SmartLabs as a key feature of its i3 initiative (inquiry, innovation and impact) Friends of Phenix City Schools has made great progress towards its fundraising goals. Another boost to these efforts came as local business Anytime Fitness pledged $25,000 for naming rights to the Lakewood Elementary School SmartLab.

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Denver Public Schools Using SmartLabs to Bring STEM to Underserved Students

This wonderful new video from Denver Public Schools is definitely worth watching. The video highlights their commitment to bring STEM to underserved students in the District and the role SmartLabs play in that effort. We are proud to partner with DPS in this critically important mission.

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Campos EPC to fund Six New SmartLabs in Denver Public Schools

We were honored to participate this week in the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the Campos EPC SmartLab at Samuels Elementary school in Denver Colorado. 

In connection with the ribbon cutting ceremony, it was announced that Campos EPC would be funding six new SmartLabs in Denver Public Schools.

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Slavens K-8 Website

What goes on in a SmartLab? The Slavens K-8 (Denver, CO) STEM lab website offers a terrific glimpse. Check it out!

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Brandon Valley SmartLab Has Kids Thinking Outside the Box

Brandon Valley (South Dakota) is justifiably excited about their new SmartLab. Earlier this fall, News4 reported on the Brandon Valley Intermediate School SmartLab. A recent article in The Argus Leader provides more fascinating perspectives about this innovative program. 

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