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Slater Middle School SmartLab Website

Written by Bill Laurienti

Here, one of our core values is that SmartLab Learning solutions are most powerful when they evolve to meet the needs of each school community.

We design SmartLab HQs to be flexible learning platforms and encourage SmartLab Facilitators to adapt and build upon the learning resources we provide.

SmartLab Facilitators are constantly innovating new and creative ways to drive better learning, and we do our best to share the best of these innovations with our school partners.

In that spirit, we were so impressed with the new website developed at Slater Middle School in Pawtucket, RI.

Built with Weebly, a free-website development tool, it not only functions as a class communication platform, but also provides a vehicle to share student work and involve parents and the broader school community in the SmartLab HQ.

Congratulations to John Martinelli, Slater’s SmartLab Facilitator for developing and sharing this terrific resource!

Bill Laurienti

Bill Laurienti is a Content Marketing Specialist at Creative Learning Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education (English) from Colorado Mesa University and a Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching from the University of California's Rossier School of Education. Bill came to CLS after 10 years in the secondary classroom. He believes SmartLabs are important tools for engaging unengaged students and helping them access careers they might not otherwise have imagined.

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